WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama headed to South Africa on Monday to attend a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. Obama and his wife, Michelle, boarded Air Force One under cold, rainy […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will attend a Tuesday memorial service in South Africa honoring Nelson Mandela. The service will take place at a stadium […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman will help light the National Menorah near the White House to mark the start of Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish holiday. The ceremony will be held Wednesday at […]
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A nuclear deal between the U.S., Iran and other world powers has been described as a trust-building step after decades of animosity that hopefully will lead to a more comprehensive deal […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia has been a solidly Republican state for much of the past decade and there has been little good news for Democrats until now, with Jason Carter launching a bid for governor […]
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter says he would work as harmoniously as he could with Republicans and Democrats in Congress to secure more federal funding for affordable housing if he were […]
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Police say a group of workers were robbed at gunpoint at a Habitat for Humanity site where former President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to tour in Oakland. The Oakland Tribune […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea has rescinded its invitation for a senior U.S. envoy to travel to Pyongyang to seek the release of a detained American, the State Department said Friday. Bob King, the U.S. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the first 200 years of the republic, just three presidents survived more than two decades after leaving office John Adams, Martin Van Buren and Herbert Hoover. The odds for ex-presidents have […]
DALLAS (AP) — The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum has opened to the public, with the 43rd president greeting 43 schoolchildren who were its first visitors.
DALLAS (AP) — Presidents past and present lionized one of their own Thursday, putting politics aside as President George W. Bush dedicated the library that documents his place in history. President Barack Obama praised his […]
DETROIT (AP) — The speedometer on the Toyota Yaris says the tiny car can go 140 miles per hour. In reality, the bulbous subcompact’s 106-horsepower engine and automatic transmission can’t push it any faster than 109.