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  • Pig producers' fight over drug looms over trade talks

    WASHINGTON R.C. Hunt, who has raised pigs for 50 years in North Carolina, offers no apologies for a common practice in the U.S. pork industry: mixing feed with a controversial drug that makes the animals grow leaner in the final weeks of their lives....
  • White House pressures Israel over civilian deaths in Gaza

    White House pressures Israel over civilian deaths in Gaza
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House put pressure on Israel on Monday to take greater steps to protect Palestinian civilians from being killed in an Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip. President Barack Obama, who repeated his position that Israel...
  • Kids relish the healthy 'state dinner' with first couple

    WASHINGTON The White House band played gentle cocktail music as the guests arrived. The East Room's crystal chandeliers glittered over the neat table settings surrounded by the room's signature gold curtains. The White House kitchen staff appeared poised...
  • Feds OK testing for oil and gas in the Atlantic

    WASHINGTON Just as expected, the Obama administration is opening the waters off the East Coast to oil and gas exploration, approving a plan on Friday to allow seismic tests from Delaware to Florida's Cape Canaveral. The decision is a first step to what...
  • Lehigh Valley tugboat is linked to only WWI attack on U.S. soil

    It was July 21, 1918 and World War I was in its final year. The Perth Amboy, a tugboat owned by the Lehigh Coal & Navigation Co., and four barges were traveling off the coast of Cape Cod when a German submarine surfaced. The U-boat attacked the...
  • Obama discusses potential new Russia sanctions with Merkel, Cameron

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama spoke to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday about the potential need for more sanctions against Russia if it fails to take steps to de-escalate the...
  • Biden, Poroshenko press Russia to influence separatists on ceasefire

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko pressed Moscow on Friday to influence pro-Russian separatists to take part in a ceasefire and give investigators access to the downed Malaysian jetliner on...
  • 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...
  • Obama to meet Central America leaders, migrant numbers fall: officials

    Obama to meet Central America leaders, migrant numbers fall: officials
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will meet with the leaders of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador next week to discuss cooperation on the influx of child migrants from Central America into the United States, the White House said on Friday....
  • 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...