Obama struggles with stance on the death penalty
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is making a hard case for overhauling the U.S. criminal justice system, but where he stands on the death penalty is unclear....
Malia Obama navigating college decision-making process
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Michelle Obama's message for high school seniors fretting about their college prospects is simple....
In 2016 campaign, both parties want reform in justice system
WASHINGTON (AP) -- On the campaign trail, among candidates of both parties, the idea of locking up drug criminals for life is a lot less popular than it was a generation ago....
Obama admin says states lack authority to block refugees
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Amid a growing political controversy, the Obama administration on Wednesday reminded state officials across the country that states do not have legal authority to refuse to accept Syrian refugees....
Obama makes holiday appeal for acceptance of Syrian refugees
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama appealed anew on Thanksgiving Day for acceptance of Syrian refugees, saying "so much of our greatness comes from our generosity."...
Obama: No credible intelligence about plot against US
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said there currently is no "specific and credible" intelligence indicating a terrorist plot on the United States, as he sought to reassure anxious Americans for the Thanksgiving holiday....
EPA moves to withdraw approval of controversial weed killer
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Environmental Protection Agency is taking steps to withdraw approval of a controversial new weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn and soybeans....
Several retailers have taken a stand against Thanksgiving Day openings this year, with GameStop, Lowes, TJ Maxx and Staple’s saying they will keep their doors closed until Black Friday. Although at first glance it appears encouraging for those who complain that shoppers and employees should spend the holiday with their families, a report from in-store analytics firm Shopper Trak found that Thanksgiving Day store visits in 2014 increased 27.3 percent from the year prior.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Will you limit or change your Thanksgiving holiday travel plans because of the worldwide travel alert issued by the U.S. State department?