Don’t Send Kids To U.S., Obama Tells Central American Parents

Don’t Send Kids To U.S., Obama Tells Central American Parents

By Kathleen Hennessey, Tribune Washington Bureau MINNEAPOLIS -- President Barack Obama is telling Central American parents considering sending their children to the U.S. border to ...

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Obama Asks Congress For $500 Million To Train Syria Rebels

Obama Asks Congress For $500 Million To Train Syria Rebels

By Christi Parsons and Michael Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Thursday asked Congress for the first time to approve direct U.S. military ...

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Supreme Court Limits Presidents’ Recess Appointment Powers

Supreme Court Limits Presidents’ Recess Appointment Powers

By Michael Doyle, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Thursday modestly curtailed a president's power to unilaterally appoint officials during a Senate ...

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Another Report Shows Devastating Effects Of Climate Change — But Elected Republicans Still Don’t Care

Another Report Shows Devastating Effects Of Climate Change — But Elected Republicans Still Don’t Care

A bipartisan group released a report on Tuesday titled "Risky Business," arguing that U.S. businesses need to treat the threat of climate change as a serious business risk that wi ...

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White House Holds Summit On Work-Life Balance

White House Holds Summit On Work-Life Balance

By Kyung M. Song, The Seattle Times WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration Monday hosted its first White House Summit on Working Families, part of a national dialogue about how to ...

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Memo Justifying Drone Killing Of American al-Qaida Leader Is Released

Memo Justifying Drone Killing Of American al-Qaida Leader Is Released

By David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- A previously secret Justice Department memo, released by a federal appeals court Monday, justified the targeted killing of ...

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‘Fair Housing’ Gets New, Expanded Push

‘Fair Housing’ Gets New, Expanded Push

By Ariel Hart, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATLANTA -- Forty-six years after the Fair Housing Act took aim at racial segregation and poverty in America, the federal government ...

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Questions Abound On The Surge Of Central American Children Into U.S.

Questions Abound On The Surge Of Central American Children Into U.S.

By Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times TUCSON, Ariz. -- As a crush of unaccompanied Central American children illegally enters the United States, politicians and pundits on both side ...

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All Same-Sex Married Couples Eligible For Family Leave, Administration Says

All Same-Sex Married Couples Eligible For Family Leave, Administration Says

By Timothy M. Phelps, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration will announce Friday that it plans to make same-sex spouses eligible for emergency family le ...

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Iraq PM Under Fire As U.S. Mulls Air Strikes On Militants

Iraq PM Under Fire As U.S. Mulls Air Strikes On Militants

Baghdad (AFP) - Top U.S. officials warned Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki against "sectarian" policies as President Barack Obama Thursday weighed calls for air strikes on Sunn ...

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