White House to delay move on deportations until after elections

Obama decides to wait.

In the wake of Rice video, White House denounces domestic violence

Referring to dismissed-NFL player Ray Rice, White House press secretary said a “real man” would not hit a woman


Obama opens campaign against campus sexual assault

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden plan to announce a campus sexual assault awareness campaign from the White House Friday, with a special focus on engaging men in the fight against a largely hidden problem.


Brazil election may change diplomatic direction

(Andre Penner / Associated Press)

More than a decade of Workers Party rule has seen Brazil prioritize ties with its leftist regional neighbors, from helping muscle socialist Venezuela into the Mercosur trade bloc to financing a billion-dollar transformation of an industrial port in Cuba.


Laura Bush’s latest role: Booster of her husband’s legacy

(Charles Dharapak / AP)

The former first lady’s post-White House life includes policy talks, travel to Africa — and “laughing yoga.”

NFL hires former Biden aide who worked on violence against women laws

Cynthia Hogan is hired to represent NFL in Washington as the league struggles to repair its image in wake of domestic violence by players.

How Italian honeybees in Maine are helping to sustain our food supply

Dedicated beekeepers trek crates of Italian honeybees across the country in the name of preservation.