Vatican observers question clerk's visit with pope

...The right of conscientious objection isn't necessarily the right of conscientious obstruction."White House press secretary Josh Earnest noted that Obama said this weekend that "our religious freedom doesn't grant us the freedom to deny...
Nation and World
Only handful of US-trained Syrians fighting IS

...longer to get things done, but it must be this way if we are to achieve lasting and positive effects."White House press secretary Josh Earnest said it's easy for critics to "play Monday morning quarterback" on the training program's slow...
Nation and World
Walker expected to call special session

...session's work before 30 days."I'm hoping it's done sooner," he said.Contacted for comment, Walker's press secretary Katie Marquette said only that details would be announced later this week. What it coversWhen the governor announces...
State | AK legislature
Outcry after Muslim teen is detained over homemade clock him to enjoy science, because "it's what makes America great."Asked if bias was involved, White House press secretary Josh Earnest said it was too early "to draw that direct assessment from here." But, he added, Ahmed's teachers...
Nation and World
Permanent funds meet short-term sales

...from Oct. 6-9, which will showcase an additional 300 frames from manufacturers, all on sale.Katie Marquette, press secretary for Gov. Bill Walker, said an official announcement for the PFD amount has not yet been scheduled.? Contact reporter...
Cruz blames prez for climate of violence against police

...biggest price are minority communities that are already facing crime challenges."Earlier in the day, White House press secretary Josh Earnest was asked about the president's thinking on the importance of protecting law enforcement through efforts...
Nation and World
Kanye for 2020? White House welcomes rapper's political bid

...president while accepting the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards Sunday.White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says of the announcement that he looks "forward to seeing what slogan he chooses to embroider on his...
Regional News
Iran deal survives: Democrats block disapproval vote

...a Capitol Hill restaurant where tea party lawmakers plan their moves. Even before the Senate voted, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest was boasting of the administration's success."Look, if we were sitting here just a month ago...
Nation and World
Democrats clinch critical votes for Iran nuclear deal

...American credibility around the world if the motion to disapprove doesn't get past the Senate."At the White House, Press Secretary Josh Earnest indicated the administration shares that preference as the administration officially issued a veto threat...
Nation and World
Obama to take trip with a Bear Grylls

...suggestions put forward by the Bear Grylls team that were not approved by the Secret Service," said White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest. "We have been able to work with the Secret Service to find a couple of interesting things" for the...


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