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Obama considers special forces to help in Iraq

Three U.S. officials say the White House is considering sending a small number of American special forces soldiers to Iraq in an urgent attempt to help Baghdad slow... Read more »

June 16, 2014


Obama: Much more needed to help Native Americans

President Barack Obama says the relationship between the U.S. government and tribal nations is stronger today than ever. But he says there's much more to do to help... Read more »

June 13, 2014

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Food fight: Poll reports few believe school lunches should be federally regulated

Healthy lunch regulations are resulting in wasted food that kids won't eat, critics contend. A new poll shows that most Americans don't think the federal government... Read more »

June 11, 2014


Salt Lake City won't bid for 2016 Democratic National Convention

Utah's capital city won't be competing to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016, despite an invitation to bid to be the site for formally selecting the... Read more »

June 9, 2014


Poet Maya Angelou remembered for wisdom, clarity

First lady Michelle Obama lauded poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou as the first person who let her know she could be a strong and smart black woman, joining other... Read more »

June 7, 2014


Kenya: US Embassy ups defenses amid terror fears

The armed U.S. Marine stood behind sandbags atop the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi and looked through binoculars. What he saw was a busy street lined by a few diplomatic... Read more »

June 5, 2014


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