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Kerry: More Than Cease Fire Is Needed In Gaza

The immediate goal is a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas -- but Secretary of State John Kerry says, ``Just reaching a cease-fire is clearly not enough.''

After meeting with Egypt's president today in Cairo, Kerry said there has to be a ``serious'' discussion of the ``underlying issues

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Clinton Makes More Questionable Wealth Comments

Republicans are pouncing on more comments from Hillary Clinton about her wealth.

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Photo by Matt Dunham - WPA Pool/Getty Images

Kerry: Drone Strikes Possible In Iraq

Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. is considering drone strikes as an option to combat militant insurgents in Iraq.

Meanwhile, a Navy ship with 550 Marines on board is in the Persian Gulf to support Iraq's Shiite-led government as it deals with a Sunni insurgency that has taken over several key city's in the north

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Kerry Addresses Law School Grads At Boston College

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told Boston College graduates to take the values of service instilled in their education and pass them on to the world.

The 1976 Boston College Law School graduate told the packed stadium at the 138th commencement Monday that a world-class degree comes with the ``profound responsibility to be leaders of change within these borders and beyond

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White House Spokesman Jay Carney / Pete Marovich/Getty Images

U.S. To Help Nigeria Deal With Crisis Over Kidnapped Girls

The U.S. will send a team of experts overseas to help Nigeria deal with the growing crisis involving kidnapped girls. White House spokesman Jay Carney called the abductions horrific and said time is of the essence

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Galvin Urges Utilities To Extend Shut-Off Date To April 15

 

Massachusetts Secretary William Galvin is urging public utilities to extend the financial hardship moratorium on shutting off gas and electricity until April 15.
 
    Under state law, utilities are barred from turning off service to residential customers between Nov. 15

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Kerry Travels to Middle East

 

Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Egypt this weekend for the first time since the ouster of President Mohammad Morsi by the military in July.  More than a thousand people have been killed in anti-military demonstrations since. 

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Secretary Of State John Kerry Calls Netanyahu, Abbas

Newly sworn-in Secretary of State John Kerry spend Sunday on the phone, talking to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. 

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Rep. Ed Markey Says He’ll Run For Senate Seat

 

Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Edward Markey has announced plans to run for John Kerry's Senate seat if Kerry is confirmed by his fellow senators to become the nation's new secretary of state.
 
    Markey, the dean of the state's congressional delegation, issued a statement Thursday saying he's decided to run for Kerry's seat.
 

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Obama Nominates Kerry As Secretary Of State

Massachusetts Senator John Kerry is being formally nominated by President Obama to be the next Secretary of State. 

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