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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama praised the Netherlands as among America's "oldest and most precious allies" as he welcomed the Dutch king and queen to the White House Monday. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima are on their first U.S. visit since ascending to the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has announced that his son, Beau, has died of brain cancer. The younger Biden was a lawyer, member of the Delaware National Guard and former Delaware attorney general. He was 46. Beau Biden was hospitalized earlier this month at Walter...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama and other world leaders gather in Germany next week, Russia's Vladimir Putin will be left off the guest list, part of his punishment for more than a year of alleged Kremlin-supported aggression in Ukraine. But despite vows from Obama...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama and other world leaders gather in Germany next week, Russia's Vladimir Putin will be left off the guest list, part of his punishment for more than a year of alleged Kremlin-supported aggression in Ukraine. But Putin's exclusion from...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed human trafficking legislation that provoked weeks of partisan dissent in the Senate and held up Loretta Lynch's confirmation for attorney general. The legislation expands law enforcement tools to target sex traffickers, creates...
MIAMI (AP) — President Barack Obama has visited a shrine in Miami to honor Cuban Americans. The White House says Obama stopped at the Shrine of Our Lady of Charity on Thursday. He's honoring the sacrifices Cuban Americans have made in pursuing liberty and recognizing their...
MIAMI (AP) — President Barack Obama has met with the family of an American journalist who was killed last year by the Islamic State group. Steven Sotloff was a 31-year-old Miami-area native who freelanced for Time and Foreign Policy magazines. He had vanished in Syria, and then...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday defended the Obama administration's decision to cooperate with Russia on areas of "clear mutual interest," even as the West tries to punish Moscow for its actions in Ukraine. Biden said economic sanctions against Russia...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is defending U.S. efforts to cooperate with Russia on Iran and other issues at the same time Obama administration is trying to punish Moscow for its actions in Ukraine. Biden says it makes sense to cooperate on areas where the U.S. and...