Obama cancels US-Egyptian military exercise


CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama has scrapped joint U.S.-Egypt military exercises scheduled for next month, saying American cooperation with the Egyptian government cannot continue when civilians are being killed in the streets. He directed his national security team to see what additional...
 
 
 

Obama to address situation in Egypt this morning
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama will make his first statement on the rapidly deteriorating...
 

With kids at camp, Obama finds time for golf
WEST TISBURY, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is filling his Martha's Vineyard vacation with golf,...
 

White House condemns violence in Egypt
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — The White House is condemning violence in Egypt, saying it will only make it...
 

Obama on vacation has fried lunch, then basketball
OAK BLUFFS, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama had a deep fried seafood lunch on his island vacation,...
 

DIGITS: For 2016, focus on feeling, not the field
You know all those polls that say Hillary Rodham Clinton has the lead in the race for president in 2016?...
 

Tuition isn't only bill college students see
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite all the grumbling about tuition increases and student loan costs, other college...
 

JPMorgan Chase's list of legal challenges
NEW YORK (AP) — The London Whale trading loss is JPMorgan Chase's legal headache-of-the-week, but it's...
 

Obama orders creation of intelligence review group
EDGARTOWN, Massachusetts (AP) — President Barack Obama is directing his national intelligence director...
 

Obama orders creation of intelligence review group
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is directing his national intelligence director to form...
 
 
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U.S. Congressional News


House worker yells during vote, escorted…
A woman described by lawmakers and aides as a long-time House stenographer has been removed from the chamber during a vote…
 

GOP pushes rising stars amid calls for…
BOSTON (AP) — Republican officials are looking to promote a fresh group of diverse rising stars to help resolve their…
 

7 Democrats, 5 Republicans vying for US…
BOSTON (AP) — Seven Democrats and three Republicans have qualified for the primary ballot in the state's special election…
 

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