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Obama’s made-for-TV-news presidency

Not since the financially endowed Howard Hughes designed for the otherwise endowed Jane Russell the world's first cantilevered, under-wired strapless bra -- lifting her to prominence in his film, "The…

Obama plays superstar at CIA

President Barack Obama heaped praise on the CIA, vowing his "full support" and telling employees not to be discouraged by his release of stunning details on the agency's harsh terror…

Obama set to sign national service bill

The AmeriCorps program started by President Bill Clinton will triple in size over the next eight years, and tens of thousands of other Americans will soon see new opportunities to…

Obama won’t punish those who approved torture

President Barack Obama does not intend to prosecute Bush administration officials who devised the policies that led to the harsh interrogation of suspected terrorists, White House chief of staff Rahm…

Obama to agency heads: Give me budget cuts

President Barack Obama said Saturday he will ask all of his department and agency heads for specific proposals for cutting their budgets at his Cabinet meeting early next week as…

Obama’s week of change & turmoil

In a whirlwind week of change, President Barack Obama jettisoned Bush administration policy on greenhouse gases, shone an unforgiving light on its support for torture as an interrogation tactic and…

A new dream of train travel

For years, they were a staple of sci-fi movies. Shining steel rail lines crisscrossing high above the cities of the future as passengers inside were whisked around at fantastic speeds.

Obama vows reform of ‘monstrous’ tax code

President Barack Obama promised Americans his administration would reform the "monstrous" U.S. tax system as millions faced the dreaded annual deadline on Wednesday for filing income tax returns.

Obama…

A lecture from the professor-in-chief

Once again, a president of the United States strode across a flattop and approached the microphones with unmistakable confidence. But this time the president was not walking across an aircraft…

Obama offers economic realities

Aiming to assert control over the nation's economic debate, President Barack Obama on Tuesday warned Americans eager for good news that "by no means are we out of the woods"…