WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the delegation he's sending to Russia for the Winter Olympics shows the United States doesn't make distinctions on the basis of sexual orientation.
Russia has come under fierce criticism for passing national laws banning "gay propaganda."
By EILEEN SULLIVANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama suggests he may be ready to rein in some of the bulk collection of Americans' phone records to allay the public's privacy concerns.
At an end-of-year news conference, Obama said he has not yet made any decisions
By DESMOND BUTLERAssociated Press
ISTANBUL (AP) - A vast corruption scandal could damage Turkey's powerful leader in a way that anti-government protests which brought thousands into the streets this summer failed to do.
This time, many Turks believe it all comes down to one man: a U.S.-based
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he's not brooding about 2013, despite a series of setbacks.
The president said at a year-end news conference from the White House Friday that as long as the economy is improving and he's helping families, he's OK.
Obama's approval rating
WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. institute says satellite images show North Korea is digging a tunnel at its nuclear test site but another underground explosion is unlikely in the next few months.
The recent execution of ruler Kim Jong Un's powerful uncle has heightened concern about the stability of
By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Citing strong progress on the economy, President Barack Obama said at his annual year-end news conference Friday that 2014 "can be a breakthrough year for America" after a long season of recession and slow recovery.
Yet he suggested that
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - His health care plan facing a dicey transition, President Barack Obama said Friday that insurance sign-ups are surging now that the government's website is working better for consumers. But it was too soon to say the
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama singles out recent improvements in the economy and says 2014 could be a 'breakthrough year' for the United States.
Obama highlighted reports Friday that the economy grew at a 4.1 percent annual rate from July through September, higher than previously
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. and Yemeni officials said Friday that the target of a Dec. 12th drone strike in Yemen was the ringleader behind the summer plot that shuttered 19 diplomatic posts across Africa and the Mideast. But he was only wounded, and escaped,
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - AT&T Inc. says it will publish reports on the number of requests for customer information it receives from law enforcement agencies, the latest move in the telecommunications industry toward fuller disclosure amid debate over government