The former Florida governor sparked controversy when he cautioned against quick political reactions to the Oregon school shooting, saying that "stuff happens."
The president spoke again Friday, one day after the shooting at an Oregon community college that killed nine. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to correspondent Tamara Keith about the president's response.
They ranged in age from 18 to 67. One of them was an 18-year-old soccer player, another, 34, had just enrolled at the college. One victim was 18 and was just about to take his brown belt test.
Major sponsors want Sepp Blatter, who is being investigated for corruption, to step down immediately. He has said he'll leave the job in 2016.
John King Jr. is Arne Duncan's deputy and was New York's education commissioner before heading to Washington. Like the man he's replacing, he's no stranger to controversy.
President Obama said he rejected the Russian assumption that all of those groups who oppose Syrian President Bashar Assad are terrorists.
Women have long been told their place is in the kitchen — but not as chefs. To this day, only about 20 percent of chefs are women. With the growth of "foodie" culture, that might finally be changing.
"Mr. Trump remains committed to reaching out to the Hispanic Community in more genuine and productive ways as he continues to share his vision to Make America Great Again," the campaign said.
A list of the major benchmarks of Arne Duncan's seven years in the Obama Administration — and what they mean for what's coming next.
Pennsylvania has gone more than 90 days without a state budget. An impasse over Pennsylvania's budget is pitting newly elected Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf against a Republican-controlled Legislature.
At Umpqua Community College in rural Oregon on Thursday, a shooter killed nine victims, wounded others and killed himself in the rampage. President Obama addressed the shooting in remarks at a press conference Friday.
After nearly seven years in office, Duncan bows out, leaving behind a remarkable legacy of achievement and controversy.
Job growth turned out to be a lot slower in September than most economists had been assuming. Now, with hiring looking weak, they think the Federal Reserve may put off any rate increase until 2016.
The 15-year-old, who was not named because of his age, must serve at least five years of that sentence. Police found that the teen had exchanged thousands of messages with extremists abroad.
The departure of Bloomberg Businessweek editor Josh Tyrangiel shows the degree to which Michael Bloomberg has put his mark on the company since his surprise return as CEO late last year.
A day before his private meeting with controversial Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, Pope Francis met with his friend from Argentina at the Vatican Embassy in Washington, D.C.