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Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
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Topic - Canada
It's a rare achievement for a world leader to write a book while in office. It's a rarer achievement still when the book isn't a personal memoir, but rather concentrates on a radically different topic. Stephen Harper, Canada's 22nd prime minister, has done just that. Over the course of seven years, he has created the ultimate labor of love: a volume about his favorite sport.
The D.C. area is facing its first serious winter storm of the season this weekend, as sleet, snow and single-digit temperatures make their way into the area.
Last month as the world awaited news of tense negotiations between Iran and the so-called "P5+1" (the United States, Russia, China, United Kingdom and France, plus Germany) over Tehran's growing nuclear program, a rising giant with an already sizable nuclear arsenal made its own headlines.
A lessening demand for blood products, in part reflecting advances in medicine in general, appears to be causing the blood-banking industry to become even more selective of donors.
Once again, Edward Snowden documents have struck, revealing this time that the United States — with Canada's permission — sent National Security Agency spies to the G-8 and G-20 summits in Ontario in 2010.
In the words of its national anthem, Canada is standing strong and free against the Iranian nuclear agreement engineered by the Obama administration.
As suitors across the country line up hoping to land a new Boeing Co. commercial aircraft manufacturing plant and its thousands of high-paying jobs, Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday stressed the company's Show-Me State roots and vowed to compete aggressively against the other bidders.
The Obama administration has rushed to complete an agreement with Iran over its nuclear program. In return for easing U.S.-led international sanctions and bringing much-needed economic relief to the regime, Iran will be required to delay and suspend, but not dismantle, its uranium-enrichment capability.
Newspaper readers all over the country maybe have gotten a little more flesh with their morning coffee on Wednesday than they're typically used to.
Have you heard the news? There's a nationwide apology tour going on right now, and President Obama is leading it.
President Obama's Affordable Care Act is practically dead. Meanwhile, the old system it was meant to replace is dead. Thus, Americans face a long and bitter struggle over what kind of health care system they will have.
Wes Short Jr. earned one of five Champions Tour cards for next season in his first attempt at the 50-and-older circuit.
An online petition asks that the government and internet service providers work together to filter out online pornography by default. It is gaining momentum on the petition site on WhiteHouse.gov.
Chevron's fraud case against Steven Donziger reaches a climax this week as the New York celebrity lawyer takes the stand for the first time to defend himself against charges that he engineered a record-breaking $19 billion judgment against the oil company for contamination of the Amazon rain forest.
Hundreds of thousands of Chinese students are flocking to U.S. colleges and universities, helping to drive the number of international students studying in America to record levels.