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  • President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama board Air Force One as they depart Joint Base Andrews in 2015. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters
    April 15, 2016  

    In our news wrap Friday, the Obamas released their federal tax returns for the past year, revealing that they paid $81,000 in taxes on an income of $436,000, and donated 15 percent of what they made to charity. Also, Brazilian lawmakers began debates over whether to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, whose high-profile corruption allegations have all but paralyzed the nation. Continue reading

  • July 6, 2006  

    In a public statement Thursday, North Korea announced the successful testing of several missiles this week and promised to continue launching missiles as “our legal right.” Three policy experts discuss what is driving North Korea’s defiant actions. Continue reading