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Americans Celebrate Independence Day

Posted July 4th, 2012 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has marked the nation’s Independence Day by welcoming 25 active duty U.S. service members as new American citizens. Mr. Obama said in a speech at the White House Wednesday that “immigration makes America stronger” and “positions America to lead in the 21st century.” The 25 who took the oath of allegiance […]

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Americans Celebrate Independence Day

Posted July 4th, 2012 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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Americans celebrating the nation’s Independence Day Wednesday are facing more extreme heat, continued power outages from Friday’s violent storms in the east and a threat of more fires in the country’s dry west. Tens of millions of people are lining parade routes and attending picnics, concerts and family gatherings to mark the 4th of July […]

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Americans Celebrate Independence Day

Posted July 4th, 2012 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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Americans celebrating the nation’s Independence Day Wednesday are facing more extreme heat, continued power outages from Friday’s violent storms and wildfires. Tens of millions of people are lining parade routes and attending picnics, concerts and family gatherings to mark the 4th of July holiday. But with more than one million people still without power, many […]

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America Celebrates Independence Day

Posted July 4th, 2012 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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From the far reaches of Alaska to the Gulf coast, Americans on Wednesday are celebrating the 236th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, the formal announcement of America’s end as a British colony. Tens of millions of small-town Americans and city dwellers alike will line parade routes, watch fireworks, attend picnics, concerts and family gatherings. […]

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America Readies for Independence Celebrations

Posted July 3rd, 2012 at 6:50 pm (UTC-5)
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From the far reaches of Alaska to the Gulf coast, Americans on Wednesday will celebrate Independence Day — the 236th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence from British rule. Tens of millions of small-town Americans and city dwellers alike will line parade routes, watch fireworks, attend picnics, concerts and family gatherings. In Washington, hundreds of […]

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House Holds Attorney General Eric Holder in Contempt of Congress

Posted June 28th, 2012 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for refusing to turn over documents about a failed gun running scheme between the United States and Mexico. The vote was along party lines, with 255 House members voting in favor and 67 opposing it. But most Democratic […]

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House Holds Attorney General Eric Holder in Contempt of Congress

Posted June 28th, 2012 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for refusing to turn over documents about a failed gun running scheme. The vote was generally along party lines, with 255 House members voting in favor and 67 opposing it. But most Democratic House members walked out of […]

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House Panel Holds Attorney General in Contempt of Congress

Posted June 20th, 2012 at 7:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. House panel has voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for failing to turn over documents on a failed gun running scheme. The panel voted along party lines Wednesday — with 23 Republicans voting for contempt and 17 Democrats opposing. The entire House of Representatives will take up the […]

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Obama Awards Highest Civilian Honor to 13 Recipients

Posted May 29th, 2012 at 8:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has awarded the country’s highest civilian honor to a music legend, a pioneer astronaut, and the first female U.S. secretary of state. They were among 13 recipients Tuesday of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. At a White House ceremony, Mr. Obama said the winners had an incredible impact on so many […]

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Obama to Award Highest Civilian Honor to 13 Recipients

Posted May 29th, 2012 at 2:05 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is set Tuesday to award the Israeli president, a World War II resistance fighter, a former U.S. astronaut, and several others the nation’s highest civilian honor — the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In a ceremony at the White House, the president will give the medal to 13 people deemed to have […]

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