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  • Myanmar opposition party says 5 million sign petition to change constitution

    YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's main opposition party says it has collected about five million signatures seeking reduced powers for unelected military members of parliament as the country, which emerged from dictatorship in 2011, moves towards an election...
  • Obama, Biden highlight job-training in middle-class push

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will put a spotlight on job-training programs on Tuesday as part of a White House push to boost economic opportunities for middle-class Americans, an important voting group in...
  • Obama says Biden would make 'superb' president: New Yorker

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said Joe Biden would make a "superb" president, but questioned whether his vice president or potential rival Hillary Clinton would want to endure another campaign for the White House, a media report on...
  • Kansas senator's years in Washington are both advantage, vulnerability

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Sen. Pat Roberts sits in a Lenexa, Kan., fast-food restaurant, spooning ice cream from a cup. It's already been a long day. That morning, the 78-year-old Republican braved the heat of the Lenexa July Fourth parade; after lunch, he...
  • Drawing undocumented immigrants out of the shadows

    WASHINGTON With federal immigration bills stalled on Capitol Hill, many states are charging ahead on their own to open doors to unauthorized immigrants, from allowing them to pay in-state tuition at state colleges and universities, to giving them driver's...
  • Syrian opposition coalition dissolves interim government

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Western-backed National Coalition of Syrian opposition members said on Tuesday it had voted to force out its "interim government" and form a new one within a month. Attempts to form a viable government-in-exile for Syria's...
  • Humor column: Looking at terms for the Oval Office

    Humor column: Looking at terms for the Oval Office
    Once again, my neighbor Babble was puzzled. "What's this I hear," he asked me, "about some Republicans wanting to sue the president, or impeach the president, or put the president in time-out, or something like that?" That's what they're saying,...
  • GOP candidates court Georgia voters in today's Senate runoff

    There's a saying in Georgia that voters tend to date the rebel but marry the banker, and that may be the outcome of Tuesday's hard-fought GOP primary runoff for an open Senate seat in the Peach State. Jack Kingston, the affable 11-term congressman,...
  • Chapin, Hood endorse Whittington in Orange race

    Chapin, Hood endorse Whittington in Orange race
    Former mayors Linda Chapin and Glenda Hood endorsed Orange County District 6 candidate Virginia Whittington, her campaign announced Monday. The high-profile endorsements could be a factor in a crowded District 6 race primary race on Aug. 26, and it...
  • 'It ain't over until the fat lady sings'

    I have just returned from almost a month's vacation a day before my deadline (July 16) for this column. Knowing that I would not have time to write when I return, I composed this column a month ago, long before the violence in Israel and Gaza. However,...
  • U.S. Senate nears deal to vote on $10.9 billion transportation bill

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate leaders were nearing an agreement to vote this week on a $10.9 billion transportation funding extension already passed by the House of Representatives, signaling a desire to minimize drama over road construction money...