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Yes-We-Can president faces twilight of maybes

Yes-We-Can president faces twilight of maybes

FILE - This Nov. 14, 2014, file photo shows President Barack Obama boarding Air Force One at Yangon International Airport, in Yangon, Myanmar. It was supposed to be a joke. “Are you still president?” comedian Stephen Colbert asked Barack Obama earlier this month. But the question seemed to s…

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Investors expect higher stocks in 2015, but also turbulence

Investors expect higher stocks in 2015, but also turbulence

FILE - In this July 16, 2014 file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen removes her glasses as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the House Financial Services Committee. The Fed's quantitative easing program ended in October, but it doesn’t mean the nation’s central bank …

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Interrogation program mismanaged, Senate, CIA agree

Interrogation program mismanaged, Senate, CIA agree

In this Dec. 11, 2014, file photo, CIA Director John Brennan pauses during a news conference at CIA headquarters in Langley, Va. The Senate report on the CIA’s interrogation program and the spy agency’s official response clash on almost every aspect of the long-secret operation, from the bru…

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UN Security Council takes up N. Korea's human rights

UN Security Council takes up N. Korea's human rights

FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama chairs a meeting of the United Nations Security Council at United Nations headquarters. An angry North Korea, now on the defensive over a U.S. accusation of hacking, is refusing to take part in a groundbreaking…

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National briefs

National briefs

Journalist Tom Brokaw, is introduced before being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. President Obama is presenting the nation's highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants…

December 21, 2014 4:13 pm
Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

President Barack Obama pauses during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room in Washington, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. The president claimed an array of successes in 2014, citing lower unemployment, a rising number of Americans covered by health insurance, and an historic diplomatic o…

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Obama cautions that change may be slow to come to Cuba

Obama cautions that change may be slow to come to Cuba

President Barack Obama listens to a question during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. The president claimed an array of successes in 2014, citing lower unemployment, a rising number of Americans covered by health insur…

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Obama: No quick end to embargo on Cuba

Obama: No quick end to embargo on Cuba

President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. The president said the US is making significant strides where it counts, beginning with the economy. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais )

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US tapped contractors to do its sneaky work in Cuba

US tapped contractors to do its sneaky work in Cuba

Alan Gross, accompanied by his wife, Judy, speaks during a news conference at his lawyer's office in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Gross was released from Cuba after five years in a Cuban prison. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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The ill-fated schemes to upend Castro

The ill-fated schemes to upend Castro

Alan Gross, accompanied by his wife, Judy, speaks during a news conference at his lawyer's office in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Gross was released from Cuba after five years in a Cuban prison. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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How revived ties with Cuba came to be

How revived ties with Cuba came to be

Alan Gross, accompanied by his wife, Judy, speaks during a news conference at his lawyer's office in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Gross was released from Cuba after five years in a Cuban prison. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Obama on Hanukkah says small acts can make miracles

Obama on Hanukkah says small acts can make miracles

President Barack Obama, right, puts his arm around Rabbi Angela Buchdahl, as first lady Michelle Obama applauds during a Hanukkah reception Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in the Grand Foyer of the White House. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Obama on Hanukkah says small acts can make miracles

Obama on Hanukkah says small acts can make miracles

President Barack Obama, right, and first lady Michelle Obama, center, watch as Dr. Adam Levine, left and Ataklit Tesfaye, light a Menorah during a Hanukkah reception Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in the Grand Foyer of the White House. Reciting the Hanukkah blessing is Rabbi Angela Buchdahl, seco…

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Obama on Hanukkah says small acts can make miracles

Obama on Hanukkah says small acts can make miracles

President Barack Obama, right, and first lady Michelle Obama watch as Dr. Adam Levine, left and Ataklit Tesfaye, light the Menorah during a Hanukkah reception Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in the Grand Foyer of the White House. Reciting the Hanukkah blessing is Rabbi Angela Buchdahl, second from…

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Obama on Hanukkah says small acts can make miracles

Obama on Hanukkah says small acts can make miracles

President Barack Obama, right, and Dr. Adam Levine attend a Hanukkah reception Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in the Grand Foyer of the White House. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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US, Cuba patch torn relations in historic accord

US, Cuba patch torn relations in historic accord

Alan Gross, waves as he and his wife Judy leave following his statement at his lawyer's office in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Gross was released from Cuba after 5 years in a Cuban prison. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

December 17, 2014 7:31 pmLoading…
Analysis: 53 years on, time right for US, Cuba

Analysis: 53 years on, time right for US, Cuba

People from the ANSWER Coalition (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism) hold signs urging the U.S. to "End the blockade of Cuba," during a demonstration outside of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, as President Barack Obama announced a change in US policy with Cuba. (AP …

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Freed American endured years of declining health

Freed American endured years of declining health

Alan Gross holds his wife Judy's hand while during a news conference at his lawyer's office in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Gross was released from Cuba after 5 years in a Cuban prison. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Freed American endured years of declining health

Freed American endured years of declining health

Alan Gross speaking during a news conference at his lawyer’s office in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Gross was released from Cuba after 5 years in a Cuban prison. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Freed American endured years of declining health

Freed American endured years of declining health

Alan Gross smiles as he walks in with his wife Judy before speaking to members of the media at his lawyer’s office in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Gross was released from Cuba after 5 years in a Cuban prison. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

December 17, 2014 2:58 pmLoading…
Released from Cuba, Alan Gross says freedom is not free

Released from Cuba, Alan Gross says freedom is not free

Alan Gross holds his wife Judy's hand while during a news conference at his lawyer's office in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Gross was released from Cuba after 5 years in a Cuban prison. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Released from Cuba, Alan Gross says freedom is not free

Released from Cuba, Alan Gross says freedom is not free

Alan Gross, waves as he and his wife Judy leave following his statement at his lawyer's office in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Gross was released from Cuba after 5 years in a Cuban prison. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

December 17, 2014 12:34 pmLoading…
Obama signs $1.1 trillion spending bill into law

Obama signs $1.1 trillion spending bill into law

President Barack Obama returns a salute as he steps off Marine One helicopter upon his return on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. Obama traveled to New Jersey to speak to members of the military at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. (AP Photo/Pablo Marti…

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US homebuilder sentiment slips in December

US homebuilder sentiment slips in December

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2014 file photo, construction continues on a boutique apartment building on the southeast corner of Florida Ave. and 14th Street NW, in Washington. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo releases its monthly index of builder sentiment. (AP Photo/Pablo Ma…

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John Brennan

John Brennan

John Brennan, director de la CIA, hace una pausa durante una conferencia de prensa en la sede de la agencia de inteligencia en Langley, Virginia, el jueves 11 de diciembre de 2014. (Foto AP/Pablo Martínez Monsivais)

December 11, 2014 3:23 pm
CIA chief speaks, Senate critic tweets

CIA chief speaks, Senate critic tweets

JohnBrennan

December 11, 2014 2:56 pm
Barack Obama, Nancy Sullivan, Anthony Fauci

Barack Obama, Nancy Sullivan, Anthony Fauci

El presidente Barack Obama, con la doctora Nancy Sullivan, izquierda, investigadora y jefe de la Sección de Investigación en Biodefensa, del Instituto Nacional de Alergias y Enfermedades Infecciosas, y el doctor Anthony Fauci, al centro, director de dicho instituto, perteneciente a los Insti…

December 03, 2014 5:21 pm
Barack Obama, Brittany Packnett, Richard Beary, Phil Agnew

Barack Obama, Brittany Packnett, Richard Beary, Phil Agnew

President Barack Obama, greets Brittany Packnett, center, from the Ferguson Commission, following his meeting with elected officials, law enforcement officials and community and faith leaders in the Old Executive Office Building on the White House Complex in Washington, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014.…

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Barack Obama

Barack Obama

President Barack Obama, center, speaks during his meeting with elected officials, law enforcement officials and community and faith leaders in the Old Executive Office Building on the White House Complex in Washington, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. Obama said that in the wake of the shooting of an u…

December 01, 2014 4:03 pmLoading…
Barack Obama, Bill de Blasio

Barack Obama, Bill de Blasio

President Barack Obama, center, pauses as he speaks during his meeting with elected officials, law enforcement officials and community and faith leaders in the Old Executive Office Building on the White House Complex in Washington, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. Obama says that in the wake of the sho…

December 01, 2014 4:01 pmLoading…
Barack Obama, Brittany Packnett, Richard Beary, Phil Agnew

Barack Obama, Brittany Packnett, Richard Beary, Phil Agnew

President Barack Obama, greets Brittany Packnett, center, from the Ferguson Commission, following his meeting with elected officials, law enforcement officials and community and faith leaders in the Old Executive Office Building on the White House Complex in Washington, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014.…

December 01, 2014 4:01 pmLoading…
Barack Obama

Barack Obama

President Barack Obama, center, speaks during his meeting with elected officials, law enforcement officials and community and faith leaders in the Old Executive Office Building on the White House Complex in Washington, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. Obama said that in the wake of the shooting of an u…

December 01, 2014 4:01 pmLoading…
Birthday: Michael Chertoff

Birthday: Michael Chertoff

Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff is 61.

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Thanksgiving travel woes

Thanksgiving travel woes

A pedestrian uses an umbrella as as he walks infront of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. A mix of rain and snow is falling steadily around the Washington region as a winter weather advisory remains in effect on one of the busiest travel days of the year, and thousands…

November 26, 2014 10:16 am
Barack Obama, Chuck Hagel

Barack Obama, Chuck Hagel

President Barack Obama, standing with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, talks about Hagel's resignation during an event in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Monday.

November 24, 2014 9:33 am
Barack Obama

Barack Obama

El presidente Barack Obama almorzando en el restaurante We the Pizza/Good Stuff Eatery en Washington, el jueves 20 de noviembre de 2014. (Foto AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

November 20, 2014 12:12 pm
Barack Obama

Barack Obama

El presidente Barack Obama en una fotografía de archivo del martes 18 de noviembre de 2014, en el salón Roosevelt de la Casa Blanca, en Washington. (Foto AP/Pablo Martínez Monsiváis)

November 19, 2014 10:21 am
Barack Obama

Barack Obama

Fotografía de archivo del viernes 14 de noviembre de 2014, del presidente Barack Obama subiendo las escaleras para abordar el avión presidencial Air Force One de la Fuerza Aérea antes de partir del aeropuerto internacional de Yangon, Mianmar. (Foto AP/Pablo Martínez Monsiváis)

November 17, 2014 11:51 am
Barack Obama, Denis McDonough, Valerie Jarett

Barack Obama, Denis McDonough, Valerie Jarett

Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett and Chief of Staff Denis McDonough stand behind President Obama earlier this month.

November 14, 2014 10:43 am
Obama carries US economic clout with him to summit

Obama carries US economic clout with him to summit

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2014 file photo, President Barack Obama answers questions during a news conference in the East Room of the White House. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

November 13, 2014 3:01 pm
Barack Obama, John Kerry, Max Baucus

Barack Obama, John Kerry, Max Baucus

El presidente Barack Obama, a la derecha, durante una reunión bilateral con el presidente chino, Xi Jinping, en el Gran Salón del Pueblo en Beijing, el 12 de noviembre de 2014. A su lado aparecen el embajador estadounidense en China, Max Baucus, a la izquierda, y el secretario de Estado de E…

November 12, 2014 8:56 am
Rajiv Shah

Rajiv Shah

Fotografía de archivo del 8 de abril de 2014 del administrador de la Agencia de Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID), el doctor Rajiv Shah, mientras testifica en el Capitolio, en Washington. La agencia estadounidense de desarrollo mundial está preparando normas internas qu…

November 10, 2014 10:07 am
Anthony Fauci, Nina Pham

Anthony Fauci, Nina Pham

Patient Nina Pham is hugged by Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, outside of National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Md., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Pham, the first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dall…

October 27, 2014 2:56 pm
Washington Daily Life

Washington Daily Life

People dressed as their favorite Star Wars movie characters as seen riding the Speedwell Foundation Conservation Carousel at the National Zoo in Washington at the annual Boo at the Zoo, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Boo at the Zoo is a Washington favorite Halloween tradition. Children visit the Nat…

October 27, 2014 2:27 pm
CORRECTION White House Fence Jumper

CORRECTION White House Fence Jumper

One mother says more must be done to help the mentally ill — such as Dominic Adesanya, 23, who is facing charges after he climbed over the White House fence last week — get treatment before a tragedy occurs.

October 24, 2014 3:30 pm
BUSH

BUSH

In this Jan. 20, 2005 file photo, President Bush and first lady Laura Bush, in an Oscar de la Renta gown, attend The Constitution Ball in Washington.  

October 21, 2014 1:01 pm
Titans Redskins Football

Titans Redskins Football

The Washington Redskins cheerleaders perform during the first half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

October 19, 2014 9:46 pm
Eric Holder

Eric Holder

Eric Holder, secretario de Justicia de EEUU, da una conferencia de prensa desde el Departamento de Justicia en Washington el 4 de septiembre de 2014. El abogado de la nación dejará su cargo luego de seis años en el puesto, se informó el 25 de septiembre de 2014. (Foto AP/Pablo Martinez Monsi…

September 25, 2014 9:27 am
White House Intruder

White House Intruder

An explosive technician in a bomb suit walks away following an inspection of a Chevrolet Cruze, left, that tried to enter the White House through a vehicle screen gate, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 in Washington. Secret Service says a man has been arrested for trying to unlawfully enter the Whit…

September 20, 2014 2:57 pm
Obama: Campus sex assault an affront to humanity

Obama: Campus sex assault an affront to humanity

President Obama hugs Lilly Jay, a sexual assault survivor, during an “It’s On Us” campaign event Friday.

September 19, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

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