Former President Barack Obama endorsed Joe Biden in a video on Tuesday, giving the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee a boost from the party's biggest fundraiser and one of its most popular figures.
By Associated Press
The ad misuses a snippet from an audio version of Obama's book "Dreams from My Father" to make it sound as though Obama is criticizing Biden's support of the black community.
By Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press
The Cuban economy is stagnant, with tourism numbers flat and aid from Venezuela far below its historic peak as Cuba's oil-rich chief ally fights through its own long crisis.
Fourteen contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination headed to Nevada this weekend, trying to distinguish themselves in the primary season’s third-voting state. The lineup included former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, a new entrant to the race. But as the…
President Trump announced Monday that in a year, the U.S. will formally withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. The global accord was signed in 2015 by nearly 200 nations pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions to slow the planet’s warming.
The body of congressman and civil rights champion Elijah Cummings returned Friday to the church where he worshipped in his beloved Baltimore for a final farewell.
By Zachary Jaggers, The Conversation
A linguist explains how your political orientation can influence how you pronounce certain words.
Susan Rice served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and national security adviser in the Obama administration. In a new book, she shares her story of raising kids while navigating some of the country’s toughest foreign policy and national…
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
Most Americans earning less than $35,308 a year will now be paid time and a half for any work over 40 hours a week. The rule is a scaled back version of an Obama-era proposal.
By Nicholas Riccardi, Errin Haines, Associated Press
Black voters are the Democratic Party's most loyal voting bloc, but nationally, the African American turnout rate dropped 7 percentage points in 2016 from its record high during Obama's 2012 reelection.
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