| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Rapper and entertainment industry mogul Jay-Z responded Thursday with a forceful rejection of the criticism he’s received from South Florida politicians over his visit to Cuba last week with his wife Beyoncé.
And the couple received support from a...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:14 PM
WASHINGTON — CIA operatives and U.S. special operations troops have been secretly training Syrian rebels with anti-tank and antiaircraft weapons since late last year, months before President Obama approved plans to begin directly arming them,...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 10:46 AM
President Barack Obama will arrive in Annapolis on Wednesday to speak to U.S. Senate Democrats who plan to gather at the Westin hotel next week, the White House said Friday.
The address will not be open to the public or to reporters.
| Feb 5, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Immigration reform advocates, including a leading voice from Maryland, pressed President Obama on Tuesday for a pathway to citizenship for the nation's estimated 11 million illegal immigrants, calling a bipartisan proposal under consideration in the U.S....
| Feb 18, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Defense officials and their allies in Congress have done their best to create a sense of crisis about impending budget cuts, but their warnings have failed to produce any visible result.
Instead, partisan divisions have hardened over how to avoid the...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 4:00 AM
We are just days away from a cataclysm of biblical proportions. The cuts foretold in the Budget Control Act of 2011 are young as far as prophecies go, but apparently they are every bit as terrifying as rivers of blood and plagues of locusts. Any day now...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Los planes de la organización creada por la campaña de Barack Obama para apoyar su agenda de gobierno han disparado las alarmas al saberse que contemplan acceso directo al presidente previa donación de 500.000 dólares y han obligado a la Casa Blanca a...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:30 AM
I was dismayed by your recent, misleading article on the Republican's responsibility for the budget sequester (The GOP sequester," Feb. 22).
Jack Lew, the White House chief of staff and budget director, set up the sequester in 2011, and Rob Nabors,...
| Mar 10, 2013
President Obama owes Karl Rove a thank-you note.
During last year's election campaign, Rove and other Republicans showed how federal tax law could be stretched to turn a political committee into a "social welfare" organization. These nonprofit...
| Mar 21, 2013
Foreign policy is often a form of theater, with elaborate rituals and pretenses that no one takes too literally. But rarely have the gimmicks of stagecraft been as obvious as in the latest standoff between North Korea and the United States.
| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:37 PM
Syrian government airstrikes pounded the country's northern province of Aleppo for a ninth straight day Monday, killing more than 50 people as residents braced for more bombings, activists said.
The sustained air offensive has left 300 to 500 people...