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Politics Aug 04President Obama says world ‘has to step up’ on climate change
President Barack Obama says the world "has to step up" to help combat climate change and adds that the United Nations will continue to press other countries to take action.
Politics Aug 01Energy company contributed $1 million to PAC backing Jeb Bush
The largest Florida corporate donor to a super political action committee backing former Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential run is NextEra Energy Inc., the company that owns electric utility giant Florida Power & Light.
Politics Aug 01Just 60 donors gave one-third of all money raised so far for 2016
Nearly 60 donations of a million dollars or more accounted for about a third of the more than $380 million brought in so far for the 2016 presidential election.
Nation Jul 30Federal judge rejects legal challenge from Guantanamo detainee
A federal judge has rejected a legal challenge from a Guantanamo Bay detainee.
Politics Jul 26Clinton ‘confident’ no classified emails were sent
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said she never knowingly sent or received classified information using her private email server and did not know what messages were being cited by intelligence investigators as examples of emails containing classified information.
Politics Jul 26GOP hopefuls vie to boost visibility as first debate looms
With the first debate of the Republican presidential campaign approaching, White House hopefuls are trying everything they can to improve their polling position.
Politics Jul 25In Kenya, Obama prods African nations to afford gays equal treatment
President Barack Obama nudged African nations Saturday to treat gays and lesbians equally under the law, a position that remains unpopular through much of the continent…
Nation Jul 22White House finishing up plan for closing Guantanamo Bay prison
A White House spokesman says the administration is in the "final stages" of drafting its latest plan to close the prison holding terrorism detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Politics Jul 19Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush ‘in good spirits’ after fall
A spokesman for George H.W. Bush says doctors are pleased with the progress the former president is making since he fractured a bone in his neck during a fall last week.
Politics Jul 18GOP contenders court evangelical vote in Iowa
Republican presidential contenders seeking to woo evangelical voters are making their case for conservative social issues at a gathering expected to attract thousands of potential Iowa caucus-goers.