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  • Kerry: Russia 'accelerating' Ukraine crisis

    Secretary of State John Kerry accused Moscow on Tuesday of accelerating the crisis in Ukraine instead of sticking to an agreement to ratchet back tensions, and said NATO partners should step up efforts to lessen Europe's energy dependence on Russian oil.

  • FILE - This Jan. 14, 2014 file photo shows House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va. speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington. Flip sides of the same campaign-season coin, the Republican drive in Congress to repeal the nation’s health care law and the Democratic call to close the pay gap for women have much in common. Divided government assures that neither has even a remote chance of becoming law anytime soon. Instead, they figure prominently in rival strategies to maximize turnout in the fall _ Democrats hoping women will vote in huge numbers, while Republicans try to stoke election year enthusiasm among tea party activists and other conservatives.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    Cantor demands Kerry apologize for suggesting Israel is 'apartheid' state

    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is demanding that Secretary of State John Kerry apologize to Israel for comments he allegedly made Friday suggesting that Israel is becoming an apartheid state.

  • Inside the Beltway: Federal regs — they cost $1.9 trillion

    Yes, someone is actually tracking the hidden economic weight of all those pesky federal regulations. Here's the startling news: It cost Americans $1.9 trillion last year to comply with all the myriad rules and protocols that are issued by the federal bureaucracy at the rate of 3,500 a year — this according to Clyde Wayne Crews, vice president for policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

  • Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a swearing-in ceremony in the Benjamin Franklin Room of the State Department in Washington, Friday, April 25, 2014, for Deborah Birx, left, as ambassador-at-large and coordinator of the US government activities to combat HIV/AIDS, during a ceremony.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    Jewish leaders blast John Kerry for Israel 'apartheid' comments

    Jewish leaders are fuming over remarks made by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who cautioned that Israel risks becoming an apartheid state if a two-state solution cannot be reached.

  • Kerry focusing on trade, AIDS, democracy in Africa

    Secretary of State John Kerry is headed to sub-Saharan Africa next week to talk about trade, democracy and human rights.

  • EDITORIAL: The IRS needs a good spanking

    The tax man, not at all intimidated by widespread disgust at his behavior, is getting ever more aggressive in his pursuit of critics of the Obama administration.

  • Kerry to give Boston College commencement speech

    Boston College says U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver the keynote speech at the school's commencement exercises next month.

  • Black smoke billows from burning tires at a checkpoint following an attack by Ukrainian troops outside Slovyansk, Ukraine, Thursday, April 24, 2014. Ukrainian government troops moved against pro-Russia forces in the east of the country on Thursday and killed at least two of them in clashes at checkpoints manned by the insurgents, the government and insurgents said. Russian President Vladimir Putin decried what he described as a "punitive operation." (AP Photo/Mika Velikovskiy)

    Ukraine moves against insurgents in the east

    Russia announced new military exercises Thursday involving ground and air forces near its border with Ukraine, swiftly responding to a Ukrainian operation to drive pro-Russia insurgents out of occupied buildings in the country's tumultuous east.

  • US clears Egypt for some military assistance

    The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance.

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