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  • National parks call on Americans to 'Find Your Park'

    After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the country's most beautiful and historic places, though it also suffers from an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that's aging and mostly white. With its...
  • Commentary: Cruz gives 'birthers' a taste of their own medicine

    When Barack Obama was running for president, rumors circulated on the Internet and Fox News that he was not really an American citizen. Right-wing tea party adherents, for the most part, questioned Obama's qualifications to be elected president and...
  • Obama salutes 'hero' Boston police officer shot in face

    A decorated Boston police officer recovering after being shot in the face by a suspect got a shout-out Monday from President Barack Obama. Obama began his speech at the dedication of the new Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate by...
  • No-cost 2-year education will maintain U.S. leadership

    No-cost 2-year education will maintain U.S. leadership
    President Obama's proposal for two years of free community college is essential for the United States because it will improve access to higher education for legions of Americans, and because we all benefit from a better-educated citizenry. According...
  • For path to middle class, think beyond the degree

    For path to middle class, think beyond the degree
    According to President Obama, college completion is "the clearest pathway into the middle class," and his "America's College Promise" plan to make community college tuition free for two years aims to aid nearly 9 million Americans over the next 10 years....
  • Five Myths About Texas Sen. Ted Cruz

    Five Myths About Texas Sen. Ted Cruz
    A political nobody just three years ago, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is the first official candidate vying for the Republican Party's 2016 presidential nomination. His was a noisy entrance into government, marked by outspokenness and partisanship that clearly...
  • Obama to make first visit to Kenya as president

    President Barack Obama will make his first trip as president to Kenya, the country of his father's birth. The White House says Obama will visit Kenya in July for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which brings together business leaders, international...
  • National parks call on Americans to 'Find Your Park'

    National parks call on Americans to 'Find Your Park'
    WASHINGTON — After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the most beautiful and historic places in the country, though there's also an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that's aging and mostly white....
  • Meir: Israel winning military battle, failing in public relations

    Meir: Israel winning military battle, failing in public relations
    Former Israeli ambassador and diplomat Gideon Meir said that Israel is winning the military battle against Hamas and other terrorist organizations, but is failing to win the public relations battle to convince international organizations, such as the...
  • US, Cuba to face off on human rights

    MIAMI The latest round in the U.S.-Cuba rapprochement gets underway Tuesday when the two countries meet in Washington to discuss the potentially divisive issue of human rights. A State Department spokesperson said the two sides will "discuss the...
  • Obama can't escape war

    Obama can't escape war
    There's a certain irony in the fact that the American president who won the office vowing to end the two wars he inherited finds himself after six years as much a wartime president as the man he succeeded. President George W. Bush seized the role with...