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Obama announces more Russian sanctions

Washington (CNN) — President Barack Obama on Thursday announced more sanctions on individuals and one bank in response to Russia’s moves to annex the Crimean Peninsula, as well as a new executive order that authorizes possible further sanctions on what he called “key sectors” of the Russian economy. 46 more words

President Obama

Clinton documents: much has changed, but much still the same

(CNN) — More than 3,500 pages of previously secret Clinton White documents made public Friday showed that the more things change, the more they stay the same. 77 more words

Hillary Clinton

Keystone pipeline may be headed for further delay

Washington (CNN) — A debate of more than five years could stretch even longer with Wednesday’s call for a health study on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada. 88 more words


Get real, Hagel tells nation in proposing military cuts

By Tom Cohen

Get real, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told America on Monday in proposing a scaled back, modern military that would cut the Army to its pre-World War II size, retire the A-10 “Warthog” attack jet and reduce some benefits for fighting forces. 851 more words


Obama condemns Ukraine violence, warns of consequences

By Elise Labott and Tom Cohen

President Barack Obama condemned the violence in the Ukraine, saying Wednesday the United States expected the government to show restraint against protesters and warning there would be consequences for excessive action. 115 more words

CNN Foreign Affairs Reporter Elise Labott

5 reasons why climate change is back in the news

Washington (CNN) – In the space of 48 hours, Secretary of State John Kerry likened climate change to a weapon of mass destruction, Newt Gingrich called Kerry delusional, Sunday talk shows argued about it and President Barack Obama announced another executive action to combat it. 20 more words

CNN's Tom Cohen