Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump doubled down on his threat against U.S. businesses that send jobs abroad on Sunday, declaring it an “expensive mistake” and warning of a huge tax...
HANGZHAO, China — President Barack Obama’s emissaries spent much of Sunday talking with Russian officials here about how to quell the violence in Syria, but the president all but shrugged his shoulders when asked about the prospects of a deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
DALLAS — President Barack Obama urged activists and police to set aside their differences and acknowledge one another’s humanity as he presided over a memorial Tuesday for the officers slain last week in Dallas and tried to navigate an America deeply divided and in mourning after a week of violence.
The Obama administration has directed public schools across the country to let transgender students use bathrooms that match their gender identity, a move that will expand nationally the argument over North Carolina's controversial bathroom law. The letter that went out Friday from officials of the Education and Justice departments sets out the agencies' view of what schools need to do under current federal law to provide an environment for students that is free of discrimination.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama apologized Wednesday to the president of Doctors Without Borders over the deadly U.S. bombing of a field hospital in Afghanistan, a spokesman said, just a...
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — President Barack Obama inserted himself deeply into the election season from this remote locale on Monday, blasting the political rhetoric of Republican presidential candidates and what...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday signed an executive order that lets millions of college graduates cap their student loan payments at 10 percent of their income, a move he says will help "open the doors of opportunity for all." By amending student loan regulations to put the cap in place, Obama is making use of his executive powers to help alleviate the burden for young Americans increasingly saddled with student loans. "Everything I do is aimed toward reversing those trends that put a greater burden on the middle class and are dimi