Politics

Civil Rights Act Signed 50 Years Ago Today

CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Half a century ago on Wednesday, with Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy at his side, President Lyndon B. Johnson forged a new path for America by signing the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The Read More

Obama the ‘Worst’ President Since WWII?

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama is considered to be the worst president since World War II, narrowly beating out George W. Bush, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday. Obama was the choice of 33 percent of those Read More

Obama Lunches with Former Fed Chair, Economists

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama hosted a group of economists for lunch at the White House on Wednesday. The purpose of the meeting was to “discuss ways to accelerate economic growth, expand opportunity, and improve the competitiveness of Read More

US Condemns Murder of Palestinian Teenager

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. government is condemning the murder of a Palestinian teenager whose body was found a day after three Israeli teenagers were found dead near the city of Hebron. The body of Muhammad Hussein Abu Khdeir, 17, was Read More