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Knife-wielding attacker slashes face of U.S. ambassador in S. Korea

U.S. ambassador Mark Lippert underwent two-and-a-half hours of surgery after he was attacked by a Korean nationalist.

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After Netanyahu warnings, U.S. and Iran resume talks

The U.S. and Iranian foreign ministers are beginning a third day of talks over Iran's nuclear program.

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Netanyahu says Iran is threat to Israel, world

The Israeli Prime Minister called for action over Iran's nuclear program.

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Iran calls Obama’s 10-year nuclear demand ‘unacceptable’

The aim of the negotiations is to persuade Iran to restrain its nuclear program in exchange for relief from sanctions that have crippled its economy.

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Netanyahu says U.S.-Israel relationship ‘stronger than ever’

Netanyahu is expected to press lawmakers to block a deal with Iran that he contends would endanger Israel’s existence.

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U.S., Cuba meet for second round of talks

Cuban and U.S. officials meet in Washington on Friday for a second round of talks aimed at restoring diplomatic relations.

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‘Jihadi John’ from ISIS videos unmasked as Londoner

Media outlets are reporting that the man featured in several Islamic State beheading videos is a Briton from a middle class family who grew up in London.

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U.S. charges 3 with conspiring to support Islamic State, planning attacks

The men allegedly planned to travel to Syria to fight for Islamic State, and also expressed a willingness to carry out attacks on U.S. soil.

Breakfast cereal is shown for sale at a Ralphs grocery store in Del Mar, California, March 6, 2013.

The world’s diet is getting worse

We're eating more processed foods high in sugar, fat, and starch than ever before.

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Obama: Countering violent extremism depends on Muslim support

Critics have accused the White House of shying away from tying extremism to the religion of Islam following shootings by Islamic militants in Paris and Copenhagen.

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U.S., Cuba to meet Feb. 27; senators see path for end to embargo

The sides held historic negotiations in Havana last month and the next round is seen by U.S. officials as critical to fleshing out details on re-establishing ties.

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Texas judge blocks Obama plan to protect undocumented immigrants

A federal judge temporarily blocked a plan to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation.

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White House says Congress shouldn’t sidestep Islamic State measure

The President sent a formal request to Congress but ran into immediate resistance both from Republicans who want stronger measures and from many of his fellow Democrats.

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Air strikes in Syria kill 20 Islamic State fighters

The U.S.-led alliance started bombing Islamic State targets in Syria in September as part of a strategy aimed at rolling back the group's territorial gains in Syria and Iraq.

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Senators introduce bill to lift Cuba embargo

The legislation seeks to repeal decades-old provisions that prevent Americans from doing business with Cuba.

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Obama asks Congress to authorize war on Islamic State

Republicans, who control Congress and say Obama's foreign policy is too passive, want stronger measures.

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Obama seeks war authorization from Congress to fight Islamic State

The President has proposed a three-year authorization for the use of force.

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American woman held by Islamic State dead

Kayla Jean Mueller was the only known remaining U.S. hostage held by ISIS.

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Obama readying request to use force against Islamic State

The White House will ask Congress by Wednesday for new authority to use force against Islamic State fighters.

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Obama still weighing decision on arming Ukraine forces

The President is meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who opposes providing Ukraine with weapons to fight separatists.

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