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  • World mourns Nelson Mandela, South Africa's 'greatest son'

    World mourns Nelson Mandela, South Africa's 'greatest son'
    World leaders and human rights activists from around the globe mourned the death of South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela on Thursday, praising the long-ailing 95-year-old as an inspiration to the abused and downtrodden worldwide. "We've lost our...
  • White House to lobby Congress in bid to forestall Iran sanctions

    White House to lobby Congress in bid to forestall Iran sanctions
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will launch a lobbying push Tuesday to stop Congress from approving harsh new penalties for Iran, a move the White House warns could sink international negotiations aimed at curbing Tehran's nuclear program. A...
  • White House adds to Iran sanctions blacklist

    White House adds to Iran sanctions blacklist
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration added 17 foreign companies and individuals to a federal blacklist Thursday for allegedly helping Iran evade economic sanctions, a move intended both to maintain pressure on Tehran during upcoming nuclear...
  • Advocates of new Iran sanctions fail to advance key legislation

    Advocates of new Iran sanctions fail to advance key legislation
    WASHINGTON – Despite intense lobbying, advocates of imposing new sanctions on Iran failed to advance key legislation in Congress this week, a sign that the Obama administration may have more support for its pleas of  restraint than it appears....
  • Obama asks Senate leaders to hold off on new Iran sanctions

    Obama asks Senate leaders to hold off on new Iran sanctions
    WASHINGTON – A day before the United States and allies are to reopen talks on Iran’s disputed nuclear program, President Obama asked Senate leaders Tuesday to hold off on imposing new sanctions on the Islamic Republic to give the...
  • President Obama calls Iran deal "a first step"; Republicans critical

    President Obama calls Iran deal "a first step"; Republicans critical
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama hailed the deal to curtail Iran's nuclear program as “a first step" that "achieves a great deal" in the effort to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. Months of diplomacy have "opened up a new path toward a...
  • Congress appears willing to give Iran deal time to work

    Congress appears willing to give Iran deal time to work
    WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John F. Kerry opened the administration’s efforts to sell its interim agreement with Iran as key members of Congress signaled skepticism but a willingness to allow the deal to proceed. Amid Israeli...
  • U.S. lawmakers greet Iran nuclear deal with skepticism and restraint

    U.S. lawmakers greet Iran nuclear deal with skepticism and restraint
    WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials began efforts Sunday to sell the interim agreement with Iran as key members of Congress signaled skepticism but a willingness to allow the deal to proceed. Amid Israeli denunciations of what Prime...
  • Iran nuclear deal foes rein in criticism

    Iran nuclear deal foes rein in criticism
    WASHINGTON — As they prepare for battle over the new deal to limit Iran's nuclear program, the accord's supporters and foes are calibrating strategies based on their reading of Americans' conflicted views about the Islamic Republic. American war-...
  • Tribune's new chapter. A case for Katie Couric joining 'The View.'

    Tribune's new chapter. A case for Katie Couric joining 'The View.'
    After the coffee. Before getting my Comic-Con costume ready. The Skinny: Some folks are griping about the humidity here this week but having recently spent some time back East let me tell you we still have it pretty good. Thursday's headlines include...
  • U.S. officials warn Russia against giving refuge to Edward Snowden

    U.S. officials warn Russia against giving refuge to Edward Snowden
    Fugitive secrets-spiller Edward Snowden isn’t yet out of his monthlong Moscow airport limbo, but U.S. officials have warned that Russia is provoking a diplomatic crisis with its reported granting of refuge to the American charged with espionage...
  • Edward Snowden granted asylum, leaves Moscow airport in taxi

    Edward Snowden granted asylum, leaves Moscow airport in taxi
    MOSCOW -- Edward Snowden finally managed to break free of his confinement at the transit zone of Moscow's international airport when he was granted Russian travel documents Thursday, after which he hopped in a cab and left for a secret location, his...