President Barack Obama
Dr. Knatokie Ford is working with storytellers to bring diversity and authenticity to portrayals of people in science and tech.
The president makes a visit to Flint on Wednesday, a city that has become synonymous with failed government and America's crumbling infrastructure.
The letter sent by Senators Ron Wyden, Martin Heinrich, and Mazie Hirono underscores long-running tensions between the committee and the CIA, and comes ahead of CIA Director John Brennan's first public testimony before the committee in two years.
Obama unveiled his highly-anticipated gun control measures in an emotional speech today but experts are skeptical whether it will have a substantial impact on gun deaths.
The pipeline would have transported 830,000 barrels of oil a day from Alberta, Canada to Gulf Coast refineries and was one of the hardest-fought environmental battles in recent history.
A popular petition has passed 100,000 signatures, meaning the White House must respond.
Without strict government regulation of industry emissions, some environmentalists warn the pledge might be little more than corporate greenwashing.
The deal fell short of its national billing, due to disagreements over who the process should include, as well as ongoing distrust of Myanmar's government and still-powerful military.
Over the past 50 years, an era of mass incarceration took shape in the US as politicians raced to erect a sprawling detention system. Today, the country locks up more people than any other on the planet.
14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed was arrested by authorities after school officials mistook his homemade clock for a bomb.
In an open letter published in New York Times Magazine, the president urged lawmakers to defend the progress made under the 1965 Act amid efforts by some state legislatures to undermine it.