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  • Obama says there's more than one 'authentic way of being black'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama told a group of young black, Hispanic, Native American and Asian men on Monday that they need be proud of their backgrounds and draw strength from their cultures, but ignore people who accuse them of "acting...
  • British Labour Party leader Miliband meets with Obama

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband met U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday and said they had a wide-ranging discussion touching on relations with Russia and the Ukraine crisis. Obama...
  • Doctors can help human trafficking victims: reports

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Healthcare professionals can play a role in addressing human trafficking and sexual exploitation, according to two new reports. Doctors and researchers write in JAMA Pediatrics that it's up to a collection of people and...
  • U.S. opposes French sale of Mistral warships to Russia: senior official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States opposes France's plan to sell Mistral helicopter carriers to Russia, a senior U.S. administration official told reporters on Monday, echoing concerns expressed on Monday by British Prime Minister David Cameron....
  • Obama signs order barring LGBT bias for federal contractors

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday that bars companies that do work for the federal government from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Religious groups had lobbied Obama...
  • 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...
  • Wave of migrant children threatens to swamp U.S. immigration courts

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A deluge of Central American children pouring into the United States threatens to burst the seams of already overstuffed immigration courts, and President Barack Obama's steps to ease the crisis are likely to make matters worse...
  • Obama, Biden highlight job-training in middle-class push

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will put a spotlight on job-training programs on Tuesday as part of a White House push to boost economic opportunities for middle-class Americans, an important voting group in...
  • Obama says Biden would make 'superb' president: New Yorker

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said Joe Biden would make a "superb" president, but questioned whether his vice president or potential rival Hillary Clinton would want to endure another campaign for the White House, a media report on...
  • Kansas senator's years in Washington are both advantage, vulnerability

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Sen. Pat Roberts sits in a Lenexa, Kan., fast-food restaurant, spooning ice cream from a cup. It's already been a long day. That morning, the 78-year-old Republican braved the heat of the Lenexa July Fourth parade; after lunch, he...
  • 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...