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Major hurdles remain before NKorea talks resume

10/11/2013 1:44am
North Korea has dangled the prospect of suspending nuclear and long-range missile tests if aid-for-disarmament negotiations get back on track. But it's not ready to declare a moratorium on space launches _ the very act that derailed its last attempt to negotiate with Washington.

Boehner spox says Obama, speaker talk by phone

10/11/2013 2:06pm
House Speaker John Boehner's office says the Ohio Republican spoke by phone with President Barack Obama Friday afternoon.

White House congratulates Nobel Peace Prize winner

10/11/2013 3:00pm
The White House is congratulating the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and is praising the group's effort to end chemical warfare in Syria.

Obama talks with governors and business leaders

10/11/2013 4:42pm
President Barack Obama is discussing challenges from the partial government shutdown with governors and business leaders.

Obama meets with Pakistani teen shot by Taliban

10/11/2013 5:32pm
President Barack Obama met Friday with 16-year-old Malala Yousafzai, an advocate for girls' education and the target of a Taliban assassination attempt who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.