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  • Car bombing targets U.S. consulate in Irbil, Iraq

    Car bombing targets U.S. consulate in Irbil, Iraq
    Islamic State militants took responsibility Friday for a car bomb that exploded outside the U.S. consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil. The State Department said no U.S. personnel were killed in the Friday afternoon blast in the capital of Iraq&...
  • Ripken Foundation to help train Nicaraguan players, coaches

    Ripken Foundation to help train Nicaraguan players, coaches
    A group representing the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation will begin a State Department-sponsored exchange program in Nicaragua on Sunday that will train coaches and baseball players in Nicaragua, and later this summer, bring Nicaraguan children to Maryland for...
  • High expectations of summit aren't realized yet

    High expectations of summit aren't realized yet
    Expectations could not have been any higher. President Barack Obama and Raul Castro had spoken on the phone prior to the Summit of the Americas meeting in Panama last weekend. They talked again by phone and in person during the meeting itself....
  • 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...
  • A fragile man, whispered innuendo and two suicides in Missouri

    A fragile man, whispered innuendo and two suicides in Missouri
    One month before his suicide, Tom Schweich announced he was running for governor. He looked pale and tired, with dark crescents under his eyes, but he spoke with precision and force. He told supporters he had learned to fight liberals by attending Harvard...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Venezuela to shrink US Embassy staff, require tourist visas

    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,...
  • Foreign governments gave millions to foundation while Clinton was at State Dept.

    Foreign governments gave millions to foundation while Clinton was at State Dept.
    The Clinton Foundation accepted millions of dollars from seven foreign governments during Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, including one donation that violated its ethics agreement with the Obama administration, foundation...
  • Congress hears testimony on Cuban criminal pipeline

    Congress hears testimony on Cuban criminal pipeline
    WASHINGTON — Cuba's role in enabling a criminal pipeline to Florida must be examined as the United States moves to restore relations with the Communist-led island, the leader of a key congressional panel said Thursday. Jeff Duncan, chairman of the...