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  • Clinton gives glimpse of how she plans to run as a woman

    Hillary Rodham Clinton's passionate speech Thursday appealing for expanded rights and opportunities for women in the U.S. and around the world wasn't supposed to be a campaign event. But it might as well have been. Addressing the annual Women in the...
  • On The Fly: A Subway Series With A Purpose

    On The Fly: A Subway Series With A Purpose
    The Mets beat the Braves, finishing off another series sweep, wrapping up a perfect 10-game homestand and pushing their winning streak to 11, which ties a franchise record. Bartolo Colon, 41, is 4-0. Having proved that a ridiculous amount of injuries...
  • Loretta Lynch wins confirmation as attorney general

    Loretta Lynch won confirmation as the nation's first black female attorney general Thursday from a Senate that forced her to wait more than five months for the title and remained divided to the end. The 56-43 vote installs Lynch, now U.S. attorney for...
  • Legislators fast-track OKs for Obama, Lucas museums

    Legislators fast-track OKs for Obama, Lucas museums With fast-track votes, Illinois lawmakers pushed through legislation Thursday to ensure that Chicago can use public parkland as a potential site for President Barack Obama's presidential library, while...
  • Hillary Clinton Ramps Up Campaign in Connecticut

    Hillary Clinton Ramps Up Campaign in Connecticut
    Hillary Clinton's national grassroots organizing effort will include a presence in Connecticut. The campaign has hired Derry Kiernan, a veteran operative who worked on President Obama's 2012 reelection effort in Colorado. Kiernan, a New Haven native,...
  • Experts say drone strikes appear in bounds of US law

    President Barack Obama said Thursday that recent U.S. strikes that killed Americans were consistent with guidelines for counterterrorism efforts, and experts say the attacks appear to have been within the bounds of U.S. law despite what the president...
  • President Obama's White House Correspondents' Dinner monologue has a thousand fathers and mothers

    WASHINGTON If there's a comedy equivalent to the "nuclear football," the suitcase with the launch codes, it's a worn gray folder marked "Presidential Statement" that lives in the bowels of the White House, in the speechwriters' suite, and was delivered to...
  • Obama cites 'solemn' 100th anniversary of Armenian massacre, avoids 'genocide'

    Obama cites 'solemn' 100th anniversary of Armenian massacre, avoids 'genocide'
    President Obama marked the "solemn" anniversary of the 1915 massacre of more than 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks, but stopped short Thursday of using the term genocide despite a 2008 pledge to do so as president. Obama ‎called the massacre...
  • U.S. must explain necessity of drone strikes

    U.S. must explain necessity of drone strikes
    The revelation that two Western hostages died in a U.S. counter-terrorism operation in Pakistan early this year is shocking. It will, and should, revive the largely dormant debate about the drone attacks on Al Qaeda figures and other militants. In the...
  • Trudeau borrows Obama playbook for Canada election run at Harper

    OTTAWA The chain-link fence running more than a mile along Montreal's L'Acadie Boulevard marks one of the starkest examples of urban segregation in Canada. On the west side of the fence is the leafy suburban Town of Mount-Royal and its million-dollar...
  • S.E. Cupp: Should the presidency hang on a hypothetical gay wedding invitation?

    In a year and a half, Americans will elect a new president. What issues will be foremost in their minds? Allow me to set the table for you: The U.S. economic recovery is anemic at best, with long-term joblessness still a major problem confronting...