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World Dec 15U.S., Cuba reach deal on restoring direct commercial flights
Updated: Cuba and the United States reached an agreement Wednesday night on reestablishing commercial flights.
World Dec 04U.S. gives $24 million in refugee aid as winter approaches
ATHENS, Greece — The United States is giving $24 million in new money to help refugees as the European winter approaches.
World Dec 02Kerry says NATO members ready to step up anti-Islamic State fight
BRUSSELS — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that NATO members stood ready to step up military efforts against the Islamic State and held out hope of broadening cooperation between the West and Russia to end Syria's protracted…
World Nov 22Despite calls for ouster, Assad’s presidency likely to outlast Obama’s
As the United States has turned its attention to defeating the Islamic State group, it has softened its stance on the Syrian leader…
Politics Nov 01In Central Asia, Kerry talks to autocratic cast of nations
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with some of the world's most repressive governments Sunday, hoping to deepen America's economic and security ties in Central Asia despite the often poor respect for human rights across the strategic region.
World Oct 14Religious minorities face increased threats, U.S. report finds
WASHINGTON — The Islamic State led a campaign of attacks last year by militant extremist groups on religious freedom in large swaths of the world, the State Department said in a report Wednesday, pointing to increasing threats to religious minorities…
Science Oct 05Obama announces new marine sanctuaries, a first in 15 years
WASHINGTON — The White House is announcing the designation of two new National Marine Sanctuaries — the first chosen in 15 years — as part of President Barack Obama’s efforts to protect the environment.
World Sep 18U.S. eases rules for travel, business in Cuba
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration eased rules Friday for U.S. citizens wishing to travel to Cuba or do business with its growing ranks of independent entrepreneurs, hoping to spur greater economic freedom and democracy on the island.
Nation Sep 09Officials: U.S. to increase number of refugees by 5,000 next year
Officials say the United States is prepared to increase the number of refugees it resettles by 5,000 next year as European countries struggle to accommodate tens of thousands of refugees from the Middle East and Africa.
Politics Sep 09Kerry: US committed to accepting more refugees to aid allies
Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States is committed to increasing the number of refugees it is willing to take in as U.S. allies in Europe struggle to accommodate tens of thousands of refugees from the Middle East…