Gov. Jindal Sues Obama Administration Over Common CoreGov. 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.
Kerry: 'We Are Committed To Avoiding The Trap Of Strategic Rivalry' With ChinaDespite 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.
Report: ICE Released More Than 2,000 Immigrants Facing Deportation For Budget Reasons, Didn't Tell White HouseGovernment 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.
Poll: Majority Of Americans Say Migrant Children Should Stay In US TemporarilyA 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.
AP: Obama Administration Program Secretly Sent Young Latin Americans To Cuba To Gin Up RebellionAn 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.
Report: Obamacare Website Cost $840M, More Than $150M Spent On Failed LaunchThe 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.
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.
WH National Security Adviser: Israel Must Do More To Avoid Civilian CasualtiesThe 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.
Abramson: Obama Administration Has 'Put A Freeze' On JournalistsFormer executive editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson, spoke of being “fired” from the paper in May, and also her belief that the Obama White House is the most secretive administration she ever dealt with in her career.
Homeland Secretary: Parents Give Immigrant Children Birth Control 'In Case They're Raped Along The Way'Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson warns that some parents of Central American children attempting to cross the U.S. border illegally already know of the risks, noting that some girls are given birth control “in case they’re raped along the way.”
Border Surge Overwhelming, Officials Tell Congress Tens of thousands of children streaming from chaotic Central American nations to the U.S. border have overwhelmed the government's ability to respond, senior Obama administration officials testified Wednesday as they urged senators to agree to the president's emergency spending request for the crisis.
Dem Rep: Obama Administration 'One Step Behind' Immigration Dilemma That Was ForeseeableThe legal, humanitarian and political constraints facing the Obama administration as it copes with thousands of Central American children entering the country illegally came into sharp focus in a series of interviews Sunday.
U.S. To Sign On To International Land Mine BanAdministration says United States intends to join international treaty banning land mines.
Report: US Drone Policy A 'Slippery Slope' Toward 'Continual Conflict'One year after President Obama vowed to create greater transparency and guidelines for drone strikes, a new bipartisan report from senior military and intelligence officials warns the “secret war” of lethal drone strikes risks putting the U.S. on a “slippery slope” toward perpetual war.
Officials: NM Detention Center Will Be Focused On Deporting Illegal Immigrants Within 15 DaysA detention center being opened in southeastern New Mexico to deal with the surge in women caught crossing illegally with children into the U.S. from Central America will be focused on deporting the immigrants quickly, officials said Thursday.