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The poisoning of a college student 18 years ago recently re-emerged as a hot topic in China, but censors soon squelched the politically sensitive online discussions over whether the culprit may have eluded punishment because of Communist Party connections.
Israel on Thursday fully reopened its border crossings with the Gaza Strip that were closed following militant rocket fire during President Barack Obama’s visit to the region last week, the military said.
US President Barack Obama has prepared a second inaugural speech that broadly lays out his vision for the country’s future, setting the stage for looming debates over taxes, guns, immigration and other issues while leaving the details for another day.
President Barack Obama endorsed controversial bans on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines, as well as stricter background checks for gun buyers—but conceded he may not win approval of all in a Congress reluctant to tighten restrictions.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday condemned attacks on a US consulate in eastern Libya that killed the US ambassador and three American members of his staff. He ordered increased security at US diplomatic posts around the world.
United States President Barack Obama’s speech concerning last week’s movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado bears watching especially here in the country where the crackdown on loose firearms has mostly failed, simply because most of our own police don’t have their own service firearms to begin with.
By Kerry Sheridan
The world’s largest meeting on HIV/AIDS opens Sunday in the US capital with calls to speed up the global response to the three-decade-long epidemic that killed 1.5 million people last year.
By Jay Reeves
An Uzbek man who pleaded guilty to plotting to assassinate President Barack Obama was never admitted to Columbia University’s medical school, the university said Saturday, contrary to defense claims before he was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison.
About 10,000 people remained displaced by the largest wildfire in Colorado history Saturday, a day after President Barack Obama visited the scene and called it a “major disaster.” Two burned bodies have been found so far, and police say fewer than 10 people may be unaccounted for.
By Julie Pace
President Barack Obama absorbed the devastation of Colorado’s wildfires Friday, visiting a neighborhood struck by the flames and taking in the acrid smells of charred homes while plumes of smoke rose from the surrounding mountains.
By Jim Kuhnhenn
President Barack Obama says he and leaders of seven other major industrial nations are focusing on economic concerns during discussions at Camp David.
By Alicia A. Caldwell
, Ken Thomas
At least three more Secret Service officers implicated in a prostitution scandal in Colombia were expected to lose their jobs Friday, a federal official told The Associated Press, and the Pentagon acknowledged that an 11th military person was involved.
An embarrassing scandal involving prostitutes and Secret Service agents deepened on Saturday as 11 agents were placed on leave, and threatened to eclipse President Barack Obama’s charm offensive to Latin America.