President Barack Obama will offer millions of dollars in federal aid for drought-stricken California during a visit with farmers and ranchers Friday and outline plans to seek $1 billion from Congress to help communities manage the effects of climate change.
California’s severe drought, stalled Middle East peacemaking and Syria’s civil war would appear to have little, if anything, in common, but President Barack Obama will address all three, and possibly other issues, on his first visit of the year to the nation’s most populous state.
New Yorkers endure highest taxes in the nation, says group.
Rep. Henry Waxman, one of Congress’ fiercest negotiators and a policy expert on everything from clean air to health care, will retire at the end of the year after four decades in the House.
Ignoring a White House veto threat, the House voted on Tuesday for a bill that would delay rules for brokers who provide financial advice to retirees.
For the first time in history, a clear majority of Americans are in favor of legalizing marijuana a new poll shows.
The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits jumped by 66,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 374,000. But the spike was largely because California processed a huge backlog of claims and the partial government shutdown prompted some companies to cut jobs.
Americans apart of a grassroots effort are participating in rallies across the country aiming to impeach President Barack Obama.
Hard-line parliamentarians challenged Monday the Cabinet proposed by Iran’s new president, accusing him of nominating ministers who are friendly to the West or who back “sedition” against the country’s clerically dominated system of government.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama will meet with U.S. troops and their families Wednesday during a stop at California’s Camp Pendleton. The White House says the president wants to thank the service members […]