Kevin Freking
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Obama: Oceans key to protecting planet from climate change
by Kevin Freking - September 16, 2016 - 2:00am
President Barack Obama said Thursday that creating the Atlantic Ocean's first marine national monument was a needed response to dangerous climate changes, ocean dead zones and unsustainable fishing practices.
Obama plans to create world's largest marine protected area
by Kevin Freking - August 26, 2016 - 6:05pm
Obama's proclamation will quadruple in size a monument originally created by President George W. Bush in 2006. 
Obama out: President takes last shots at official Washington
by Kevin Freking - April 30, 2016 - 10:32pm
Obama drew plenty of laughs with his barbed remarks to a ballroom filled with journalists, politicians, and movie and television stars. 
Obama to address nation's growing opioid problem
by Kevin Freking - March 29, 2016 - 6:00pm
The Obama administration will issue a proposed rule yesterday that aims to increase medication-based treatment for tens of thousands of people addicted to opioids.
Obama, Trudeau target methane emissions in new agreement
by Kevin Freking - March 10, 2016 - 6:16pm
President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau committed on Thursday to curbing methane emissions by reducing methane emissions from the oil and gas sectors by at least 40 percent over the next...
Obama sounds cautious note about pending Syrian cease-fire
by Kevin Freking - February 24, 2016 - 5:00pm
President Barack Obama sounded a cautious note yesterday about steps the US and Russia are taking to put in place a cease-fire to help end the Syrian civil war, even as he also cited progress in pushing the Islamic...
Iran nuclear deal hits milestone aimed at sanctions relief
by Kevin Freking - October 18, 2015 - 6:00pm
The US expects Iran will take months to live up to its end of a seven-nation nuclear pact that could eventually provide the country relief from international sanctions.
Obama: US misjudged Iraqi army, militants' threat
by Kevin Freking - September 29, 2014 - 5:44am
President Barack Obama said in an interview airing yesterday that he agrees with intelligence leaders who believe the United States not only underestimated the threat of militants seeking to form the Islamic State...
Lawmakers dispute Snowden's declaration of victory
by Kevin Freking - December 30, 2013 - 4:14am
Members of Congress said yesterday they weren't impressed with Edward Snowden's recent publicity blitz calling for an end to mass surveillance and declaring that he's already accomplished his mission.
Gay marriage ruling helps many US veteran spouses
by Kevin Freking - June 28, 2013 - 3:27pm
For Stewart Bornhoft, who completed two tours of duty in Vietnam, the U.S. Supreme Court's decision granting federal benefits to married, same-sex couples means that he and his spouse, Stephen McNabb, can one...
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