Josh Lederman

Obama presses ahead on trade deal

WASHINGTON — President Obama brushed off opposition from Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to a free-trade agreement with Asia on Tuesday... Read more

US allows some crude oil trading with Mexico


EDGARTOWN, Mass. — The Oba­ma administration approved limited crude oil trading with Mexico on Friday, further easing the... Read more

Keystone XL: US review taking 5 times longer than average

WASHINGTON — The federal review of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas has dragged on for nearly seven years, more than... Read more

North Korea could return to terror list

HONOLULU — President Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as... Read more

Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

WASHINGTON — Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has... Read more