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  • Joe Biden made the most boring 'gaffe' ever and you're all the worst for getting my hopes up

    Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday seemingly referred to Africa as a country and not as a continent. But Africa is not a country! It's a continent! Did Biden commit yet another gaffe? 

  • Can Africa keep its economic winning streak alive?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — They export BMWs and birdseed and plenty in between. Their middle class is growing fast enough to draw the likes of Marriott and Wal-Mart. China, Europe, Japan and the United States are vying to build roads and power plants there. No longer are the nations of sub-Saharan...

  • VIDEO: GE chief says Ex-Im bank isn't the enemy

    General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt says it's time to stop vilifying the U.S. Export-Import Bank.

  • U.S. businesses to invest $14 billion in Africa

    President Obama plans to announce a $14 billion commitment from U.S. business to invest in Africa in areas ranging from construction and energy to banking and information technology.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for Aug. 5

    Fueling more 2016 speculation, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will continue his statewide tour of Iowa today with multiple stops across the state.

  • US gov't had role in Ebola drug given aid workers

    Two American aid workers infected with Ebola are getting an experimental drug so novel it has never been tested for safety in humans and was only identified as a potential treatment earlier this year, thanks to a longstanding research program by the U.S. government and the military. The...

  • VIDEO: US-Africa summit eyes trade, political corruption

    Three day U.S.-African Leaders Summit seeks to strengthen economic ties and encourage democratic development.

  • VIDEO: South African President Jacob Zuma speaks on eve of U.S.-Africa summit

    Days before the start of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, South African President Jacob Zuma spoke at the National Press Club in Washington.

  • Botswana, a rare refuge for elephants

    CHOBE NATIONAL PARK, Botswana (AP) — No sign of an elephant in all of two minutes, a tourist teased a guide at Botswana's Chobe National Park, home to tens of thousands of elephants. A minute later, their vehicle cleared a knot of shrubs and elephants loomed ahead beside the dusty road. Such...

  • Nigeria confirms doctor as 2nd Ebola case

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian authorities on Monday confirmed a second case of Ebola in Africa's most populous country, an alarming setback as officials across the region battle to stop the spread of a disease that has killed more than 700 people. Also Monday, health authorities in Liberia...

  • Five reasons this week's Africa summit matters

    President Obama will host nearly 50 leaders of African nations in Washington early this week during the largest U.S.-African summit ever convened.

  • Obama hosts Africa summit with an eye on legacy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama immerses himself in talks on Africa's regional security, democracy building and business investment this week, the world's attention — and much of his own — will be on an extraordinary array of urgent overseas crises. Obama is gathering nearly 50...

  • Nigeria, Shell not cleaning oil pollution: report

    LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Little action has been taken to clean up pollution caused by oil production in Nigeria's Niger Delta region, either by the government or Shell Oil, Amnesty International and other groups charged Monday. Oil production has contaminated the drinking water of at least 10...

  • CDC head: U.S. Ebola outbreak not 'in the cards'

    "I don't think it's in the cards that we would have widespread Ebola in this country," Thomas Frieden said on CBS' "Face the Nation."

  • Obama hosts Africa summit with an eye on legacy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is gathering nearly 50 African heads of state in Washington for an unprecedented summit aimed in part at building his legacy on a continent where his commitment has been questioned. But the backdrop for the conference that begins Monday underscores what...

From the Weekly Standard

  • Appalling

    The president is appalled. Indeed he said this afternoon that "the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL." The act of violence that killed Jim...

  • Annihilate ISIS

    Here are the two best responses I've seen so far to the latest barbarism from ISIS. My friend Seth Leibsohn, now a talk radio host in Phoenix, emails with a short-term suggestion:

  • Poll: Voters Overwhelmingly Oppose Executive Action On Immigration

    American voters says they would prefer President Barack Obama work with Congress rather than use executive action to address the illegal immigration crisis at the border, according to a detailed...