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President Barack Obama speaks to participants of the Presidential Summit for the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders in Washington, Monday, July 28, 2014 during a town hall meeting.  The President announced that the program will be renamed in honor of former South African President Nelson Mandela. The summit is the lead-up event to next week’s inaugural U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the largest gathering any U.S. President has held with African heads of state.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Obama renames Africa program for Nelson MandelaObama renames young African leader program in honor of Nelson Mandela, announces expansion
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 24, 2014, file photo, House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller, R-Fla., holds up two pages of resource requests from the Department of Veterans Affairs on Capitol Hill in Washington. The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to fix a veterans' health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays. Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., and Sanders scheduled a news conference Monday, July 28, to talk about a compromise plan to improve veterans' care. (AP Photo/File)
Deal on veterans' health care costs at least $15BWith deadline looming, lawmakers reach $15B deal on VA health care
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
Austria's 49er class Benjamin Bildstein prepares his boat for a training session on the waters of Guanabaray bay between Niteroi and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 27, 2014. International sailors are gathering for the first test event of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, concerned about water pollution in Guanabara Bay that some have likened to a sewer. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio testSailors face pollution in 1st test for Rio Olympics; picturesque venue suits TV, not athletes
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
Lloyds bank settles with US, UK over market fixingLloyds bank to pay $369 million to settle with US, British regulators over market rigging
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
FILE - In this file photo taken Tuesday July 22, 2014, a missing person poster of Abigail Hernandez displayed in a storefront window in North Conway, N.H., shows Hernandez has been found. Hernandez, 15, returned home nine months after vanishing on her way home from high school. But the happy ending did not put an end to the mystery of where she was, who she was with and just what happened to her. (AP Photo)
Mom on teen's 9-month absence: She wasn't pregnantMother of teen back home after missing for 9 months says the girl wasn't pregnant
The Associated Press32 minutes ago

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Report says surveillance is hampering journalistsReport says journalists and lawyers are finding jobs harder due to US surveillance programs
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Beijing, Chicago architects to design Lucas MuseumGeorge Lucas chooses architects from Beijing, Chicago to design his lakefront museum
The Associated Press2 hours ago
This image released by Syfy shows a scene from "Sharknado 2: The Second One," premiering Wednesday at 9 p.m. EDT. (AP Photo/Syfy)
'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs'Sharknado' sequel has bite and a storm of laughs as sharks sink their teeth into Manhattan
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Italian tenor Bergonzi dies at age 90Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, leading Verdi interpreter, dies at age 90
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this April 27, 2014 file photo, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks during a campaign rally in West Des Moines, Iowa. Sarah Palin is starting her own subscription-based online network. The Sarah Palin Channel, which went live on Sunday, July 27, 2014, bills itself as a "direct connection" for the former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate with her supporters, bypassing media filters. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
Sarah Palin launches online subscription channelSarah Palin launches online subscription channel for a 'direct connection' with supporters
The Associated Press5 hours ago

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