By NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) - Teeming crowds and blaring horns are welcoming President Barack Obama to Tanzania's largest city, where the U.S. president's likeness is everywhere as he arrives on the last leg of his three-country tour of the African
By DEB RIECHMANNAssociated Press
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry swapped his Mideast peace portfolio for issues in emerging Southeast Asia and road bumps in U.S. relations with Russia and China when he landed Monday in Brunei for a regional security conference
By MICHAEL R. BLOODAP Political Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Eric Garcetti celebrated the start of his first term as mayor Sunday with a promise to do the basic things right while getting Los Angeles' economy rolling again.
The 42-year-old Ivy Leaguer, a veteran city councilman and son of a former
By NEDRA PICKLER
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) - Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu locked eyes with President Barack Obama on Sunday in an emotional moment between two men who have been pioneers for racial progress a world apart.
Tutu greeted Obama with a "welcome home" to the continent where his
By MICHELLE L. PRICEAssociated Press
Early July is about more than fireworks, cookouts and long weekends. It's also about hundreds of new state laws.
Around the nation, July 1 marks the start of new fiscal years and the date recently passed legislation goes into effect, although states often
By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Sunday that any attempt at comprehensive immigration legislation cannot offer a "special pathway to citizenship" for those in the United States illegally. That approach could block the
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) - President Barack Obama says the United States makes no apology for supporting efforts to stand up for human dignity in Africa.
Obama says fear too often prevails in nations across Africa. He's citing Muslim nations like Mali and Somalia and says too often
WASHINGTON (AP) - Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has denied a request from Proposition 8 supporters in California to halt the issuance of same-sex marriage licenses in the nation's most populous state.
Kennedy turned away the request on Sunday with no additional comment.
By LARA JAKESAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The former director of the CIA and National Security Agency says the government should release more information about its secretive surveillance programs to reassure Americans that their privacy rights are being protected.
By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEINAssociated Press
PORTOVIEJO, Ecuador (AP) - Edward Snowden is "under the care of the Russian authorities" and can't leave Moscow's international airport without their consent, Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa told The Associated Press Sunday in an interview