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Kerry: Cuba must embrace broader reform agenda

11/18/2013 9:56am
Secretary of State John Kerry says that while the U.S. welcomes changes taking place in Cuba that allow Cubans to travel more freely and work for themselves, Havana needs to do more.

US to train several thousand Libyan soldiers

11/18/2013 10:03am
The Pentagon is planning to train 5,000 to 8,000 Libyan soldiers in the continuing effort to improve security in the North African nation.

NRC says it will resume study of Nevada nuke site

11/18/2013 11:15am
Responding to a court order, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has directed its staff to complete work on a key safety report related to a never-completed nuclear waste dump in Nevada.

Kerry: Netanyahu has right to oppose Iran deal

11/18/2013 1:17pm
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has "every right" to voice his opposition to a potential nuclear deal with Iran but his fear that a deal would leave Israel vulnerable is unfounded, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday.

Justice Dept official admonishes nation's bankers

11/18/2013 1:27pm
Admonishing the nation's bankers, the Justice Department's No. 2 official says too many financial institutions have failed in their duty to ensure that their businesses are run cleanly.

Duncan regrets 'white suburban moms' comment

11/18/2013 4:06pm
Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Monday said he regretted his "clumsy phrasing" in singling out white suburban moms for opposing new higher academic standards.

Turkey: No tolerance for militants headed to Syria

11/18/2013 4:40pm
Turkey's top diplomat pushed back on Monday against allegations that his nation has not cracked down hard enough on extremists crossing its border to fight in Syria's civil war.

Senate OKs extension of program to combat AIDS

11/18/2013 5:51pm
The Senate has approved an extension of a program established by former President George W. Bush to fight AIDS worldwide.