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  • Obama expresa preocupación sobre crecientes bajas en Gaza: Casa Blanca

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - El presidente estadounidense Barack Obama dijo el domingo al primer ministro israelí Benjamin Netanyahu que tiene serias preocupaciones sobre el creciente número de bajas por los enfrentamientos entre Israel y los palestinos. Obama...
  • Obama: Russia must press Ukraine rebels to allow plane probe

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama spoke by phone with Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Thursday and the White House said both agreed on the need to impose more sanctions on Russia for continuing to arm pro-Russian separatists in...
  • Hamas only understands strength [Letter]

    Hamas only understands strength [Letter]
    It is obvious that letter writer Bruce Knauff does not understand the Middle East and how it works ("Conflict over Gaza is one-sided," July 16). He probably has never been outside of Maryland. In that part of the world the man with the biggest gun is...
  • U.S. Senate Democrats cut $1 billion from Obama border request

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A limited review found the White House's political office appears to be operating within the law, a federal oversight agency said amid a congressional probe into whether taxpayer money has been used by the Obama administration for...
  • Gobernador de Texas desplegará 1.000 guardias nacionales en la frontera con México

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legisladores republicanos creen que 1.500 millones de dólares adicionales es lo máximo que el Congreso debería gastar hasta diciembre para atender la oleada de niños inmigrantes en la frontera sur de Estados Unidos, una cifra...
  • Obama recibe a astronautas del Apolo 11 en su 45 aniversario

    Obama recibe a astronautas del Apolo 11 en su 45 aniversario
    WASHINGTON - El presidente, Barack Obama, recibió hoy en la Casa Blanca a dos de los tres astronautas que participaron en la misión del Apolo 11 a La Luna, cuando se cumplen 45 años del primer paseo por la superficie del satélite. Obama se reunió en...
  • Opposite rulings, no change to health coverage

    Opposite rulings, no change to health coverage
    Conflicting rulings on a key component of Obamacare emerged from the Virginia Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the federal court of appeals in Washington, D.C., within hours of each other on Tuesday. Both addressed the tax credit subsidies for lower-...
  • Parisian charm at Cafe Poupon

    Parisian charm at Cafe Poupon
    Serious dessert aficionados know that around here, some of the most beautiful and best-tasting desserts come from a Baltimore Street shop called Patisserie Poupon. For almost three decades, the bakery has pleased the city's most discriminating sweets-...
  • America should set standards for drone use

    America should set standards for drone use
    The increasing use in recent years of unmanned aerial vehicles, known as UAVS or drones, has spurred innovation and provoked concern. UAVs, which the U.S. Air Force now calls RPAs, or remotely piloted aircraft — a reminder that humans control them...
  • First six months of 2014 were warmest in California's history

    The first six months of 2014 were the hottest ever in California, according to the National Weather Service. The period was nearly 5 degrees warmer than the 20th century average and more than a degree hotter than the record set in 1934, the National...
  • Obama pressures on Russia, Putin in Ukraine crash probe

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama piled pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday to force pro-Russian separatists to stop blocking an international investigation into the shootdown of a passenger jet last week. In remarks...