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WASHINGTON (AP) - Federally subsidized child care providers will have to conduct criminal background checks on their workers and undergo a yearly inspection under legislation signed into law by President Barack Obama on Wednesday.
CHICAGO (AP) - Taking on the hecklers who've been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point rebuttal of their arguments and suggested they "get the facts."
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning at a particularly tough time for U.S. foreign and defense policy, with one war ending, another just beginning and the Pentagon struggling with the prospect of deeper budget cuts ahead.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Monday bestowed America's highest civilian honor on trailblazers in the arts, sports and politics, along with a couple of entertainers who are among his personal favorites.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) - President Barack Obama says voters want a "new car smell" in the 2016 White House race and that Hillary Rodham Clinton would be "a great president."
WASHINGTON (AP) - The rhetoric is barbed, but Republican presidential hopefuls generally fell in line behind the voices of restraint in the wake of President Barack Obama's order blocking deportation for millions of immigrants in the country unlawfully.
WASHINGTON (AP) - For the first time, a female chef is in charge of dessert at the White House.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's announcement of sweeping changes to the nation's immigration system is likely to lead to a battle over their legality. Is he on solid legal ground?
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Mounting an offensive behind his immigration directives, President Barack Obama on Friday insisted House Republicans must take up a comprehensive immigration overhaul but said the system is so unfair that it needs the type of fixes that he initiated on his own.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration says it's been reporting too high a figure for health law sign-ups because of a counting mistake.
DUBLIN (AP) - Ireland is lauding President Barack Obama's executive orders granting new rights to millions of people living illegally in the United States, saying the reforms will allow thousands of Irish citizens to attend Irish weddings and funerals without fear of being barred from returning to their American lives.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is open to limits on the duration of its military efforts in Iraq and Syria and on the potential use of ground forces in a new war authorization against the Islamic State, a top presidential adviser said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Responding to a national backlash over Common Core education standards, potential 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Thursday that the set of state benchmarks should be "the new minimum" for America's classrooms.
Vice President Joe Biden went too far in boasts about job growth and deficit reduction.
CHICAGO (AP) - President Barack Obama sharply rebuked protesters Tuesday night for racially charged violence in Missouri, saying there was no excuse for burning buildings, torching cars and destroying other property after a grand jury declined to indict the white police officer who shot a black teenager.
CHICAGO (AP) - Taking on the hecklers who've been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point rebuttal of their arguments and suggested they "get the facts."
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning at a particularly tough time for U.S. foreign and defense policy, with one war ending, another just beginning and the Pentagon struggling with the prospect of deeper budget cuts ahead.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Monday bestowed America's highest civilian honor on trailblazers in the arts, sports and politics, along with a couple of entertainers who are among his personal favorites.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) - President Barack Obama says voters want a "new car smell" in the 2016 White House race and that Hillary Rodham Clinton would be "a great president."
WASHINGTON (AP) - The rhetoric is barbed, but Republican presidential hopefuls generally fell in line behind the voices of restraint in the wake of President Barack Obama's order blocking deportation for millions of immigrants in the country unlawfully.
WASHINGTON (AP) - For the first time, a female chef is in charge of dessert at the White House.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's announcement of sweeping changes to the nation's immigration system is likely to lead to a battle over their legality. Is he on solid legal ground?
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Mounting an offensive behind his immigration directives, President Barack Obama on Friday insisted House Republicans must take up a comprehensive immigration overhaul but said the system is so unfair that it needs the type of fixes that he initiated on his own.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hours before addressing the nation on immigration, President Barack Obama left the White House for lunch.
One veteran of many Republican Governors Association meetings called it "the peacock parade."
Excitement built across the region Wednesday ahead of President Obama's expected announcement of executive orders that would spare millions of the nation's undocumented immigrants from the threat of deportation.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a broad test of his executive powers, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday he will sidestep Congress and order his own federal action on immigration - in measures that could spare from deportation as many as 5 million people illegally in the U.S. and set up one of the most pitched partisan confrontations of his presidency.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federally subsidized child care providers will have to conduct criminal background checks on their workers and undergo a yearly inspection under legislation signed into law by President Barack Obama on Wednesday.
One veteran of many Republican Governors Association meetings called it "the peacock parade."