- Biden hosting cancer summit to try to accelerate research Updated: Jun-29-16 6:02 am
WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden will try to give efforts to cure cancer a jolt during a summit in Washington that's casting a spotlight on research and innovative trials taking place across the country.
- Certainty Obama once had about Britain has been shattered Updated: Jun-25-16 2:03 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama could count on Britain to back him at nearly every turn during his first 7½ years in office. He knew British leaders had the global clout and shared perspective to be powerful U.S. partners.
- Obama says UK committed to 'orderly transition' out of EU Updated: Jun-24-16 5:22 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama tried to reassure Britons Friday that the special relationship between Washington and London would withstand an impending and likely messy divorce from Europe, as his administration scrambled to assess the fallout.
- Missouri sheriff removes doctored photos of Obama, Clinton Updated: Jun-22-16 3:52 pm
HERMANN, Missouri - An eastern Missouri sheriff who displayed disparaging, doctored photos of President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the sheriff's office has taken them down after a citizen complained.
- Editorials from around New York Updated: Jun-22-16 2:19 pm
Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers:
- Rebuking Trump, Biden warns against backsliding on democracy Updated: Jun-20-16 2:40 pm
WASHINGTON - Warning of a potential surge in anti-Americanism, Vice President Joe Biden tore into Donald Trump's views on foreign policy on Monday, urging the country not to follow the presumptive Republican nominee down a path of isolationism and bigotry.
- Mourners recall Charleston church victims at service Updated: Jun-17-16 3:54 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - South Carolina's governor somberly held up programs from the funerals of the victims of the Charleston church shootings, saying Friday during a memorial service that the faith of those victims showed how to heal in the aftermath of still another mass shooting.
- Obama embraces Orlando families, appeals for gun controls Updated: Jun-16-16 8:28 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - Embracing grieving Orlando families and appealing anew for national action, President Barack Obama claimed a threat to all Americans' security Thursday as a strong reason to tighten U.S. gun laws. Counterterror campaigns overseas, he declared, can never prevent all "lone wolf" attacks like the one that killed 49 people in Orlando.
- AP Interview: New Ukraine PM vows reform, blames Russia Updated: Jun-16-16 4:11 pm
WASHINGTON - Ukraine's new prime minister vowed Thursday to root out corruption and urged Russia to abide by a peace agreement meant to end a two-year conflict between Moscow-backed separatists and Ukrainian forces.
- Hillary Clinton wins DC primary, as she meets with Sanders Updated: Jun-15-16 2:02 am
WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton brought a close to the presidential primary season with a win Tuesday in the nation's capital and a meeting with dispatched rival Bernie Sanders, hoping to set a tone of Democratic unity heading into next month's party convention in Philadelphia.
- Biden praises plan to revamp 'Third World' LaGuardia Airport Updated: Jun-14-16 5:30 pm
NEW YORK - Two years after likening LaGuardia Airport to a "Third World country," Vice President Joe Biden commended a $4 billion redevelopment project for it at a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday.
- In Mongolia, Kerry seeks closer ties with democracy 'oasis' Updated: Jun-05-16 3:01 am
ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia - Cultivating closer ties in this land of Genghis Khan lore and traditional yurts, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried his hand at archery, sampled curdled cheese and watched ancient wrestling, all while hailing Mongolia as a modern "oasis of democracy" in its neighborhood.
- Young TV reporter continues his story as he heads to college Updated: Jun-04-16 3:01 am
PAHOKEE, Florida - At 10 years old, he became an international sensation for interviewing Joe Biden and declaring that the then-vice presidential nominee was "now my homeboy."
- Cuomo: Demolition work for LaGuardia overhaul to begin Updated: Jun-01-16 5:01 pm
NEW YORK - Demolition work will soon begin at LaGuardia Airport, the first visible signs of a $4 billion project to rebuild the aging, cramped facility.
- Obama congratulates Villanova for winning NCAA title Updated: May-31-16 6:23 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama congratulated the Villanova University men's basketball team Tuesday for winning what he described as "maybe the best title game of all time" in this year's NCAA tournament.
- President Obama's Indiana events while in office Updated: May-31-16 4:31 pm
President Barack Obama is scheduled to travel Wednesday to Indiana for his eighth visit to the state since taking office in January 2009. Here are details on the visits:
- Audit: Portland should bill for services to campaign visits Updated: May-31-16 4:04 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland should follow its current policy and charge for police and other services provided when presidential campaigns visit the city, according to a report released Tuesday by the city's auditor.
- Yale to host discussion on federal cancer 'moonshot' Updated: May-30-16 1:07 pm
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Yale University and Connecticut dignitaries are hosting a discussion on the federal push to accelerate the pace of research toward curing cancer.
- Delaware National Guard HQ to unveil Beau Biden signs Updated: May-30-16 11:03 am
NEW CASTLE, Delaware - The Delaware National Guard is unveiling new signs naming its headquarters after former state attorney general and National Guard Major Beau Biden.