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  • And the Emmy goes to ... Obamacare? Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    The snarky Web video President Obama and comic Zach Galifianakis made to promote enrollment in Obamacare was nominated for an Emmy Award on Thursday.

  • Fed's independence questioned by Republicans again Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 5:49 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve building.

    A surge of Republican pressure is bringing the Fed's long-held independence into question again.

  • Unitil Director Resigns Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 4:58 PM ET

    HAMPTON, N.H.---- Unitil Corporation today announced that Dr. Adams was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and he was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on July 9. Unitil will be an important part of Maine’ s energy future for many years to come.”.

  • Pentagon plans new tactics to deter China in sea Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 6:02 PM ET
    U.S. marines of 1st Battalion, 8th Marines Regiment sit on their Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV) while waiting for a go signal to roll into the water facing the South China Sea during the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Philippines 2014, a U.S.-Philippines military exercise, at San Antonio, Zambales north of Manila June 30, 2014.

    The US is developing new military tactics to deter China’s territorial advances in the South China Sea, the Financial Times reports.

  • Katrina moment? Obama to skip border while in Texas Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 9:02 AM ET
    Detainees are escorted as hundreds of mostly Central American children are being held at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection center in Nogales, Ariz., on June 18, 2014.

    President Obama is resisting calls to visit the border during his two-day fundraising trip to Texas.

  • Obama torn by faith groups vs gay work rules Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Obama is being pressed by religious groups demanding exclusion from an executive order to bar discrimination against gays by federal contractors. The NYT reports.

  • Why is Washington so bad at crisis management? Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 10:25 AM ET
    President Barack Obama in the Rose Garden.

    NBC News explores the reasons behind poor crisis management in the White House.

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