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Fed Scales Back Stimulus Bond Buying Program
The Federal Reserve is scaling back its stimulus bond-buying program to 75 billion dollars a month.  That's a drop of 10 billion a month, starting next month, and signals confidence in the economic recovery.  Outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke called it a modest move. …
Photog in Africa Says Michelle Obama Was Not Upset
The AFP photographer who snapped the photos at the Nelson Mandela memorial of President Obama and the prime ministers of Britain and Denmark taking a selfie, as well as others that appeared to show Michelle Obama annoyed at her husband talking with the attractive female Dani…
Obama Eulogizes Mandela During Memorial Service
President Barack Obama says Nelson Mandela earned his place in history through struggle, shrewdness, persistence and faith.
Obama is eulogizing the former South African president at a memorial service in Johannesburg. He's comparing Mandela to Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr...
Obama Heads for South Africa
President Barack Obama has taken off for South Africa to attend a national memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
Obama and his wife, Michelle, boarded Air Force One under cold, rainy skies this morning for the long flight.
Former President George W...
Obama: Deal With Iran “Important First Step”
President Barack Obama declared an interim nuclear deal with Iran an ‘‘important first step’’ that cuts off the Islamic republic’s most likely path toward a bomb.
‘‘These are substantial limitations which will help prevent Iran f…
Oprah Among Medal Of Freedom Honorees
Oprah Winfrey's "can-do" approach to life is placing her in elite company.
The media mogul was among more than a dozen recipients of the Presidential Medal Of Freedom, honoring distinguished Americans, at a White House ceremony Wednesday.
President Obama And Bill Clinton Honor JFK
President Barack Obama has paid tribute to former President John F. Kennedy's legacy, joining former President Bill Clinton to lay a wreath at Kennedy's grave.
 Obama and Clinton held the hands of Ethel Kennedy, widow of Robert F. Ken...
Compounding Pharmacy Bill Clears U.S. Senate
A bill tightening oversight of compounding pharmacies is on its way to President Obama after passage by the Senate. 
The measure is a response to a shipment of contaminated drugs which caused a fungal meningitis outbreak that killed more than 60 people in nearly two dozen states last year. 

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