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Striking Syria Still Seems A Question Of When, Not Whether

Striking Syria Still Seems A Question Of When, Not WhetherThough Great Britain won't be joining in any military action aimed at Syria, it appears the White House is determined to go ahead — most likely within the next few days and most likely with missile strikes.

DOJ won’t interfere with marijuana legalization

DOJ won’t interfere with marijuana legalizationThe Obama Administration has decided not to go after states with marijuana-friendly laws.

Obama: U.S. Has ‘Concluded’ Assad Used Chemical Weapons In Syria

Obama: U.S. Has ‘Concluded’ Assad Used Chemical Weapons In SyriaIn an interview with PBS NewsHour on Wednesday, President Obama said the U.S. had "concluded" that the regime of Bashar Assad used chemical weapons during an attack last week near Damascus that reportedly left hundreds dead and potentially thousands more injured.

Speaking At The Lincoln Memorial, Obama Assesses ‘The Dream’

Speaking At The Lincoln Memorial, Obama Assesses ‘The Dream’Thousands gathered under gray skies in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington.

Begich skeptical of Syrian strikes without congressional assent

Begich skeptical of Syrian strikes without congressional assentSecretary of State John Kerry said Monday the U.S. government is holding the government of Bashar al-Assad responsible for the chemical attack last week.

Alaska education leaders tepid to Obama’s education plans

Alaska education leaders tepid to Obama’s education plansPresident Barack Obama wants to tie college rankings to how affordable they are and whether students are landing in the workforce after graduation.

Alaska Republicans worry of shutdown fallout

Alaska Republicans worry of shutdown falloutThe president recently announced the one year delay of the provision of the law that requires businesses with more than 50 employees to provide health insurance. Republicans in Congress sensed an opportunity and pounced.

Federal Court Says U.S. Must Complete Yucca Mountain Review

Federal Court Says U.S. Must Complete Yucca Mountain ReviewA federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Obama administration is breaking the law by delaying its review of a plan to store nuclear waste in Nevada.

Rodeo Clown In Obama Mask Sparks Outrage, Apologies

Rodeo Clown In Obama Mask Sparks Outrage, Apologies"It was feeling like some kind of Klan rally." That's the reaction of spectator Perry Beam to Saturday's appearance at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo., of a rodeo clown wearing a mask meant to look like President Obama and what happened during his performance.

Amendment Limiting NSA Records Collection Fails In The House

Amendment Limiting NSA Records Collection Fails In The HouseAn amendment that would have limited a phone records collection program run by the National Security Agency failed in the House of Representatives, this afternoon.