In the wake of the government shutdown, Boehner takes aim at the far right.
A president, ex-president and ex-secretary of state get on a plane together
Several photos taken by White House photographer Pete Souza aboard the flight to Johannesburg and uploaded to Twitter show the president and his predecessor in a relaxed atmosphere.
Lawmakers raise questions about secret Iran talks
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are raising questions about the secret U.S. diplomacy with Iran that led to last month's nuclear breakthrough, demanding greater transparency and expressing disappointment at being left in the dark.
Photographer on Michelle Obama's reaction to selfie: 'Photos can lie'
The photographer who captured President Barack Obama participating in a selfie at Nelson Mandela's memorial service on Tuesday insists Michelle Obama's stern reaction seen in the photo was not directed at her husband.
Pope Francis is Time's Person of the Year
NEW YORK (AP) — Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
FDA takes steps to phase out antibiotics in meat
WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.