President Obama has made multiple bold policy moves heading into the "lame duck" period of his second term. NBC News reports.» Read More
US President Barack Obama spoke Wednesday about overhauling the US relationship with Cuba, which has been strained for years.
The Florida Republican senator also says Congress also won't fund a U.S. Embassy in Havana.
Obama's move to normalize relations with Havana is raising the promise in South Florida that it will finally open up Cuba's economy.
The U.S. move to normalize relations with Cuba without a regime change will strengthen that country's "dictatorship," a former U.S. diplomat says.
The president is set to announce a wide range of changes to the government's policy toward Cuba, according to a report.
The end of the embargo is big news for cigar lovers, but it's not likely that Americans will be firing up right away.
The number of Americans who say the country is on the right track ticked up, but the dominant mood country remains negative, a new NBC/WSJ poll shows.
The secretary of state says sanctions could be lifted in days if Putin lives up to commitments under ceasefire accords to end the Ukraine conflict.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill passed by Congress last week that lifted the threat of a shutdown.
Obama was expected to sign legislation implementing new sanctions on Russia over its activities in Ukraine by the end of the week, the White House said.
Jeb Bush is taking his most definitive step yet toward running for president.
A NBC-WSJ poll shows 51 percent of Americans believe the interrogation tactics used after 9/11 were "acceptable under the circumstances."
Except for some final votes the Senate still needs to take, the work of the 113th Congress has come to an end. NBC News reports.
It's a parting shot at Wall Street by the Michigan Democrat, who is retiring next month.
Monday is the deadline for most Americans to sign up for Obamacare plans that take effect Jan. 1.
Liberals will clash with the administration and more moderate Democrats to define the party's future, Politico's Ben White says.
A $1.3 billion study that was supposed to track the health of 100,000 kids has been shut down.
Washington is scrutinizing the "blackout rule" that restricts broadcasts for NFL games that fail to sell out.
A law firm representing the families of people killed or injured at the Sandy Hook Elementary School filed suit against the maker of the rifle used in the shooting.
Fed officials will decide this week whether to make a critical change to their policy statement that would widen the door for interest rate hikes.
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