President Barack Obama urged lawmakers to approve more federal spending for technology education, training and jobs, holding up the Austin, Texas, area’s economic boom as an example for the rest of the country.
President Barack Obama and South Korean President Park Geun Hye said North Korea’s regime is too unpredictable to know whether Kim Jong Un is ready to ratchet down tensions and they vowed his threats won’t win concessions.
President Barack Obama, who has been intensifying his lobbying with Congress to lay the groundwork to change U.S. immigration laws and cut the government deficit, invited three senators -- two Republicans and one Democrat -- for a round of golf today.
President Barack Obama is under renewed pressure from lawmakers to increase U.S. efforts to oust Syrian President Bashar al-Assad after U.S. intelligence agencies reported “with varying degrees of confidence” that the regime may have used small amounts of sarin nerve gas.
The brothers accused in the Boston Marathon bombing were motivated by radical Islam they learned mostly over the Internet, according to lawmakers briefed by federal law-enforcement officials, while a relative said a local mentor with fundamentalist beliefs also played a role.
Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the older of the two brothers accused in the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, was influenced by a mentor who espoused radical Islamist beliefs, according to one of the suspects’ uncles.