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2 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
Adrian Calleja and his sister Adriana Diego, of Oxnard, stand in support of the immigrant children who are being sheltered at a naval base in Port Hueneme, Calif., outside the base Tursday, July 8, 2014.
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6 hrs ago | ABC15.com
"Do you want to hit this?" a man asked President Barack Obama in a bar in Denver Tuesday night.
10 hrs ago | Home
In the intensifying debate over religious liberty, President Barack Obama faces pressure from opposite flanks as he prepares to issue an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating against gay and transgender people in hiring.
13 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson
The Pentagon is considering under what circumstances it will recommend President Barack Obama authorize the use of a missile-equipped drone to kill the leader of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, CNN has learned.
13 hrs ago | EDGE
On Tuesday, 100 religious leaders from Christian, Jewish, Muslim and interfaith organizations signed a letter to President Barack Obama, asking him to not include a religious exemption in the executive order he plans to enact that will bar workplace discrimination against LGBT individuals.
14 hrs ago | Post and Courier
The Senate easily confirmed San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro on Wednesday to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development, boosting the national profile of a Democrat with a compelling biography who's considered a vice presidential contender in 2016.
18 hrs ago | Canada.com
In the wake of yet another round of escalating violence between Palestinians and Israelis, U.S. President Barack Obama has taken the unusual step of publishing an article in the influential Israeli newspaper Haaretz urging both parties to exercise restraint and to reopen peace talks.
After the most polarizing campaigning in Indonesia's history, millions of people voted to elect a new president Wednesday in a race too tight to predict, hoping for change after years of corruption and poverty.
The White House says Fitzgerald Haney is Obama's pick for the job. Haney is a client services executive at Pzena Investment Bank.
Shaky claims about Medicare were common in the 2012 campaign, from President Barack Obama on down.
The U.S. Republican Party's national convention to nominate a presidential candidate in 2016 will likely be held in Cleveland, the Republican National Committee said on Tuesday.
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah defiantly told thousands of supporters Monday that he will declare victory as he claimed massive fraud was responsible for preliminary results putting his rival in the lead.
Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., asked President Barack Obama on Monday to use his executive power to make immediate improvements to the safety of tank cars carrying crude oil.
Moscow is cozying up to its old rival China. China is holding hands with Seoul. Tokyo is striking deals with Pyongyang.
House Republicans have called for spending up to $3.3 million this year on the special select committee tasked with investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation Monday that would have limited who could work in the state as a health insurance guide and blamed a national conservative group for injecting an error into the model legislation.
Both are groundbreakers and Democrats. Beyond that, the differences between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama in the run-up to historic campaigns are more striking than the similarities.
Updated: Wed Jul 09, 2014 10:33 pm
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