NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook, in the aftermath of damning testimony that its platforms harm children, will be introducing several features including prompting teens to take a break using its photo sharing app Instagram, and “nudging" teens if they are repeatedly looking at the same content that's not conducive to their well-being.
WASHINGTON -- The government’s top infectious diseases expert says families can feel safe trick-or-treating outdoors this year for Halloween as COVID-19 cases in the U.S. decline, especially for those who are vaccinated.
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Hillary Clinton’s convention week featured two of the most effective communicators in the Democratic Party offering different images of the nominee. In Bill Clinton’s version, she is a “change-maker” who has “never been satisfied with the status quo.”
The White House on Monday worked to contain the damage caused by one of President Barack Obama’s closest aides, who, in a seemingly candid, behind-the-curtain magazine story, ripped the Washington press corps, boasted of creating an “echo chamber” of supporters to sell the Iran nuclear deal and appeared to dismiss long-time foreign policy hands, including Hillary Clinton, as the Blob.
Two fresh faces in the Republican Party — House Speaker Paul Ryan and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley — are offering messages of diversity and openness to immigrants that could answer the GOP establishment’s increasingly desperate search for an antidote to the loud pronouncements of presidential front-runner Donald Trump.
Eyeing the end of his presidency, Barack Obama urged Americans Tuesday night to rekindle their belief in the promise of change that first carried him to the White House.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who spent five days in jail for defying federal court orders and refusing to license same…
Obama won’t directly appeal for Americans to keep the Democratic Party in the White House for a third straight term. And he won’t endorse a specific candidate in the 2016 race.
The president of an evangelical Christian university in Bartlesville who publicly criticized today's students for a sense of entitlement will be the guest of U.S. Sen. James Lankford for President Barack Obama's State of the Union address next week.
In June, during one of the best stretches of his presidency, Barack Obama strode through a West Wing hallway exclaiming: “Offense! Stay on offense!”
WASHINGTON — Over the past quarter-century or so, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Joe Biden have collaborated and competed, shared more than a doze…
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a speech that stirred political controversy in two countries, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Congress on …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Congress on Tuesday that an emerging agreement between Iran and the United St…
There has not been such an unmysterious mystery since an 18-and-a-half-minute gap occurred in President Nixon's White House tapes of a conversation between Nixon and his chief of staff in the Oval Office three days after the Watergate break-in.
Says Joshua Thevenin of Florida: "All I hear about is the middle class, the middle class. The people who need the help aren't the middle class. It's the lower class that needs help. What the President said wasn't anything new."
Out to rewrite the rules for lame ducks, a combative President Barack Obama is barreling into the final two years of his presidency determined to hold his own and set the terms for dealing with resurgent Republicans.
Refusing to bend to the new Republican Congress, President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday night an ambitious State of the Union agenda steeped in Democratic priorities, including tax increases on the wealthy, education and child care help for the middle class and a torrent of veto threats for the GOP’s own plans.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says if Congress passes new sanctions on Iran, it will "all but guarantee" that delicate nuclear talk…
President Barack Obama called for higher taxes on wealthy Americans and new initiatives to boost the middle class as he urged Americans to turn the page on years of economic woes and hard-fought wars in his sixth State of the Union address before Congress.
The event is as much about the theatrics and accoutrements of the evening as about the meat of the president's proposals.
President Obama will give his State of the Union address at 8 p.m.
Stream the address live at whitehouse.gov/sotu
President Barack Obama is turning to his biggest television audience of the year to pitch tax increases on the wealthiest Americans and put th…
For the first time in his presidency, Barack Obama will stand before a Republican-led Congress to deliver his State of the Union address and try to convince lawmakers newly empowered to block his agenda that they should instead join with him on education, cyberprotection and national security proposals.
NEW YORK — ABC, CBS and NBC decided against covering President Barack Obama's speech on immigration live on Thursday, although the Spanish-lan…