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Obama and Netanyahu: A story of slights and crossed signals.

For US President Barack Obama, it was a day of celebration. He had just signed the most important domestic measure of his presidency, his health care program. So when Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel arrived at the White House for a hastily arr ...

Attacks may divide city, fear Parisians.

Tony Balet came to work on Saturday with a ribbon pinned on his shirt. It was red, white, blue and black. “People died because they were innocent and they were young,” he said. “They had nothing to do with anything; they were just out to ...

Syrian refugee policy takes focus in US presidential race.

The bloody attacks in Paris are putting the Syrian refugee crisis at center stage in US politics as migrants from that war-torn country surge toward the West and security concerns rise. Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio on Sunday said the Unit ...