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  • House Republicans vote to sue Obama over healthcare law

    House Republicans vote to sue Obama over healthcare law
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday cleared the way for the launch of a lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of overstepping his authority in carrying out his signature healthcare law. The 225-201 vote,...
  • Redskins hire PR firm Burson-Marsteller amid fight over name

    Redskins hire PR firm Burson-Marsteller amid fight over name
    (Reuters) - The National Football League's Washington Redskins have hired public relations firm Burson-Marsteller as it battles criticism that its name is a racial slur, a company spokeswoman said on Wednesday. The company, which has long experience...
  • White House says Ebola outbreak won't alter U.S.-Africa summit

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa will not change a summit in Washington next week that about 50 African leaders are expected to attend, a White House spokesman said on Wednesday. The White House continues to monitor the...
  • Federal Obamacare market still faces cost overruns, delays: watchdog

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ten months after the botched rollout of HealthCare.gov, Obamacare's federal health insurance exchange is still dogged by cost overruns and technology delays that could hamper enrollment when it resumes in November, a U.S. watchdog...
  • Obama worries about wealth gap in Kansas City speech

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. President Barack Obama worked to rally public support for his economic policies Wednesday in a speech that expressed worry about the nation's gap between rich and poor. He ticked off a range of successes he sees in the economy, including...
  • Kerry presses India on global trade deal as deadline looms

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who arrived in India on Wednesday for an official visit, has pressed New Delhi to drop its opposition to global trade reforms, saying it was a test of the country's commitment to advance economic...
  • Michelle Obama says the 'blood of Africa' runs through her veins

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - First lady Michelle Obama embraced her family's African roots in a speech on Wednesday, telling a group of young Africans that the "blood of Africa" runs through her veins as she urged changing traditional beliefs on the worth of...
  • North Georgia feels effects of influx of unaccompanied immigrant children

    ATLANTA A small public school system in North Georgia has been pulled into the controversy surrounding the surge of Central American children who are illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexican border on their own. Dalton school officials are planning to spend...
  • In campaign mode, Obama slams Republicans for 'hating all the time'

    Having apparently given up on charm, golf and persuasion, President Obama on Wednesday went for taunting sarcasm in his long-fruitless attempt to persuade Republicans to work with him. In a campaign-style speech in Kansas City, Mo., a loose and grinning...
  • Humana shares fall as U.S. health insurer cost worries grow

    (Reuters) - U.S. health insurer Humana Inc reported a lower profit owing to higher costs on Wednesday, as mounting concerns about increased medical spending drove health insurance industry shares lower for a second straight day. Humana said its higher...
  • Gone, never forgotten [Commentary]

    Gone, never forgotten [Commentary]
    Maryland native Joseph Gantt joined the Army at 18, serving with distinction as a Sergeant First Class in the South Pacific during World War II, even though the military segregated him because of the color of his skin. Gantt had redeployed to the front...
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  • Splendor of Cambodia's Angkor goes global with Google project

    Splendor of Cambodia's Angkor goes global with Google project
    Google Maps has added Cambodia's ancient temples of Angkor to its World Wonders Project. More than 90,000 images captured by the Internet giant's Street View cameras have been collected and made available in a virtual tour of the Khmer temples and...
  • RTL Group's Asian Operations Starting to Take Off

    Compared with its U.S. counterparts, RTL Group was a latecomer in South and East Asia. While HBO has been implanted in the region for some 20 years, the media giant just made its first move in 2012. RTL Group chose the frenetic Indian market for its...
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 search is 'unprecedented,' official says

    BEIJING — Investigators appeared no closer to locating Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Wednesday, as officials defended their handling of the search for the aircraft that went missing five days ago. At the latest count, there were 42 ships and...
  • Search for Malaysia Airlines jet focuses on waters off Vietnam

    Search for Malaysia Airlines jet focuses on waters off Vietnam
    BEIJING — Search-and-rescue teams Thursday zoomed in on shallow waters off the southeastern coast of Vietnam looking for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 after Chinese satellite photos appeared to show large objects floating in the sea. The findings...
  • Conflicting reports deepen Malaysia jet mystery

    Conflicting reports deepen Malaysia jet mystery
    BEIJING --  The mystery of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 deepened amid allegations that the airplane flew four hours longer than originally thought and might have traveled more than 1,000 miles away from where search-and-rescue teams are looking....
  • Dunkin' Donuts Thailand under fire for 'racist' ad campaign

    Dunkin' Donuts Thailand under fire for 'racist' ad campaign
    A human rights group on Friday criticized a Dunkin' Donuts advertising campaign running in Thailand that features a model whose face is painted black to sell a chocolate doughnut. Dunkin' Donuts Thailand recently started running ads for its "Charcoal...
  • JFK, a presidency on a pedestal

    JFK, a presidency on a pedestal
    Fifty years after the death of John F. Kennedy, there's no mystery about why his brief presidency remains an object of fascination: It was glamorous, photogenic, and cut short by an assassination that still seems an insoluble puzzle. Compared to the full-...
  • What John F. Kennedy was -- and wasn't

     What John F. Kennedy was -- and wasn't
    Twenty-five years ago, I asked Charles Bartlett, a syndicated columnist, to tell me about his old and close friend, John F. Kennedy. Bartlett's answer: "No one ever knew John Kennedy, not all of him." Now, 50 years after Kennedy's assassination, that...
  • 330 orphans arrive in Los Angeles

     
    South Vietnamese and Cambodian orphans are carried from evacuation plane at Los Angeles International Airport in white cardboard boxes that served as bassinettes for the trip from the Philippines....
  • ANALYSIS: Will China Buy Its Way Into Hollywood?

    HONG KONG -- There is a clear sense that many Chinese companies are in a hurry to get somewhere fast. They covet the status and kudos that comes with global recognition, even if it is not the most logical or financially viable thing to do. This is true...
  • Rihanna's photo with endangered animal leads to two arrests

    Rihanna's photo with endangered animal leads to two arrests
    Two men have been arrested in Thailand after singer Rihanna posted a picture with an endangered animal they were allegedly using to sell photo ops on the island of Phuket. The "Stay" songstress, who is no stranger to racy selfies, posted one...
  • Vietnam Plus-50

    HANOI, Vietnam -- It has been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy ordered U.S. "advisers" to South Vietnam to help battle the communist North and 37 years since the end of that divisive war and the country's unification under Communism. Today,...