Obama administration
  • President Barack Obama waves as he arrives at Miami International Airport in Miami, Wednesday, June 12, 2013. The president is attending a fundraiser in Miami Beach Wednesday night.

    President puts his second-term appeal to the test with first events on behalf of Democratic candidates since the surveillance scandal broke.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 12, 2013, 10:22 PM EDT
  • workers tend to a well head during a hydraulic fracturing operation at an Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. gas well outside Rifle, in western Colorado on March 29, 2013

    Companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands will be required to disclose publicly the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.

    LAST UPDATE : May 16, 2013, 6:37 PM EDT