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  • U.S. sharply criticizes new Israeli construction

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration warned Israel on Wednesday that plans for a controversial new housing project in east Jerusalem would distance I ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 3:16 pm
  • Government confirms first case of Ebola in US

    DALLAS – The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. was confirmed Tuesday in a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas – a sign of the ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:05 pm
  • Obama, Modi tout potential for deeper econ ties

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama and India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi touted the potential for deeper economic collaboration between the wo ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 12:53 pm
  • Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns amid recent White House security breach

    WASHINGTON – Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 2:36 pm
  • Obama: U.S. 'underestimated' Islamic State threat

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants in the Mid ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 12:18 pm
  • Republicans rallying behind 'religious liberty'

    WASHINGTON – Prospective Republican presidential candidates are expected to promote "religious liberty" at home and abroad at a gathering of religious ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 8:24 am
  • Holder resigning as attorney general

    WASHINGTON – Eric Holder, America's first black attorney general and an unflinching champion of civil rights in enforcing the nation's laws, announced ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Drones left out of America's air traffic plans

    WASHINGTON – Designers of the ambitious U.S. air traffic control system of the future neglected to take drones into account, raising questions about w ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Obama calls for dismantling ISIS 'network of death'

    UNITED NATIONS – Declaring the world at a crossroads between war and peace, President Barack Obama vowed at the U.N. on Wednesday to lead a coalition ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • Obama urges world to follow U.S. lead on climate

    UNITED NATIONS – In the first international test for his climate-change strategy, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Tuesday to follow the U ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq are just the start

    WASHINGTON – The one-two-three punch of American and Arab airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq was just the beginning, Preside ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Government hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov

    WASHINGTON – The government's own watchdogs tried to hack into HealthCare.gov earlier this year and found what they termed a critical vulnerability — ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Spin Meter: Those changing Obamacare numbers

    WASHINGTON – Scrambled statistics are part of the growing pains for President Barack Obama's health care law.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Syria vote isn't last word from Congress on war

    WASHINGTON – As far as Congress is concerned, President Barack Obama's Mideast war strategy isn't in the clear yet.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 9:08 am
  • Obamacare enrollment down to 7.3 million, administration says

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration says 7.3 million people have signed up for subsidized private health insurance under the health care law — down ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:18 pm
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