Key elements of US policy shift toward Cuba

President Barack speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, to announce the U.S. will end its outdated approach to Cuba that has failed to advance U.S. interests. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, Pool)

By: Darlene Superville, AP WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Cuba will begin taking steps to restore full diplomatic relations, marking the most significant shift in U.S. policy toward the communist island in more than half a century. Key elements of changes to U.S. policy toward Cuba, some of which … [Read more...]

White House and Muslim Nations: Torture Report


(AURN) -- The White House contends this administration and this country has a good working relationship with Muslim countries around the world. That, in light of the finding in the U.S. Senate Torture report, where Muslim detainees were physically harmed to extract information. The information … [Read more...]

Obama: US offers Mexico help on missing students


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the U.S. has offered to help Mexico figure out what happened to 43 college students who have been missing since September, but he stopped short of saying that aid to the U.S. ally and neighbor should be reconsidered on the basis of the … [Read more...]

Biden: Release of torture report is ‘badge of honor’


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Joe Biden Speaks out on Torture Report


(AURN) -- Vice President Joe Biden showed up at an event at the Mandarin Oriental to a packed house in Washington DC for an annual event. But the news at least for a few minutes deviated from the original topic to the U.S. Senate torture report. White House Correspondent April Ryan was there. … [Read more...]

The Word – President Barack Obama – To Health in a Handbasket


Source: The Colbert Report President Barack Obama delivers a special edition of The Word, proving that he is perfectly capable of doing Stephen's job. (7:05) The Colbert ReportGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Colbert Report on Facebook … [Read more...]

Julie Mason and April Ryan on Presidential Reaction to Garner Decision


Julie Mason with April Ryan on Pres. Obama reaction to Garner decision Julie Mason is a veteran journalist and host of The Press Pool heard weekdays from 3-6pm East on POTUS, SiriusXM 124. Listen on demand at … [Read more...]

Officials Investigating Brown’s Stepfather

Louis Head, center front, Michael Brown's stepfather, and Brown's mother Lesley McSpadden,react as they listen to the announcement that a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

ST. LOUIS (AP)/AURN - Police are investigating Michael Brown's stepfather for angry comments made to a Ferguson crowd after a grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who fatally shot his stepson. St. Louis County Police spokesman Brian Schellman said Tuesday that police want … [Read more...]

Tea Party Darling Surges in Presidential Poll

Dr. Ben Carson, professor emeritus at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference annual meeting in National Harbor, Md., Saturday, March 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

(AURN) -- While Hillary Clinton and Mitt Romney lead 2106 presidential polling, an Afrian-American ultra-conservative, continues to turn heads. More than a year out from the first nominating races, the long shot potential candidate in the GOP race is Ben Carson. The retired neurosurgeon and … [Read more...]

Stevie Wonder on Matters of Race

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