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  • Frida Ghitis: Lots of questions, issues about deal with Iran

    Can we try look at the deal with Iran objectively, without allowing, for example, views about President Barack Obama or Benjamin Netanyahu to sway our judgment? The matter is too important to let politics interfere. Does the preliminary agreement...
  • Cuba off the U.S. terrorism list: Goodbye to a Cold War relic

    Cuba off the U.S. terrorism list: Goodbye to a Cold War relic
    History may ultimately view it as an incremental step in the normalization of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba, but the Obama administration's decision this week to drop the island nation from the list of state sponsors of terrorism...
  • Big differences divide Democrats, GOP on overhauling U.S. tax code

    Big differences divide Democrats, GOP on overhauling U.S. tax code
    Despite optimistic talk from Democrats and Republicans about overhauling the tax code, General Electric Co. recently showed that corporate executives aren't holding their breath for a bipartisan deal any time soon. GE said last week that as part of a...
  • Jim Utter's NASCAR notebook

    BRISTOL, Tenn. Joe Gibbs Racing appears to be picking up right where it left off at NASCAR's most recent short-track event. Three JGR drivers, led by winner Denny Hamlin, finished in the top five two weeks ago at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. In Sunday's...
  • Peevish or loaded for bear _ Obama getting tough on critics

    Just as Congress is hitting something of a bipartisan stride on such issues as Medicare, Iran and trade, President Barack Obama and his White House team have decided to go after their Republican critics, picking fights and scornfully calling them out by...
  • Cuba no longer belongs on terror list

    Cuba  no longer belongs  on terror list
    The naysayers have been all over President Obama for his decision to remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism. We can understand the emotion involved for Cuban-American members of Congress, including Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio,...
  • New American Century goes back to the future

    New American Century goes back to the future
    It is a cool, crisp morning in Washington, D.C. It is Jan. 20, 2017, and the world is watching with incredible excitement as the new president of the United States is about to deliver the inaugural speech. Folks, welcome to the New American Century&...
  • Obama calls delay of his attorney general nominee 'crazy'

    President Barack Obama on Friday said it was "crazy" and "embarrassing" the way the Republican-led Senate has held up confirmation of his attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he was "hopeful" that the...
  • Obama invites Mideast leaders to White House, Camp David

    President Barack Obama has invited the heads of Gulf Cooperation Council countries to the White House and then to Camp David. Negotiations over Iran's nuclear capabilities and the turmoil in Yemen are topics high on the agenda. The White House said Obama...
  • AP National News Calendar

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of April 19-25. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT), unless otherwise noted: SUNDAY: No events of note....
  • Obama to Senate: Approve Loretta Lynch nomination now

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Friday called on Republicans to schedule a vote on his nominee to replace outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder, calling Loretta Lynch's monthslong wait a case of Senate "dysfunction" gone too far. At a news...