by Joe Romm Posted on June 8, 2014
President Obama makes some candid remarks on climate change in an interview with NY Times columnist Tom Friedman, airing Monday in the final episode of Showtime’s “Years of Living Dangerously.”
by Igor Volsky Posted on June 3, 2014 Updated: June 3, 2014
"Regardless of the circumstances, we still get an American soldier back if he's held in captivity,” Obama said in Warsaw, Poland. “Period. Full stop."
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on June 2, 2014
Currently, there are no national limits on the carbon pollution that power plants emit into the atmosphere. With Monday's proposed rule, that will change.
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by Zack Ford Posted on June 1, 2014
Several Republican lawmakers believe the U.S. should not have exchanged Taliban prisoners for the release of an American prisoner of war.
by Travis Waldron Posted on May 29, 2014 Updated: May 29, 2014
The White House, NFL, and NCAA will announce millions of dollars in new research investments to study concussions in youth sports.
by Travis Waldron Posted on May 18, 2014 Updated: May 18, 2014
The White House will "announce new commitments...to raise awareness about how to identify treat and prevent concussions."
by Emily Atkin Posted on May 9, 2014 Updated: May 9, 2014
Here are six ways the President's actions will increase solar power and energy efficiency in the United States.
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on April 30, 2014
Late last night, rapper-songwriter The-Dream surprise-released a video for "Black," an outcry against racism old (segregation) and new (Donald Sterling)
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on April 22, 2014 Updated: April 22, 2014
Jimmy Fallon's joke about Chelsea Clinton's baby did not go over well.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on April 21, 2014 Updated: April 21, 2014
The White House plans to revamp the process for clemency applications, potentially affecting hundreds of not thousands of inmates behind bars for nonviolent drug offenses.