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For Obama, Brazil decision compounds rough stretch

09/18/2013 1:18am
For President Barack Obama, an embarrassing diplomatic rebuke by Brazil has compounded an already troublesome stretch for the White House both at home and abroad.

Obama admin. starts preparations for shutdown

09/18/2013 9:40am
The Obama administration is telling federal agencies to prepare for a possible government shutdown.

7 arrested at White House protesting deportations

09/18/2013 10:10am
Police have arrested seven immigration activists who chained themselves to the White House fence to protest deportations under the Obama administration.

Obama to attend Navy Yard shooting memorial Sunday

09/18/2013 1:33pm
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will attend a memorial service Sunday for victims of the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.

Biden visits patients wounded in Navy Yard rampage

09/18/2013 4:26pm
The White House says Vice President Joe Biden is visiting patients injured Monday in a mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.

Fed front-runner Yellen seen as more independent

09/18/2013 5:43pm
Janet Yellen is now the clear front-runner to be nominated as chair of the powerful Federal Reserve and her status as President Barack Obama's second choice, while awkward, could ultimately serve as an asset during confirmation and in the central bank's top job.

Iran's president: We will never seek nuclear bomb

09/18/2013 5:58pm
Iranian President Hasan Rouhani said Wednesday that his country has never sought and will never seek a nuclear bomb, telling NBC News in an interview that he has full authority to resolve a standoff with the West.

White House threatens veto on Oregon lands bill

09/18/2013 6:28pm
The White House is threatening to veto a bill to boost logging on national forests, including a provision aimed at producing more money for timber counties in Oregon.