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During a joint press conference with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Obama said that a country is more successful when "all voices are being heard."
July 27, 2015
Brown, who grew up in the shadow of fame and dysfunction, had spent six months at a hospital after being found unresponsive in a bathtub at her home.
July 27, 2015
Americans views of the Cuba embargo have reversed in the last 20 years. But Republicans are standing firmly against President Obama's policy change to open up relations with the island nation.
July 27, 2015
As millions of acres of forests burn across the state this summer, there's growing concern about what impact that might have on permafrost — and how melting permafrost might affect climate change.
July 27, 2015
The group, based out of Indiana, hopes its series of web videos will help to dispel the propaganda that they say has hijacked their faith.
July 27, 2015
A severe flaw in Android, the world's most popular smartphone operating system, would let hackers take over with just a text message.
July 27, 2015
The drama came as the Senate defeated a procedural vote to repeal President Obama's health care law and took a step toward reviving the federal Export-Import Bank, both amendments on a highway bill.
July 27, 2015
Try to look inside the brain and you're not going to get very far. But photoacoustic imaging may be a solution for the shortcomings of conventional imaging. It uses lasers to make the brain sing.
July 27, 2015
A representative for the Houston family has said the daughter of the late entertainer and R&B singer Bobby Brown has died, about 7 months after she was found face-down and unresponsive in a bathtub.
July 26, 2015
The automaker admits it failed to promptly recall vehicles with defects, including ones that could cause drivers to lose control. The company will also buy back some cars from owners.
July 26, 2015
The state's loose civil forfeiture laws allow authorities to seize funds and property without charges. Alleged abuses include using funds to pay off an assistant district attorney's student loans.
July 26, 2015
A federal judge in California has ruled that immigration authorities improperly detained women and children who tried to enter the U.S. illegally. Immigrant rights activists are praising the ruling.
July 26, 2015
The war in Syria has displaced more than 4 million people. Many of them are women and girls who fled across the border into Lebanon — where tensions are growing between the refugees and their hosts.
July 26, 2015
It's been 62 years since Fidel Castro launched the attack that began the Cuban revolution, and the country still marks the date. As tensions cool with the U.S., what does July 26 mean to Cubans today?
July 26, 2015
Speaking in a televised address in Damascus, Assad promised: "We will resist and we will win."
July 26, 2015
The 30-year-old repeats his 2013 victory, beating back a late-stage attack by Colombian Nairo Quintana.
July 26, 2015
Joaquin Guzman slipped out of his cell on July 11, via an underground tunnel. He is believed to have had inside help in the jailbreak.
July 26, 2015
The al-Qaida affiliated extremist group has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack in Mogadishu that has killed at least four people.
July 26, 2015
After delivering the atomic bomb for the U.S. attack on Hiroshima 70 years ago, the Indianapolis was torpedoed and sank. Its story has been all but forgotten, but 32 survivors are having a reunion.
July 26, 2015
The remarks came in a speech wrapping up his three-day visit to Kenya. Next, Obama goes to Ethiopia.
July 26, 2015

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