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  • Why Obama cares about the U.K. elections

    WASHINGTON The White House doesn't get involved in other countries' elections. President Barack Obama has said so himself, and he and his team take care to avoid any appearance of meddling. That said, the folks at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, from the...
  • US military maintains its strategy against IS is working

    Despite major new setbacks in Iraq, the U.S. military command leading the fight against Islamic State militants insists that its strategy is working and that the militants' takeover of a key oil refinery and a government compound are fleeting gains...
  • Islamic State's advance raises new questions about US, Iraqi strategy

    WASHINGTON The Islamic State's capture Friday of the Iraqi provincial capital of Ramadi provides new evidence of the Iraqi army's weakness, the terrorist movement's resilience and the shortcomings of the Obama administration's strategy for defeating the...
  • US plays down IS militants' gains in Iraq

    Despite major new setbacks in Iraq, the U.S. military command leading the fight against Islamic State militants insisted Friday that its strategy is working and that the militants' takeover of a key oil refinery and a government compound are fleeting...
  • U.S. rushes new weapons to Iraq to blunt Islamic State advance

    IRBIL, Iraq The Islamic State group on Friday took control of the provincial government center of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's largest province, and appeared to be in control of most of the city in a major defeat for the Iraqi government. Islamic...
  • Obama aides downplay expectations for summit with Arab leaders

     Obama aides downplay expectations for summit with Arab leaders
    President Obama's team is carefully ratcheting down expectations for his summit with Persian Gulf leaders Thursday as the three crown princes, two emirs and one deputy prime minister coming to the U.S. make it abundantly clear that they will not be neatly...
  • Mark Kirk launches first ad of 2016 U.S. Senate race

    Mark Kirk launches first ad of 2016 U.S. Senate race
    First-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk will start airing the first TV ad of his re-election campaign Thursday, a spot that uses his recovery from a January 2012 stroke as a metaphor for his work for Illinois constituents. The ad marks the beginning...
  • Trade offers contrast between Obama, Senate Democrats

    Senators of both parties worked Wednesday to revive trade legislation that's a top priority for President Barack Obama, a day after Obama's fellow Democrats repudiated him nearly unanimously on the issue. Despite intense lobbying by Obama, every...
  • Analysis: The incredible bipartisan, kumbaya moment for criminal justice reform

    When George W. Bush was governor of Texas, the state built 38 new prisons, and the state's annual corrections expenditure jumped by a billion dollars, a 71 percent increase (1.4 to 2.4). That's what it was to be tough on crime. No one would ever describe...
  • Prosecutor has message for victims of sexual assault at Notre Dame

     Prosecutor has message for victims of sexual assault at Notre Dame
    The prosecutor on the University of Notre Dame's home turf has a message for victims of campus sexual attacks: Rather than go to university police, they should directly report sex crimes to a county special victims unit. Amid a growing national...
  • Business allies cool to Garcetti's minimum wage plan

    Business allies cool to Garcetti's minimum wage plan
    Atwater Village businessman Luis Lopez used to be a big fan of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. Lopez, who owns an auto repair shop on Fletcher Drive, gave $100 to Garcetti's 2013 campaign for mayor. He spread the word about Garcetti's candidacy on...