WASHINGTON (AP) — Actress Jennifer Garner says education is “without a doubt the ticket out of poverty.” It’s that belief about the importance of schooling that brought the mother of three to Capitol Hill on […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama made an unannounced trip out for lunch with members of the military. The president and Vice President Joe Biden dined with active duty service members from each of the […]
A three-month-old Sumatran tiger cub named “Bandar” reacts after being dunked in the tiger exhibit moat for a swimming test at the National Zoo in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. All cubs born at […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman driving a black Lexus tried to ram through a White House barricade Thursday, then led police on a chase that ended in gunfire outside the Capitol, witnesses and officials said. […]
Some 800,000 government workers are enduring their first full day of no pay after they were sent home on furlough yesterday. And Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill are signaling that it may be weeks […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has tossed back in the lap of Congress a prickly political question involving health insurance for staffers and lawmakers themselves. Proposed regulations issued Wednesday say lawmakers’ offices should individually […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — One after another, the charges have tumbled out — allegations of sexual assaults in the military that have triggered outrage, from local commanders to Capitol Hill and the Oval Office. But for […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A restaurant near the White House will be the scene of tonight’s dinner get-together involving President Barack Obama and a dozen Republican senators.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is following up her dramatic appeal for gun control on Capitol Hill with a visit to the White House. WATCH videos of her and husband Mark Kelly.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Charities and nonprofit organizations worry that new limits on tax deductions for high earners will hurt donations just as charitable giving is starting to rebound from the depths of the recession.