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  • Bill Clinton condemns efforts to 'take down' his foundation, defends paid speeches

    Bill Clinton condemns efforts to 'take down' his foundation, defends paid speeches
    Former President Bill Clinton accused critics of an effort to undermine the work of his foundation for political gain, saying there is no evidence that donors sought to influence his wife's work at the State Department even as he conceded that "it looks...
  • Kerry to see Iranian FM as nuke talks hit end phase

    Kerry to see Iranian FM as nuke talks hit end phase
    Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart will meet this week for the first time since they laid out the framework for a nuclear deal earlier this month. The State Department said Kerry and Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif...
  • U.S. may revamp overseas hostage-rescue program

    U.S. may revamp overseas hostage-rescue program
    The White House is considering revamping its overseas hostage-rescue program after CIA drone strikes that mistakenly killed an American and an Italian held captive by terrorists in Pakistan, the latest incident to reveal gaps in U.S. counter-terrorism...
  • Hillary Clinton's no-knife, no-Botox run for the White House

    Hillary Clinton's no-knife, no-Botox run for the White House
    I admit it. I was one of those people (mostly women, I suspect) who, back when Hillary Rodham Clinton left the State Department to "catch up on 20 years of sleep deprivation," figured that some of that catching up would also involve some measure of...
  • Cuba to open talks about US fugitives as ties warm

    Cuba to open talks about US fugitives as ties warm
    HAVANA — The U.S. and Cuba will open talks about two of America's most-wanted fugitives as part of a new dialogue about law-enforcement cooperation made possible by President Barack Obama's decision to remove Cuba from a list of state sponsors of...
  • Where are the 'jobs, jobs, jobs?'

    Where are the 'jobs, jobs, jobs?'
    I'm so glad City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young recognizes the many problems facing Baltimore ("Solutions, not excuses, for Baltimore post Freddie Gray," April 30). These past days have been traumatic and have placed our city in an ugly...
  • Hillary Clinton's double standard on 'unaccountable money'

    Hillary Clinton's double standard on 'unaccountable money'
    Bill and Hillary Clinton are to money what the Gulf of Mexico is to the Mississippi River: the inevitable destination of a large and never-ending flow, which is sometimes polluted. The latest example comes in the form of donations of $2.35 million to...
  • Arrests rise in Burundi protests; protesters vow to remain

    About 500 students spent the night outside the U.S. Embassy in Burundi's capital, asking the U.S. for protection as street protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to seek a third term went into went into their sixth day. A State...
  • US envoy deflects insult by Turkish mayor with humor

    The U.S. ambassador to Turkey is fighting back with humor after Ankara's mayor called a U.S. state department spokeswoman a "stupid blonde." John Bass posted a picture on his Instagram account with his normally dark hair digitally altered to a reddish...
  • Community news: PNC faculty member bound for Turkmenistan

    PNC professor receives Fulbright award Tantatape Brahmasrene, professor of finance and international business at Purdue University North Central in Westville, has been selected for a Fulbright Senior Specialists project in Turkmenistan at International...
  • House Benghazi panel gets State Department documents

    The House committee investigating the 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, says it has received more than 4,000 pages of documents from a review board appointed by the State Department to investigate the attacks. The State Department says...