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  • Outgoing University of Miami president Donna Shalala to lead Clinton Foundation

    Outgoing University of Miami President Donna Shalala, a former secretary of Health and Human Services under President Bill Clinton, will take over the Clinton Foundation, Politico reported Friday. The Clinton Foundation has been under increased scrutiny...
  • US pushes back on Venezuela's order to slash embassy staff

    US pushes back on Venezuela's order to slash embassy staff
    The United States on Tuesday pushed back against Venezuela's demand for a dramatic cut in the American diplomatic mission in Caracas. During a rare meeting Monday with the top American diplomat in Caracas, Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez gave the U.S....
  • Walker spokeswoman blasts Clinton over emails

    Likely presidential candidate Scott Walker's spokeswoman blasted Democrat Hillary Clinton on Thursday for using a personal email account during the four years she was secretary of state — even though the Wisconsin governor did something similar when...
  • Obama finds his veto pen

    Obama finds his veto pen
    With the Republicans now in control of both houses of Congress, President Barack Obama has finally invoked his weapon of last resort against being run over by them, by vetoing the Keystone XL pipeline bill. After more than six years in office and having...
  • Kerry vows to defend Israel, criticizes UN body's 'obsession'

    GENEVA Secretary of State John Kerry defended Israel on Monday at a United Nations group that's often hostile toward the Jewish state. In a speech to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, the UN's top human rights group, Kerry showcased U.S. support for...
  • Getty and city of L.A. launch website mapping historic places

    Getty and city of L.A. launch website mapping historic places
    The Getty Conservation Institute and the city of Los Angeles are expected to announce Tuesday the new website HistoricPlacesLA.org, the first digital portal designed to inventory, map and contextualize the city’s cultural heritage sites. The...
  • Democrats caught between Obama, Netanyahu on speech

    Jewish House Democrats personally offered Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a chance to lower the political temperature after he accepted a Republican invitation to speak to Congress next week on Iran — a less provocative, closed-door...
  • Venezuela to shrink US Embassy staff, require tourist visas

    Venezuela will shrink the size of the U.S. Embassy staff, limit the activities of U.S. diplomats and require American citizens to apply for visas if they want to come bask on the beach. Speaking before a crowd that rallied to protest imperialism,...
  • Christie to Calif. Republicans: No rush to pick 2016 nominee

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told California Republicans on Saturday that the party should not rush to choose a 2016 presidential nominee because of pressure from pollsters, pundits and GOP donors. "I promise you that over the next few months, you will...
  • Clinton's open pledge leaves no access for emails she kept

    WASHINGTON Hillary Clinton says she wants the public to see her emails. But there are some that voters may never see: the ones she didn't give to the government. Clinton used a private server and email address while U.S. secretary of state, and the law...
  • Trouble(at)clintonemail.com

    It's one of the most popular comic strips of all time: "Peanuts" by Charles M. Schulz. But it wasn't all about Charlie Brown. There were Lucy, Snoopy, Violet, and, my favorite, Pig-Pen -- the little boy who couldn't stay clean. He was always surrounded by...