Obama Urges Russian Restraint in Ukraine
President Barack Obama on Saturday called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to de-escalate the tense atmosphere in Ukraine by pulling his forces back to bases in the country's Crimean region and to refrain from interfering elsewhere in the former Soviet republic.
US Senate Report: Benghazi Was Preventable
The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report on the deadly assault on the diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, Wednesday, laying blame on the State Department, the intelligence community — even the late Ambassador Chris Stevens — for failing to communicate and heed warnings of …
NSA Phone Record Practices Set for Change
President Barack Obama is expected to endorse changes to the way the government collects millions of Americans' phone records for possible future surveillance, but he'll leave many of the specific adjustments for Congress to sort out, according to three U...
US, Mexican and Canadian Leaders to Meet
President Barack Obama will meet in Mexico next month with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
White House spokesman Jay Carney said Monday that the meeting is set for Feb. 19 in Toluca, about an hour outside of Mexico City...
Federal Reserve Getting New Vice Chairman
President Barack Obama intends to nominate Stanley Fischer to be vice chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Fischer is a former head of the Bank of Israel. He would succeed Janet Yellen, who's succeeding Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Fischer is a dual citizen of the United States and Israel...

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