In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As President Barack Obama pushes for a federal law to get paid leave to care for a new baby or an ailing relative, residents of one of the three states...
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Protester leaves Shell ship; one remains

...subsistence and economic wellbeing." He said he was motivated to protest by frustration with the administration of President Barack Obama, which has given a tentative green light to the project after finding that Shell had developed strong safeguards to...
'Never stop trying to fully repay them'

ARLINGTON, Va. - President Barack Obama on Monday saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must "never stop trying to fully repay them" for their sacrifices...
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'Ugly' potential fallout from Supreme Court health care case

...Supreme Court ruling due in a few weeks could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by President Barack Obama's health care law. But it's Republicans - not White House officials - who have been talking about damage control...
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Army Pacific priority is incorporating increase of soldiers

...S. Pacific Command, Gen. Vincent Brooks said in an interview. That's up from about 80,000 before President Barack Obama implemented his policy of "rebalancing" U.S. attention to the Asia-Pacific region, he said.Brooks said one...
Paul protests Patriot Act for hours

...White House backs the House bill and has pressed for the Senate to approve the legislation and send it to President Barack Obama for his signature.The House bill is the result of outrage among Republicans and Democrats after Snowden's revelations...
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Obama: Climate change a security threat

NEW LONDON, Conn. - President Barack Obama has argued for action on climate change as a matter of health, environmental protection and international obligation. On Wednesday...
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Obama's trade bill narrowly clears key hurdle

WASHINGTON - In a triumph for President Barack Obama, sweeping legislation to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks advanced toward Senate passage Thursday...
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Obama offers Gulf nations "ironclad" security cooperation

CAMP DAVID, Md. - President Barack Obama pledged America's "ironclad commitment" to anxious Persian Gulf nations Thursday to help protect their security, pointedly...
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My Turn: Will rise of nonreligious reshape US politics?

...showing a rise in the number of nonreligious Americans.It's not because top Democrats are irreligious; both President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are persons of faith. But liberals welcomed the findings of the 2014 Religious Landscape Study...


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