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President Barack Obama meets with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama, Pakistani vow cooperation as tensions ease

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to improve a rocky relationship, President Barack Obama and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday pledged cooperation on the security issues that have strained ties between their nations. But the […]

10/23/2013

President Barack Obama, standing with supporters of his health care law, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, on the initial rollout of the health care overhaul. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Obama appeals to allies to stick with health law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is appealing to its allies in Congress, on Wall Street and across the country to stick with President Barack Obama’s health care law even as embarrassing problems with the […]

10/23/2013

President Barack Obama speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Shutdown over, Obama surveys damage and blames GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government unlocked its doors Thursday after 16 days, with President Barack Obama saluting the resolution of Congress’ bitter standoff but lambasting Republicans for the partial shutdown that he said had damaged […]

10/17/2013

President Barack Obama, right, applauds after awarding the Medal of Honor to former Army Capt. William D. Swenson of Seattle, Wash., during a ceremony in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. Swenson was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in a lengthy battle against Taliban insurgents  in the Ganjgal valley near the Pakistan border on Sept. 8, 2009, which claimed the lives of five Americans, 10 Afghan army troops and an interpreter. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama presents Afghan war vet with Medal of Honor

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Army captain whose heroic actions in a deadly Afghan battle were captured on video received the nation’s highest military award, the Medal of Honor, from President Barack Obama at the […]

10/15/2013

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden leave the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, to pick up lunch at Taylor Gourmet sandwich shop near the White House. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama, Biden take a rare stroll for lunch

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are stepping out of the White House on a surprise and rare off-campus stroll to grab lunch at a neighborhood eatery and draw attention […]

10/04/2013

President Barack Obama in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, to speak about the Affordable Care Act, his signature health care law. Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown Tuesday as a long-running dispute over President Barack Obama's health care law forced about 800,000 federal workers off the job, suspending all but essential services. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Obama hails ‘historic’ launch of health exchanges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hailing it as an “historic day,” President Barack Obama pressed forward his flagship health care program Tuesday, inaugurating new insurance exchanges to expand access for those without coverage despite the shutdown taking […]

10/01/2013

Joe Biden

Iran sanctions most effective in history

WASHINGTON (AP) – Vice President Joe Biden says U.S.-led sanctions against Iran have been the most effective sanctions regime ever. Biden says Iran has a choice. He says Iran can suffer deepening economic sanctions or […]

09/30/2013

In this Sept. 5, 2012 photo, President Barack Obama, accompanied by former President Bill Clinton are seen at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Health care law reuniting Obama, Bill Clinton

NEW YORK (AP) — Health care is reuniting President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton. The two are set to appear together Tuesday to discuss Obama’s health care law at a session sponsored by […]

09/24/2013

Kenyan security personnel and journalists duck behind a vehicle as  heavy gunfire erupts from the Westgate Mall in Nairobi Kenya Monday Sept. 23 2013. (AP Photo/ Jerome Delay)

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. WHY TERROR GROUP CLAIMS IT ATTACKED NAIROBI MALL Al-Shabab, whose name means “The Youth” in Arabic, said […]

09/23/2013

In this Sept. 19, 2013 photo, Sean McCroskey pulls his wife Meg's jacket out of the debris in the river in front of their destroyed home on Gold Run Road in Boulder County, Colo. State highway crews and National Guard troops worked Sunday, Sept. 22, to repair highways to Colorado mountain towns cut off by the unprecedented flooding. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)

Only 6 still unaccounted for in Colorado floods

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — The number of people unaccounted for in the Colorado floods has dwindled to six. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Department said Monday rescuers over the weekend spoke in person or on the […]

09/23/2013

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