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Obama to renew, strengthen ties in Australia

Simply by showing up, President Barack Obama is making good on a promise — twice deferred — to visit Australia. It also will be an occasion to renew bonds... Read more »

Nov. 15, 2011


Utah man receives war medals 66 years late

More than six decades after being freed from a Japanese prisoner of war camp, a Utah veteran was compelled to relive the horrors and triumphs of his World War II... Read more »

Nov. 13, 2011


High hopes for first Chinese-American mayor in SF

Bowing deeply and shaking hands with shopkeepers along the streets of Chinatown, San Francisco's newly elected mayor understands the significance: These are the people... Read more »

Nov. 12, 2011


Pacific rim leaders mull ways to fend off EU woes

A push to build a Pacific free trade bloc gained ground Friday with Japan's decision to join negotiations, as Asia-Pacific leaders converging on Hawaii for an annual... Read more »

Nov. 11, 2011


NYC museum celebrates navy yard's history

The story of the Brooklyn Navy Yard and its vital role in American history as a major military shipbuilding site spans more than 200 years. But it's also the story of... Read more »

Nov. 8, 2011


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