Stories tagged: Pres. Barack Obama
Tue., Aug. 27, 2013, 9:08 a.m.
Hagel: US military stands ready to strike Syria
WASHINGTON — The U.S. military stands ready to strike Syria at once if President Barack Obama gives the order, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Tuesday as the United States prepared …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 26, 2013, 1:58 p.m.
Ty Carter of Spokane receives Medal of Honor
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has bestowed the Medal of Honor on Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter, a veteran of the war in Afghanistan who risked his life to save …
Thu., May 2, 2013, 7:40 a.m.
Obama taps Pritzker, Froman for economic jobs
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is nominating longtime fundraiser and philanthropist Penny Pritzker to run the Commerce Department and economic adviser Michael Froman to be the U.S. Trade Representative.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2013, 9:23 a.m.
Preliminary test indicates ricin in letter to Obama
WASHINGTON — The FBI says preliminary tests on a letter sent to President Barack Obama indicate the presence of poisonous ricin. The letter is undergoing further testing because preliminary field …
Mon., May 7, 2012, 8:13 a.m.
Al-Qaida releases video of American hostage, 70
WASHINGTON — In a video released Sunday by al-Qaida, American hostage Warren Weinstein said he will be killed unless President Barack Obama agrees to the militant group’s demands.
Mon., May 7, 2012, 7:29 a.m.
Obama fundraiser Thursday in Seattle
SEATTLE — President Obama returns to Seattle Thursday to raise money for his re-election campaign.