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  • Obama unleashed: Defies GOP election wins, moves in opposite direction

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama has spent November acting with a defiant fury, moving with little regard for the message voters sent at the polls.
  • Martin Schram: Debunking the Benghazi bunk

    One of Washington's worst-kept secrets is how to officially release a not-so-good news story and still keep it at least semi-secret. The answer is: Just dump it into the news stream late on a Friday night. That's precisely what the Republican Mike...

    UN torture experts weigh in on disputed Senate CIA interrogation report

    GENEVA Seven top United Nations human rights experts on Wednesday urged President Barack Obama "not to yield" to demands from the Central Intelligence Agency that key material be edited out from a Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA...

    Middle Easterners crossing border from Mexico? It's rare

    Middle Easterners crossing border from Mexico? It's rare
    For months, some conservative members of Congress and their allies have warned that people from the Middle East could use the Mexican border to gain illegal entry to the U.S. and pose a terrorist threat. Obama administration officials have said such a...

    'Outpost' reveals the behind-the-scenes life of a diplomat

    "Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy" by Christopher R. Hill; Simon & Schuster (448 pages, $30) For all the suave sophistication the public attaches to the lifestyle of diplomats, foreign correspondents often tend to look on them with...