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  • Top Biden aide to head Broad Foundation

    Top Biden aide to head Broad Foundation
    Bruce Reed, Vice President Joe Biden's chief of staff for nearly three years, will leave the administration next month to lead the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, the Los Angeles-based philanthropic group that backs efforts to change public schools,...
  • Iran's nuclear program has slowed almost to a halt, IAEA says

    Iran's nuclear program has slowed almost to a halt, IAEA says
    WASHINGTON — Iran's new government has slowed expansion of its nuclear program almost to a halt since August, according to the United Nations nuclear watchdog agency, in what experts view as a strong signal of Tehran's desire to resolve a decade-...
  • A busy week for the Broad philanthropies

    A busy week for the Broad philanthropies
    The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation named a high-ranking White House official as its first president this week. In addition, the Broads announced a $100-million gift to their institute focused on biomedical research in Cambridge, Mass. The moves reflect...
  • Filibuster changes, governors underscore exodus from Washington

    Filibuster changes, governors underscore exodus from Washington
    Events Thursday brought more evidence of why much of the 2014 campaign will feature candidates fleeing, figuratively or literally, from Washington. In the Senate, supposedly the more collegial of the two houses of Congress, bitterness seethed beneath...
  • Biden visits immigration advocates fasting on National Mall

    Biden visits immigration advocates fasting on National Mall
    WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden paid a visit Friday to immigration advocates who have been fasting on the National Mall, lending White House support to the push for House Speaker John A. Boehner to take up the proposed immigration law overhaul...
  • Biden keeps a high profile – except on healthcare

    Biden keeps a high profile – except on healthcare
    PANAMA CANAL ZONE — During a recent tour of the historic locks here, Vice President Joe Biden helped an operator flip the switches to open the gates and then stepped out onto a balcony to watch a gargantuan vessel pass through. A hundred yards...
  • U.S.-Iran thaw began with months of secret meetings

     U.S.-Iran thaw began with months of secret meetings
    WASHINGTON — In mid-March, a small team of U.S. officials boarded a military plane and flew to the tiny Persian Gulf sultanate of Oman on a diplomatic mission so sensitive — and risky — that only President Obama and his closest...
  • 1993 religious freedom act is at heart of contraception case

    1993 religious freedom act is at heart of contraception case
    WASHINGTON — When the Supreme Court confronted the case of Native Americans who were fired for smoking an illegal drug during a religious ceremony, Justice Antonin Scalia called a halt to granting religious exemptions under the Constitution's...
  • Immigration reform advocates on Thanksgiving fast

    Immigration reform advocates on Thanksgiving fast
    WASHINGTON — Most years on Thanksgiving, Eliseo Medina sits down for a turkey dinner with his family in Oxnard, filling tacos with stuffing and extra jalapenos. This year the former secretary-treasurer of the Service Employees International...
  • Government is working again, sort of

    Government is working again, sort of
    WASHINGTON — Yosemite National Park's visitor centers were open. The barricades at the World War II memorial were down. And the Giant Panda Cam was back on. Thousands of federal workers returned to their jobs Thursday after Congress passed and...
  • Panama Canal expansion draws delegates from U.S. seaport states

     Panama Canal expansion draws delegates from U.S. seaport states
    PANAMA CANAL ZONE — After waiting out an early-afternoon downpour, Vice President Joe Biden and the U.S. delegation emerged into the humid heat to tour the $5.2-billion canal expansion. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake snapped pictures...