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  • Obama's executive action clouds long-term immigration changes

    To President Barack Obama, his executive action on immigration on Nov. 20 would give millions of undocumented immigrants "a chance to make amends, take responsibility, and give their kids a better future." To Republican House Speaker John Boehner, the...
  • The economic and social benefits of a thaw with Iran

    With international negotiations over Iran's nuclear program extended beyond their self-imposed Nov. 24 deadline, talks have now resumed in Geneva. As they move forward, it's important to put those talks in perspective. Frankly, the extension primarily...
  • Rubio's machine is tops in raising money, but not in sharing it

    WASHINGTON For Marco Rubio and his leadership political action committee, a lot of money comes in. But when it comes to supporting his fellow candidates, not a lot goes out. Rubio, a Republican senator from West Miami, Fla., and a potential...
  • End the embargo

    End the embargo
    I strongly agree with your conclusion that change in U.S. policy toward Cuba was long overdue ("Turning a page on Cuba," Dec. 17). The U.S. effort to support democracy and freedom by damaging Cuba's economy has succeeded only in damaging Cuba's economy....
  • GSA seeks developers for FBI headquarters

    GSA seeks developers for FBI headquarters
    The federal government is formally seeking developers to build a new headquarters for the FBI, opening the next phase in a competition between Maryland and Virginia to land the lucrative project. The General Services Administration said Friday evening...
  • Brazilians face higher gas prices, more austerity moves after election

    Rising gas prices and the selection of a more fiscally austere economic team have Brazilians facing a period of difficult adjustment after the reelection of President Dilma Rousseff. Though Rousseff's second term doesn't start until January, her...
  • Four detainees released from Guantanamo Bay to Afghanistan

    Four detainees released from Guantanamo Bay to Afghanistan
    The Pentagon announced Saturday that four detainees have been sent home to Afghanistan from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay as part of the U.S. government's ongoing release of former terrorism suspects who have been held for years. Shawali Khan,...
  • With Cuba move, Obama doubles down on strategy of engagement

    With Cuba move, Obama doubles down on strategy of engagement
    President Obama came to office in 2009 with a grand plan to reshape U.S. foreign relations through outreach to hostile governments. In his first term, his overtures to Iran, Russia, Syria, North Korea and others produced limited payoff. But with his...
  • Hadassah 'gate keepers' gather

    Hadassah 'gate keepers' gather
    More than 160 special donors from the Florida Atlantic Region of Hadassah's "Keepers of the Gate" annual giving program attended a gala brunch on Dec 14, at the Polo Club in Boca Raton, celebrating its Chai anniversary. Founded 18 years ago by a small...
  • U.S. Army refers Bergdahl case to commander, punishment possible

    A U.S. general will decide whether to pursue disciplinary action against Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl over his 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan, after the Army said on Monday it forwarded the findings of its investigation to him. General Mark...
  • Brazil's Rousseff stands by Petrobras CEO, says pessimism overblown

    Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff said on Monday she has no plans to replace the chief executive officer of state-run oil firm Petrobras, saying there was no evidence that senior management was involved in a graft scandal at the company. Speaking at a...