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  • What's the message when Obama sticks to public schedule during a crisis?

    WASHINGTON Just after a passenger jet was shot down over Ukraine, President Barack Obama flew to Delaware to have a burger and fries at the popular Charcoal Pit restaurant and then to New York to attend a pair of private political events. Obama spoke for...
  • Charles Froom: The man who makes art look even better

    In early April of this year Charles Froom got a phone call at his Reigelsville home. His help was needed immediately. David Mickenberg, the new director of the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley, had an emergency. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity...
  • 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...
  • Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration

    Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration
    Much to English teacher Ed Raines' surprise, his students had never heard Puccini's soaring melodies that inspired David Henry Hwang's "M. Butterfly," nor the way Louis Armstrong could make a trumpet talk in Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man." In the...
  • Drawing undocumented immigrants out of the shadows

    WASHINGTON With federal immigration bills stalled on Capitol Hill, many states are charging ahead on their own to open doors to unauthorized immigrants, from allowing them to pay in-state tuition at state colleges and universities, to giving them driver's...
  • 2 Washington state Congress members lecture tech giants on gender equality

    WASHINGTON Congress is hardly a bastion of diversity. The Senate is 93 percent white. The Republicans in the House don't have a single African-American or Asian-American member. And men in both chambers outnumber women 4 to 1. So what were Sen. Maria...
  • In U.S. gay marriage cases, children emerge in the limelight

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With legal battles over gay marriage simmering across the United States, proponents are showcasing a group they had once sidelined: children. Lawyers are recruiting same-sex couples who have children, putting interviews with kids...
  • 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...
  • HHS shepherds 'border children' through the system

    WASHINGTON As more unaccompanied children from Central America are caught entering the country illegally, their plight is proving to be both a political and custodial headache for the Obama administration. Unlike children from Mexico, who are screened...
  • Florida inches toward marriage equality

    Florida inches toward marriage equality
    When a state judge in Key West overturned a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages last week, he started Florida down a legally tortuous path toward marriage equality for gays, a right 19 other states have already granted. But, legal experts say,...