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  • Obama calls for global effort against spread of extremist ideas

    Obama calls for global effort against spread of extremist ideas
    President Obama said Wednesday that using the term “Islamic extremism” only grants terrorist groups like Al Qaeda and the Islamic State “the legitimacy they seek” as he called for a broader effort to prevent alienated young...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EST

    Immigration orders blocked, Obama administration pledges appeal of Texas judge's ruling The Obama administration put its new deportation-relief program on hold Tuesday on the eve of its launch, complying reluctantly with a federal judge's order that...
  • Obama making WWII internment camp in Hawaii a national monument

    Obama making WWII internment camp in Hawaii a national monument
    For more than half a century, what had once been Hawaii's largest and longest-operating internment camp was ignored and forgotten. To the hundreds of Japanese Americans who had been forcibly confined at the camp, the experience was a source of shame and...
  • Obama to speak at Brooks Academy on South Side

    Obama to speak at Brooks Academy on South Side
    President Barack Obama will speak at the Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy on Thursday while he is in Chicago to designate the Pullman Historic District a national monument, the White House said Tuesday. Obama is to discuss Pullman and the...
  • Court ruling puts Obama's immigration work on hold

    WASHINGTON The White House will suspend plans to begin giving more than 4 million immigrants here illegally work permits as it pursues an appeal of a Texas federal judge's ruling that temporarily blocks President Barack Obama's executive action on...
  • Biden condemns Ukraine cease-fire violations

    Vice President Joe Biden is condemning violations of a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine that the White House is blaming on pro-Russian separatists and Russian forces. Biden spoke by phone Tuesday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. The White House...
  • President Obama at the prayer breakfast

    President Obama at the prayer breakfast
    Earlier this month at a Washington prayer breakfast President Obama attempted to put the current distortion of Islam by forces such as ISIS into perspective. With a good dose of Christian humility he commented: "During the Crusades and the Inquisition,...
  • Analysis: Immigration ruling casts shadow on Obama's legacy

    WASHINGTON The third branch of government has entered the immigration debate with a bang with potentially profound impacts on President Barack Obama's legacy, the lives of millions and the rest of this Congress. The decision by a federal district judge...
  • Federal judge stalls Obama's executive action on immigration

    Federal judge stalls Obama's executive action on immigration
    A federal judge in Texas on Monday temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, giving a coalition of 26 states time to pursue a lawsuit that aims to permanently stop the orders. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen's...
  • Obama talks cease-fire with leaders of Ukraine, Germany

    President Barack Obama spoke Saturday with the leaders of Ukraine and Germany as fighting continued between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine hours before a scheduled cease-fire. The White House says Obama and Ukrainian...
  • The White House�walks away from clean coal

    On the banks of the Illinois River, about 60miles west of the state capital in Springfield, an old coal-fired power plant sits waiting for its future to arrive. First opened in 1948, it's been dormant since 2011, when its owner, St. Louis-based Ameren,...