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What to expect in Obama's speech Saturday night

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Expect some swagger from President Barack Obama at Washington's big prom Saturday night.<p>Dark humor in troubled political times has usually been on the menu for Obama at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. But this year there's a lighter mood in the West …

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News guide: Movie theater shooting trial opens in Colorado

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Opening statements are set Monday in the long-awaited trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes. Here's a look at top …

Counseling

Bush Finally Lets Loose on Obama

In a closed-door meeting with Jewish donors on Saturday night, former President George W. Bush delivered his harshest public criticisms to date …

National Security

Why So Many Americans Feel So Powerless

A security guard recently told me he didn't know how much he'd be earning from week to week because his firm kept changing his schedule and his pay. "They just don't care," he said.<p>A traveler I met in the Dallas Fort-Worth Airport last week said she'd been there eight hours but the airline …

Netanyahu urges Senate leaders against Iran deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used a Sunday appearance alongside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to make clear that the GOP-led Congress shares Netanyahu’s skepticism that the Obama administration can strike a satisfactory nuclear agreement with Iran by the end of the month.<p>As …

Middle East

Associated Press News

The Issue for the Supreme Court Is Not Obamacare, But Obama

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts was lambasted as a turncoat, traitor and betrayer by conservatives when he cast the deciding fifth vote in 2012 upholding the constitutional soundness of the Affordable Care Act. This allowed states and the federal government to put in an array of …

Barack Obama’s Selma speech: The president responded to Republican critics with his definition of American exceptionalism.

After Rudy Giuliani challenged President Obama’s patriotism and love of country, I wrote that the former New York mayor—while wrong—touched on “a …

Obama To Announce Student Loan Reforms As Education Department Stalls

President Barack Obama on Tuesday will announce sweeping borrower-friendly recommendations to fix the $1.1 trillion federal student loan system that, taken together, amount to an indictment of the U.S. Department of Education's inability to protect borrowers from ever-increasing burdens.<p>For a …

Indian-American to Run for US Congress in 2016

<b>Washington:</b> Kumar P Barve, the first Indian-American to be elected to a US state legislature, has decided to run for the US Congress in the 2016 …

House votes to keep government open, defund ObamaCare

The House voted Friday to keep the government open through mid-December but only if Congress strips funding from ObamaCare.<p>The vote was 230 to 189, and largely expected.<p>Current funding for the government is set to expire at the end of the month, and lawmakers must approve the stopgap bill in order …

President Obama Proposes Reforms To Surveillance Programs

In the shadow of classified leaks that exposed some of the government's most secret surveillance programs, President Obama said he will work with Congress to reform the law governing their function.<p>Speaking at a press conference in the East Room of the White House on Friday, Obama defended the …