Japan marks 70th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing

...the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Thursday, with Mayor Kazumi Matsui renewing calls for U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders to step up efforts toward making a nuclear-weapons-free world.Tens of...
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Obama delivers frank words about Africa's problems

...garnered oversized expectations for what his tenure as U.S. president would mean for the continent. While he's made four...sub-Saharan Africa since taking office - more than any other U.S. president - his foreign policy focus has often been on boosting...
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Sitka makes big plans for 150th Alaska Day

...Spackman, Williams and the steering committee hope the commemoration will be recognized Outside.To that end, the U.S. President and Secretary of State and the leaders of Russia will be invited to come to Sitka.Although most of the focus will...
UN endorses Iran nuclear deal with 6 world powers

...isotopes, but the United States and its Western allies believe Tehran's real goal is to build atomic weapons. U.S. President Barack Obama has stressed that all of Iran's pathways to a nuclear weapon are cut off for the duration of the agreement...
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Obama calls for shorter sentences for nonviolent convicts

...Reno Federal Correctional Institution outside of Oklahoma City - the first visit to a federal prison by a sitting U.S. president.The assertive moves reflected a president eager to wield his executive power during his waning years in office...
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Srebrenica ceremonies marred by attack on premier

...genocide, and claim that the death toll has been exaggerated.Dozens of foreign dignitaries - including former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, Britain's Princess Anne and Jordan's Queen Noor."I...
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Malaria killed more people than usual in Ebola outbreak

...number of Ebola deaths. The research was paid for by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative. It was published online Tuesday in the journal, Lancet Infectious Diseases.In an email...
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Obama hosts Vietnam Communist Party chief

...cooperation on health, climate and other issues.Even as Obama and Trong emphasized areas of cooperation, the U.S. president said they spoke candidly about human rights and religious freedom in Vietnam.Demonstrators protested outside the...
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No breakthrough as Kerry meets Putin

...defense officials for a week.Ushakov, the Putin adviser, said a possible meeting between the Russian leader and U.S. President Barack Obama wasn't discussed during Tuesday's talks. Both leaders will attend a G-20 economic summit in Turkey...
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Hope and joy: A story for the ages

...what they were doing as Barack Obama became the 44th U.S. president and the first African American to hold the job. Millions...with the Bible used by Abraham Lincoln, the 16th U.S. president and signer of the Emancipation Proclamation, the...


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