Veterans of Foreign Wars slams commutation for Manning
A leading veterans group on Wednesday slammed the Obama administration's decision a day earlier to commute the sentences of military prisoners including former Army private Chelsea Manning, and to pardon a retired general officer. “President Obama ...
Pentagon recommended against Manning commutation, official says
Commuting Chelsea Manning's Sentence Makes Sense. Pardoning Edward Snowden Doesn't.
Obama's grave misstep: Commuting Manning's sentence
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Earth Sets a Temperature Record for the Third Straight Year
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Ice in the Arctic Ocean's Chukchi Sea region. “What's going on in the Arctic is really very impressive; this year was ridiculously off the chart,” said Gavin A. Schmidt, head of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies. Credit Esther Horvath. Marking ...
Scientists react to Earth's warmest year: 'We are heading into a new unknown'
The last time the Earth was this warm was 125000 years ago
2016 Was The Hottest Year On Record
Six astonishing things Betsy DeVos said — and refused to say — at her confirmation hearing
At her contentious confirmation hearing as Donald Trump's nominee to be education secretary on Tuesday, Betsy DeVos was asked a question by Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) about an important education debate involving how student progress should be ...
Betsy DeVos's Education Hearing Erupts Into Partisan Debate
DeVos dodges toughest questions about public school plans
Betsy DeVos Tried to Sound Like a Moderate on Education—and Showed That She's Either Underprepared or a Zealot
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Price: 'Nobody's Interested in Pulling the Rug Out' on Health Coverage
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Right Now Four hearings for President-elect Donald J. Trump's cabinet nominees are underway in Washington, including two of the most contentious choices. □ Representative Tom Price of Georgia, the nominee for health and human services secretary, said ...
HHS nominee Price sees 'access' to coverage as health reform goal
Price vows not to pull 'rug out' with Obamacare repeal
HHS nominee Tom Price says financial dealings were legal
Here's what you need to know about attending the inauguration
The inauguration is fast approaching, and D.C. is transforming to accommodate the estimated 1 million attendees and protesters expected to descend on the city this week. The new president will be sworn in at noon on Friday and there are countless ...
Obama approval hits 60% as end of term approaches
Trump: 'We Have the Biggest Celebrities in the World' Coming to Inauguration
60 Democratic Congress Members Planning to Skip Inauguration
Pressure mounts on GOP for post-Obamacare plan following CBO report
A new analysis that at least 18 million people could lose health insurance in the first year if Congress repeals the Affordable Care Act without replacing it intensified the battle this week over the landmark health-care law as President-elect Donald ...
Trump scrambles GOP's healthcare plans
Fatal Flaws of Any Post-ACA Republican Replacement Plan
Business euphoria over Trump gives way to caution, confusion
EPA's main antagonist appears on Capitol Hill for confirmation hearing
Scott Pruitt, the Oklahoma attorney general who has spent years battling the Environmental Protection Agency, on Wednesday ran into a litany of questions about his fitness to run the agency given his litigious history, his views on climate change and ...
Trump's EPA pick: Human impact on climate change needs more debate
Trump's pick to run EPA slams the agency as his confirmation hearing starts
Sanders slams Pruitt's call for 'more debate' on climate science
In last major speech, Vice President Biden warns against Russia
Vice President Joe Biden – known to his fans as "Uncle Joe" – delivered his last major speech before leaving office on Wednesday, urging the incoming Trump administration to stand up to Russia. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, ...
Biden to Davos: Top 1% 'not carrying their weight'
Joe Biden Says Russia Will Try to Interfere in 2017 European Elections
Read Joe Biden's Speech Warning of the Collapse of the 'World Order'
Earnest: Journalists' work has 'never been more important'
White House Press Secretary: The work of journalists has never been more important. https://t.co/g7NVSJ251P. — New Day (@NewDay) January 18, 2017. White House press secretary Josh Earnest is talking up the importance of the press covering the ...
One President Out, Another In: You Don't Just Hire 2 Guys With a Truck
Obama looks to pressure Trump on the media
Obama makes wave of final appointments for well-connected friends, celebs
George HW Bush Hospitalized for 'Shortness of Breath'
Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized as a precaution after experiencing "shortness of breath," his office confirmed early Wednesday. Earlier, local media quoted his chief of staff as saying the 41st president was expected to go home ...
Former president George HW Bush hospitalized in Houston
George HW Bush hospitalized since Saturday, spokesman says
Ex-president George H.W. Bush recovering in hospital after breathing problems