President Barack Obama spoke Saturday with the leaders of Ukraine and Germany as fighting continued between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine hours before a scheduled cease-fire. Continue reading
Despite questions about four challengers’ legal right to bring their lawsuit, the Supreme Court probably will not be deterred from deciding whether millions of people covered by the health care overhaul are eligible for the subsidies that make their insurance affordable. Continue reading
Just hours after Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his decision to resign, a subpoena arrived in a state office building confirming that federal agents are looking into the influence-peddling scandal that led to the abrupt end of a four-decade political career.
His resignation, which takes effect Wednesday, cleared the way for Secretary of State Kate Brown to assume Oregon’s highest office and become the nation’s first openly bisexual governor. Continue reading
President Barack Obama said Friday that he probably leans more toward strong computer data encryption than many in law enforcement, but added that he understands investigators’ concerns over the matter because of their need to protect people from attacks. Continue reading
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including President Obama’s request to Congress to engage in military action against the Islamic State group, Congress’ tangling over the president’s immigration order, and the uproar over Brian Williams’ error and subsequent suspension from NBC. Continue reading
SALEM, Ore. — Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber said he planned to resign amid allegations his fiancee used her relationship with him to enrich herself — a stunning fall from grace for the state’s longest-serving chief executive, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said Friday. Continue reading
An attack on a Shiite congregation in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Friday has claimed the lives of at least 20 people and injured more than fifty others. Continue reading
Many turned to social media during this year’s State of the Union to call out Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for nodding off, but does Justice Anthony Kennedy deserve some of the blame?