posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:08 PM
The White House is singling out Boston, San Francisco, Seattle and 13 other cities for leading their peers in efforts to address climate change.
posted on November 26, 2014 at 3:18 PM
A White House veto threat appears to have put on ice a congressional effort to permanently renew a handful of tax breaks for businesses and individuals. Officials say that the plan, brewing behind closed doors on Capitol Hill, favored...
posted on November 7, 2014 at 2:09 PM
A 2010 email from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says his department was "waiting for the go-ahead" from the White House before accepting the resignation of employee Shirley Sherrod, according to newly released documents, despite Obama...
posted on July 18, 2014 at 11:44 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House champion of healthy eating is treating more than 50 kid chefs to a "state dinner."
The children earned a seat at the table by whipping up mouth-watering yet healthy meals as part of a nationwide contest...
posted on May 16, 2014 at 7:28 PM
A White House Task Force convenes in The Heartland to prepare a response to climate change. Farmers work with urban interests to improve water quality in a leading agricultural state. Market analysis with Naomi Blohm.
posted on April 4, 2014 at 10:29 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House announced a wide-ranging plan Friday aimed at cutting methane emissions from oil and gas drilling, landfills and other sources, part of President Barack Obama's strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that...
posted on June 29, 2012 at 11:37 AM
CARROLL, Iowa (AP) -- In the swaying curtain of green fields outside town, Russ Ranniger hums along in his Deere tractor, plowing the same soil his father did, sleeping in the same 1881 wood-frame house he was carried into as a newborn 60 years...
posted on March 9, 2012 at 5:57 PM
Speaking at an Interior Department event last week billed as the White House Conference on Conservation, President Obama championed clean air standards set in December, saying they would create jobs.
posted on January 6, 2012 at 7:42 PM
Wall Street begins 2012 with a rally, but a key study reveals a slowing economy on Main Street. The frontrunner wins the caucus, while the rural vote bolsters an underdog's bid for the White House. A Nebraska hog producer powers his operation --...