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Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) and his French counterpart Laurent Fabius attend a news conference in Moscow on September 17, 2013. (Photo: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov)

US and Russia Search for Elusive Agreement on Diplomatic Solution in Syria

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Former UK Ambassador to the United Nations, Jeremy Greenstock tells Anchor Aaron Schachter that the shadow of Iraq 2003 hangs over the tricky diplomatic proceedings.

On second try, Susan Rice added to Obama’s foreign policy team

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Environmental activists look forward to Obama’s second term


Top suspect in Libya consulate attack still hasn’t been questioned

Bill Clinton delivers rousing speech to fired up Democratic National Convention crowd

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President’s team tries to embrace the term ‘Obamacare’

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With President Obama’s healthcare law in court, the administration has begun a campaign to co-opt and embrace the term “Obamacare.” In an effort to defend the contentious Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Obama and his supporters are redefining the word Obamacare.

Federal Court halts drilling near parks


In a last-minute ruling, a federal judge issued a restraining order on the sale of oil and gas leases near several national parks.

New Obama cabinet picks announced

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Hillary Clinton and Robert Gates selection as national security team says a lot about how Obama administration plans to project America’s image abroad.

Anti-War Democrats and Barack Obama

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The on-going tensions between the Obama campaign and the anti-war faction of the Democratic Party.

Susan Rice to Replace Donilon as National Security Adviser

The White House is announcing a major change to its foreign policy team today. National security adviser Tom Donilon is stepping down and will be replaced by Susan Rice, the American Ambassador to the United Nations. Ambassador Rice has faced sharp criticism from Republicans since the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi that left […]