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  • U.S. considering taking fight against Islamic State into Syria

    EDGARTOWN Mass. (Reuters) - The United States is considering taking the fight against Islamic State militants into Syria after days of airstrikes against the group in Iraq and the beheading of an American journalist, the White House signaled on Friday....
  • Redskins name controversy heralds another season of discontent

    Redskins name controversy heralds another season of discontent
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amanda Blackhorse decided one afternoon to attend a rally outside a game between the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs and the Washington Redskins. Being a member of the Navajo nation, she felt it was her duty to protest the use of Native...
  • Obama orders review of police use of military hardware

    EDGARTOWN Mass./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police out of concern at how such equipment has been used during racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri....
  • Chuck Todd to replace David Gregory as NBC 'Meet the Press' moderator

    Chuck Todd to replace David Gregory as NBC 'Meet the Press' moderator
    Following a sustained ratings slide, NBC is shaking up its Sunday morning newsmakers show, “Meet the Press,” by replacing moderator David Gregory with the network’s resident political wonk, Chuck Todd. NBC said Thursday that Gregory,...
  • White House: Obama authorized strikes to help Iraq retake Mosul Dam

    White House: Obama authorized strikes to help Iraq retake Mosul Dam
    The White House on Sunday said President Barack Obama had informed Congress he authorized U.S. air strikes in Iraq to help retake control of the Mosul Dam, and that the action was consistent with his goal of protecting U.S. citizens in that country. "The...
  • Obama speaks to presidents of Liberia, Sierre Leone about Ebola

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama spoke about the Ebola virus outbreak with the presidents of Liberia and Sierra Leone on Thursday, the White House said. Obama held separate calls with Liberia's Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Sierra Leone's...
  • Jim Jeffords dies at 80; Vermont senator who left the GOP in 2001

    Although he made his career in politics, Jim Jeffords was a modest man who disliked cameras and speeches. In May 2001, however, the three-term senator from Vermont found himself in the spotlight when he quit the Republican Party and tipped the Senate...
  • Ukrainian rebels say they are ready for ceasefire

    Ukrainian rebels say they are ready for ceasefire
    Embattled Ukrainian separatists called for a truce Saturday after government troops surrounded their main stronghold of Donetsk, and a reported attempt by Russia to send in an armored aid convoy spurred warnings from Kiev, Britain and the United States....
  • Obama, on vacation, golfs and gets national security briefings

    President Obama started his annual vacation on Martha’s Vineyard as he began the previous four and in the same way he will likely end it: on the golf course. With barely 24 hours on the island behind him, Obama was already into his second round of...
  • Hillary gets criticism from right and left on break with Obama

    WASHINGTON Hillary Clinton isn't running for president yet, but she's already learning that it's not easy running away from her former boss, even if he's unpopular. After spending a year and a half praising Barack Obama, the former secretary of state...
  • Ineffective balancing act

    Nearly six years into the presidency of Barack Obama, it remains impossible to concisely explain the administration's foreign policy. The most recent manifestation —described last week by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as, "Don't do...