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Obama says Michelle Obama will not run for president

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — It used to be that death and taxes were the only certain things in life, but for President Barack Obama there is a third: …

'Affluenza' teen Ethan Couch detained in Mexico

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mexican authorities have detained so-called "affluenza" teen Ethan Couch and his mother near the popular Mexican Pacific beach resort town of Puerto Vallarta, officials briefed on the matter told CNN.<p>Couch, 18, went missing earlier this month, two years after he made national news when he …

Crime

Obama's favourite book of 2015 is also No 1 with fellow Americans

US president chooses Lauren Groff’s Fates and Furies as his pick of the year, while the first lady selects Elizabeth Alexander’s The Light of the World<p>“Famous bibliophile” Barack Obama has chosen Fates and Furies, Lauren Groff’s story of a marriage told from both sides, as his favourite book of …

Books

See All the Past Women Named TIME's Person of the Year

House GOP, Obama Administration Finally Agree On A Response To The Paris Attacks

After days of focusing on refugees, the House turned its attention toward the visa waiver program.<p>WASHINGTON -- After last month's terror attacks in Paris, there was broad agreement in Congress that lawmakers needed to do something -- anything. For days, Republicans successfully argued that the …

Ben Bernanke and Gordon Brown Are Joining Forces

Two former central bank chiefs and a former British prime minister will sit on a new board to advise Pimco Investment Management Co on economic, …

North Korea prepares for harsh winter – in pictures

North Korea,Asia Pacific,World news,Food poverty,Food security,Farming,Environment,Poverty,Global development<p>Rural residents are stockpiling supplies after poor harvest leads to fears for shortages during cold season

Colorado Man Sentenced to Life for Pushing Wife to Death From Cliff

A Colorado man convicted of pushing his wife off a cliff and to her death was given a mandatory life sentence Tuesday.<p>Harold Henthorn, 59, said he was innocent of the September 2012 killing before a judge imposed the sentence, NBC affiliate KUSA reported.<p>His second wife, Toni Henthorn, fell 130 …

Donald Trump Utilizes Racism, but Hillary Clinton Used Similar Tactics Against Obama in 2008

To say Donald Trump is a racist ideologue might be an understatement, given his overtly xenophobic statements about Muslims, as well as his views on undocumented immigrants. He's insulted everyone from John McCain and Megyn Kelley to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, so it's obvious that Trump is either …

Online loan may have helped couple fund their terror arsenal in San Bernardino attack

In the weeks before the San Bernardino massacre, the husband-and-wife assailants obtained a $28,500 loan — an advance that authorities believe may have helped them acquire last-minute firearms, ammunition and components to build explosives, two federal officials said Tuesday.<p>The loan offers …

California