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Report: Freedoms in Libya, Egypt Improving

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 3:20 am (UTC-5)
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A new report by the pro-democracy watchdog group Freedom House says political rights and civil liberties have improved in Libya and in Egypt, but declined in Russia, Nigeria and 25 other countries. The annual report to be issued in Washington later Wednesday says that despite the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in […]

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US First Lady Receives Official White House Christmas Tree

Posted November 23rd, 2012 at 3:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama received the official White House Christmas tree Friday — an annual day-after-Thanksgiving tradition. Mrs. Obama inspected the tree with daughters Sasha and Malia and family dog Bo, after it was delivered on a horse-drawn carriage. A military band played the song, “O Christmas Tree” as the Obamas walked outside. The […]

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US First Lady Receives Official White House Evergreen

Posted November 23rd, 2012 at 3:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama received the official White House Christmas tree Friday — an annual day-after-Thanksgiving tradition. Mrs. Obama inspected the tree with daughters Sasha and Malia and family dog Bo, after it was delivered on a horse-drawn carriage. The first lady leaned down to smell the nearly 5.8-meter fir tree, while 14-year-old Malia […]

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Romney Earns Endorsement of Two Major Republican Figures

Posted March 29th, 2012 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is picking up a major endorsement Thursday — that of former U.S. president George H.W. Bush. A spokesman for Romney says Mr. Bush will announce his backing at an event in of Houston . Mr. Bush’s endorsement comes one week after his son, former Florida governor Jeb Bush, pledged […]

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Romney Earns Endorsement of Two Major Republican Figures

Posted March 29th, 2012 at 8:10 am (UTC-5)
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Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush is planning to endorse Mitt Romney’s campaign for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination. A spokesman for Romney says the former president will throw his support to Romney at an event Thursday in of Houston, Texas. Mr. Bush’s endorsement comes one week after his son, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, […]

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Romney Earns Endorsement of Two Major Republican Figures

Posted March 29th, 2012 at 2:00 am (UTC-5)
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Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush is planning to endorse Mitt Romney’s campaign for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination. A spokesman for Romney says the former president will throw his support to Romney at an event Thursday in of Houston, Texas. Mr. Bush’s endorsement comes one week after his son, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, […]

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‘Backyard’ Theme for White House Dinner

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Wednesday night’s official White House dinner for British Prime Minister David Cameron will feature an American theme – the “backyard.” The dinner – the fourth the United States has hosted for a British prime minister – is being held in a tent on the White House grounds. The White House says the decor takes its […]

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Mental Health Hearing for Accused White House Shooter Set for Friday

Posted December 14th, 2011 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. federal judge has scheduled a hearing to assess the mental capacity of a man charged with firing shots at the White House in an apparent attempt to assassinate President Barack Obama. The judge Wednesday ordered the December 16 hearing in the case of Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez to further determine the state of his […]

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US First Lady Receives White House Christmas Tree

Posted November 25th, 2011 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama received the official White House Christmas tree Friday. Mrs. Obama inspected the tree with daughters Sasha and Malia and family dog Bo, after it was delivered on a horse-drawn carriage. After walking around the nearly 5.8-meter tree, the Obamas gave a thumbs-up signifying their approval. The tree comes from a […]

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Alleged White House Shooter Charged with Trying to Assassinate Obama

Posted November 17th, 2011 at 9:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A 21-year-old man accused of firing shots at the White House last week has been charged with attempting to assassinate U.S. President Barack Obama or his staff. Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez made his first federal court appearance Thursday in Pennsylvania. He was detained in a hotel in the state just one day earlier after someone recognized […]

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