Political

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is talking economy during his weekly address. The President said it's important for employers to provide higher wages and benefits to make sure the country's economic progress is shared by all hardworking Americans. Obama said creating more...
(Washington, DC) -- Medical experts want the health care community to prevent harm to patients. A group of them were on Capitol Hill Friday urging members of Congress to take action to reduce preventable deaths and injuries in hospitals. It was suggested lawmakers establish a...
(Trenton, NJ) -- U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman is dismissing reports that he's about to return indictments in the Bridgegate probe. Fishman called the reports "almost entirely incorrect." Meanwhile, New Jersey Assemblyman Paul Moriarity scoffed at yesterday's testimony by top...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is expected to speak about the Malaysian airliner crash in a White House statement at 11:30 this morning, Eastern time. Nearly 300 people were killed when a Malaysian airliner crashed in eastern Ukraine yesterday. U.S. officials believe the...
(Washington, DC) -- The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is looking for answers to stem the flood of Central American migrants at the southern border. Opening a hearing yesterday, New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez said the U.S. faces enormous challenges in Central America...
(Undated) -- First lady Michelle Obama is set to host the Kids State Dinner at the White House on Tuesday. The third annual event will recognize 54 winners from the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge. Winning contestants created a healthy, affordable and tasty original lunchtime recipe...
(Undated) -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is calling on European nations to act after a Malaysian plane was struck down with a surface-to-air missile yesterday in eastern Ukraine. Clinton made her comments in an interview on PBS' "Charlie Rose." She says if it's...
(Trenton, NJ) -- U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman is saying that news reports suggesting he's about to return indictments in the Bridgegate probe are "almost entirely incorrect." Meanwhile, yesterday's legislative hearing into Bridgegate produced some memorable one-liners, including...
(Washington, DC) -- GM CEO Mary Barra is facing more scrutiny about her company's safety problems and recalls. In a Thursday Senate hearing, Barra said GM is committed to fixing serious problems and ensuring that such problems never happen again. Defective ignition switches have...