- Obama hosts Vietnam Communist Party chief at White House Updated: Jul-07-15 1:30 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said Tuesday that despite differences between the United States and Vietnam over "political philosophy," the two countries are deepening cooperation on health, climate and other issues.
- World Cup moments distanced women from FIFA scandal Updated: Jul-06-15 5:32 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - For a few moments over the past month, the Women's World Cup seemed to push aside the FIFA scandal that is simmering a half planet away.
- Who will make us laugh during upcoming presidential campaign Updated: Jul-06-15 9:44 am
NEW YORK - A presidential campaign is beginning without late-night television hosts who helped us laugh through past ones, both a cultural loss and an opportunity for new voices.
- The Latest: Carli Lloyd wins Golden Ball as top player Updated: Jul-05-15 9:22 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - The latest from the Women's World Cup final (all times local):
- Vice President Joe Biden to attend the World Cup final Updated: Jul-03-15 12:27 am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, will cheer on the United States in the Women's World Cup final on Sunday.
- US drone strike kills Islamic State leader Updated: Jul-02-15 5:48 pm
WASHINGTON - A coalition airstrike in Syria has killed a senior Islamic State leader, who has been responsible for moving fighters and weapons from Libya to Syria, the Pentagon said Thursday.
- 2 years after spying flap, US, Brazil seek to turn the page Updated: Jun-30-15 4:51 pm
WASHINGTON - Two years after revelations about U.S. spying frayed ties between their countries, President Barack Obama and visiting Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff publicly closed that chapter Tuesday, declaring that the relationship between the U.S. and Brazil is on an upward swing.
- Obama sings and eulogizes victims of South Carolina massacre Updated: Jun-26-15 8:02 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - After a string of triumphs, President Barack Obama's eulogy for those killed in a South Carolina church massacre was supposed to bring an extraordinary week to a somber close.
- The Latest: Obama in Charleston for shooting victim funeral Updated: Jun-26-15 4:24 pm
The latest in the Charleston church shooting. (All times local.)
- Obama says health law now "woven into fabric of America" Updated: Jun-25-15 1:03 pm
WASHINGTON - His health care legacy secure, President Barack Obama cast Thursday's Supreme Court ruling upholding Obamacare as a historic and emphatic declaration that the law has now been "woven into the fabric of America."
- Obama says church shooting shows need for reckoning on guns Updated: Jun-18-15 11:20 pm
WASHINGTON - Giving voice to intense heartache, anger and sadness, President Barack Obama said Thursday the South Carolina church shooting that left nine people dead shows the need for a national reckoning on gun violence. He acknowledged, though, that there's no appetite in Congress for tighter gun laws.
- Obama praises Lynch as tough-but-fair attorney general Updated: Jun-17-15 4:11 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Wednesday praised Attorney General Loretta Lynch as tough but fair and committed to justice, traits that have prepared her to make her mark as the American people's lawyer.
- Biden makes first public appearance since burying son Updated: Jun-16-15 5:37 pm
WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday made his first public appearance since burying his oldest son earlier this month, thanking major foundations and institutional investors for pledging to spend more than $4 billion on new technologies to reduce climate change pollution.
- Navy ship christened for Giffords, wounded in 2011 shooting Updated: Jun-13-15 8:13 pm
MOBILE, Alabama - Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords of Arizona had a Navy vessel named in her honor during a ceremony at a Mobile, Alabama, shipyard Saturday afternoon.
- After son's death, Biden balances grief with public duties Updated: Jun-10-15 6:10 pm
WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden is facing the daunting decision of how and when to re-enter public life after burying his 46-year-old son, Beau Biden, whose death has put a somber pause on the vice president's usually frenetic schedule.
- 3 VIP speakers, 8 speeches: What will the grads remember? Updated: Jun-10-15 10:20 am
WASHINGTON - Graduation season is winding down. The caps and gowns are being tossed aside, the diplomas propped on the mantle. Already, memories of commencement speeches are getting fuzzy, even some of those delivered by big-name speakers. But among the eight commencement addresses given this year by three of the biggest names - President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden - a few moments stood out that may last a little longer. A look back:
- Beau Biden campaign funds to help support children's charity Updated: Jun-10-15 9:26 am
WILMINGTON, Delaware - Money remaining in Beau Biden's political accounts will help fund the new Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children.
- Biden returning to Washington, but just for the day Updated: Jun-09-15 6:51 pm
WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden is returning to Washington following the death of his son - but only for the day.
- In sorrow, Obama-Biden put personal bond on public display Updated: Jun-07-15 9:14 am
WASHINGTON - Few relationships in Washington are as complex as that of president and vice president, a partnership forged of political necessity and often defined by rivalry and competing self-interests.