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  • Thursday: Does HIllary's trashing of Obama policy mean she's running for president?

    Thursday: Does HIllary's trashing of Obama policy mean she's running for president?
        Not that there was much doubt to begin with, but Hillary Clinton gave another strong signal this week that she is running for president. Clinton took some shots at her former boss, President Obama, by criticizing some of his foreign policy...
  • Pope Francis may visit three U.S. cities next year

    Pope Francis confirmed Monday that he’s considering plans to visit the United States, and may make the trip a multi-city tour of North America that could include a stop in Mexico. In a news conference aboard the papal plane as he was returning...
  • Obama to speak about Iraq, Ferguson at 4 p.m.: White House

    EDGARTOWN Mass. (Reuters) - The Obama administration has been pleased by changes in the situation in Ferguson, Missouri, where tensions have eased recently after earlier violent clashes between protesters and police following the shooting of an black...
  • Boehner's troubles with House conservatives may only get worse

    FOND DU LAC Wis. (Reuters) - Glenn Grothman is a fiery conservative who wants to slash welfare programs and crack down on illegal immigrants who he says will "destroy" America. And if U.S. House Speaker John Boehner wants to keep his job next year, he...
  • In Michael Brown case, race rears once again for President Obama

    Once more onto the high wire of race for President Obama, once more because a young black man had been shot dead on an American street. On Tuesday, Obama offered a deliberately worded plea for peace in Ferguson, Mo., where nights of unrest have followed...
  • U.S. military back to Iraq? That's a terrible mistake

    U.S. military back to Iraq? That's a terrible mistake
    We may call the latest U.S. intervention "humanitarian" and "limited," but make no mistake: President Barack Obama's decision to bomb in Iraq will cause further violence and deterioration in that country, and draw the United States deeper into a...
  • National Guard enters Ferguson streets as protests turn tense

    National Guard enters Ferguson streets as protests turn tense
    Although the Missouri National Guard was deployed and a curfew was lifted Monday, what began as a peaceful demonstration turned restive after dark, as this racially polarized St. Louis suburb hunkered down for another night of painful protests stemming...
  • President Obama chooses his words carefully on Michael Brown

    President Obama chooses his words carefully on Michael Brown
    As they watched police in military gear spread tear gas in a St. Louis suburb in recent days, White House aides knew President Obama would be expected to weigh in on race. But rather than bold words, Obama's reaction in this case has been shaped by an...
  • Pivoting away from Asia

    Pivoting away from Asia
    What do President Obama's decision to authorize airstrikes against the Sunni militants of the Islamic State and his previous commitment to send American military advisors and trainers back into Iraq have to do with his "pivot" to Asia? Everything and...
  • Peniel E. Joseph: Ferguson protests expose a civil-rights generational divide

    Peniel E. Joseph: Ferguson protests expose a civil-rights generational divide
    This past week's racial crisis in Ferguson, Mo., has uncovered a divide within the black community — one based on generation, class and the cloudy political vision offered by African-American politics in the Obama age. When asked who is the leader...
  • Ferguson protests: Tear gas fired after attacks on police, officer says

    Police came under "heavy gunfire" and 31 people were arrested, authorities said on Tuesday, in racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman 10 days ago. "Not a single bullet was fired...