WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says "we must act" even if our work is imperfect. He says we cannot afford to delay.
In a message that could be aimed at the divided Congress where battles await him in his second term, Obama is cautioning against mistaking absolutism for principle,
WASHINGTON (AP) - Some of the most cared for spectators at President Barack Obama's inauguration were the Tuskegee Airmen, America's first black military pilots.
Most of those attending Monday were in wheelchairs. And active duty members of the military gave them green army blankets and
By SAMANTHA CRITCHELLAP Fashion Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The first family headed out to Monday's inaugural festivities with Michelle Obama leading a very coordinated fashion parade in a navy-silk, checkered-patterned coat and dress by Thom Browne that were inspired by a menswear necktie.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the nation must make the "hard choices" to reduce the cost of health care and the size of the deficit.
But the president said every citizen deserves a basic measure of security and dignity, and he held up Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security as
By BEN NUCKOLSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - District of Columbia mass transit officials say three of four rail stations temporarily closed because of crowding have reopened.
Metro says the L'Enfant Plaza, Federal Center SW and Foggy Bottom stations reopened Monday afternoon. But
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama pledged in his inaugural address Monday to respond to the threat of climate change, saying the "failure to do so would betray our children and future generations."
By singling out climate change for several lines of his speech
YAHOO.COM - The planet Jupiter and Earth's moon will star is a dazzling spectacle in the night sky tonight, weather permitting. But even if bad weather spoils your view, you can see celestial show live online in a free webcast.
Jupiter and the moon will appear just a finger-width
By MESFIN FEKADUAP Music Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Beyonce drew a loud cheer from the audience Monday even before her impressive rendition of the national anthem.
The applause started when she took her place with Jay-Z at the Capitol to watch President Barack Obama take the oath for his second term
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Minutes after his inauguration speech Monday, President Barack Obama signed documents officially submitting top administration nominations to the Senate.
Obama affirmed the nominations of John Brennan to be CIA director, former Sen. Chuck
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter joined lawmakers and other dignitaries at the Capitol for President Barack Obama's ceremonial swearing-in Monday to a second term.
The two men are the only living Democrats who have occupied the White House. Clinton was