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Obama on threats: 'We don't get terrorized'

08/07/2013 2:08pm
President Barack Obama says security threats will never lead the U.S. to retreat from the world. He says Americans don't get terrorized.

US extends ban on gems imports from Myanmar

08/07/2013 2:18pm
The Obama administration on Wednesday extended a ban on imports of rubies and jade from Myanmar, reflecting worries about the powerful military's continuing involvement in the murky industry based in conflict-wracked border regions.

White House floats health care fix for Congress

08/07/2013 4:00pm
It started out a political "gotcha" _ an amendment to President Barack Obama's health care law requiring members of Congress and staffers to get the same coverage offered to uninsured Americans. Wednesday, the administration tossed it back in the lap of Congress.

Obama cancels Putin summit amid Snowden tensions

08/07/2013 5:53pm
Already faltering, President Barack Obama's five-year effort to reboot U.S.-Russian relations finally crashed Wednesday, as the White House abruptly canceled his planned face-to-face summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin.