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  • Nuclear deal unlikely to make Iran a docile U.S. partner

    Nuclear deal unlikely to make Iran a docile U.S. partner
    When the United States and Iran began inching toward an agreement to limit Tehran's nuclear technology, optimists suggested that a deal could open the way for a broader rapprochement between the two countries. That no longer seems like even a remote...
  • Obama meets Venezuela's president on sidelines of summit

    President Barack Obama met privately with his Venezuelan counterpart Saturday amid a bitter dispute between the two nations over recent U.S. sanctions on seven senior Venezuelan officials. The meeting between Obama and President Nicolas Maduro took place...
  • Latest on Americas Summit: Summit wraps up 5 hours late

    9:40 p.m. (0240 GMT, 10:40 p.m. EDT) Cheers have broken out in the media center of the Summit Americas after Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela declared the gathering over. Saturday's conference was a marathon session that ran about five hours over...
  • Lincoln's assassination stunned a nation

    Lincoln's assassination stunned a nation
    When President Abraham Lincoln took his wife, Mary, on a carriage ride April 14, 1865, the first lady said she could scarcely remember seeing him so lighthearted as he was on that Good Friday. "We must both be more cheerful in the future," Lincoln...
  • Obama, Cuba's Castro vow to 'turn page' on bitter history

    PANAMA CITY President Barack Obama met privately with Cuban leader Raul Castro Saturday, ending more than half a century of U.S. diplomatic attempts to isolate Cuba and cast it as a pariah state. "This is obviously an historic meeting," Obama said as the...
  • Obamas pay effective federal tax rate of nearly 20 percent

    President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, paid more than $93,000 in federal taxes last year on an adjusted gross income of more than $477,000. Their effective tax rate was 19.6 percent. The Obamas lowered their 2014 tax bill by claiming nearly $160,...
  • 'Lincoln never dies' - finding his resonance 150 years later

    In the oak-paneled hush of the reading room overlooking Pennsylvania Avenue, Karen Needles mostly works alone — but always in good company. Five mornings a week, Needles signs in at the National Archives, often wearing an Abraham Lincoln T-shirt,...
  • Latest on Americas Summit: Obama misses out on group photo

    10:50 p.m. (0350 GMT, 11:50 p.m. EDT) Leaders at the Summit of the Americas gathered for a group photo after wrapping up public activities for the day. Well, most of them anyway. The summit's Panamanian hosts invited all heads of state to ride...
  • Gov. Walker pitches Second Amendment bona fides to NRA gathering

    Targeting the votes of the nation's gun owners alongside other White House hopefuls, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker touted his loaded Second Amendment record in Tennessee before National Rifle Association members from around the nation. With Walker and...
  • Handshake sets stage for historic Obama-Castro meeting

    With a cordial evening handshake, President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro moved Friday toward a groundbreaking meeting on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas in what would be a remarkable display of reconciliation between two...
  • White House: Iran deal requires phased sanctions removal

    The White House pushed back Friday against declarations from Iran's leaders that any nuclear deal must include an immediate lifting of sanctions, indicating President Barack Obama will walk away from negotiations unless sanctions are removed over time....