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Obama: Cutting Egypt aid may not reverse actions

08/23/2013 4:28am
President Barack Obama says cutting off aid to Egypt "may not reverse what the interim government does."

Obama on Washington inaction: 'Buck stops with me'

08/23/2013 4:55am
President Barack Obama says that when it comes to Washington's lack of action on big issues, "the buck stops with me."

US divided over how to respond to Mideast violence

08/23/2013 5:07am
Persistent violence in Syria and Egypt has sharply divided senior advisers in the Obama administration over a moral dilemma: How far should the U.S. go to stop the killing when its actions could lead to war with Syria or damage relations with Egypt?

What does Obama want to do with college costs?

08/23/2013 10:18am
President Barack Obama is proposing the most sweeping changes to the federal student aid program in decades. His plan would link federal dollars to new Education Department ratings of colleges and universities, providing students at better-rated schools with less expensive loans or bigger grants.

Obama says law school should be 2 years, not 3

08/23/2013 11:28am
President Barack Obama says law schools in the U.S. should cut down to two years instead of three to cut costs for students.

Sanctions biting but Iran not budging

08/23/2013 1:45pm
New signs are emerging that international sanctions are taking a deepening toll on Iran's economy _ putting billions of dollars in oil money out of the government's reach. Yet there is no indication the distress is achieving the West's ultimate goal of forcing the Islamic Republic to halt its nuclear program.

Biden: Son Beau is 'fine,' wants to return to work

08/23/2013 2:55pm
Vice President Joe Biden says his son Beau, Delaware's attorney general, is doing well after undergoing a medical procedure at a Houston cancer center.

Obama laments legacy of discrimination in US

08/23/2013 3:13pm
President Barack Obama says poor people, run-down neighborhoods and underfunded schools would continue to exist even if a magic wand could somehow wipe away discrimination.