Indian American governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal today sued the Obama administration, accusing it of hijacking federal grants to coerce states to adopt Common Core educational standards and assessments, thus violating the federal law and the Constitution.
The White House has defended President Barack Obama`s two-week summer vacation at Martha`s Vineyard with his family and friends, amid criticism from political opponents over its timing.
Obama returned from his vacation on Sunday night.
The US President, father of two teenage daughters, pledged to tear down all barriers that deny women equal opportunity, in his proclamation issued yesterday to declare August 26 as the Women`s Equality day.
US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have warned that the presence of Russian military personnel and its shelling in Ukraine`s territory was triggering a "dangerous escalation" of the conflict in the region.
National Guard troops withdrew Thursday from a US town gripped by nearly two weeks of protests over the fatal police shooting of a black teenager, as new details emerged about the white officer who pulled the trigger.
President Barack Obama won`t be taking part in the ice bucket challenge that is sweeping America to raise money and awareness for Lou Gehrig`s disease, also called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.