White House officials have said President Barack Obama has concerns that the measure was not in line with his policy of enacting sanctions in tandem with the European Union. | AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama signed legislation Thursday authorizing new sanctions on Russia but said he does not plan to impose the penalties outlined in the measure.
WASHINGTON — IRS Commissioner John Koskinen says budget cuts just enacted by Congress could delay tax refunds next year.
The mayor who dropped a groundhog — which later died — has been named PETA's Person of the Year for 2014.
"Uh, governor, this is Barack Obama, formerly of Somerville," he said to Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick.
Long before sunrise, Sharon Dawn Middleton gets out of bed to pile on layers of clothing for her commute to O’Hare Airport from her Northwest Side home. For three years Middleton has played at O’Hare. “I don’t get rich but it sure helps out,” she said of being a street musician. “I’m happy anytime anyone gives me anything, even a penny.”
Days after she called into C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" to scold her sons, Brad and Dallas Woodhouse, Joyce Woodhouse has now joined Twitter.
Sneed hears that Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner is choosing to use an out-of-state company to ramrod his inaugural festivities next month.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel argued that he had no choice but to raise employee contributions by 29 percent and sharply reduce cost-of-living benefits. | Brian Jackson/Sun-Times
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday he’s hopeful his plan to save the Municipal Employees pension fund will survive a legal challenge where the state’s plan couldn’t and said city retirees will be far better off if he’s right.
Democratic Delegate Joseph D. Morrissey accepted a plea last week on a misdemeanor count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. | AP Photo/Steve Helber, File
RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia state lawmaker who is working as a legislator and lawyer by day and returning to a jail cell at night said Thursday he is resigning but plans to run in a special election for his seat.
More often than not, when healthcare reform is brought up, the impact and the interests of businesses are lumped together, as if each faces with the same challenges as the next.
WASHINGTON — The White House says evidence shows the hack against Sony Pictures was carried out by a "sophisticated actor" with "malicious intent," but declines to blame North Korea.
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