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The Canada-U.S. cross-border relations chill might get frostier

The Keystone XL pipeline proposal has been the issue that famously sent a chill through Canada-U.S. relations. But several others now threaten to deepen the frost.<p>Beef and pork labelling laws could lead to a little trade war. The United States could force Canada to the sidelines over differences on …

Obama says U.S. should avoid another ground war in the Middle East

Declaring that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS, or ISIL) "is going to lose," President Obama outlined the request he sent Congress …

Upholding American Values: Reforming U.S. Immigration Detention

Earlier this week, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) inaugurated the largest detention facility in the U.S. This center, located in Texas, will hold 2,400 migrants who have crossed the border. It is especially designed to house women and their children, from babies to …

After Immigration Win, Advocates Look To Implementation

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's new executive actions on immigration face legal challenges and major threats from Republicans in Congress, but activists say they're confident those are battles they can win. A bigger challenge, though, will be making sure undocumented immigrants who are …

Protests against Ferguson decision grow across US

People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that …

Ferguson's Thanksgiving mixed with kindness, sadness - CNN.com

<i>Are you there? Please share photos, videos and thoughts with CNN iReport if you can do so safely.</i><p><b>Ferguson, Missouri (CNN)</b> -- National Guard members were on duty in Ferguson, Missouri, on Thanksgiving but the people who came up to them only wanted to spread goodwill, bringing turkey and other treats.<p>…

Calm comes to troubled Ferguson; protests dwindle across U.S.

FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Tensions eased in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson on Thursday after two nights of violence and looting sparked by racially charged anger over a grand jury’s decision not to charge a white police officer for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager.<p>Protests also dwindled …

Iraq Plans ISIS Counter-Offensive With U.S. Help

Iraq is training 20,000 soldiers for a spring counter-offensive against the militant group that has taken over large swaths of the country, according …

Syria

The personal tension between Obama, Netanyahu

Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu haven't liked each other for years -- they just aren't bothering to hide it anymore.<p>Long time observers of the U.S.-Israeli relationship struggle to remember when the personal chemistry between the leaders of the two countries was so bad. Even the Israeli prime …

This Technology Could Change the Way Deaf People Live

Ryan Hait-Campbell says his San Francisco company’s invention is really about jobs. Deaf people like himself, explains the MotionSavvy CEO, are too …

Language

Man jumps White House fence, causes lockdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday and was attacked by Secret Service dogs, a Secret Service spokesman said.<p>The White House is seen in front of the Washington Monument (L) and the Jefferson Memorial (R) in Washington May 1, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn<p>“Dogs got …

Americans Are A Little More Worried About The Flu Than Ebola

WASHINGTON -- When media outlets aren't hyping the threat of Ebola, they're embracing a much more helpful trend: stories explaining we should really worry about the flu.<p>Americans have gotten the message -- kind of. They're a little more likely to say the flu is a bigger threat to the nation, a new …

Obama Administration Clarifies Anti-Bullying Protections For Students With Disabilities

When a 10-year-old student with ADHD and a speech disability talks in a high-pitched voice, gym class can become a nightmare. Other students call him "gay" or a "weirdo." He becomes yet another student with disabilities who gets bullied at a higher rate than his peers -- a problem the federal …

U.S. Doesn't Yet Need Ground Troops Against ISIS, General Says

The U.S. hasn't yet reached the point where it requires ground troops to battle the Islamic State, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Martin Dempsey said Sunday on ABC's "This Week."<p>"Yeah, there will be circumstances when the answer to that question will likely be yes," said Dempsey. "But I haven't …

New Afghanistan pact means America's longest war will last until at least 2024

Bilateral security deal ensures that President Obama will pass off the Afghanistan war and his new war in Iraq and Syria to his successor<p>The longest war in American history will last at least another decade, according to the terms of a garrisoning deal for US forces signed by the new Afghanistan …

Try It Now

A trio of scrawny lions was brought into Israel from Gaza on Tuesday en route to a better life at a wildlife sanctuary in Jordan after their zoo was damaged in the recent Israel-Hamas war.<p>The three, a pair of males and a pregnant female, were sedated at Al-Bisan zoo in Beit Lahiya before the big …

Obama Opens Door For Sanctions Relief For Russia Over Ukraine

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - US President Barack Obama slammed Russia's "aggression" in Ukraine but offered to lift sanctions against Moscow if it threw its weight behind an unraveling peace deal with Kiev.<p>The outstretched hand to Moscow came a day after pro-Russian guerrillas brushed off …

Obama: Ebola outbreak 'demands a truly global response'

Calling Ebola a threat to both global health and national security, President Obama said Tuesday he is sending 3,000 troops to West Africa to help contain the deadly virus and prevent it from spreading to the United States and across the globe.<p>"If the outbreak is not stopped now, we could be …

China blacks out CNN's report on crackdown - CNN Video

The Chinese government blacked out CNN's signal during a report on a crackdown on Christians in Eastern China.The Chinese government blacked out CNN's signal during a report on a crackdown on Christians in Eastern China.

Grand jury gets more time in Ferguson police shooting case

A grand jury in Missouri now has more time decide whether Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson should be charged for the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown.<p>St. Louis County Judge Carolyn Whittington has extended the grand jury's deadline until January 7, said Paul Fox, the county's director …

Joint Chiefs Would ‘Recommend’ Ground Troops in ISIS Fight If Current Plan Fails

<b>Updated 2:39 p.m.</b><p>The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff testified before a Congressional panel on Tuesday that he would recommend a deployment of …

Military