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  • Obama issues orders seeking equal pay for women

    WASHINGTON — President Obama used his executive power and a hot-button issue to try to stoke support from a key election-year constituency Tuesday, as he issued two directives aimed at ensuring federal contractors pay women as much as men for...
  • Dangerous mischief-making in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON -- The report that protesters have declared two eastern Ukraine cities to be independent republics questions President Obama's assurance that there is no "military solution" to the crisis that began with Russian President Vladmir Putin's land...
  • Some Senate Democrats call on Obama to approve Keystone XL pipeline

    WASHINGTON — A group of Democratic senators, including several facing tough re-election races, sent a letter Thursday to President Obama demanding approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline by May 31. The letter’s forcefulness hints at the...
  • Pennsylvania school stabbing suspect 'doesn't fit the mold'

    MURRYSVILLE, Pa. — A teenager charged in a high school stabbing rampage "just doesn't fit the mold" of someone who could be harboring such rage, his lawyer said Thursday as the boy's classmates fought to recover from life-threatening wounds and...
  • White House: U.S. will not issue visa to Iran's pick for U.N. envoy

    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration will not issue a diplomatic visa to Iran’s new ambassador to the United Nations, the White House said Friday, complicating efforts to improve relations between the two countries. The administration opposes...
  • Obamas' federal tax rate rose as their income fell in 2013

    WASHINGTON-- President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama watched their income fall and their federal tax rate go up in 2013, according to IRS returns released Friday by the White House. In a joint filing, the couple reported an adjusted gross income...
  • U.S. won't issue visa for Iran's pick for U.N. ambassador

    WASHINGTON — The White House will block Iran's choice of United Nations ambassador from entering the United States, officials said Friday, stoking new tension between Tehran and Washington as they approach a critical moment in negotiations over...
  • John Kerry arrives to prod deadlocked Israelis and Palestinians

    John Kerry arrives to prod deadlocked Israelis and Palestinians
    JERUSALEM -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry arrived in Jerusalem on Monday evening to begin talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders in a bid to keep the troubled peace negotiations on track. The immediate obstacle Kerry seeks to overcome is a...
  • Release of Jonathan Pollard once again appears under debate

    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration appears to have begun considering the early release of Jonathan Pollard, an American serving a life sentence for spying for Israel, as it tries to nudge the Middle East peace process forward. On Monday, U.S....
  • White House: Obamacare sign-ups exceed goal of 7 million

    WASHINGTON — A surge of interest on the last day of open enrollment pushed Obamacare well over the administration’s target of 7 million sign-ups, according to preliminary figures that put the White House into a celebratory mood  Tuesday. But...
  • Paul Ryan budget cuts deeply -- but will it balance as promised?

    WASHINGTON -- The austere Republican budget proposal from Rep. Paul D. Ryan would slash federal spending to pre-Eisenhower levels, but the "turbo cuts" on every aspect of government -- except the military -- are still not enough to reach his promise of...