The federal government is pushing for more bike lanes on America’s roads in a new initiative designed to increase the amount of people who walk and bike as their main method of transportation.
The NATO summit held earlier this month in Newport, Wales, the first such gathering of the 28-member alliance since 2012, was dominated by Russia’s ongoing aggression in Ukraine and violence in the Middle East.
A senior Obama administration is cited in a White House press release as saying “Saudi Arabia has an extensive border with Syria,” while speaking with a group of journalists and National Security Council Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden.
Human rights groups are blasting the Obama administration after officials refused to confirm whether National Security Adviser Susan Rice raised the plight of a dissident with Chinese diplomats this week.
Republican lawmakers in Congress are pushing to prevent the Obama administration from reversing a law that prevents Libyan nations from training in U.S. flight schools, as well as in nuclear sciences, according to reports.
My must read of the day is “President Barack Obama’s Full Interview with NBC’s Chuck Todd,” in NBC News.
Viacom is turning to former Democratic Rep. Howard Berman (Calif.) to help it navigate its business in Russia around the latest round of sanctions placed on Putin’s regime, according to Politico.
President Barack Obama’s relationship with private equity continues to grow as one of his top aides is leaving the White House to join a new private equity firm founded in Chicago by a man described as Obama’s “first friend.”