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  • Suu Kyi's U.S. visit may lead to more easing of sanctions on Myanmar

     
    Burma United States Obama Democracy: Myanmar democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi makes her first trip to U.S. in decades starting Monday.
  • In U.S. visit, Suu Kyi urges end to all economic sanctions

     
    WASHINGTON -- Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, began her first visit to the United States in four decades by urging Washington to begin lifting remaining economic sanctions, which she credited for helping pressure the...

    Pakistani doctor caught between counterterrorism and treason

     
    The treason conviction and 33-year prison sentence given the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA locate Osama bin Laden last year has outraged U.S. leaders who see Shakeel Afridi as a hero in their campaign against terrorism. A Senate panel voted to slash...

    Louis Zamperini deserves Congressional Gold Medal, lawmaker says

     
    A Texas congressman is seeking to present the congressional gold medal to 94-year-old Louis Zamperini, a World War II hero from Los Angeles who survived 47 days in a life raft in the Pacific and beatings as a Japanese POW

    Winter storm drops snow, sleet on Southwest

     
    Forecasters warned late Monday that up to 18 inches of snowfall was expected across the region as the storm traveled towards the Texas Panhandle and parts of Kansas and Colorado.