“Excuse me, sir,” President Barack Obama said when a reporter from the Daily Caller website interrupted his news conference last week on immigration. “It’s not time for questions, sir. Not while I’m speaking.”
The University of Virginia women’s lacrosse team beat Towson University 14-12 yesterday in the opening round of the national tournament, its first game since the death of senior defender Yeardley Love.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc., the fifth-biggest U.S. bank by assets, hired former U.S. Treasury Department aide and presidential spokesman Richard L. “Jake” Siewert Jr. as global head of corporate communications.
Sixty-three suspected al-Qaeda militants escaped from a jail in Yemen, highlighting its growing insecurity as the U.S. pushed for political transition in a country that borders the world’s top crude oil exporter.
President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama will be in the stands today to see the first lady’s brother coach the Oregon State University men’s basketball team against Maryland’s Towson University, north of Baltimore.
Saying “we just can’t keep on subsidizing skyrocketing tuition,” President Barack Obama proposed to have the government, for the first time, link federal aid to a college’s ability to control tuition costs and maintain education quality.