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  • Ghost of NAFTA haunts proposed Pacific Rim trade deal

     Ghost of NAFTA haunts proposed Pacific Rim trade deal
    As lawmakers gear up for a rancorous debate on a bill that would help President Obama secure a massive Pacific Rim trade deal, congressional Democrats and their allies are making the case that such an agreement would be disastrous for American jobs and...
  • Taking on Islamic State, with or without Congress

     Taking on Islamic State, with or without Congress
    When he greeted Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi at the White House last week, President Obama said that the Iraqis and their allies, including the United States, had made "serious progress" in pushing Islamic State out of Iraqi territory. That's true,...
  • Obama won't use term 'genocide' at 100th anniversary commemoration of Armenian massacres

    Obama won't use term 'genocide' at 100th anniversary commemoration of Armenian massacres
    White House officials have decided that President Obama¬†will not use the word “genocide” to describe the killings of more than 1 million Armenians at the hands of Ottoman Turks when he commemorates the deaths¬† Friday, the 100th anniversary...
  • With Iran deal, Washington shows it can work _ sometimes

    For at least a few days, Washington may have actually worked. Republicans and Democrats talked to each other. President Barack Obama and several members of his administration conversed with lawmakers, too. As a result, a Senate committee unanimously...
  • Bipartisan agreement gives trade pact a boost

    Bipartisan agreement gives trade pact a boost
    Congressional leaders reached agreement Thursday on a bipartisan bill that should ease passage of a sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal, giving a boost to one of President Obama's top foreign policy goals but putting him in an unusual alliance with...
  • Bombs shatter houses in Yemen capital, hit near Iran Embassy

    Saudi-led airstrikes hit weapons caches held by Iran-backed Shiite rebels, touching off massive explosions Monday in Yemen's capital that killed at least 19 people and buried scores of others under the rubble of flattened homes. The U.S. Navy, meanwhile,...
  • U.S. trying to restrain Saudi Arabia on deadly Yemen airstrikes

    U.S. trying to restrain Saudi Arabia on deadly Yemen airstrikes
    Top Obama administration officials have failed for several days to persuade Saudi Arabia’s government to limit the scope of its airstrikes on cities and towns in Yemen, a campaign that authorities said killed nearly 50 people Monday in Sana, the...
  • Obama honors national champion Buckeyes at White House

    President Barack Obama honored the national champion Ohio State football team Monday, taking just a little bit of credit for the new playoff system that the Buckeyes mastered. Ohio State won the first College Football Playoff in January, beating Oregon...
  • Correction: Obama Surprise story

    In a story April 8 about a Utah man's meeting with President Barack Obama, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the company the man works for. The company's name is Vivint Solar, not Vivant Solar. A corrected version of the story is...
  • Tunisia's new president plans White House visit next month

    Tunisia's new president will visit the White House next month. The White House says President Barack Obama plans to underscore the U.S. commitment to strengthening ties with Tunisia after President Beji Caid Essebsi was elected in December following...
  • US senator says it's time to put a woman on the $20 bill

    US senator says it's time to put a woman on the $20 bill
    The first woman to serve as both governor and U.S. senator is backing a campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen filed legislation this week that would create a citizens panel to recommend an appropriate choice to the treasury...