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  • US lawmakers say agreement on trade promotion authority near

    A bipartisan congressional agreement on granting President Barack Obama trade promotion authority for a pan-Pacific trade deal is likely this spring, U.S. lawmakers visiting Japan said Thursday. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, chairman of the House Ways and...
  • Today in History

    Today is Thursday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2015. There are 315 days left in the year. This is the Lunar New Year of the Goat. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 19, 1945, Operation Detachment began during World War II as some 30,000 U.S. Marines...
  • Philadelphia a city of firsts, but not as convention host

    Philadelphia will host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Here's what delegates will need to know about the birthplace of American democracy: ____ FIRST THINGS FIRST The United States started in Philadelphia. It's the city where the Founding...
  • NAFTA shadows Obama's efforts to seek clout for trade deals

    A 21-year-old ghost haunts President Barack Obama and his allies as he presses Congress for enhanced powers to make trade deals with Japan and other nations. Obama says new trade deals will avoid the shortcomings of NAFTA, the 1994 North America Free...
  • The U.S. romance with Saudi Arabia is 70 years old this Valentine's Day

    The U.S. romance with Saudi Arabia is 70 years old this Valentine's Day
    This Valentine's Day marks the 70th anniversary of a love affair between the United States and Saudi Arabia that began with a bizarre meeting between President Franklin Roosevelt and the first king of modern Saudi Arabia, Abdulaziz ibn Saud, whose son and...
  • Marriott to open in Haiti part of telecom giant's philanthropic efforts

    MIAMI When the first Marriott hotel debuts in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Feb. 24, it will be the realization of a request from former U.S. President Bill Clinton to the head of one of the Caribbean's largest mobile phone networks to help bring much...
  • FDR’s 1935 Los Angeles visit

     
    President Franklin D. Roosevelt arrived in Nevada for the Hoover Dam dedication. The following day, he and Eleanor Roosevelt arrived in Los Angeles....
  • New national monument on Oahu is a 'gift for future generations'

    New national monument on Oahu is a 'gift for future generations'
    The creation of a national monument on Oahu to remember the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II is a “great gift for present and future generations.” Carole Hayashino, president and executive director of the Japanese...
  • Film highlights art from Works Progress Administration

    Eighty years after the federal Works Progress Administration put unemployed artists to work creating sculptures and murals for post offices and courthouses comes this reminder from film maker Michael Maglaras: Look around. Much of the art is still...
  • Obama making WWII internment camp in Hawaii a national monument

    Obama making WWII internment camp in Hawaii a national monument
    For more than half a century, what had once been Hawaii's largest and longest-operating internment camp was ignored and forgotten. To the hundreds of Japanese Americans who had been forcibly confined at the camp, the experience was a source of shame and...
  • Doyle McManus: GOP so far lacks foreign policy beyond 'not Obama'

    Doyle McManus: GOP so far lacks foreign policy beyond 'not Obama'
    Most presidential campaigns focus mostly on domestic issues such as the economy, taxes and health care, not foreign policy. But the 2016 presidential campaign is already shaping up to be an exception to that rule. For one thing, the world is a mess. The...