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Why Obama Now 'Owns Syria'

The far-ranging implications of the president's decision to provide arms to anti-Assad rebels<p>As he has done all along, Barack Obama is edging his way up to the precipice in Syria, and even now the president very much does not want to jump in--not into America's third major war in the past decade. …

The Obama Presidency. Minute by Minute

What genius suggested an Obama family safari for this trip anyway? He'll be like 55 when he leaves the WH, rich enough to go on safari

Americans on Long-Term Hunger Strike to Close Gitmo Prison

Unreported in the mainstream press is the long-term hunger strike by a group of Americans in solidarity with the hunger strikers in Guantanamo prison. The fasters include CODEPINK cofounder Diane Wilson (on a water-only fast since May 1), Veterans for Peace member Brian Wilson (May 12), and former …

National Security

White House to Syria: ‘red line’ has been crossed - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> good evening, i'm lester holt in tonight for brian. the white house announced late this afternoon that syria 's government has crossed the redline by using nerve gas and other chemical weapons against the opposition in its ongoing civil war , with fresh intelligence in hand, it concludes syria …

Snowden deserves our sympathy

Government has too many of us convinced that the whistle-blower is somehow worse than the crimes he reports<p>David Sirota<p>June 14, 2013 12:00am (UTC)<p>Whether in celebrity culture or in our Facebook-mediated interactions, we live in the age of the human being as a public brand. So there's nothing …

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Cleveland man charged with kidnapping, rape; no charges for 2 brothers

The Cleveland man charged with holding three women captive for a decade impregnated one of them five times and punched her in the stomach until she miscarried, police said Wednesday in a chilling report on the kidnappings.<p>The man forced one of his captives, Michelle Knight, to deliver the baby of …

China doesn’t want your trash anymore—and that could spell big trouble for American cities

As Americans carefully separate the paper and plastics from their trash, most probably don’t realize that their country doesn’t recycle stuff so much as export it to be recycled elsewhere. Specifically, to China. For more than five years, scrap and trash has consistently been the US’s biggest …

American Cities

Shell presses ahead with world's deepest offshore oil well

Royal Dutch Shell is pressing ahead with the world's deepest offshore oil and gas production facility by drilling almost two miles underwater in the …

Why the IRS Abruptly Apologized to the Tea Party

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It came as a surprise when the Internal Revenue Service apologized, seemingly out of the blue, to a …

Dems in tough spot on immigration

Rep. Xavier Becerra was alone.<p>Everyone in the House immigration group sitting around a table in the Longworth House Office Building agreed with the House bipartisan immigration proposal — except for the California Democrat.<p>As bells rang last week throughout the Capitol, signifying a vote on the …

Troubled Past Aside, Obama Wants Putin As Ally

President Barack Obama wants Russia to be friends. Since he and former president Dmitry Medvedev, now the country’s Prime Minister, discussed a “reset” of relations, the Cold War’s Punch & Judy have been more like frenemies than friends.<p>Obama reaffirmed on Wednesday his desire to strengthen the …

Associated Press News

What Mattered in Obama's Speech Today: Ending the Open-Ended 'War on Terror'

Passed when the Pentagon and World Trade Center rubble were still smoking, the AUMF has been the basis for everything since.<p>This speech was very long -- nearly 7000 words, even longer than my profile of Jerry Brown! And I didn't expect anyone to listen to me read my article aloud. Also, I am not …

France army in key Mali withdrawal

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/981000/981414_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534502156_83ec77c48fc46dc0d492b45b1ad6d7cf<p><b>France has begun a key stage of its military withdrawal from Mali, four months after sending troops to push Islamist rebels out from the north.</b><p>A convoy …

Africa

Pay to Fix America’s Crumbling Infrastructure Now, or Pay More Later

America’s crumbling infrastructure may never be cheaper to replace than it is now. By David Cay Johnston.<p>The people on the Interstate 5 bridge that …

Several die in new Oklahoma tornadoes

Tornadoes killed at least 14 people in the US Midwest, including two children, officials said Saturday, as flooding hampered cleanup efforts in Oklahoma, still recovering from a monster twister that struck last month.<p>Friday night's storms battered areas in and around Oklahoma City with high winds, …

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Syria appeal is biggest in UN history

The UN has launched the largest emergency appeal in its history – $5bn (£3.2bn) – as it warned that half the population will need humanitarian aid by …

Five dead, including gunman, in shooting rampage near Los Angeles

Four people were killed and five others injured Friday when a gunman clad in black went on a shooting rampage through Santa Monica, Calif., before being shot to death in the library of a community college, authorities said. A police spokesman said that investigators had concluded the gunman acted …