| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:24 AM
WASHINGTON – President Obama made a highly personal case for raising the minimum wage and strengthening the social safety net in an address Wednesday recalling the government programs that helped him and his wife get ahead in life.
In a lengthy...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:05 PM
By Mark Felsenthal
WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Seeking to recover from the
bungled rollout of his healthcare reforms, President Barack
Obama went back to basics on Wednesday with a renewed focus on
government policies that benefit the struggling poor...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 7:42 PM
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Sunday it had met its deadline to fix the major problems that have hobbled the federal healthcare website since its disastrous debut two months ago, but officials acknowledged that further repairs were...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:49 AM
The Sunday morning guest list this weekend will offer names beyond the political and government spheres. The lineup:
CBS' "Face the Nation" offers authors Doris Kearns Goodwin ("The Bully Pulpit"), A. Scott Berg ("Wilson") and Peter Baker ("Days of...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:30 PM
President Obama arrived at the DreamWorks Animation facility on Tuesday and was led through a tour of the facility, surveying productions in the works.
Obama's tour included a stop to see a demonstration of motion capture technology with director Dean...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:50 PM
This is the presidential life, Southern California style: Alien invasions. Banjo-playing actors. Threats to animate the next State of the Union address.
President Obama dropped into DreamWorks Animation in Glendale on Tuesday, on the second day of...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:20 AM
The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Sunday, Nov. 24:
Former President George W. Bush won a big, if belated, victory on Thursday when the Senate voted to eliminate the use of filibusters against most presidential...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 4:13 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - With Bill de Blasio taking office as mayor in January, New York City appears poised for a resurgence of liberal policies.
After 20 years of Republican leadership, not only will America's largest city have the most liberal mayor in...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 7:24 PM
WASHINGTON — Despite intense pressure to hold down federal spending, the Defense Department is launching a high-priced effort to create its own production pipeline for vaccines and biodefense drugs — an initiative that defies the advice of...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:28 PM
(Reuters) - Short-seller Citron Research questioned voxeljet AG's quarterly results, saying the Germany-based 3D printer maker provided loans to customers to generate sales and avoid posting a loss in its first results as a public company.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:42 PM
In the 1970s, Syd Field's job in Hollywood was reading scripts all day and picking out the gems that might make it to the screen. In one two-year period he figured he read 2,000 screenplays — and turned down 1,960 of them.
The rejects were an...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 9:37 AM
WASHINGTON -- Top congressional Democrats on Sunday stood by President Obama and the flawed rollout of the government's healthcare website, expressing confidence the problems would be fixed and the issue would not drag down the party in next year’...