Obama reassures Japan, other allies on China ahead of visit
Obama, Abe under pressure to salvage signature Pacific trade pact
U.S. top court upholds Michigan ban on college affirmative action
California GOP hopeful wants free college for science, math students
Supreme Court hears challenge to ban on 'false' campaign speech
Nate Silver or Not, GOP Looks Good
Yes, Lincoln Would’ve Done ‘Ferns’
Ex-cop: Nostalgia locked me up for life - "Nostalgia" and flimsy evidence led to guilty verdicts in the nation's oldest cold case ever solved, according to the man serving a life sentence for kidnapping and murdering a neighbor's child in 1957.
Eating meat hurts the Earth - Before we jump into a debate about the environmental costs of eating meat, here are three things you should know:
New York Rangers Take Series Lead Over Philadelphia Flyers - The New York Rangers chased Philadelphia Flyers’ goaltender Ray Emery in an eventual 4-1 win to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-7 series
Mitchell: Pivoting to Asia is No Easy Task - As President Obama begins his long-delayed trip to the Pacific, unrest in Ukraine and Syria, along with local tensions between China, Japan, North and South Korea, all threaten to undermine the White House's objectives. Andrea Mitchell reports.
Toronto Raptors Ravage Brooklyn Nets as DeMar DeRozan Drops 30 - DeMar DeRozan dropped 30 points and the Raptors took advantage of a sloppy Nets squad to even the series at 1-1 heading into Game 3 in Brooklyn.
Royals make friends Down Under - Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge embark on a Royal Tour of New Zealand and Australia.
We are killing ourselves with antibiotics - Martin Blaser says the overuse of antibiotics threatens to deplete our bodies of "good" microbes, leaving us vulnerable to an unstoppable plague--an "antibiotic winter."
South Korea Ferry Disaster: No Air Pockets Found on Doomed Ship - No pockets of air have been found on the sunken South Korean ferry, a government official told anguished family awaiting news of loved ones Wednesday. Divers were also trying to access the rear of the ferry for the first time, police told relatives.
Cop Pleads Guilty to Fraud for Faking Injury - A former officer accused of rocking out on stage in a metal band while he claimed he couldn't work because of an injury pleaded guilty to fraud.
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Obama visits mudslide-hit community in Washington state
Missouri executes convicted killer in 1993 cattle-stealing plot
FBI seeks to identify victims of suspected child molester abroad
Dead teen's mother claims negligence in deadly California crash: report
California GOP hopeful wants free college for science, math students
California bill to curb medical marijuana passes key hurdle
California foreclosure starts rise this year
Los Angeles Kings recall 2-time Stanley Cup winner Colin Fraser before Game 3 vs. Sharks
Sharks beat Kings 4-3 in OT, take 3-0 series lead
Starbucks to open La Boulange location in Los Angeles
Los Angeles Clippers Working to Shut Down Stephen Curry at All Costs
Fearless NFL forecast before schedule release
A breakdown of the toughest and easiest roads to the Super Bowl and more.Fan who caught Pujols' big home run giving ball back
Air Force serviceman will be returning ball.A decade later, those involved in Pat Tillman's death speak out
Soldiers present during former NFL player's death break silence.Dramatic rise in flu deaths reported by California health officials
State health officials reported Friday that California influenza deaths this flu season have doubled to 95, with an additional 51 cases likely to be confirmed next week.New health insurance exchanges want young, healthy people
California's health insurance market is opening Tuesday. Obama's plan will work as envisioned only if millions of healthy people join and offset the bills racked up by sicker ones.Older and sicker Californians are likely to be first in line for guaranteed health coverage as the state's new insurance market opens Tuesday as part of the landmark healthcare law.Examining your health insurance options under Obamacare
With open enrollment in the state's new health insurance marketplace beginning this week, it's a good time to answer some commonly asked questions.Starting Oct. 1, millions of Californians can start signing up for health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act.Obama looks to Hollywood to help promote his healthcare law
A Hollywood comedy website and others could be key in getting enough Americans to sign up for coverage under the law, especially 18-to-35-year-olds. But opponents are waging their own campaign.Wedged into the blotter on Mike Farah's desk at the Funny or Die studios in Hollywood is an index card with a list — wrangling talent, polishing scripts and arranging shoots — long enough to keep the comedy website executive fully occupied. But these tasks are part of a different quest: the campaign to ensure the success of President Obama's healthcare law.
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Malayisa Airlines MH370: sonar equpiment needed to delve deeper
Australia says cost not a concern as officials planned to soon bring in more powerful sonar equipment that can search deeper beneath the Indian OceanRoyal tour day 17: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Adelaide, South Australia
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spin the discs on visit to youth centre in AdelaideIn pictures: Violent scenes as riot police clash with protestors in Rio de Janeiro
Violent scenes as riot police clash with protestors in Rio de JaneiroUS court rules against 'affirmative' action at US universities
The ruling was the latest to chip away at a practice used to promote racial and ethnic diversity of university student bodies while countering the effects of racial discriminationRoyal tour: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge given personalised skateboard for Prince George
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit activity centre where the Duke tries his hand at spray paintingUkraine crisis: John Kerry threatens Russia with more sanctions
Secretary of State tells Russian foreign minister that he is deeply concerned over 'lack of positive steps' to de-escalate the situationUkraine crisis: John Kerry tells Russia of 'deep concern'
The latest flurry of US diplomacy came as Ukraine relaunched military operations against pro-Kremlin separatists
"A great truth is a truth whose opposite is also a truth."A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
"You have to dream before your dreams can come true."US Population: 315,726,772
1 American vs 22.67 World, 4.41% of Earth.
World Population: 7,158,221,000 212,788 new people over the last 265.1 days, hitting 8B on 2025-Feb-20 @ 12:51:47 am±.
or $55,496 per American citizen.