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  • Obama hopes to bridge gaps on visit to Saudi Arabia

    Obama hopes to bridge gaps on visit to Saudi Arabia
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- President Obama jetted across the Mediterranean Sea on Friday on a diplomatic mission to try to bridge the gaps between the U.S. and its longtime ally, Saudi Arabia. Obama landed in the capital, arriving from Rome where he capped...
  • Obama: Russia should move troops back from border with Ukraine

    Obama: Russia should move troops back from border with Ukraine
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- President Obama said Russia should move its troops back from its border with Ukraine and ease tensions by opening direct negotiations with that country’s new government. The Russian troops massing near the border are...
  • Obama weighs sending shoulder-fired missiles to Syrian rebels

    Obama weighs sending shoulder-fired missiles to Syrian rebels
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- President Obama is weighing whether to allow shoulder-launched anti-aircraft missiles to be shipped to moderate factions of the Syrian opposition, possibly with help from the Saudi government, a U.S. official said Friday. Obama...
  • As Syria civil war enters fourth year, rebels are clearly losing

    As Syria civil war enters fourth year, rebels are clearly losing
    HOMS, Syria — On the ragged fringes of the Old City, aid workers, clerics and government troops stood vigil, awaiting a U.N. convoy evacuating women, children and the aged from the besieged ancient quarter of a town known to many as ground zero in...
  • Average gasoline price in California hits nearly $4 a gallon

    Average gasoline price in California hits nearly $4 a gallon
    For the first time in months, most Californians are shelling out more than $4 for a gallon of regular gasoline. And with the busy summer driving season ahead, prices are likely to move even higher, fuel analysts said. It's a rite of spring as...
  • President Obama seeks to bolster ties with Saudi Arabia

    President Obama seeks to bolster ties with Saudi Arabia
    ROME — After spending four days in Europe dealing with the crisis over Russia's annexation of Crimea, President Obama now turns to a diplomatic challenge of another sort: trying to smooth relations with Saudi Arabia without making the longtime U.S....
  • Syrian opposition fails to win country's Arab League seat

    Syrian opposition fails to win country's Arab League seat
    BEIRUT -- Syria’s main opposition political group was rebuffed Wednesday by the Arab League, which denied the group's request to occupy Syria’s seat in the 22-member body. The organization recognized the Syrian National Coalition as the...
  • Secret Service agents sent home from Obama trip for alleged drinking

    Secret Service agents sent home from Obama trip for alleged drinking
    BRUSSELS -- Three Secret Service agents prepping for President Obama’s trip to the Netherlands were sent home for “disciplinary reasons,” a service spokesman said Wednesday, in another embarrassing incident for the elite agency charged...
  • Saudi Arabia denies visa to White House correspondent

    Saudi Arabia denies visa to White House correspondent
    BRUSSELS —   The White House said it is “very disappointed” by Saudi Arabia’s decision to deny a visa to a White House reporter for the Jerusalem Post who applied to cover President Obama’s visit to that Middle East nation...
  • Obama says crisis in Crimea should not be seen in Cold War terms

    Obama says crisis in Crimea should not be seen in Cold War terms
    AMSTERDAM — The fight over control and influence in Ukraine should not be seen as a Cold War-era battle, President Obama said in an interview released Monday as he opened a European trip certain to be dominated by discussion of the West’s...
  • Can an artificial protein defeat infection by supercharging immunity?

    Can an artificial protein defeat infection by supercharging immunity?
    Between vaccine refusal, drug resistant strains of bacteria, and the growing ranks of the immuno-compromised, it sometimes seems that we humans are losing our brief moment of superiority in the unending arms race against pathogens. But a new technique has...