The president said he was forced to make the appointment now, during the current Congressional recess, if the consumer protection agency was to function.
The new partnership will boost family farms in Nebraska and ensure that measures are taken to humanely raise meat and other animal products.
With nearly half of all young people between the ages of 16 and 24 unemployed, the White House today announced the $1.5 billion initiative.
Overturning corporate personhood is a key legislative goal of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.
For all the fights between the candidates, on basic economic issues the two frontrunners are essentially united.
After a legal battle between an African church and a KKK store, a judge ruled that the church is the owner of the building where racist merchandise is sold.
An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale hit Youngstown, Ohio.
Several hundred members of Unite Here marched, chanted slogans and rallied in support of the food service workers, without a new contract for months.
Thousands of dead herring washed ashore in northern Norway.