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  • Obama announces $100-million expansion of minority youth project

    Obama announces $100-million expansion of minority youth project
    President Obama on Monday announced more than $100 million in new commitments to his My Brother’s Keeper initiative, launched in February to increase opportunities for young minority men. The funds will come from leading public and private-...
  • Israel pounds Gaza neighborhood it says is rocket-launching site

    Israel pounds Gaza neighborhood it says is rocket-launching site
    Israeli troops pounded an eastern neighborhood of Gaza City with air and artillery strikes Sunday, trading fire with Hamas militants armed with antitank missiles and rocket-propelled grenades and sending a tide of panicked humanity streaming from the...
  • Obama to sign executive orders barring anti-gay discrimination

      President Obama on Monday plans to sign an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity, senior administration officials said Friday. The new order, which Obama said last month he...
  • Kids relish the healthy 'state dinner' with first couple

    WASHINGTON The White House band played gentle cocktail music as the guests arrived. The East Room's crystal chandeliers glittered over the neat table settings surrounded by the room's signature gold curtains. The White House kitchen staff appeared poised...
  • 7/19

    The height of hypocrisy has been raised to a record level with the removal of 35-foot buffer zones for protesters at abortion clinics when the Supreme Court has a buffer zone for itself. Planes are being shot out of the sky, Israel is fighting for its...
  • Obama pressures on Russia, Putin in Ukraine crash probe

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama piled pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday to force pro-Russian separatists to stop blocking an international investigation into the shootdown of a passenger jet last week. In remarks...
  • Obama discusses potential new Russia sanctions with Merkel, Cameron

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama spoke to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday about the potential need for more sanctions against Russia if it fails to take steps to de-escalate the...
  • Claims that missile downed Malaysia airliner likely to take months to prove

    WASHINGTON The downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine renewed the world's attention Friday to the conflict that's been raging there for months. But despite near unanimous assertions that a missile had blasted the plane from the sky, definitive blame...
  • Are black voters turning against Obama? [Commentary]

    Are black voters turning against Obama? [Commentary]
    It may be too soon to label it a trend, and there is insufficient data to confirm it, but President Obama and his party may be losing their iron grip on their most loyal and enthusiastic voting bloc: African-Americans. Last Friday in Chicago, a group of...
  • These Are Children Struggling To Our Border

    There is a dangerous rhetorical game being played in the media and in politics, and the losers are children. I'm referring not to the children whose tragic deaths were caused by negligent parents who left little ones in cars in blazing heat with windows...
  • ABC Denies Secret Obama Appearance on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

    ABC is denying that President Obama is booked to appear on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" during his trip to Los Angeles this week, when he is scheduled to raise money for the Democratic National Committee and visit a local community college to deliver a speech on...