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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will announce Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba have reached an agreement to open embassies in Havana and Washington, a senior administration official said. The announcement marks a major step in ending hostilities between the longtime...
WASHINGTON (AP) — One day after President Barack Obama signed hard-fought trade legislation, his administration took issue with language meant to discourage boycotts of Israel. The "fast track" trade bill takes aim at international efforts to punish Israel economically for its...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Colombian paramilitary leader convicted of federal cocaine trafficking charges will serve nearly seven more years in an American prison before he is sent back to his country. Salvatore Mancuso was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 16 years in prison for his...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Obama administration official says the U.S. and Cuba will announce the opening of embassies in Washington and Havana on Wednesday. President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry will speak Wednesday morning about the major step in re-...
NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from Donald Trump's remarks about immigrants from Mexico continued to dog him Tuesday as a TV company backed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said it was scrapping a project in development with the outspoken mogul, and Mexico announced it won't be...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama cast a string of legal and legislative victories last week on trade, health care and gay marriage as the "gratifying" culmination of years of work by his White House. Obama made particular note of the crowds that gathered outside the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Customs and Border Protection should more than double its ranks of internal affairs investigators, an advisory panel has recommended in a report sent to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson. The panel recommended in a draft report that CBP add 350 criminal...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two years after revelations about U.S. spying frayed ties between their countries, President Barack Obama and visiting Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff publicly closed that chapter Tuesday, declaring that the relationship between the U.S. and Brazil is on an...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said it would release about 3,000 pages of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton's correspondence from 2009, her first year as the nation's top diplomat, on Tuesday night. State Department spokesman John Kirby said the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — After July Fourth fireworks and parades, members of Congress return to work Tuesday facing a...
BONN, Germany (AP) — The San Antonio Missions in Texas have been awarded world heritage status by the U.N.'s...
MADRID (AP) — More than 1,350 residents have been evacuated in Spain's northeastern region of Aragon as a wildfire...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky authorities say two people have been killed and three remain missing after the...
VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif are locked in...
VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif are locked in...