BOSTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama has named six teachers from southern New England among 102 recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The White House announced on Friday that […]
President Barack Obama’s acknowledgement that his promise that Americans could keep their health insurance plan turned out to be inaccurate topped this year’s list of best quotes, according to a Yale University librarian.
Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
Analysis of the Newtown, Conn. shooting on Dec. 14 of last year showed how quickly Twitter topics can change. On the day of the shooting, sentiment and sympathy for the victims made up one-third of the conversation. But by Dec. 17, gun control, President Obama, mental health issues and the shooter doubled in focus.
Rhode Island’s new health insurance marketplace opened as scheduled for enrollment, but the website was quickly overwhelmed by visitors and went down.
President Barack Obama is teeing off his Martha’s Vineyard vacation with his favorite pastime — golfing.
President Barack Obama opened the first summer vacation of his second term Saturday on Martha’s Vineyard, trading Washington debates over the budget, government surveillance and his health care overhaul for a hoped-for carefree week filled with golf, beach outings and hanging-out time with family and friends.
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden met Thursday with relatives of the victims of the Connecticut school shooting, who were visiting Washington on the eve of the six-month anniversary of the tragedy to push anew for gun control.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ President Barack Obama has nominated Quinnipiac University law professor Jeffrey Meyer to serve as a U.S. District Court judge in Connecticut. Meyer’s nomination was announced Friday. U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and […]
Emotionally drained and weary family members of the Newtown shooting victims, thrust into a new role as gun control lobbyists, said they’re disappointed but undaunted by the U.S. Senate’s rejection Wednesday of an amendment expanding background checks for gun purchases.