Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
The Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration’s first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
President Barack Obama’s newly released budget proposal earmarks more than $1 billion for California transportation and construction projects, including $330 million to extend the Purple Line from the Mid-City area to Century City.
The Obama administration is under fire after announcing plans to increase deportations of those caught crossing into the US illegally.
Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.
The Obama administration wants to recycle $43 million in unspent highway funds in California.
On a dusty, rock-strewn expanse at the edge of the Mojave Desert, a company linked to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wants to build a bullet train that would rocket tourists from the middle of nowhere to the gambling palaces of Las Vegas.
Sheriff Lee Baca met with Obama administration officials on strategies on how to fight what they call “violent extremism” in the U.S.
Are struggling homeowners to blame for failing to seek help with their faltering mortgages? The Obama administration says more than one million borrowers may be qualified for a foreclosure prevention program, but simply won’t ask for help.
The military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy is back in place for the time being, with one major caveat: the government is not allowed to investigate, penalize or discharge anyone who is openly gay.
Seven illegal immigrant students arrested in a Southern California street protest say they are now waiting to see if they will be deported in a test of the Obama administration’s immigration policy.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who has been mentioned as a potential Republican presidential candidate, is accusing the Obama administration of transforming abortion into a U.S. export.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Saturday called Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak a good friend and U.S. ally, and he urged the Obama administration to move cautiously as turmoil continued to shake that nation’s government.
The GOP’s top House investigator in the new Congress is putting the White House on notice that he’s going to be aggressive in going after what he considers wasteful spending by the Obama administration.