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  • Barack Obama calls James Franco 'James Flacco'

    Barack Obama calls James Franco 'James Flacco'
    I’m sure if the word "Flacco" was going to come out of President Barack Obama's mouth any time soon, the hope would be that he was addressing Ravens star quarterback Joe Flacco on a second visit to the White House along with the Lombardi Trophy....
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION WASHINGTON President Barack Obama said Friday that Sony Pictures "made a mistake" in canceling the release of the satirical film "The Interview" in response to threats from hackers the U.S. believes are backed by the North Korean government. The...
  • Obama, Marco Rubio, Sony CEO: weekend guests

    Obama, Marco Rubio, Sony CEO: weekend guests
    Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will be a guest on three Sunday morning programs, and President Barack Obama will be on one. The Sunday morning guest list: Obama and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., talk to CNN's "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon. Rubio...
  • Obama vows U.S. response to North Korea over Sony cyber attack

    President Barack Obama vowed on Friday to respond to a devastating cyber attack on Sony Pictures that he blamed on North Korea, and scolded the Hollywood studio for caving in to what he described as a dictator trying to impose censorship in America....
  • U.S. moves closer to sale of frigates to Taiwan; Beijing protests

    President Obama has signed a measure allowing the U.S. government to sell four used frigates to Taiwan, the Defense Ministry in Taipei said Friday. The news prompted an angry response from China, which considers Taiwan part of its territory and resents...
  • The strange source of our Cuba policy

    For a long time, the U.S. ostracism of Cuba has been like the vintage American cars on the streets of Havana: obsolete but imperishable. It didn't topple the Castro government, didn't force human rights progress and didn't unite the world behind us. Yet...
  • Obama shows courage with Cuba policy shift

    Obama shows courage with Cuba policy shift
    It is about time a president had the foresight and political courage to take the steps President Obama took and formally extend diplomatic recognition to Cuba. The time is right for a full political and economic relationship with that nation, and I hope...
  • U.S. House Speaker sets January 20th for Obama speech to Congress

    U.S. President Barack Obama has been invited to deliver his annual State of the Union address to Congress on Jan. 20 at 9 p.m. ET (0200 GMT Jan. 21). House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, in a letter delivered on Friday to Obama, set the date...
  • Pope's Latin American brains trust was behind Cuba deal

    Argentine Pope Francis and a trio of top Vatican officials who helped broker the historic deal between the United States and Cuba represent an unprecedented brain trust in Latin American affairs at the Holy See. The collective expertise in America's...
  • Potential U.S. Republican 2016 contenders spar over Cuba policy

    Neither is officially running for president yet, but potential Republican 2016 presidential candidates Rand Paul and Marco Rubio have trading barbs about Cuba in what were the opening shots of an intraparty fight over U.S. policy toward Havana. Rubio,...
  • Obama says U.S. Congress could tackle tax reform in 2015

    U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday that he thought lawmakers could agree to make changes to the U.S. tax code in the next Congress, based on his recent conversations with Republican leaders. "I'd like to see more simplicity in the system. I'd...