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  • Preparing for campaign, Clinton seizes on bipartisanship

    Not yet officially a candidate for president, Hillary Rodham Clinton is already trying to seize the mantle of problem-solver in a nation fed up with dysfunctional government. Republicans are ready to remind Clinton — and voters — of her past...
  • Reality sinks in for many Cubans on eve of talks with US

    The jubilation that greeted the announcement of U.S.-Cuban detente two months ago has faded to resignation for many Cubans who are realizing they're at the start of a long process unlikely to ease their daily struggles anytime soon. Dreams of U.S....
  • Paul Greenberg: Enemy without a name

    Last week our president and commander- in-chief responded to the latest wave of terrorist attacks around the world by -- calling a seminar. It was a seminar in the style of your college sociology textbook: full of abstract generalities with no particular...
  • U.S. visa denials need more explanation

    U.S. visa denials need more explanation
    Fauzia Din, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Afghanistan who now lives in Fremont, Calif., wants to bring the man she married in 2006 to join her in her adoptive country. Her situation is poignant and her claim that the U.S. government mistakenly denied...
  • Appeals court: Former Bosnian prison guard can be extradited

    A former Bosnian prison camp guard living in the U.S. is eligible for extradition to his native country to face war-crimes charges, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. Almaz Nezirovic of Roanoke County, Virginia, is accused of torturing Serbians...
  • State Dept. official charged with soliciting minor

    A U.S. State Department official will be headed to Virginia to face a charge of soliciting a minor following his arrest in Washington, D.C. Daniel Rosen appeared Wednesday in D.C. Superior Court, where he waived extradition to Virginia. An online court...
  • U.S., Israel trade jabs over Netanyahu's 'destructive' speech

    U.S., Israel trade jabs over Netanyahu's 'destructive' speech
    Tension between Israel and the U.S. escalated sharply Wednesday as senior Obama administration officials publicly admonished Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for accepting an invitation to address Congress two weeks before Israeli elections and...
  • Kidnappers of American missionary in Nigeria demand ransom

    The armed men who abducted an American missionary earlier this week in southern Nigeria have demanded a ransom of nearly $300,000, police said Wednesday. Rev. Phyllis Sortor was kidnapped from the Hope Academy compound in Emiworo, Kogi state on Monday...
  • US pressures Cuba to turn over fugitives

    US pressures Cuba to turn over fugitives
    U.S. officials will continue this week to pressure Cuba to turn over fugitives wanted for Medicare fraud and other crimes in the United States. Closer cooperation between the two old adversaries could disrupt a criminal pipeline that has funneled ill-...
  • Rousby Hall: Waterfront weekend home of a chef's family

    Acclaimed chef Robert Wiedmaier spends long, hectic days preparing haute French cuisine at Marcel’s in Washington, D.C., and overseeing his seven other popular restaurants along the East Coast. So when each frenetic workweek is done, the chef-...
  • Guantanamo parole board OKs release of obese Egyptian captive

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba A national security parole board has approved for release a long-held, chronically ill, morbidly obese Egyptian captive who was once considered a candidate for a war crimes trial. A Periodic Review Board decision released...