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  • U.S. Senate Democrats cut $1 billion from Obama border request

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers' inability to reach an agreement on immigration policy is at least partly to blame for a crisis that has seen thousands of children flee Honduras for the U.S. border, Honduran President Juan Hernandez said on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Medicare plans cutting doctors

    Medicare plans cutting doctors
    Unexpected breakups can be painful, as South Florida seniors have been finding out lately. Some Medicare Advantage plans have retooled or shrunk their provider networks in the past year, forcing patients to find new physicians or facilities for...
  • Obama dice que Biden sería un "magnífico" presidente: New Yorker

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - El mandatario estadounidense, Barack Obama, dijo que Joe Biden sería un "magnífico" presidente, pero puso en duda si su vicepresidente o la potencial rival Hillary Clinton querrán soportar otra campaña por la Casa Blanca, según un...
  • Obama presiona a Rusia para que separatistas no bloqueen investigación por avión

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, aumentó el lunes la presión sobre su par ruso, Vladimir Putin, para que obligue a los separatistas ucranianos prorrusos a no seguir obstaculizando una investigación internacional por el...
  • White House: Israel needs to do more to ensure civilians protected

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Monday that Israel has the right to defend itself against attacks from Hamas militants but needs to do more to ensure the protection of innocent civilians. "What this escalation in violence makes clear is...
  • Obama signs order barring federal discrimination against gays

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Monday barring federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The order did not include new exemptions for religious organizations,...