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US war hero and presidential candidate John McCain has died
by Nancy Benac - August 26, 2018 - 9:31am
US Sen. John McCain, who faced down his captors in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp with jut-jawed defiance and later turned his rebellious streak into a 35-year political career that took him to US Congress and the...
'Obama Out': President ending reign as pop culture king
by Nancy Benac - January 5, 2017 - 9:01am
From his campaign fist bump to his theatrical mic drop at the last White House correspondents' dinner, Barack Obama ruled as America's pop culture president.
Obama, DiCaprio team up against climate change
by Nancy Benac - October 4, 2016 - 9:47am
President Barack Obama and actor Leonardo DiCaprio teamed up on the White House South Lawn on Monday to sound a call for urgent action to combat climate change.
Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in Asia
by Nancy Benac - May 23, 2016 - 2:43pm
President Barack Obama's mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies anxious about the rise of an increasingly muscular China.
Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in Asia
by Nancy Benac - May 22, 2016 - 11:08pm
President Barack Obama's mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies anxious about the rise of an increasingly muscular China. 
Viewer's Guide: Clinton, Sanders meet in Flint for debate
by Nancy Benac - March 6, 2016 - 3:00pm
The Democrats' seventh presidential debate plays out yesterday night in a city that has come to represent all that's wrong with government. For 18 months, corrosive water from the Flint River leached lead into the...
Obama, Xi tout close US-China climate coordination
by Nancy Benac - November 30, 2015 - 4:19am
President Barack Obama on Monday touted close U.S. cooperation with China on climate change as vital to world efforts to slow global warming, even as he acknowledged persistent differences with China's President...
In Paris for climate talks, Obama honors attack victims
by Nancy Benac - November 29, 2015 - 5:05pm
President Barack Obama is paying tribute to those killed in the terrorist attacks in Paris two weeks ago.
Undercurrent of tension on China state dinner menu
by Nancy Benac - September 22, 2015 - 5:56am
When Chinese President Xi Jinping and wife Peng Liyuan visit Washington later this week, President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, face the daunting task of trying to throw a warm and...
Obama pushing for more clean energy choices for consumers
by Nancy Benac - August 24, 2015 - 6:00pm
Pushing back against fossil fuel interests, President Barack Obama is pressing to give ordinary Americans more power to choose what kind of power they use.
Legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee passes away
by Nancy Benac - October 22, 2014 - 8:35am
Ben Bradlee, the hard-charging editor who guided The Washington Post through its Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Watergate scandal and invigorated its newsroom for more than two decades, died Tuesday. He was...
Koch 101: Some basics on the billionaire brothers
by Nancy Benac - August 24, 2014 - 4:41am
A primer on the Koch brothers and their role in politics.
Who pays for first lady's fabulous fashions?
by Nancy Benac - June 3, 2014 - 4:54am
Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe still is the subject of endless public fascination and one long-simmering question: Who...
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