| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:12 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The composition of President Barack Obama's second term Cabinet became clearer Wednesday, with Labor Secretary Hilda Solis resigning and three other members of the president's team deciding to stay on amid concerns about...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced today that he will be leaving the Department of the Interior by the end of March after serving four years as Secretary in the Obama administration.
Salazar has authorized 34 solar, wind and geothermal...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 5:41 PM
A fifth member of the Obama administration will leave in March. Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced on Wednesday that he’s resigning.
Senators Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich reacted to the resignation with news releases and...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 11:51 PM
The Salton Sea is a place of contrasts, both gorgeous and foul, a place where some find clarity and others find madness.
It reflects the boundless optimism of the American Dream and the horrors of financial and ecological decline. It is the object of...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 11:36 AM
Vice President Joe Biden quoted Irish poet and playwright William Butler Yeats at the Service of Remembrance at the Flight 93 National Memorial on Tuesday.
"My guess — and obviously it's only a guess — no two losses are the same," he said....
| Sep 12, 2012
Before Vice President Joe Biden left Somerset County Tuesday he made a surprise visit to the Shanksville Volunteer Fire Department.
Fire Chief Sean Daniels said firefighters were not aware the vice president was stopping until shortly before the...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 7:28 PM
Alaska's natural resources continues to stir energy discussions with 2 big developments: Natural Gas and Arctic Drilling.
First, a topic that suddenly seems to be getting more attention than usual:
Proposals for that long-awaited Natural Gas...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 2:07 AM
WASHINGTON — At a July fundraiser in the elegant Mandarin Oriental hotel near Washington's Tidal Basin, President Obama met with some of his most steadfast supporters — two dozen political and business leaders eager to write sizable checks...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 10:30 AM
President Obama and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar have worked to restrict access to offshore oil and gas resources by canceling or delaying lease sales and by creating an atmosphere of uncertainly that has left job creators looking for other countries'...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 11:27 AM
Harriet Tubman, Maryland's heroic conductor on the Underground Railroad and early leader for women's rights, may soon get the recognition she deserves if President Barack Obama accepts a proposal by Gov. Martin O'Malley, U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has affirmed a proposed management plan for a vast petroleum reserve on Alaska's North Slope that will split 23 million acres roughly 50-50 between protected areas and land available for oil leasing.
Salazar says the...