10/08/2013 7:27amNow in its second week, the partial government shutdown has taken its toll on the White House, where about 3 of 4 staffers have been furloughed, barred even from checking the BlackBerrys they usually clutch like worry beads.
10/08/2013 8:10amThe White House says it is "deeply concerned" by the recent violence in Egypt and is calling on the government there to protect all Egyptians.
10/08/2013 10:56amThe Pentagon has named Paul M. Lewis as its special envoy for closing the Guantanamo Bay prison for terror suspects.
10/08/2013 12:54pmThe Obama administration's detention of a high-profile terrorist suspect aboard a Navy vessel drew sharp opposition Tuesday among Republicans in Congress, who said Abu Anas al-Libi should be sent to the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay for indefinite interrogation.
10/08/2013 1:04pmPresident Barack Obama says the elimination of caps on some political contributions would essentially be saying that anything goes. He says it would shut ordinary Americans out of the process.
10/08/2013 1:48pmPresident Barack Obama is vowing that al-Qaida suspect Abu Anas al-Libi will be brought to justice.
10/08/2013 3:13pmThe White House is threatening a veto of a House Republican proposal creating a special congressional committee that would have authority to recommend steps to raise the debt limit and reduce spending.