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With Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, Donald Trump keeps betting big on business leaders

WASHINGTON — In selecting Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state, President-elect Donald Trump is making the same bet... Read more

Carrier says it has deal with Donald Trump to keep jobs in Indiana

WASHINGTON — Air conditioning company Carrier Corp. says it has reached a deal with President-elect Donald Trump to keep nearly 1,000 jobs... Read more

Trump's trap: GOP nominee can't let go of perceived slights

WASHINGTON — For Donald Trump, it’s become a familiar pattern. The Republican nominee can’t let go of a perceived slight, no matter... Read more

Analysis: Rivals still searching for formula to stop Trump

MIAMI — Nine months after Donald Trump became a presidential candidate, his rivals are still searching for a formula to stop his... Read more

Obama: U.S. will defeat terror threat's new phase

WASHINGTON — In a rare Oval Office address, President Barack Obama vowed Sunday night the U.S. will overcome a new phase of... Read more

Obama: Teen's death has prompted 'strong passions'

EDGARTOWN, Mass. — President Barack Obama says that while the shooting death of a Missouri teenager has prompted “strong passions,” people should... Read more

Obama to sign executive order on sexual orientation discrimination

WASHINGTON — After years of pressure from gay rights groups, President Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order banning federal contractors... Read more

Obama sorry for lost health insurance plans, vows improvements

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he is sorry Americans are losing health insurance plans he repeatedly said they could... Read more

Obama on failures of health care rollout: 'There's no sugarcoating it'

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday said there was “no excuse” for the cascade of computer problems that have marred the... Read more

In first major test, Obama overrules new team

WASHINGTON — For President Barack Obama’s new foreign policy advisers, the first test of their willingness to undertake military action wound up... Read more

Defense secretary: Military ready to strike Syria as soon as Obama gives order

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military stands ready to strike Syria at once if President Barack Obama gives the order, Defense Secretary Chuck... Read more

Obama: Reform spy program, pause Russia 'reset'

WASHINGTON — Responding to critics, President Barack Obama promised Friday to work with Congress on “appropriate reforms” for the domestic surveillance programs... Read more

Obama cancels Russian meeting because of Snowden controversy

LOS ANGELES — In a rare diplomatic rebuke, President Barack Obama on Wednesday canceled his Moscow summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The... Read more

Obama administration defends collecting phone records

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Thursday defended the National Security Agency’s need to collect telephone records of U.S. citizens, calling such... Read more

President vows justice after Boston Marathon explosions

WASHINGTON — A stony-faced President Barack Obama declared that those responsible for the explosions at the Boston Marathon “will feel the full... Read more

Obama urges justices to overturn gay marriage ban

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration wants the Supreme Court to overturn California’s gay marriage ban, outlining a broad legal argument that could... Read more

Obama to announce 34K troops to return home in 1 year

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will announce in his State of the Union address that 34,000 U.S. troops will be home from... Read more

Gun measures would ban assault weapons, high-volume clips

WASHINGTON — Despite fresh opposition from the National Rifle Association, the Obama administration is assembling proposals to curb gun violence that would... Read more

Obama voices his support for gay marriage

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama declared unequivocal support for gay marriage on Wednesday, becoming the first president to endorse the politically explosive... Read more

Obama to deliver commencement in Joplin

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will speak at the high school graduation ceremony in Joplin, the Missouri city slowly recovering after being... Read more

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