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  • Romney, Obama descend on battleground Ohio

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are pitching to college students and working-class voters in Ohio less than a week before early voting kicks off …


  • AP Interview: Ahmadinejad pushes new world order

    NEW YORK (AP) — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Tuesday that a new world order needs to emerge, away from years of what he called American bullying and domination. Ahmadinejad …


  • Romney, Obama zero in on Ohio, a GOP must-win

    VANDALIA, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has emerged as the presidential race’s undisputed focus. Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are making multiple stops this week alone in a state that’s trending …


  • US, UN grapple for workable peace plan in Syria

    NEW YORK (AP) — The United States and the U.N.’s new Syria mediator grappled for a new strategy Tuesday toward stopping 18 months of brutal government crackdowns and civil war …


  • Obama summons world leaders to reject extremism

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Confronting global tumult and Muslim anger, President Barack Obama exhorted world leaders Tuesday to stand fast against violence and extremism, arguing that protecting religious rights and …


  • Romney kicks off bus tour of battleground Ohio

    VANDALIA, Ohio (AP) — Kicking off an Ohio bus tour, Republican Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama is offering a “foreign” vision of government. At an airport rally in Vandalia, …


  • Obama: Disputed game means NFL needs regular refs

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The embarrassing NFL referee saga and the disputed call that gave the Seattle Seahawks a victory over the Green Bay Packers on Monday night has reached the …


  • Presidential campaign is nice, and then again not

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a split-screen race for the presidency, Republican Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama were on their best campaign behavior in public Tuesday, all the while …


  • Obama campaign has momentum _ and nerves

    CHICAGO (AP) — Six weeks from Election Day, President Barack Obama’s campaign has momentum — and a big case of nerves. Top advisers are both relishing in Obama’s edge in …


  • Union-buster Walker calls for return of union refs

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Nothing brings political enemies together in Wisconsin like the Green Bay Packers. Following a controversial game-ending call by replacement referees that cost Green Bay a win …


  • Candidates make subtle jabs on foreign policy

    NEW YORK (AP) — The presidential candidates on Tuesday laid out their visions of America’s role in the world while making subtle political jabs at one another in dueling foreign …


  • Romney says Clinton can ‘do a man a lot of good’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney is unlikely to win Bill Clinton’s vote, but that doesn’t mean he can’t soak up a bit of the popular …


  • Obama condemns violence tied to anti-Muslim film

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Barack Obama is condemning an anti-Muslim film and the violence in the Middle East that has followed its release, saying there is “no speech that …


  • Obama: time ‘not unlimited’ to resolve Iran nuke

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Barack Obama is telling the U.N. General Assembly that he wants to resolve the dispute over Iran’s nuclear program through diplomacy but that the time …


  • Romney: Benghazi a ‘terrorist attack’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says the attack on the American consulate in Libya was an act of terrorism and says the United States must use …


  • Obama to urge UN to confront roots of Muslim rage

    NEW YORK (AP) — Campaign politics shadowing every word, President Barack Obama on Tuesday will challenge the world to confront the root causes of rage exploding across the Muslim world, …


  • Romney, Obama focus on US posture abroad

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are sparring over how best to address U.S. challenges abroad in nearly back-to-back addresses at the Clinton Global …


  • US, Egypt seek better ties after embassy protests

    NEW YORK (AP) — The United States and Egypt sought Monday to repair ties strained severely by a year-and-a-half of rapid change in the Middle East, culminating in the last …


  • Clinton and Morsi discuss embassy security

    NEW YORK (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has met Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi in the most high-level U.S.-Egypt meeting since protesters stormed the U.S. Embassy in Cairo. …


  • Ryan faults Obama on plan to close tank factory

    LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan warned Monday that more Americans could be put at risk overseas by the Obama’s administration plan to halt production of …


  • Romney assails Obama after US ambassador’s death

    PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Mitt Romney led a chorus of Republican criticism of the administration’s foreign policy on Monday, accusing President Barack Obama of minimizing the recent killing of the …


  • Obama: Libya assault ‘wasn’t just mob action’

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday “there’s no doubt” that the assault of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans including the U.S. ambassador …


  • Ryan: Obama weak on defense in battleground Ohio

    LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan says President Barack Obama’s attempt to cut military spending is putting Americans at risk overseas. Ryan on Monday kicked off …


  • Romney suggests Obama downplaying Mideast crises

    PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Republican White House candidate Mitt Romney suggested Monday that President Barack Obama is downplaying crises unfolding across the Middle East by describing turmoil in the region …


  • Romney: Foreign policy shouldn’t react to events

    PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says U.S. foreign policy should not be conducted “at the mercy of events” overseas. He also says the death of a …


  • Romney criticizes Obama for ‘bumps’ comments

    DENVER (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says he can’t imagine calling the killing of a U.S. ambassador a “bump in the road.” His comments Monday were veiled criticism …


  • Clinton urges tolerance amid anti-US protests

    NEW YORK (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton appealed Monday to Muslims to show “dignity” and not resort to violence as they protest an anti-Islam film produced in …


  • Candidates fight for working-class voters in ads

    CHICAGO (AP) — The presidential candidates are criticizing each other in new television commercials aimed at winning working-class voters who could help swing the election, pitting Republican Mitt Romney’s wealth …


  • ‘Homeland’ and ‘Modern Family’ win big at Emmys

    The post-Emmy champagne surely tasted sweet for the people at “Modern Family” and “Homeland,” but they needed only to look around the Nokia Theatre to see how quickly popular tastes …


  • South Carolina voter ID gets judges’ scrutiny

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Recognizing this year’s elections are just a few weeks away, a panel of three federal judges questioned on Monday whether South Carolina should wait until 2014 to …

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