The White House announced on Tuesday that President Obama lowered the sentence for 22 people in prison on drug offenses.
White House investigates privacy breach after passport information of G20 leaders was mistakenly emailed to the organiser of a soccer tournament.
A nuclear deal between Iran and major world powers may be close to being finalized — or not.
The U.S. will keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through the end of 2015 rather than reducing the number to 5,500 troops as originally planned, the president announced Tuesday.
Joe Biden! He’s just like us.
In a wide-ranging interview with the Huffington Post, President Obama said that despite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent walk-back on his comments regarding a two-state solution, the U.S. is re-evaluating its options.
“I think he resents the strength of Israel.”
“This is about winning elections,” Democratic donor and Inclusv co-founder Steve Phillips told BuzzFeed News.
“First off, I take somewhat offense of referring it to ‘you’ because I’m not a sitting member of the Senate so I’m not taking blame for any of that stuff.”
“There is a legitimate, I think, concern about the overall effects this has on society, particularly vulnerable parts of our society.”
“…Barack Obama is sacrificing the security of our country in order to justify his Nobel Peace Prize that he got before he did anything. That to me is a real tragedy.”
“I do a million of these a day, so just give me five.”
The president made the remarks during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday evening.
The incident reportedly happened last week while the agents were drunk after a party. An investigation is ongoing.
In an open letter to Iran, 47 Republican senators warned that any nuclear deal brokered without their approval could be undone “with the stroke of a pen.” Biden called the move “dangerous.”
Thousands gathered in Alabama on Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the march on Selma. President Obama and Martin Luther King Jr’s descendants were among those attending.
President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday sharply criticized law enforcement in Ferguson. Holder said he was willing to dismantle the city’s police department.
“There is no adequate justification for such a discriminatory and injurious exercise of state power,” the Obama administration urges the Supreme Court. More than 200 congressional Democrats also weigh in to support marriage equality.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to a joint session of Congress Tuesday in defiance of the White House, as tensions between the U.S. and Israel escalate over a possible nuclear deal with Iran. President Obama later said the speech didn’t “offer any viable alternatives.”
A year after NCLR President Janet Murguia called Obama the “deporter-in-chief,” she will rip into Republicans at the NCLR Capital Awards Tuesday, in prepared remarks viewed by BuzzFeed News. “Our complaint is not partisan, it is personal.”
In an interview, President Obama says Iran must halt and dial back its nuclear program for “double-digit years” if it ever hopes to reach a deal to ease sanctions.
“It is time the prime minister listened to us before he wrecks our strategic interests with our closest ally. Nothing good for Israel can come from humiliating the U.S. president.”
“What I worry about is that this president’s hesitancy in going all the way and defeating ISIS may be linked…to his overarching desire to get a deal with Iran.”
“The fact of the matter is that in the last two to three years, all that bad blood is starting to trickle down into the structural elements of the U.S.–Israel relationship. And that is dangerous for everyone.”
According to Reddit, users left millions of comments and placed 15,000 calls to members of the FCC to lobby for an open internet.
Anti-Abbott graffiti just got made official.
Maslenitsa, or “Pancake Week,” celebrates the end of winter in Russia and Ukraine. This year, with relations between Russia and the West at a historic low, some revelers got political.
Nothing “but their suitability for service should preclude” transgender people from serving in the military, Defense Secretary Ash Carter says. The White House agrees, but the next steps remain unclear.
Following a district court judge’s decision that put Obama’s immigration executive actions on hold, the administration asked the judge to stay his injunction during the administration’s appeal.