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  • Study: Obama most followed on Twitter, pope most influential

    Study: Obama most followed on Twitter, pope most influential
    A new study shows U.S. President Barack Obama is still by far the most followed world leader on Twitter, but Pope Francis is considered the most influential by the number of his messages retweeted. The annual Twiplomacy analysis of Twitter accounts...
  • White House slams GOP defense budget

    The White House is vigorously pushing back against provisions in a proposed $604 billion Republican defense budget plan that contradict President Barack Obama's national security priorities on issues ranging from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay...
  • Seahawk Wilson, Intel's Krzanich among guests at Abe state dinner

    WASHINGTON Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, "Star Trek" actor George Takei and Intel Corp. Chief Executive Brian Krzanich were among guests from business, entertainment, sports and government invited to join Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo...
  • Former state department official says he expects White House to take steps to return Guantanamo

    MIAMI Former Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roger Noriega says he thinks the United States will renew diplomatic relations with Cuba soon and that the president will take steps to end the lease on the U.S. Navy base at...
  • Oak Lawn doctor a voice for victims in Syria

    Oak Lawn doctor a voice for victims in Syria
    Dr. Zaher Sahloul has crossed the Syrian border nearly a dozen times to help treat victims shot, bombed, gassed and suffering from malnutrition in a war-ravaged country where the dictatorial government attacks its people and Islamic State terrorists...
  • Republican Corker holds up budget over spending-cut provision

    WASHINGTON A Republican U.S. senator said he is holding up his party's budget proposal in Congress because a provision intended to cut spending isn't strong enough. Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee told reporters Tuesday he was withholding support for...
  • Trade deal poses dilemma for Clinton in Democratic primary

    On a trip to Australia in 2012, Hillary Rodham Clinton lavished praise on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, calling it the "gold standard" in efforts to create open and fair trade. Now, early in her Democratic presidential campaign, she's...
  • Obama nominates No. 2 at Coast Guard to run TSA

    President Barack Obama nominated the U.S. Coast Guard's second-in-command on Tuesday to run the Transportation Security Administration, tasking Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger with keeping passengers safe amid increasingly complex threats from the Middle East...
  • Georgia teacher who called Obama 'anti-Christian' removed from class

    ATLANTA A Dublin, Ga., middle school teacher who in March told her students that President Barack Obama isn't a Christian has been removed from the classroom to pave the way for her retirement at the end of the school year. Dublin Schools' Chuck...
  • Is Jeb Bush too reasonable for Republicans?

     Is Jeb Bush too reasonable for Republicans?
    For a Republican who once called himself a "head-banging conservative," Jeb Bush has said some surprisingly nice things about President Obama lately. He endorsed Obama's proposed trade deal with Asia. He praised Obama's tough policies on terrorism,...
  • Obama calls Baltimore rioters thugs, says entire country has work to do

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama called on the nation Tuesday to engage in "soul searching" following riots in Baltimore sparked by what he said was the latest troubling encounter between police and African-American men. Obama decried as "criminals...