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Mon, 20 Apr 2009 19:25:47 GMTC.I.A. interrogators used the near-drowning technique, which Obama administration officials have described as torture, 266 times on two key prisoners from Al Qaeda.
Mon, 20 Apr 2009 14:13:59 GMTObama administration officials say the approach will allow them to shore up the nation’s banking system without seeking more money from Congress.
Mon, 20 Apr 2009 06:42:28 GMTPresident Obama and President Leonel Fernández of the Dominican Republic on Sunday in Trinidad and Tobago.Leaders from the Western Hemisphere closed a summit meeting proclaiming a new dawn for relations in the region.
Mon, 20 Apr 2009 04:40:44 GMTResistance to President Obama’s tax and revenue proposals could threaten a major health care overhaul and other policy initiatives.
Mon, 20 Apr 2009 04:42:00 GMTWith terms like “socialism” losing their punch, some Republicans are weighing the word “fascism” to describe President Obama’s agenda.
Mon, 20 Apr 2009 14:56:41 GMTMike Kelleher, the director of the White House Office of Correspondence, uses a white board to keep a rough tally of mail sorted by subject.An official assembles a briefing book of the letters, which offer the president a way to keep in touch with the public.
Mon, 20 Apr 2009 09:28:28 GMTAllen F. St. Pierre, left, the executive director of Norml, speaking Sunday at a forum at the University of Colorado, Boulder.Advocates of legalizing marijuana are sensing increasing acceptance of the drug, as medicine or entertainment.
Mon, 20 Apr 2009 20:01:39 GMTLauren Threlkeld got sick after eating baby spinach.Tracking food scares in the U.S. is left to more than 3,000 departments, and in several cases Minnesota officials have safeguarded the rest of the country.
Mon, 20 Apr 2009 15:17:20 GMTGen. Michael V. Hayden said the Obama administration’s release of memos detailing harsh interrogation techniques would limit the agency’s ability to pursue terrorists.
Mon, 20 Apr 2009 05:05:09 GMTCongress was preparing to return from a two-week recess and take up a charged agenda centered on core Obama objectives.