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Nation Aug 26With historic visit, Obama to seek common cause with pope
Obama has made no secret of his affection for the outspoken pope, calling him a "transformative leader" whose influence has transcended the Roman Catholic community.
Politics Aug 24Biden hires film industry spokeswoman to be new communications chief
WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden has chosen a top film industry official and former spokeswoman for John Edwards' 2008 presidential campaign to be his new communications director, the White House said Monday.
Politics Aug 23Biden meets with Warren as he mulls 2016 run
Vice President Joe Biden left the seclusion of the Delaware home where he's been weighing a presidential run to meet Saturday with Elizabeth Warren - another influential Democrat who has faced calls to enter the 2016 race.
Politics Aug 18U.S. proposes to cut methane from oil, gas production by nearly half
The Obama administration is proposing to cut methane emissions from U.S. oil and gas production by nearly half over the next decade in an unprecedented step to curb climate change.
Nation Aug 12Keystone XL review drags on 5 times longer than average
WASHINGTON — For six and a half years, the White House has had a quick comeback to questions about its yet-to-be-announced decision on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline: Talk to the State Department.
Politics Aug 08Biden’s decision on presidential bid expected after retreat
Vice President Joe Biden and his wife are retreating from Washington for a week in South Carolina with little on their schedule but a momentous decision to make: whether he should run for president.
Politics Aug 06Fact checking the GOP candidates’ statements in debate
WASHINGTON -- Republicans seeking their party's 2016 presidential nomination have the challenging task of trying to stand out among the 17 candidates in the race, and Thursday's televised debate was the first opportunity for the party to start whittling down…
Politics Aug 03Winners and losers in Obama’s new plan to limit greenhouse gas
President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting states more time and broader options to comply.
Politics Aug 02Obama to impose steeper cuts on power plant emissions
President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has ever taken to fight…
World Jul 23Turkey allows U.S. to use key base to launch airstrikes against Islamic State
Turkey has agreed to let the U.S. military use a key air base near the border with Syria to launch airstrikes against the Islamic State, senior Obama administration officials said Thursday, giving a boost to the U.S.-led coalition amid a…