White House says Obama believes NBA did the right thing with its penalties for Clippers owner Sterling.
White House says botched execution in Oklahoma fell short of standard that the death penalty be administered humanely.
It’s “Older Americans Month” according to the White House. And National Foster Care Month. And National Building Safety Month. Happy May.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House will press U.S. colleges and universities on Tuesday to do more to curb sexual assaults on students while it launches a new website, NotAlone.gov, to help victims find resources and report crimes.
The move comes after a three-month study by a task force established by President Barack Obama in January to help identify ways to protect students from sexual violence.
VP Biden has returned from Ukraine, just landed at Joint Base Andrews and about to head home.
KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden told Russia on Tuesday that “time is short” for action on defusing the crisis in eastern Ukraine, but Moscow refused to be rushed, saying it could handle any tougher economic sanctions the West might impose.
Ukraine’s acting president called for a government operation against pro-Russian rebels who have seized control in eastern towns and cities to be relaunched after a local politician from his own party was found dead and bearing signs of torture.
KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden told Russia on Tuesday that “time is short” for action on defusing the crisis in eastern Ukraine, but Moscow said it could handle any tougher economic sanctions the West might impose.
Speaking on a visit to Kiev, Biden called on Moscow to pull back troops built up on Ukraine’s borders and to “stop talking and start acting” on getting Russian separatists who have seized control in eastern towns and cities to disarm.
KIEV (Reuters) – In a show of U.S. support for Ukraine’s embattled government, Vice President Joe Biden delivered an aid package on Tuesday and demanded Russia back off but also warned Kiev it must tackle the “cancer of corruption”.
Demanding Moscow “stop talking and start acting” to disarm pro-Russian separatists who Ukraine says aim to undermine the May 25 election, Biden told presidential candidates it may be “the most important election in Ukrainian history”.