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  • Private donors commit $65 million to studying youth concussions

    Private donors commit $65 million to studying youth concussions
    With the focus on concussions in young athletes intensifying across the nation, the White House on Wednesday unveiled a raft of initiatives aimed at preventing mild traumatic brain injury and improving its diagnosis and treatment in children. Readying...
  • Obama delays deportation review, putting immigration onus on GOP

    The White House's surprise decision Wednesday to delay a review of deportations once again revived the immigration debate, shifting focus away from President Obama — who has increasingly come under fire from immigrant advocates as the "deporter in...
  • VA chief Eric Shinseki pledges urgent healthcare fixes

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki called in leaders of key veterans groups Thursday and pledged to keep VA hospitals open nights and weekends if necessary to set up speedy appointments for veterans whose long waits for medical care have...
  • White House Press Secretary Jay Carney Resigns

    President Obama announced that Jay Carney is leaving his post as the public face of the administration, and will be succeeded by Josh Earnest as press secretary. Carney told reporters in the White House briefing room that there is no date yet for his...
  • In unexpected move, White House spokesman Jay Carney resigns

    White House Press Secretary Jay Carney will leave the administration this summer, to be replaced by longtime press aide Josh Earnest. The surprise departure came just hours after President Obama accepted the resignation of another top official,...
  • Russian troops pulling back from Ukrainian border, U.S. officials say

    Russian troops pulling back from Ukrainian border, U.S. officials say
    Russia has begun pulling most of its roughly 40,000 troops away from its border with Ukraine, a move that U.S. and NATO officials called encouraging. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the movement of soldiers and equipment was promising but added...
  • VA chief and White House spokesman resign, fueling unease

    President Obama sought to stem a growing political furor Friday by accepting the resignation of Eric K. Shinseki, the beleaguered secretary of Veterans Affairs, the second Cabinet-level official to resign under fire this year. Two hours later, Obama...
  • Paul Greenberg: A general's farewell salute

    Eric Shinseki spent a lifetime serving his country before being ill served by a vast bureaucracy with deep-seated dysfunctions beyond even his ability and dedication to cure. A four-star general, former chief of staff, and a combat veteran who left...
  • FCC moves forward with net plan

     FCC moves forward with net plan
    Federal regulators pushed forward with proposed new rules for Internet traffic that could allow preferential treatment for companies willing to pay more, thus ensuring more heated arguments ahead over so-called net neutrality. The 3-2 vote Thursday by...
  • Another time, another scandal, or: it all sounds so familiar

    Talk about déjà vu. Once again the party out of power is demanding an investigation. To which the administration responds: (a) There's nothing to investigate because, (b) we've already investigated and explained it, (c) too much time has been wasted...
  • President Obama to Raise Money at Home of 'Scandal' Creator Shonda Rhimes

    President Obama will trek to Los Angeles again next month for a fundraiser at the home of "Scandal" creator Shonda Rhimes, with series star Kerry Washington among the special guests. The July 23 event is to raise money for the Democratic National...
  • Ukraine separatists hold buildings and hostages

    Ukraine separatists hold buildings and hostages
    MOSCOW — Heavily armed separatists held Ukrainian government buildings and hostages Tuesday as tensions increased sharply and threatened to push a dispute over treatment of the country's ethnic Russians into bloodshed. Ukrainian government...