- Analysts: Russia unlikely to pull back in Crimea Updated: Mar-05-14 11:52 am
- US general: Grim Afghan future if no security pact Updated: Feb-26-14 3:20 pm
- Obama, Boehner meet for hour at White House Updated: Feb-25-14 6:02 pm
- US expelling 3 Venezuelan diplomats Updated: Feb-25-14 5:09 pm
- White House: Yanukovych not actively Ukraine head Updated: Feb-24-14 8:40 pm
- Obama to act on Keystone in next couple of months Updated: Feb-24-14 4:11 pm
- White House bars media from Dalai Lama meeting Updated: Feb-21-14 7:55 pm
- As Syria threat expands, Obama mulls options Updated: Feb-19-14 3:28 am
- Captured US soldier's family cautiously optimistic Updated: Feb-18-14 3:02 pm
- White House praises gay Mo. player's announcement Updated: Feb-10-14 3:28 pm
- Obama resists pressure to act alone on immigration Updated: Feb-08-14 4:00 am
- Race to enroll young and healthy for new insurance Updated: Feb-07-14 4:38 pm
- Russian official denies role in Nuland call leak Updated: Feb-07-14 4:22 pm
WASHINGTON - Russia is unlikely to pull back its military forces in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula, analysts and former Obama administration officials say, forcing the United States and Europe into a more limited strategy of trying to prevent President Vladimir Putin from making advances elsewhere in the former Soviet republic.
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan - Depicting a grim future for Afghanistan without U.S. help, the top U.S. military officer said Wednesday that Afghanistan's refusal to sign a security agreement with the United States may make the fight more difficult this year, embolden the enemy and prompt some Afghan security forces to cooperate with the Taliban to "hedge their bets."
WASHINGTON - Disentangled from showdowns or looming crises, President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner held a rare one-on-one Oval Office meeting Tuesday addressing potential areas of common ground that could lay a foundation for more ambitious goals like immigration and trade that remain long shots for action this year.
WASHINGTON - The United States has expelled three Venezuelan diplomats in response to similar action against three U.S. consular officials in Caracas.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration signaled Monday it no longer recognizes Viktor Yanukovych as Ukraine's president. The shift of support for opposition leaders in Kiev came even as U.S. officials sought to assure Russia that it does not have to be shut out of a future relationship with a new Ukrainian government.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama told governors at a White House meeting Monday that he expects to decide on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada in the next couple of months, two Republican governors said.
WASHINGTON - The White House defended its decision Friday to bar reporters and photojournalists from a meeting between President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama, while acknowledging the news media's legitimate interest in covering the two leaders' encounter.
WASHINGTON - For the United States, Syria's civil war is threatening to start hitting closer to home.
BOISE, Idaho - The family of the lone known U.S. prisoner of war says it's "cautiously optimistic" about reported renewed efforts by President Barack Obama's administration to win his freedom.
WASHINGTON - The White House is applauding a University of Missouri football player's decision to announce that he is gay, with President Barack Obama's spokesman, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden all portraying him as a courageous and inspirational athlete.
WASHINGTON - For a president looking for a legacy piece of legislation, the current state of the immigration debate represents a high-wire act.
WASHINGTON - Facing a rapidly approaching deadline, the White House and its allies are racing to enroll young people in new insurance plans offered under President Barack Obama's signature health care law, a sweeping effort that underscores how crucial the so-called young invincibles are to the measure's success.
MOSCOW - A Russian government aide who was among the first to post a video online containing a bugged phone call between two U.S. diplomats denied Friday that he or the government played a role in leaking the recording.