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President Barack Obama boards Air Force One before his departure from Andrews Air Force Base, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013.  (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

Obama: US movies, TV help shape world’s culture

GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama says thanks to television and movies, the rest of the world has had a front-row seat for America’s march toward progress. Obama is trumpeting the entertainment industry at […]

11/26/2013

A Transportation Security Administration officer stand in front of a portrait of slain TSA officer Gerardo Hernandez during his public memorial at the Los Angeles Sports Arena, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013.  (AP Photo/ Los Angeles Times, Al Seib, Pool)

Obama meets with family of slain TSA officer

LOS ANGELES (AP) – President Barack Obama has visited with the family of a Transportation Security Administration officer who was killed at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this month. White House spokesman Josh Earnest says […]

11/26/2013

President Barack Obama boards Air Force One before his departure from Andrews Air Force Base, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013.  (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

Obama to visit DreamWorks for economy address

LOS ANGELES (AP) – President Barack Obama is wrapping up a three-day West Coast tour by making an economic pitch at the studio of movie producer Jeffrey Katzenberg, one of his top fundraisers and political […]

11/26/2013

President Barack Obama boards Air Force One before his departure from Andrews Air Force Base, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013.  (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

Money, star power await Obama on fundraising tour

SEATTLE (AP) — Money, star power and Hollywood awaited President Barack Obama on a West Coast swing featuring a bit of official business, but mostly fundraising for a Democratic Party eager to go on offense […]

11/24/2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner apologizes for his behavior in this frame from a video produced by the city of San Diego Thursday, July 11, 2013. (AP Photo/City of San Diego)

Filner casts short shadow in San Diego mayor race

SAN DIEGO (AP) – It took Democrats 20 years to recapture the mayor’s seat in San Diego and less than nine months for one of their own to be driven out. Bob Filner’s disgraced exit […]

11/03/2013

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, left, listens to Robin Niblett, right, Director of Chatham House, during an event in London, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Clinton starting new project to empower women

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton announced a new initiative Friday called “No Ceilings” to empower women and children around the globe. The project could serve as the basis of a recurring campaign theme if […]

11/01/2013

President Barack Obama, accompanied by Education Secretary Arne Duncan, right, visits a math classroom at Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) in Brooklyn borough of New York, Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, to highlight the importance of education in providing skills for American workers in a global economy. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Obama urges Congress to spend more on education

NEW YORK (AP) — With budget talks set to resume next week, President Barack Obama is urging Congress to hammer out a spending deal that puts more money into education. At a high school in […]

10/25/2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner speaks after agreeing to resign at a city council meeting Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in San Diego. Filner agreed to resign on Aug. 30, bowing to enormous pressure after lurid sexual harassment allegations brought by at least 17 women eroded his support after just nine months on the job. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Former San Diego mayor booked into jail, released

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was booked into jail and then released on charges of false imprisonment and battery. San Diego County Sheriff’s Lt. Dave Schaller says Filner arrived just […]

10/19/2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner speaks after agreeing to resign at a city council meeting Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in San Diego. Filner agreed to resign on Aug. 30, bowing to enormous pressure after lurid sexual harassment allegations brought by at least 17 women eroded his support after just nine months on the job. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Bob Filner pleads guilty to 3 crimes

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has pleaded guilty to felony false imprisonment and two misdemeanor counts of battery. The plea came Tuesday in Superior Court, weeks after Filner was forced […]

10/15/2013

Film director and producer Amardeep Kaleka poses for a photo at Neverending Light, his Emmy Award winning film and television production company in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Son of slain Sikh to challenge Ryan

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The son of a slain Sikh temple president plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan in next year’s congressional election, in a Wisconsin district where support for the 2012 Republican vice presidential […]

10/14/2013

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Gallup Poll: dysfunctional government

Amid the government shutdown, the stumbles out of the gate for the Affordable Care Act and a shaky economy — the most important topic on the minds of Americans these days is not any of […]

10/10/2013

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., smiles as he leaves the floor of the House of Representatives at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. The GOP-controlled House passed a bill that would prevent a government shutdown while crippling the health care law that was the signature accomplishment of President Barack Obama's first term,  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

House GOP dismisses default warnings as more hype

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hard-line House Republicans are dismissing dire warnings that a government default would wreck U.S. and world economies as another case of hyperbole from an Obama administration that cried wolf about the likely […]

10/08/2013

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