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President Obama Slams Congress As He Welcomes Economy’s Gains

President Obama Slams Congress As He Welcomes Economy’s GainsTouting rosy U.S. economic news that has come out this week, President Obama said America's recovery from a debilitating recession is well underway. But he also said the economy "could be doing even better" if Congress were working harder.

House Votes To OK Lawsuit Against Obama

House Votes To OK Lawsuit Against ObamaThe House voted Wednesday to authorize a lawsuit against President Obama, claiming that he has overstepped the limits of his executive authority.

White House Says Delayed Action On Climate Change Could Cost Billions

White House Says Delayed Action On Climate Change Could Cost BillionsIn a report issued Tuesday, the White House warned that the cost of inaction when it comes to climate change outweighs the cost of implementing more-stringent regulations on greenhouse gas emissions.

Obama: U.S., Central America Share Responsibility For Influx Of Minors

Obama: U.S., Central America Share Responsibility For Influx Of MinorsPresident Obama met with the leaders of three Central American countries at the White House on Friday, telling them that they share responsibility with Washington for stemming an influx of children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

Bill Allowing Americans To Unlock Cellphones Passes House, Heads To Obama

Bill Allowing Americans To Unlock Cellphones Passes House, Heads To ObamaApproving a bill that has already passed the Senate, the House of Representatives has given its consent to legislation that lets U.S. consumers "unlock" their cellphones, rather than having them remain linked to specific service providers.

Conflict In Gaza: Here’s What You Need To Know Today

Conflict In Gaza: Here’s What You Need To Know TodayIn a resolution overnight, the United Nations Security Council called for an "immediate and unconditional" cease-fire in Gaza.

Obama Declares Emergency As Huge Fires Burn In Washington State

Obama Declares Emergency As Huge Fires Burn In Washington StateFires are still raging in Washington state, where officials hope rain might help them contain the large fires — but there's also a chance that heavy rainfall could trigger flooding and mudslides.

U.S. Appeals Courts Issue Conflicting Decisions On Obamacare Subsidies

U.S. Appeals Courts Issue Conflicting Decisions On Obamacare SubsidiesBefore the ink dried on a decision in another case, another three-judge panel hearing a similar case issued a decision that was completely opposite.

Reports: Texas Gov. Perry To Deploy 1,000 National Guardsmen To Border

Reports: Texas Gov. Perry To Deploy 1,000 National Guardsmen To BorderTexas Gov. Rick Perry is expected to announce on Monday that he is ordering 1,000 National Guard troops to the border with Mexico, according to reports from The Monitor and The Houston Chronicle.

U.S. Officials: Malaysian Airliner Likely Shot Down

U.S. Officials: Malaysian Airliner Likely Shot DownVice President Biden said Thursday that it appeared that the downing of the plane was not an accident, but that it had apparently been "blown out of the sky" in what he described as "truly a grave situation."