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Obama commutes sentences of 22 people in federal prison

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentences of nearly two dozen drug convicts, including eight serving life in prison, in an act the White House said continues Obama's push to make the justice system fairer by r ...

Biden told US Jews that Israel - not America - guaranteed their security

[caption id="attachment_33939" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Vice President Joe Biden told a gathering of prominent American Jewish officials last fall that they should look to Israel - and not the United States - as the ultim ...

Obama: Politicians should carry themselves more like Kennedy

BOSTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama summoned today's quarrelsome political leaders on Monday to emulate the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy in the pursuit of compromise, and said a new institute that bears the longtime Massachusetts senator's name can ...

Michelle Obama Declares 'Black Girls Rock!'

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated the beauty, power and tenacity of black women while spreading her own message of education for girls at Black Girls Rock!, an annual event honoring trailblazing women of color from all walks o ...

Obama golfs in Florida

[caption id="attachment_11150" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]PALM CITY, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama kicked off the spring season on Saturday with a weekend golf getaway in Florida, teeing off with former NBA star Alonzo ...

Iran may run centrifuges at fortified site

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- The United States is considering letting Tehran run hundreds of centrifuges at a once-secret, fortified underground bunker in exchange for limits on centrifuge work and research and development at other sites, officials ...

Bergdahl, media looking for sympathy

US Army Sgt Bowe Bergdahl has detailed the torture he says he suffered during five years of Taliban captivity. In a two-page letter, which his lawyer hoped might help spare him a court martial, Bergdahl, 28, said he was threatened with execution afte ...

Finally: Obama's favorite deserter charged

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive in Afghanistan for five years, was officially charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy on Wednesday. Bergdahl's attorney, Eugene Fidell, told The Washington Post hi ...

Kerry flies to Switzerland for make or break Iran talks

[caption id="attachment_29513" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) -- With an end-of-March deadline days away, Secretary of State John Kerry is heading back into negotiations with Iran, hoping to seal a framework dea ...

George Zimmerman: Obama pitted 'American against American'

[caption id="attachment_3003" align="alignright" width="300"] Zimmerman injuries following encounter with Trayvon Martin[/caption]ORLANDO, Fla. (UPI) -- Former neighborhood watch volunteer, George Zimmerman, who was acquitted in the shooting death of ...


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