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Hunter finds missing Raymond girl
In historically rare move, Forum Communications Co. doesn't endorse Republican candidate for president
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Officers involved in Jamar Clark shooting will not be disciplined
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Election letter deadline
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November 8, 2013
Contrite Obama apologizes for healthcare insurance pledge, website
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama apologized on Thursday to Americans who are losing their healthcare insurance policies, saying in an interview that he regrets "we weren't as clear as we needed to be" about the reforms of his landmark healthcare restructuring.
November 8, 2013 - 10:49am
October 25, 2013
Contractors describe scant pre-launch testing of U.S. healthcare site
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration launched its troubled healthcare insurance website after only a minimum of crucial system-wide testing, despite contractors warning officials repeatedly about performance risks, a congressional panel heard on Thursday.
October 25, 2013 - 9:02am
October 23, 2013
Editorial: Health care Web site needs fixing now
President Obama is correct that the HealthCare.gov Web site problems are “inexcusable.” The time is here then for his administration to get it fixed. The historic opposition to the Affordable Care Act should have been forewarning to the administration to make sure HealthCare.gov...
October 23, 2013 - 2:00am
October 22, 2013
Obama, Michelle Obama attend parent-teacher conferences at Sidwell Friends School
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are attending parent-teacher conferences for their daughters. Obama and the first lady left the White House by motorcade on Tuesday morning for the drive to the private Sidwell Friends School in northwest Washington. Fifteen-year-old...
October 22, 2013 - 10:00am
October 17, 2013
Crisis averted, Obama says Americans 'completely fed up' with Washington
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama scolded congressional Republicans on Thursday, hours after a fiscal crisis was narrowly averted and called on his opponents to help repair the economic damage caused by a 16-day U.S. government shutdown and a close brush with a debt d...
October 17, 2013 - 2:02pm
Obama to speak this morning about path ahead on fiscal issues
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will deliver a statement at 10:35 a.m. today about the need for Democrats and Republicans to work together on fiscal issues following the 11th hour deal in Congress that ended a 16-day government shutdown and averted a debt default. "I'll...
October 17, 2013 - 7:05am
October 14, 2013
Red state or blue, Obamacare pricing seems apolitical
NEW YORK, Oct 12 (Reuters) - For Americans who are able to check out new insurance plans launched under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform, the price differences from state to state may be surprising. Residents of Minnesota, a Democratic-led state, are likely to pay the lowest...
October 14, 2013 - 11:00am
October 9, 2013
Obama to choose Yellen for top Fed job, markets relieved
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will nominate Fed number two Janet Yellen on Wednesday to run the world's most influential central bank, providing some relief to markets that would expect her to tread carefully in winding down economic stimulus.
October 9, 2013 - 7:06am
October 4, 2013
Focus on debt ceiling as U.S. shutdown drags on; Obama cancels trip
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House Republicans huddled on Friday to plot their next move on the fourth day of a U.S. government shutdown that many...
October 4, 2013 - 8:56am
October 2, 2013
Obama to meet with congressional leaders as shutdown continues
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama scrapped part of a long-planned trip to Asia and planned to meet with congressional leaders on Wednesday as a U.S. government shutdown entered a second day with no end in sight.
October 2, 2013 - 12:15pm
Obama Scraps Malaysia And Philippines Visits Over Shutdown
WASHINGTON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has scrapped the Malaysia and Philippine portions of a scheduled four-country Asia trip because of the U.S. government shutdown, and the rest of the trip remains up in the air, the White House said on Wednesday. Obama...
October 2, 2013 - 7:28am
September 10, 2013
Syria seeks reprieve from U.S. strikes with Russia plan
AMMAN/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Syria accepted a Russian proposal on Tuesday to give up chemical weapons and win a reprieve from U.S. military strikes, while its jets returned to the sky to bomb rebel positions in Damascus for the first time since the West threatened force.
September 10, 2013 - 12:03pm
September 8, 2013
U.S.: Proven link of Assad to gas attack lacking
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House asserted Sunday that a "common-sense test" dictates the Syrian government is responsible for a chemical weapons attack that President Barack Obama says demands a U.S. military response. But Obama's top aide says the administration lacks "irrefutable,...
September 8, 2013 - 11:40pm
August 30, 2013
U.S. says Syrian chemical attack killed 1,429
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Edging toward a retaliatory strike, the Obama administration bluntly accused the Syrian government of Bashar Assad on Friday...
August 30, 2013 - 1:04pm
August 29, 2013
Assad says Syria will defend itself: state media
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syria's state news agency has quoted President Bashar Assad as saying Syria will defend itself against any aggression.
August 29, 2013 - 7:25am