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Central American leaders convening at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to show presidential action even as Congress remains deeply split ove ...

Controversial FAA flight ban seen as a win by Hamas

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 23 (UPI) --Hamas had one of the few positive reactions to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's decision to ban American carriers from flying to or from Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport. The FAA made the initial d ...

Money Man Obama Heads to West Coast Fundraisers

SEATTLE (AP) — Amid a swirl of foreign and border challenges, President Barack Obama is embarking on the one mission that has regularly proved a winner for him — raising money for his fellow Democrats. Obama landed Tuesday in Seattle at the start of ...

Obama visits Dutch Embassy for photo-op

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says Americans were heartbroken by the loss of so many citizens of the Netherlands in the downed Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down in Ukraine. Obama is visiting the Netherlands Embassy in Washington ...

Michelle Obama to you: 'Drink Up!'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is expanding her push for America to drink more water, as the White House claims partial responsibility for helping to boost nearly $1 million in bottled water sales among consumers since the national "Drink Up" campa ...

Obama's pen will allow no religious exemption

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to sign executive orders Monday prohibiting discrimination against gay and transgender workers in the U.S. government and its contracting agencies, without a new exemption that was requested by some reli ...

Obama: Plane shot down by missile, 1 American dead

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States began building a case Friday that would pin the blame for the downing of the passenger jet over Ukraine on separatist forces believed to be backed by Russia, an incident that could dramatically escalate the crisis ...

Obama admin pressures governors to take on alien children

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell met privately with dozens of governors Sunday as the Obama administration tried to get support from the leaders of states that will host thousands of the Central Ame ...

Bergdahl sent back to active duty

U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl completed counseling at a hospital in San Antonio, Texas, and is expected to return to active duty as soon as Monday, defense officials said. Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for five years, was released from ...

Uncle Joe tells governors to lead the nation

[caption id="attachment_29010" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden on Friday condemned the political gridlock crippling Washington, calling on Republican and Democratic governors ali ...


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