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Rapid growth in the number of Americans listed in an FBI criminal-records database has raised the profile of a legal process often called expungement, as explained in a Wall Street Journal article. Here's what to know about expungem...
President Barack Obama spent part of Christmas Day with members of the military at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, where he touted the official end of the combat mission in Afghanistan next week.
President Barack Obama declined Wednesday to say whether he would watch “The Interview,” but he said he’s happy Sony Pictures changed its mind and is releasing the comedy film about a plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong...
KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii – President declined Wednesday to say whether he would watch “The Interview,” but he said he’s happy Pictures changed its mind and is releasing the comedy film about a plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. “I’m glad it’s being released,” Mr. Obama told reporters as he walked off the [...]
President Barack Obama broke from his usual vacation practice of golfing with a handful of close aides and friends when he hit the links Wednesday with Prime Minister Najib Razak of Malaysia.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command’s Santa tracker contains one feature some fans find annoying: the production credits.
John Feehery: Among the noteworthy moments of 2014, the comeback victory by the senior senator from Mississippi marked the end of the tea party as a potent political force in American politics.
Partisan gridlock may have characterized President Barack Obama’s first six years in office, but that hasn’t stopped him from outpacing predecessors in one key area: judicial appointments. An assessment of judicial nominations completed after the most recent session of Congress shows Mr. Show More Summary
St. Nick and his reindeer flew over Pyongyang on Christmas Eve to deliver presents, according to the North American Aerospace Defense Command, whose official map showed the airborne sleigh over the North Korean capital.
A Washington federal judge took little time to throw out Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s lawsuit challenging President [wsj-people name="Barack Obama" displayName="Obama, Barack" topicId="4328" onlinesignificance="passing-mention"]’s immigration policies allowing millions of illegal immigrants to remain in the country.
U.S. defense officials say they are making sure the Christmas Eve Santa Tracker run by the North American Aerospace Defense Command doesn’t become a target for a follow-on cyberattack by hackers.
Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted to a Houston hospital Tuesday evening after experiencing shortness of breath, a family spokesman said.
Americans are trading skyscrapers for palm trees, the U.S. Census Bureau said, releasing a report Tuesday that shows Florida surpassed New York to become the third most populous state in the U.S., a development that carries longer-term political implications.
Jim Manley: I have been reliably assured that Tom Barthold of Congress's Joint Committee on Taxation is not going anywhere. That's interesting to budget wonks everywhere.
The mystery surrounding the future of Douglas Elmendorf at the Congressional Budget Office has major implications on Capitol Hill, as his term expires Jan. 3 and no path for a successor has been laid out.
Dan Schnur: President Obama can highlight his support for the movie’s release in more personal and symbolic ways as well.
The plummet in oil prices is making it easier for everyone to fill up their tank this winter. But no one stands to benefit more, at least in the short term, than the Pentagon.
Washington doesn't appear to have settled on a name for the enemy the military has been fighting in Iraq and Syria. First it was ISIS or ISIL, then Islamic State. Now Daesh is gaining favor.
Democrats said Tuesday that House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) should pressure Rep. Michael Grimm (R., N.Y.) to resign following reports Mr. Grimm will plead guilty to a felony tax-related charge.
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