Josh Earnest

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 31:
on Capitol Hill, May 31, 2015 in Washington, DC. The National Security Agency's authority to collect bulk telephone data is set to expire June 1. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Surveillance Powers Set To Lapse With No Deal In Senate

Portions of the Patriot Act are set to expire at midnight – and that’s exactly what GOP Senator and presidential hopeful Rand Paul wanted.

05/31/2015

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest spoke out May 27, 2015 about a number of issues including the upcoming hurricane season, re-establishing relations with Cuba, immigration reform and Medicaid expansion. (Source: CBS4)

Earnest Talks Cuba, Immigration Reform & Medicaid Expansion

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest spoke out Wednesday about a number of issues including the upcoming hurricane season, re-establishing relations with Cuba, immigration reform and Medicaid expansion.

05/27/2015

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U.S. Announces New Cuba Trade, Travel Rules

Federal officials announced changes to travel and trade restrictions for Cuba which have been in place for over 50 years.

01/15/2015

A screenshot of the CENTCOM Twitter feed after it was hacked Monday.  (CBS NEWS)

CENTCOM’s Twitter, YouTube Accounts Hacked, Suspended

The Twitter account for U.S. Central Command was suspended Monday after it was hacked apparently by ISIS sympathizers or a group affiliated with them.

CBS Miami–01/12/2015

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Meetings Detail New Ebola Protocols Coming To MIA

The U.S. government is taking preemptive measures to stop Ebola at the doorstep. The plan is to have five U.S. airports take the temperature of passengers entering from West Africa.

10/08/2014

President Obama addressed the nation on the crisis in Syria.(Source: CBS)

Ukraine Throws Wrench Into Obama Family Vacation Plan

What was supposed to be a weekend getaway in the Sunshine State for the Obama family may be cut short due to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, according to a White House spokesman.

03/06/2014

A golf ball by hole (Source: Peter Cade via Getty Images)

Obama Hits S. Fla. Golf Course For ‘Weekend With The Boys’

After a speech in Chicago Friday, the president faced a long weekend in an empty White House. So what’s a lonely President to do? Fly to Florida to hit the links with the boys, of course.

CBS4–02/16/2013

President Barack Obama (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

President Obama To Attend Orlando Rally

President Barack Obama will speak at a rally early Monday in Orlando before heading back to monitor the progress of Hurricane Sandy.

CBS4–10/28/2012