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White House Notebook: Obama dreams of a quieter Africa trip

July 26, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — As he motorcades from hotel to conference room to arena in Africa, President Barack Obama has been fantasizing about a return trip to the continent after leaving office — on... more »»

Obama urges Kenya to use tough past to guide its future

July 26, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Barack Obama told Kenyans on Sunday that their country is at a crossroads and urged them to "choose the path to progress" by continuing to root out corruption,... more »»

Obama to close historic Kenya visit with national address

July 26, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Barack Obama is closing an historic visit to the land that considers him a local son with an address to the people of Kenya. more »»

Michelle Obama opens Special Olympics in Los Angeles

July 26, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michelle Obama welcomed thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities to the Special Olympic World Games on Saturday during a festive opening ceremony filled with cheers... more »»

Wisconsin town says goodbye to Marine slain in Tennessee

July 25, 2015

GRANTSBURG, Wis. (AP) — A small Wisconsin town said goodbye on Saturday to a Marine killed in the recent attack on a Navy-Marine reserve center in Chattanooga, Tennessee. more »»

Timeline of theater gunman John Russell Houser's life

July 25, 2015

This timeline of the life of John Russell Houser is based on police statements, court records and Associated Press interviews. more »»

Democrats woo activists in key Des Moines neighborhood

July 25, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Four years ago, the Beaverdale neighborhood in Des Moines organized big for President Barack Obama's re-election, building an uber-volunteer group skilled at phone-banking... more »»

Judge: US violates agreement in detention of immigrant kids

July 25, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Department of Justice's current system of detaining children with their mothers after they've crossed the U.S. more »»

Ga. debates Confederate carving set in stone and state law

July 25, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) — Art, monument or embarrassment?

The "Confederate Memorial Carving" in a state park outside of Atlanta is once again stirring controversy, as Georgia officials try to decide... more »»

25 years on, disabilities act has changed lives of millions

July 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Five days before he was to start college, Fred Maahs' world turned upside dow. more »»

Star-studded opening ceremony for LA's 2015 Special Olympics

July 25, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some 6,500 athletes from 165 countries — the most to converge on Los Angeles since the 1984 Summer Olympics — have poured into town this week to hit tennis balls, kick soccer... more »»

 
 
 

 

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