Obama, Jeter tee off on exclusive Vegas course

| |Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

President Barack Obama is playing golf at an exclusive Las Vegas-area course with a retired shortstop, a Democratic Party donor and a newspaper owner.

Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy

| |Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

President Barack Obama's expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy — just not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms.

Gambling nuke commander linked to fake poker chips

| |Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces may have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with paint and stickers to feed a gambling habit that eventually saw him banned from an entire network of casinos, according to a criminal investigative report obtained by The Associated Press.

GOP-led House report debunks Benghazi allegations

| |Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

The CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, a Republican-controlled House committee has found. Its report asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration officials.

Friday's Sports In Brief

|Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

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AP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

U.S. troops in Afghanistan may once again engage Taliban fighters, not just al-Qaida terrorists, under new guidelines quietly approved by President Barack Obama, administration officials say.

For Obama, a long to road to immigration order

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

President Barack Obama's carefully cultivated Hispanic coalition was starting to splinter.

Verdict pending, Malaysia's Anwar visits US

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim told The Associated Press on Friday he's confident of acquittal in his sodomy trial, so long as the Southeast Asian nation's top court demonstrates independence.

Investigators may have recovered lost IRS emails

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Federal investigators have told Congress that they have recovered data that may include lost emails from one of the pivotal figures in the controversy over the IRS's treatment of tea party groups, congressional aides said Friday.

FBI sends nearly 100 additional agents to Ferguson

|Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

The FBI has sent nearly 100 additional agents to Ferguson, Missouri, to help law enforcement there as officials prepare for possible unrest ahead of a grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting.

For Obama, a long road to immigration order

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

President Barack Obama's carefully cultivated Hispanic coalition was starting to splinter.

Accused member of terrorist group extradited to US

|Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

An accused member of the leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia has been extradited to the United States to face charges of hostage-taking and terrorism targeting Americans.

House intel panel debunks many Benghazi theories

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that the CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, and asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees.

First woman named in charge of White House dessert

|Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

For the first time, a female chef is in charge of dessert at the White House.

UN chief: Ebola cases in Mali a 'deep concern'

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

The United Nations chief warned Friday that Ebola may be easing in part of West Africa but is still hitting hard in other areas and outpacing the international response.

SPIN METER: Immigration steps are beyond the norm

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

President Barack Obama's unilateral actions on immigration stand out from those of his predecessors because of the sheer scope of what he's doing and the political tenor of the times.

New York Fed chief on defensive on bank oversight

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

The head of the New York Federal Reserve was put on the defensive by Senate Democrats, who accused the Fed of being too close to the big banks it is charged with regulating.

Holder urges calm ahead of Ferguson decision

|Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

With a decision by a Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury believed to be imminent, Attorney General Eric Holder is exhorting police across the nation to prepare appropriately for demonstrations and "minimize needless confrontation" with protesters.

Forgetful Obama? President leaves something behind

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Anyone can relate. You get in your mode of transport - car, boat, helicopter - and you realize you forgot something: glasses, wallet, cell phone.

EPA delays decision on ethanol in gas

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

The Obama administration said Friday it is delaying a decision on whether to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply.