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The Obama administration is sanctioning Russia's largest bank as part of a new round of financial penalties aimed at punishing Moscow for its support of separatists in Ukraine.  ( JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Sanctions Russia’s Largest Bank

The Obama administration is sanctioning Russia’s largest bank as part of a new round of financial penalties aimed at punishing Moscow for its support of separatists in Ukraine.

09/12/2014

File photo of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Dem Senator: US Must Take On Islamic State Militants

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says it’s critically important that the United States strongly confront the insurgent Islamic State organization.

09/09/2014

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks during the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 29, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Jindal Sues Obama Administration Over Common Core

Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.

08/27/2014

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to the media during a press conference at the conclusion of the AUSMIN talks at Admiralty House on Aug. 12, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (credit: Dan Himbrechts - Pool/Getty Images)

Kerry: ‘We Are Committed To Avoiding The Trap Of Strategic Rivalry’ With China

Despite tensions and a clear but officially unacknowledged rivalry, improving U.S. cooperation with China is critical to maintaining stability and security in the Asia-Pacific as well as combating the effects climate change, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday.

08/14/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants after a foot chase on July 25, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Report: ICE Released More Than 2,000 Immigrants Facing Deportation For Budget Reasons, Didn’t Tell White House

Government officials decided to release more than 2,000 immigrants facing deportation in 2013 strictly for budget reasons and didn’t tell the Homeland Security secretary about the plan, according to an oversight report.

08/13/2014

A majority of Americans say that unaccompanied minors apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border should be allowed to remain in the country for at least some length of time. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Of Americans Say Migrant Children Should Stay In US Temporarily

A majority of Americans say that unaccompanied minors apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border should be allowed to remain in the country for at least some length of time.

08/11/2014

Cuban President Raul Castro talks with people at the end of a meeting at the Artemisa Mausoleum monument on July 26, 2014. (credit: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

AP: Obama Administration Program Secretly Sent Young Latin Americans To Cuba To Gin Up Rebellion

An Obama administration program secretly dispatched young Latin Americans to Cuba using the cover of health and civic programs to provoke political change, a clandestine operation that put those foreigners in danger even after a U.S. contractor was hauled away to a Cuban jail.

08/04/2014

Report: Obamacare Website Cost $840M, More Than $150M Spent On Failed Launch (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Obamacare Website Cost $840M, More Than $150M Spent On Failed Launch

The Obama administration has spent an estimated $840 million on HealthCare.gov, with more than $150 million of that being spent on the failed version of the Affordable Care Act website that launched in 2013.

08/01/2014

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks during the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 29, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Jindal: Obama Administration ‘Making Our Country A Magnet For These Migrants’

Gov. Bobby Jindal blasted the Obama administration Thursday for providing few details to Louisiana officials about the more than 1,000 unaccompanied immigrant children who have been released to sponsors in the state.

08/01/2014

The White House’s Deputy National Security Advisor, Ben Rhodes, said that the Obama administration believes that while Israel “has a right to defend itself,” the country “can do more” to avoid civilian casualties.  (credit: Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)

WH National Security Adviser: Israel Must Do More To Avoid Civilian Casualties

The White House’s Deputy National Security Advisor, Ben Rhodes, said that the Obama administration believes that while Israel “has a right to defend itself,” the country “can do more” to avoid civilian casualties.

07/24/2014

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