Colleges Announced For Pell 'Dual Enrollment' ProgramThousands of low-income students in nearly two dozen states will soon be able get federal grants to take college courses while still in high school, part of a program the Obama administration plans to begin this summer.
Obama Administration Gives Directive To Schools On Transgender Bathroom AccessThe guidance from leaders at the departments of Education and Justice says public schools are obligated to treat their transgender students in a way that matches their gender identity, even if their education records or identity documents indicate a different sex.
President Obama Designates National Monument To Women's EqualityPresident Barack Obama says he looks forward to a time when girls are "astonished" that women once made less than men and a female had never occupied the Oval Office.
White House To Transfer Ebola Funds To Fight Zika VirusCongressional officials say the Obama administration is about to announce it will transfer leftover money from the largely successful fight against Ebola to combat the growing threat of the Zika virus.
Obama Texas Op-Ed: GOP Could Break Judicial NominationsIn a Texas newspaper, President Barack Obama says Republicans' refusal to consider his Supreme Court nominee will threaten the integrity of the justice system and prove that the judicial nomination process is "beyond repair."
Senate GOP Leader: No Lame-Duck Hearing Of President's Supreme Court PickThe leader of the Republican-controlled Senate is ruling out the idea of considering President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee after the November election -- as one GOP colleague has suggested.
President's Supreme Court Pick Begins Meetings With SenatorsBut even before Garland visited the Capitol, Republican leaders made it clear that they won't budge from their refusal to consider a replacement for Antonin Scalia until the next president takes office in January.
President Obama To Announce Supreme Court PickPresident Barack Obama will name his pick to fill the Supreme Court vacancy in an announcement set for 10:00am Wednesday.
Obama Administration Expands "TechHire" Jobs InitiativeThe White House is adding 15 new communities to its "TechHire" initiative for getting low-skilled workers jobs in the tech economy.
Obama Grants Disaster Declarations For 25 Texas CountiesAfter December severe weather and tornadoes, President Barack Obama has granted Disaster Declarations for 25 Texas counties.
Election-Year Clash On Immigration Heads To Supreme CourtUnderscoring the political dimension, the case will be argued in April and decided by late June, about a month before both political parties gather for their nominating conventions.
South Carolina Governor Gives GOP ResponseWithout offering specifics, she said that while Democrats bear much responsibility, Republicans "need to accept that we've played a role in how and recognize why our government is broken."