President Obama is making an announcement about American relations with Cuba.
Hundreds of marijuana enthusiasts lit up celebratory joints in the streets Tuesday night as recreational use was officially made legal in Oregon.
President Obama visited Nashville to push state governments to expand their Medicaid programs to cover low-income Americans.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is filing a lawsuit against Univision for $500 million after the Spanish language broadcaster canceled its screening of the Miss USA pageant.
The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility is calling for an apology from 2016 presidential contender Donald Trump following a series of offensive comments he made about Mexican immigrants.
The White House on Wednesday ended a long-standing ban on tourists taking photos or using social media during public tours of the building.
During a speech at the White House, President Obama said increased engagement between Americans and Cubans would help improve Cubans' lives.
The State Department said it would release about 3,000 pages of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton's e-mail correspondence from her first year as secretary of state on Tuesday night.
In her debut campaign video, former Montgomery County council member and former executive director of the Center for Working Families Valerie Ervin announces her bid to represent Maryland’s 8th congressional district.
President Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced their countries’ efforts to get 20 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2030 during a joint news conference in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.
President Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff visited the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Monday.
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