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Time for Congress to Join President Obama in Continuing America's Conservation Legacy

On September 3, 1964 - exactly 50 years ago - President Lyndon B. Johnson signed two bills into law: The Wilderness Act and the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). From the White House Rose Garden he praised these conservation measures,...Show More Summary

MIT graduates are on a quest to make sports-related head injuries history with better technology

18 minutes agoSports : The Early Lead

Concussions aren’t new, but expanding research outlining how dangerous they are is. So it’s no wonder head injuries have become part of the mainstream conversation when it comes to sports. The White House held a “concussion summit” in May, which was followed more recently by a safety conference attended by FIFA and the NFL. But perhaps the most […]

White House Fuzzy on Timing of Obama's Executive Amnesty

President Obama insists that he still plans to make an executive decision on immigration reform, but his timeline for action grows increasingly convoluted. Obama and his team spent most of the summer previewing his executive action on...Show More Summary

The House GOP expected wave. So far, none in sight

Yup, sorry. Turns out Obamacare won't gift you dozens of seats after all. You couldn't imagine a more optimistic bunch than House Republicans at the start of this cycle. In midterm elections, the party controlling the White House during the sixth year of a presidency lost an average of 29 seats in the House (and six seats in the Senate). Show More Summary

Josh Earnest Learns During WH Press Briefing of Reports that Steve Sotloff was Beheaded

2 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

During today’s White House press briefing with Josh Earnest and moments after initial reports that American journalist Steve Sotloff was beheaded by ISIS, TIME’s Zeke Miller asked Earnest about the reports or for reaction, which theShow More Summary

Washington Post selects Reagan staffer as publisher, but don’t expect change in slant

(Paul Mirengoff) Jeff Bezos has named Fred Ryan to be the Washington Post’s new publisher. Ryan is a former Reagan administration official. He served as Director of Presidential Appointments and Scheduling and as head the White House Office of Private Sector Initiatives. Show More Summary

PODCAST: UKRAINE, ISIS, MID-TERM ELECTIONS

Talk Radio News Service White House correspondent Victoria Jones talks with Gary Baumgarten about Ukraine, ISIS and mid-term elections.

American Journalist Steven Sotloff Reportedly Beheaded by Islamic State

Captured American journalist Steven Sotloff has reportedly been executed by a member of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group. IS has released a video that purports to show the beheading of Sotloff. White House spokesman Josh Earnest...Show More Summary

White House 'offers our thoughts and prayers' to Sotloff family after video surfaces of reporter's apparent beheading

The White House quickly underscored Tuesday that "our thoughts and prayers first and foremost are with" the family of apparently murdered American journalist Steven Sotloff.

Google Exec Megan Smith Joining The White House As Its New CTO Is 'Basically A Done Deal'

Megan Smith, VP of Google's secretive "moonshots" research lab Google X, has definitely been selected to be the next CTO of the United States, Fortune's Dan Primack reports. Yesterday, Bloomberg named Smith as a top candidate, but Primack...Show More Summary

Why I Hope This Is My Last Arrest at the White House

Photo: Church World Service Last week, I was arrested with more than 130 other advocates outside the White House. This is not the first time I have been arrested in an act of civil disobedience in front of the White House protestingShow More Summary

White House: Obama May Still Act on Immigration by End of Summer

Monday at the White House press briefing, press secretary Josh Earnest said several times he had no update on the timing of President Barack Obama potentially using an executive order to grant amnesty for an estimated 6 million illegal immigrants currently living in the United States. Show More Summary

White House Reacts to Second American Journalist Beheading Video Released By ISIS

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest reacted to the news of a second American journalist beheaded by ISIS. Earnest said that he hadn’t seen the reports but that the administration had been watching the situation “very carefully.”...Show More Summary

Obama Limits Campaigning to ‘States Where He’s Still Popular;’ Make That ‘Less Unpopular’

A Friday afternoon dispatch at the Politico from Carrie Budoff Brown and Jennifer Epstein tells us that “The White House is putting the finishing touches on a post-Labor Day schedule that will send the president to states where he’s still popular.” The list of states where the Politico pair alleges that’s the case is quite […]

Securing release of Americans held in North Korea a top priority: White House

Securing the release of the three Americans detained in North Korea is a top priority, the White House said on Tuesday. "We continue to do all we can to secure their earliest possible release." On Monday, three American citizens detained in North Korea appealed to the U.S government for help returning home, speaking in rare interviews with U.S.

Josh Earnest Learns of Sotloff Beheading During Press Briefing

4 hours agoNews : Mediaite

News that ISIS has beheaded a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, broke during today's White House Press Briefing. So instead of finding out what had happened before he took the podium, Press Secretary Josh Earnest had to hear it from one of the reporters asking him questions.

ISIS claims it beheaded another American journalist

ISIS on Tuesday released a video purporting to show the execution of journalist Steven Sotloff, and it warned the world to end "this evil alliance of America against the Islamic State." The White House could not immediately confirm the authenticity of the video, but spokesman Josh Earnest said intelligence officials were working to verify it. Show More Summary

WATCH LIVE: White House Press Briefing – 9/2/14

5 hours agoNews : Mediaite

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest delivers the daily press briefing to reporters from the White House.

Europe Goes to War: September 1, 1939

This has been a year of big anniversaries - the 200th anniversary of the burning of the White House and Capitol in Washington by British troops; the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I, the 50th anniversary of the Civil...Show More Summary

FOX News Radio White House Correspondent Mike Majchrowitz Passed Away at 51

7 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Mike Majchrowitz, White House correspondent for FOX News Radio, passed away Sunday at the age of 51 after a long battle with cancer. “Mike was an original – a solidly tenacious reporter, a thoughtful anchor and a good man,” said Mitch David, FOX News Radio VP. Show More Summary

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