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  • Analysis: Putin tests Obama's foreign policy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Barack Obama, Russia's aggressive annexation of Crimea is testing central tenets of his foreign policy philosophy: his belief in the power of direct diplomacy, his preference for using economic sanctions as punishment and his inclination to proceed cautiously in...

  • Obama and Merkel consult on Russia and Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed Russia's annexation of part of Ukraine and agree that international monitors must be sent immediately to southern and eastern Ukraine. They spoke Tuesday and condemned the move by...

  • White House losing pastry chef Bill Yosses in June

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Yosses has baked and built his last gingerbread White House. The executive pastry chef has given notice that he's leaving the White House in June after more than seven years of dessert-making. He plans to move to New York to teach about eating healthier, and join his...

  • West looks for fresh ways to curb Russia

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden and European leaders unleashed a torrent of angry words Tuesday against Russia's "dark path" as Western allies scheduled an emergency meeting in the Netherlands next week to figure out how to punish Vladimir Putin for taking Crimea — and stop...

  • White House report highlights sports injuries

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as March Madness sweeps the nation for college basketball fans, the White House is making an extra push to increase health care enrollment in the wake of a report showing 1.9 million young people sought emergency treatment from sports-related injuries in 2012. The...

  • Biden in Lithuania for talks with Baltic leaders

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Lithuania to reassure Baltic leaders that the U.S. is committed to defending its NATO allies in the face of Russia's intervention in Crimea. Biden flew to Vilnius late Tuesday from Poland. While in the capital of Warsaw, Biden...



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