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After Clinton’s Strong Debate Performance, is There Room for Biden?

Washington, D.C. Ex-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is widely perceived to have delivered a strong performance in Tuesday’s debate, and some analysts say that could make it more difficult for Vice President Joe Biden to make a late entry into the 2016 presidential race. Waiting for Vice President Joe Biden. Photo: Tom Miller/Obama for America. […]

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Clinton vs. Sanders: Democrats Set for First Debate in 2016 Primary

Washington, D.C.  After watching Republican candidates spar in two rounds of debates, Democrats looking to become the next U.S. president get their turn Tuesday as they take the stage in Las Vegas for their first debate of the 2016 election campaign.  Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Photo: Brett Weinstein. Former Secretary of State Hillary […]

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Giants of Broadcasting Set Again to Honor Legends

New York, N.Y. The Giants of Broadcasting & Electronic Arts is an annual celebration of the distinguished individuals who have for the past century been the creators, the innovators, the entrepreneurs, the performers and the journalists who have brought the electronic arts to the prominence they occupy in the U.S. and the world today, and […]

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Pope May Hit on Divisive Issues in Congressional Address

Washington, D.C. Pope Francis is expected to touch on sensitive issues including the Middle East refugee crisis, climate change and the excesses of capitalism when he addresses a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress Thursday. Tens of thousands of people are set to watch the proceedings from the Capitol lawn and hundreds more will gather […]

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The Pope’s Schedule for D.C., Phildelphia, and NYC

Washington, D.C. The White House has released His Holiness the Pope’s U.S. schedule. It is as follows: The Schedule For up-to-date information about road closures and security announcements for Washington, D.C., New York, and Philadelphia, please visit Tuesday, September 22, 2015 4:00 PM:  Pope Francis arrives in D.C. at Joint Base Andrews. Wednesday, September […]

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The White House: We Stand with Ahmed in Texas

Washington, D.C.  Yesterday, a 14-year-old student named Ahmed Mohamed was arrested for bringing his engineering project (an electronic clock) to his high school. Officials mistook it for a bomb. When I was growing up, my friends and I were fortunate to know how to use soldiering irons, circuit boards, and even a bit of duct tape […]

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U.S. Marks 14th Anniversary of Horrifying 9/11 Attacks

Washington, D.C.  The United States is marking the 14th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on Friday with a series of observances to remember that horrifying day. President Barack Obama along with his wife and White House staff observed a public moment of silence Friday morning on the White House lawn at 8:46 am […]

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Kerry Gives Speech on Iran Deal as Support Rises

Washington, D.C. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will give a speech Wednesday in Philadelphia in support of the international agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, while Democrats in Congress are on the verge of guaranteeing lawmakers will not be able to pass a measure opposing the deal. Kerry and top diplomats from Britain, China, France, […]

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Purchases Abroad Take Up Growing Portion of Chinese Luxury Spending 

Mayflower Roots – and a Metrocard – Get One on the Subway

From 2012: Charlie Sheen Gives USO $1 Million – Biggest in its History

China Plans for Mainland Police in H.K. Rail Station Spark Controversy

European Border Restrictions on Refugees Violate Human Rights

‘Orange the World’ Campaign Effort to End Violence Against Girls, Women