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  • US, Mexico sign rules on sharing Colorado River

    CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — The United States and Mexico on Tuesday signed a pact for new rules on sharing water from the Colorado River, capping a five-year effort on how …


  • US, Mexico rewrite rules on sharing Colorado River

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The United States and Mexico are rewriting rules on how to share water from the Colorado River, capping a five-year effort to form a united front …


  • House Republicans: Rice unfit to head State Dept.

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of 97 House Republicans sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Monday, saying that U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice misled the nation about the attack …


  • APNewsBreak: FBI releases Stalin’s daughter files

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Newly declassified documents show the FBI kept close tabs on Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s only daughter after her high profile defection to the United States in …


  • Obama in Cambodia after rousing Myanmar welcome

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Making history twice within hours, President Barack Obama on Monday became the first U.S. president to set foot in Cambodia, a country once known for …


  • Obama to people of Myanmar: America ‘is with you’

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — In a historic breakthrough, President Barack Obama on Monday stepped onto the soil of long-shunned Myanmar and into the flag-waving embrace of its once repressed people. …


  • Obama: Myanmar visit about sustaining momentum

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — In a historic trip to a long shunned land, President Barack Obama on Monday showered praise and promises of more U.S. help to Myanmar if the …


  • Personal, strategic motivations for Obama in Asia

    BANGKOK (AP) — For President Barack Obama, expanding U.S. influence in Asia is more than just countering China or opening up new markets to American businesses. It’s also about building …


  • Asia trip gives Obama opportunity to build legacy

    YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan (AP) — For President Barack Obama, expanding U.S. influence in Asia is more than just countering China or opening up new markets to American businesses. It’s …


  • Dozen House women defend Rice over Libya comments

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators’ angry criticism of U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice over her initial account of the deadly Sept. 11 attack in Libya smacks of sexism and racism, a …


  • Obama aides: Myanmar visit not a ‘victory’ lap

    WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials cautioned Thursday that President Barack Obama’s historic trip to Myanmar, a onetime U.S. adversary, should not be viewed as a “victory celebration.” Obama aides, …


  • Obama blasts senators: ‘They should go after me’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Setting an unflinching tone for his second term, President Barack Obama on Wednesday accused two top Republicans senators of lobbing outrageous criticism at his United Nations ambassador …


  • Documents: Money woes for Fla. family in scandal

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When news vans camped outside her stately home, a Florida socialite tied to the Gen. David Petraeus sex scandal fell back on her informal credentials as …


  • Obama: No evidence of security breach in scandal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday he has seen no evidence that national security was threatened by the widening sex scandal that ensnared his former CIA director and …


  • Border Patrol under scrutiny for deadly force

    NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — A pair of Mexican drug smugglers in camouflage pants, bundles of marijuana strapped to their backs, scaled a 25 foot-high fence in the middle of the …


  • Panetta: Admin deciding on post-2014 troop levels

    ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT OVER THE PACIFIC (AP) — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Monday the Obama administration is nearing a decision in the next few weeks on how …


  • Info emerges about 2nd woman in Petraeus case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As questions swirl about the extramarital affair that led to the resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus, the retired general and his biographer, Paula Broadwell, have been …


  • US colleges look to foreign students

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Want to see how quickly the look and business model of American public universities are changing? Visit a place like Indiana University. Five years ago, …


  • Congress wants answers on Petraeus affair

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress said Sunday they want to know more details about the FBI investigation that revealed an extramarital affair between ex-CIA Director David Petraeus and his …


  • Lawyer for US man writes UN anti-torture expert

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for an American man imprisoned in Cuba has written the United Nations’ anti-torture expert, saying Cuban officials’ treatment of his client “will surely amount to …


  • AP sources: US weighs broader nuke deal with Iran

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is considering a new approach in negotiations to curb Iran’s nuclear program that would ease economic sanctions faster than previously offered if Tehran makes …


  • Obama to visit Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than two weeks after his re-election, President Barack Obama will become the first U.S. president to visit the once pariah nation of Myanmar, drawing attention to …


  • Obama to visit Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than two weeks after his re-election, President Barack Obama will become the first U.S. president to visit the once pariah nation of Myanmar, drawing attention to …


  • US targets Iranians blamed for blocking Internet

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has imposed financial sanctions against officials and government bodies in Iran that the U.S. blames for jamming satellite broadcasts and blocking Internet access for …


  • Benghazi questions fuel fierce partisan debate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The deadly military-style assault on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, has raised numerous foreign policy and national security questions and fueled a fierce, partisan election debate …


  • US officials: No delays in rescue effort in Libya

    WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA security officers went to the aid of State Department staff less than 25 minutes after they got the first call for help during the attack on …


  • Edwin Q. White, former AP Saigon chief, dies

    HONOLULU (AP) — Edwin Q. White, who served as Saigon bureau chief for The Associated Press as the U.S. committed massive numbers of combat troops to Vietnam, died before dawn …


  • US wants Syrian opposition shakeup to defeat Assad

    ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The Obama administration said Wednesday it would push for a major shakeup in Syria’s opposition leadership so that it better represents those dying on the front …


  • US seeks Algeria’s support in possible Mali move

    ALGEIRS, Algeria (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sought Algeria’s assistance on Monday for any future military intervention in Mali, pressing the North African nation to provide …


  • Friends, family pay tribute to late-Sen. McGovern

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Friends, family and former colleagues paused before the flag-draped casket of former U.S. Sen. George McGovern on Thursday to pay tribute to the liberal Democrat …

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