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  • Georgia prosecutor is Obama's choice for U.S. deputy attorney general

    President Obama announced Monday that he would nominate Sally Q. Yates, the U.S. attorney in Atlanta, to be deputy attorney general, the person in day-to-day charge of the Justice Department. If the Senate confirms Yates and Loretta Lynch of New York,...
  • Demographic shifts bring change to policies on Cuba, drugs, gay rights

    Demographic shifts bring change to policies on Cuba, drugs, gay rights
    Writing about politics inspires a certain amount of déjà vu, time and again. Last week, like many before, served as a case in point. President Obama unleashed a surprise shift Wednesday in the nation's relationship with Cuba, a loosening of the...
  • Obama says Putin presiding over economic contraction: CNN interview

    U.S. president Barack Obama has rejected the charge that he has been outmaneuvered by Russian president Vladimir Putin, saying in a TV interview due for broadcast later on Sunday that Putin was presiding over "a huge economic contraction" due to the...
  • Obama vows to 'do everything I can' to close Guantanamo

    Obama vows to 'do everything I can' to close Guantanamo
    President Barack Obama said in a TV interview set for broadcast Sunday that he will do "everything I can" to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after four Afghan detainees held there were sent home. Obama promised to shut the...
  • Obama vows 'do everything I can' to close Guantanamo: CNN interview

    U.S. president Barack Obama said in a TV interview set for broadcast on Sunday that he will do "everything I can" to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after four Afghan detainees held there were sent home. Obama promised to shut the...
  • Obama does not consider Sony hack an act of war: CNN interview

    U.S. President Barack Obama does not consider the cyber attack on Sony Corp to be an act of war, he said in an interview, remarks apparently aimed at limiting U.S. anger over the incident which Washington blames on North Korea. Obama and his advisers are...
  • Candy Crowley departs CNN with news

    Candy Crowley departs CNN with news
    Candy Crowley wrapped up 27 years at CNN Sunday by doing what a consummate journalist does: delivering a newsy interview. Her main guest on her final "State of the Union" was President Barack Obama. He said North Korea's hacking of Sony was not an act...
  • Obama says Sony hack not an act of war

    U.S. President Barack Obama moved to prevent U.S. anger at North Korea from spiraling out of control on Sunday by saying the massive hacking of Sony Pictures was not an act of war but instead was cyber-vandalism. Washington's longstanding dispute with...
  • John McCain Calls Sony Hack Attack 'A New Form of Warfare'

    On CNN's "State of the Union," Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) countered President Obama's characterization of the hacking attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment as "cyber-vandalism." "The president does not understand that this is ... a manifestation of a...
  • Obama Calls Sony Hack 'Cyber Vandalism,' Not Act of War

    President Barack Obama told CNN that North Korea's hack attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment is an act of "cyber-vandalism," not an act of war. Despite the tens of millions of dollars in damage to the studio's business operations and threats of...
  • Obama expresses condolences to N.Y. police commissioner after shootings

    U.S. President Barack Obama called New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton on Sunday to express his condolences for the Saturday killing of two New York police officers and to offer any needed assistance, White House spokesman Eric Schultz said....