Stories tagged: Executive branch
Sat., May 31, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
Moscow police detain 2 at gay pride demonstration
MOSCOW (AP) — Police in the Russian capital have detained two protesters who were holding an unsanctioned gay pride demonstration. The demonstration took place Saturday across from the Moscow mayor’s …
Sat., Jan. 19, 2013, 9:56 a.m.
AP Source: Lady Gaga to perform at inaugural ball
WASHINGTON (AP) — Watch out Beyonce and Katy Perry. There’s another diva set to perform during the inauguration festivities — Lady Gaga. A person familiar with the inauguration tells The …
Sat., Jan. 19, 2013, 12:52 a.m.
Inauguration weekend kicks off with day of service
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is heading up a National Day of Service at the start of a whirlwind weekend of inaugural events that mark the end of his …
Wed., Dec. 12, 2012, 8:46 a.m.
‘Purple tunnel of doom’ to be closed for inaugural
WASHINGTON (AP) — Inaugural security teams are trying to prevent another “purple tunnel of doom” from President Barack Obama’s first swearing-in. The head of the District of Columbia National Guard …
Mon., Dec. 10, 2012, 7:51 a.m.
Top Jindal aides use personal email to strategize
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Top officials in Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration used personal email accounts to craft a media strategy for imposing hundreds of millions of dollars in …
Tue., Oct. 16, 2012, 11:41 p.m.
Decades late, FDR memorial park is opening in NYC
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City memorial park honoring President Franklin Roosevelt has been completed 40 years after the original design. The Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park …
Tue., Oct. 16, 2012, 1:13 p.m.
Justice seeks dismissal of Fast & Furious suit
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says federal courts should stay out of a political dispute between the Obama administration and Congress over documents in a botched law enforcement probe …