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  • Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb close to decision on 2016

    Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb close to decision on 2016
    Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb told a group of law enforcement officials meeting in Baltimore on Tuesday that he will announce whether he will seek the Democratic nomination for president in coming days. Webb, a centrist Democrat and Naval Academy...
  • Obama: I might walk away from Iran deal

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama held a news conference Tuesday with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff at the White House. Here's the event at a glance: The main item: Obama said the United States is prepared to walk away from negotiations occurring...
  • NYC litigator with counterterror credentials named next Guantanamo 'closer'

    MIAMI Secretary of State John Kerry has chosen a former Clinton administration official with counterterror credentials as the next Special Envoy for Guantanamo Closure, filling a six-month vacancy. New York attorney Lee S. Wolosky starts at the State...
  • Jonathan Bernstein: Chris Christie, king of the 2016 long shots

    Of the nine Republican presidential candidates I consider viable, I have New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who made his bid official Tuesday, as dead last. From the start, he was probably too moderate to have much of a chance at the nomination, and it...
  • State Department names new Guantanamo special envoy

    Secretary of State John Kerry has appointed a new special envoy to lead the Obama administration's bid to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center. Kerry says Lee Wolosky is "ideally qualified" to take on the diplomatic engagement required to close...
  • Iran nuclear talks extended; Iranians meet key obligation on way to nuke deal

    Iran nuclear talks extended; Iranians meet key obligation on way to nuke deal
    Pushing past a deadline, world powers and Iran extended negotiations for a comprehensive nuclear agreement by a week on Tuesday as the U.N. nuclear agency prepared to announce Tehran had met a key condition — significantly reducing its stocks of...
  • Whistleblowers call for removal of Veterans Affairs watchdog

    A man who helped expose over prescription of opiates at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Tomah wants to personally deliver a letter from whistleblowers across the country calling for the removal of the VA's chief watchdog to President Barack Obama...
  • Obama: Greek crisis of 'substantial concern' for Europe

    President Barack Obama says the Greek financial crisis is of "substantial concern" but should not prompt "overreactions." Obama says he doesn't believe the crisis will deal a "major shock" to the American financial system, but adds that it's painful...
  • After mercury ruling, scrutiny of Obama climate rules grows

    Sweeping pollution limits at the center of President Barack Obama's climate change plan are facing increased scrutiny in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling that showed that the justices aren't afraid to thwart perceived overreach by Obama or his...
  • The Iran deal: A look at what it does and problems remaining

    World powers and Iran are back in nuclear talks, and this round may be the deciding one. After nearly a decade of international diplomacy, negotiators are working past Tuesday's deadline, trying to reach a final agreement that would curb Iran's nuclear...
  • Changes in South Carolina paving way for Confederate flag's removal

    COLUMBIA, S.C. In 1978, Dick Riley was in a tough primary battle for governor with then Lt. Gov. Brantley Harvey of Beaufort. He was asked on SCETV if the Confederate flag should be taken down from the State House dome an issue just being raised by...