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A US green-energy blueprint, meant to help Liberia, fails

A US green-energy blueprint, meant to help Liberia, fails

In this photo taken Nov. 6, 2010, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield, is seen in Mumbai, India. A failed U.S. government-backed plan to produce environmentally friendly energy in one of Africa’s poorest countries was marred by insider conne…

January 27, 2015 1:15 pmLoading…
2014: State of the Union

2014: State of the Union

One year ago: Seeking to energize his second term, President Barack Obama vowed in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress "whenever and wherever" necessary to narrow economic disparities between rich and poor.

January 26, 2015 2:39 pmLoading…
NTSB: Planes should have technologies so they can be found

NTSB: Planes should have technologies so they can be found

FILE - In this March 28, 2014 file photo, reporters are seated at a table with a sample flight recorder at the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Vehicle Recorder Laboratory in Washington. US accident investigators recommended Thursday that all airliners making long flights over wat…

January 22, 2015 3:58 pmLoading…
Mitt Romney, Jeb Bush moving toward clash in New Hampshire

Mitt Romney, Jeb Bush moving toward clash in New Hampshire

FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2012 file photo, then-Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney talks with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as they fly on his campaign plane to Miami Fla. Outlining his possible rationale for a third presidential bid, Mitt Romney said Wedne…

January 22, 2015 2:21 pmLoading…
5 goals from Obama's 2014 State of the Union: Yay or Nay?

5 goals from Obama's 2014 State of the Union: Yay or Nay?

Jan. 28, 2014, photo, Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio listens as President Barack Obama gives his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington.

January 19, 2015 11:29 am
5 goals from Obama's 2014 State of the Union: Yay or Nay?

5 goals from Obama's 2014 State of the Union: Yay or Nay?

In this Jan. 28, 2014, photo, Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio listens as President Barack Obama gives his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington. Obama used his last State of the Union to declare 2014 a "Year of Action," and he can claim cred…

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AP EXPLAINS: President's State of Union address to Congress

AP EXPLAINS: President's State of Union address to Congress

FiLE - In this Jan. 28, 2014 file photo, President Barack Obama takes the podium to give his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington. Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio are behind the president. They call it the State of the Union address. But pr…

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McCain wages a new national campaign, to define his legacy

McCain wages a new national campaign, to define his legacy

FILE - In this May 22, 2009, file photo Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. waves as he is acknowledged by President Barack Obama at the United States Naval Academy graduation ceremony in Annapolis, Md. After two unsuccessful presidential bids, the 78-year-old former Navy pilot and Vietnam prisoner of…

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Highlights of Obama plan to tax wealthy

Highlights of Obama plan to tax wealthy

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2014 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio listens as President Barack Obama gives his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington. For the first time in his presidency, Obama stands before a Republican dominated Cong…

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Barack Obama, Joe Biden, John Boehner

Barack Obama, Joe Biden, John Boehner

Fotografía de archivo del 28 de enero de 2014 del vicepresidente Joe Biden y el presidente de la Cámara de Representantes John Boehner escuchando al presidente Barack Obama ofreciendo su discurso del Estado de la Unión en el Capitolio, en Washington. (Foto AP/Charles Dharapak, Archivo)

January 17, 2015 2:29 pm
Once dominant, State of Union address has much competition

Once dominant, State of Union address has much competition

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2014 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio listens as President Barack Obama gives his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington. The State of the Union just isn’t what it used to be. The annual address to Congress …

January 16, 2015 6:22 pmLoading…
Lisa Murkowski, Mark Udall, Heath Shuler

Lisa Murkowski, Mark Udall, Heath Shuler

Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., center, flanked by Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Rep. Heath Shuler, D-N.C., gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, to discuss Democrats and Republicans sitting together during President Barack Obama's State of t…

January 15, 2015 4:50 pm
2014: Janet Yellen

2014: Janet Yellen

One year ago: By a vote of 56-26, the U.S. Senate confirmed Janet Yellen as the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve.

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Birthday: Juan Carlos

Birthday: Juan Carlos

Juan Carlos, former King of Spain, is 77.

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Michelle Obama, Sam Kass

Michelle Obama, Sam Kass

En esta imagen de archivo del 12 de junio de 2014, la primera dama, Michelle Obama, junto a Sam Kass, asesor de la Casa Blanca para política de nutrición, antes de preparar nesaladas con verduras cosechadas de la huerta de la Casa Blanca con unos estudiantes, en Washington, Estados Unidos. E…

December 25, 2014 11:07 am
In Beijing, Obama has one more chance to ‘pivot’ to Asia

In Beijing, Obama has one more chance to ‘pivot’ to Asia

President Obama tours the Forbidden City in Beijing with Chinese officials in 2009. He visits China again Monday. 

November 08, 2014 3:55 pm
Roll Call’s 10 ‘poorest’ members of Congress for 2014

Roll Call’s 10 ‘poorest’ members of Congress for 2014

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September 13, 2014 1:04 pm
New terror fight casts shadow over 9/11 ceremonies

New terror fight casts shadow over 9/11 ceremonies

President Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Biden observe a moment of silence at the White House.

September 11, 2014 5:26 pm
September 11 anniversary

September 11 anniversary

President Barack Obama pauses at the Pentagon, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, during a ceremony to mark the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

September 11, 2014 10:43 am
September 11 anniversary

September 11 anniversary

President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden, walk back to the White House after they observed a moment of silence to mark the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

September 11, 2014 10:43 am
September 11 anniversary

September 11 anniversary

President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden, stand on the South Lawn of the White House with White House staff members as they observe a moment of silence to mark the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 11…

September 11, 2014 10:43 am
Reality upended Obama’s hope of ending US military entanglements

Reality upended Obama’s hope of ending US military entanglements

President Obama speaks on the phone Wednesday to Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah before addressing the nation.

September 10, 2014 5:39 pmLoading…
Barack Obama

Barack Obama

En esta foto tomada a través de una ventana de la Oficina Oval, el presidente Barack Obama habla por teléfono con el rey Abdalá de Arabia Saudí, miércoles 10 de septiembre de 2014. En un discurso a la nación previsto para el miércoles por la noche, el presidente Barack Obama se disponía a an…

September 10, 2014 11:43 am
GUANTANAMO-HUELGA HAMBRE

GUANTANAMO-HUELGA HAMBRE

ARCHIVO - En esta foto de archivo del 20 de noviembre de 2013 revisada por las fuerzxas armadas de EEUU, se muestra un tubo intestinal utilizado para alimentar a la fuerza a los detenidos, durante una visita al hospital en la base naval de Guantánamo, Cuba. (AP Foto/Charles Dharapak,File)

September 09, 2014 1:01 pm
Obama in Europe: Brief glimpse of good old days

Obama in Europe: Brief glimpse of good old days

President Obama gestures to reporters as he visits Stonehenge after leaving the NATO summit in Newport, Wales, on Friday. Obama had been in Estonia previous to his visit to Wales.

September 06, 2014 3:57 pm
Barack Obama

Barack Obama

President Obama spoke at Laborfest 2014 at Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee on Labor Day.

September 01, 2014 2:18 pm
Barack Obama

Barack Obama

El presidente Barack Obama habla en la Casa Blanca, en Washington, el lunes 18 de agosto de 2014. Obama interrumpió sus vacaciones brevemente para analizar con sus asesores los acontecimientos más recientes en Irak y la agitación racial en Ferguson, Missouri. (AP Foto/Charles Dharapak)

August 20, 2014 12:26 pm
Barack Obama

Barack Obama

El presidente Barack Obama habla en la Casa Blanca, en Washington, el lunes 18 de agosto de 2014. Obama interrumpió sus vacaciones brevemente para analizar con sus asesores los acontecimientos más recientes en Irak y la agitación racial en Ferguson, Missouri. (AP Foto/Charles Dharapak)

August 19, 2014 10:08 am
Hillary gets criticism from right and left on break with Obama

Hillary gets criticism from right and left on break with Obama

While partisans are critical of Clinton’s foreign policy philosophy, some say it could be appealing to those who think Bush overreached and Obama has under-reached.

August 12, 2014 5:49 pm
John Kerry

John Kerry

El secretario de Estado de EEUU, John Kerry, sube a su avión en París para regresar a Washington tras sus esfuerzos por mediar una tregua más larga entre Israel y Hamas en Gaza, el 26 de julio de 2014. Israel retomó el domingo su ofensiva sobre Gaza, después de que milicianos palestinos lanz…

July 28, 2014 4:13 pm
Barack Obama, Julia Alvarez

Barack Obama, Julia Alvarez

El presidente Barack Obama entrega la Medalla Nacional de las Artes 2013 a Julia Álvarez, novelista, poeta y ensayista de origen dominicano, originaria de Weybridge, Vermont, durante una ceremonia en la Sala Este de la Casa Blanca en Washington el lunes 28 de julio de 2014. (Foto AP /Charles…

July 28, 2014 3:06 pm
There isn’t that much action in Obama’s ‘year of action’

There isn’t that much action in Obama’s ‘year of action’

While analysts say President Obama has had little impact in his “year of action,” Republicans have sued him, saying he went too far earlier.

July 19, 2014 2:51 pm
Barack Obama, John Boehner

Barack Obama, John Boehner

House Speaker John Boehner and President Obama get in a round of golf at Andrews Air Force Base, Md.

July 03, 2014 11:30 am
Celebrity photos of the week

Celebrity photos of the week

Actress Christina Hendricks, known for her role in the television series "Mad Men", speaks at The White House Summit on Working Families, Monday, June 23, 2014, in Washington. The gathering, organized by the White House, Department of Labor, and the Center for American Progress, highlights t…

June 26, 2014 3:58 pm
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

U.S. President Barack Obama, second left, and French President Francois Hollande sit on stage with veterans, at Normandy American Cemetery at Omaha Beach as he participates in the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Colleville sur Mer, in Normandy, France, Friday, June 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

June 07, 2014 11:37 am
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

Actors perform as President Barack Obama watches the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of D-Day at Sword Beach in Ouistreham, France, Friday, June 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

June 07, 2014 11:37 am
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and French President Francois Hollande look out at Omaha Beach, one of the sites of the Allied soldiers beach landings, at Normandy American Cemetery as they participate in the 70th anniversary of D-Day, in Colleville sur Mer, Normandy, France, Friday, June…

June 07, 2014 11:37 am
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

U.S. President Barack Obama acknowledges veterans as he speaks at Normandy American Cemetery at Omaha Beach as he participates in the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Colleville sur Mer in Normandy, France, Friday, June 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

June 07, 2014 11:37 am
Barack Obama, Bronislaw Komorowski

Barack Obama, Bronislaw Komorowski

U.S. President Barack Obama and Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski walk to make statements after meeting U.S. and Polish troops at an event featuring four F-16 fighter jets, two American and two Polish, as part of multinational military exercises, in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, June 3, 201…

June 03, 2014 10:36 am
Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony

Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony

Spain's Crown Prince Felipe, standing with his wife Princess Letizia, takes a photo during the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics opening ceremony in Beijing, Friday, Aug. 8, 2008. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, Pool)

June 02, 2014 3:41 pm
Eric Shinseki

Eric Shinseki

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is seated before speaking at a meeting of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, Friday, May 30, 2014, in Washington. President Barack Obama says he plans to have a "serious conversation" with Shinseki about whether he can stay in his job. 

May 30, 2014 2:53 pm
Julio Dichis, Jose Oreyana

Julio Dichis, Jose Oreyana

En esta imagen del viernes 9 de mayo de 2014 los trabajadores Julio Dichis (derecha) y José Oreyana retiran la verja que rodea el Monumento a Washington tras las renovaciones, en Washington. El monumento, que sufrió daños en el terremoto de agosto de 2011, reabrirá al público el lunes 12 de …

May 12, 2014 11:08 am
Eva Longoria, Joaquin Castro, Henry R. Munoz III

Eva Longoria, Joaquin Castro, Henry R. Munoz III

La actriz Eva Longoria, centro, Henry R. Munoz III, cofundador del Proyecto para la Victoria Latina, izquierda, y el representante demócrata Joaquin Castro, toman parte en el lanzamiento de la iniciativa en Washington, el lunes 5 de mayo de 2014. Al Proyecto lo describieron como una iniciati…

May 05, 2014 11:50 am
Is George Clooney engaged?

Is George Clooney engaged?

Actor George Clooney arrives at the Booksellers area of the White House in Washington for the State Dinner hosted by President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama for British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha, Wednesday, March 14, 2012. At left is Maria Otero, Underse…

April 28, 2014 6:55 pm
GOP hopefuls betting on mega donor in Vegas

GOP hopefuls betting on mega donor in Vegas

SheldonAdelson

March 27, 2014 4:44 pmLoading…
Sheldon Adelson

Sheldon Adelson

Foto del 29 de julio del 2012 del magnate estadounidense Sheldon Adelson en Jerusalén. Adelson es la principal actuación de una conferencia republicana en Las Vegas que atrae a varios potenciales candidatos a la presidencia deseosos de impresionar a algunos de los principales donantes de ese…

March 27, 2014 12:51 pm
West embarks on last attempt to preserve Ukraine

West embarks on last attempt to preserve Ukraine

Russia faces tough consequences if it annexes Crimea, Secretary of State Kerry told senators Thursday.

March 13, 2014 2:58 pmLoading…
For Obama, a last stab at improving ties with Hill

For Obama, a last stab at improving ties with Hill

Legislative Affairs Director Katie Beirne Fallon and her team recommended ways to improve relations with Congress.

March 08, 2014 2:39 pm
In a first for the Senate, the Dalai Lama gives the opening prayer

In a first for the Senate, the Dalai Lama gives the opening prayer

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama meets with House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California on Capitol Hill on Thursday. 

March 06, 2014 5:48 pmLoading…
Walloped again: Another storm hits much of US

Walloped again: Another storm hits much of US

The snow and cold failed to deter an unidentified man from his run Monday on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

March 03, 2014 5:09 pmLoading…

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