The public must "come together" to figure out how to keep deadly mass shootings from happening, President Barack Obama said Friday. But he emerged from a private meeting with family of the victims of last week's shooting in Oregon to…
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is bringing words of comfort and sympathy to grieving families of victims of the shooting rampage in Roseburg, Oregon, muting his message about the need for new laws to stem gun violence as he visits…
Negotiations over the complex trade deal took more than five years. On Tuesday, President Barack Obama began what may be a similarly difficult task — selling the Trans-Pacific Partnership to Congress and the American public.
Obama, with some anger in his voice, said the nation has become numb to such shootings and the response has become routine. He called for changes in the nation's gun laws, though it's unclear at this stage whether the changes…
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is banking that tough talk on suspected Chinese cyberattacks will yield changes in Beijing's behavior and justify a decision to hold off penalizing China.
For GOP leaders, the 2016 campaign offered a chance at redemption and fresh pitch to minorities, gays, women and others beyond the traditional core supporters. But it hasn't unfolded according to the hierarchy's hoped-for script, with some high-profile candidates inviting…
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said the United States should have the strongest military in the world and should be prepared to act when it or its allies are threatened or in response to genocide, in an interview that aired…
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said in an interview that aired Sunday that building a wall along the U.S.'s northern border with Canada is a legitimate issue that merits further review.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's approval of the final permit to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental…
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter is directing the military branches to review security policies — including adding armed personnel — in the wake of the July 16 attacks at a Chattanooga Navy-Marine reserve center that killed four Marines and a…
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