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  • Biggest success of upcoming visit by Brazil's Rousseff is it's happening

    RIO DE JANEIRO Two of the world's four largest democracies look to close a chapter of hard feelings on Sunday when Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff arrives in the United States for a three-day visit, capped by a bilateral meeting Tuesday with Barack...
  • President Obama: U.S. embassy in Havana marks 'new chapter' in Cuba ties

    President Obama: U.S. embassy in Havana marks 'new chapter' in Cuba ties
    After more than a half-century of hostility, the United States and Cuba declared Wednesday they will reopen embassies in each other's capitals this month, marking a historic full restoration of diplomatic relations between the Cold War foes. For...
  • With embassies to reopen, Obama urges Congress to 'move forward' on Cuba

    With embassies to reopen, Obama urges Congress to 'move forward' on Cuba
    In a milestone accord, President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro agreed Wednesday to swiftly reestablish diplomatic relations and reopen embassies in each other’s capitals, finally ending the half-century diplomatic freeze between the two Cold...
  • Obama's new 'bucket' attitude

    One of the most ironic things about U.S. presidents is how soon after they get comfortable with the job that it's over. That's a happy thought to those who can't wait to see President Barack Obama go -- as the ranks of hopeful Republican candidates...
  • Editorials from around New York

    Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: The Syracuse Post-Standard on education in New York and the state's poorest families. June 30 The most important function of New York state government is to educate its...
  • Obama embraces race, religion in moving address at Charleston funeral

    Obama embraces race, religion in moving address at Charleston funeral
    President Obama challenged the nation Friday to face up to its legacy of racial discrimination, insisting that it would betray the memory of the victims of the black church massacre here to “allow ourselves to slip into a comfortable silence once...
  • Full text of Obama's eulogy in Charleston

    The White House released the following text of President Barack Obama's eulogy for The Rev. Clementa Pinckney on Friday. THE PRESIDENT: Giving all praise and honor to God. (Applause.) The Bible calls us to hope. To persevere, and have faith in...
  • The Latest: Georgia stops issuing Confederate plates

    The latest in the Charleston church shooting. (All times local.) __ 9 p.m. Georgia has stopped issuing a specialty license plate featuring two Confederate battle flags, and a top official in Gov. Nathan Deal's administration has ordered that changes be...
  • Obama lauds high court decision on gay marriage

    President Barack Obama, who himself has acknowledged an evolution over gay rights, said Friday that the Supreme Court's ruling giving same-sex couples the right to marry nationwide represents a day when justice "arrives like a thunderbolt." The...
  • Domestic legacy assured, Obama remains challenged abroad

    WASHINGTON While back-to-back Supreme Court rulings upholding the Affordable Care Act and gay marriage burnish President Barack Obama's legacy at home, his foreign policy record is unsettled and may not be fully established until years after he leaves...
  • Long struggle, quick endgame as same-sex marriage prevails

    Back in 1996, President Bill Clinton signed a law stipulating that the federal government would not recognize marriages between same-sex couples. On Friday night, the White House was illuminated with rainbow colors in celebration of the Supreme Court...