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FILE - BB King performs at "The Blues & Jazz" Gala Concert at the Kodak Theatre on Sunday Oct. 26, 2008 in Los Angeles.

Blues Legend B.B. King Dead at 89

One-time farmhand brought new fans to blues music and influenced a generation of musicians with his heartfelt vocals, soaring guitar More

This screenshot from the U.S. State Department's website details the reward being offered for information on Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, the official spokesman for the Islamic State group.

How Effective Are US Rewards for Information on Terrorists?

Analysts have doubts, but US says that since '84, $125 million-plus has been paid to more than 80 people whose input helped jail terrorists or thwart their plans More

U.S. Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT) speaks on his agenda for America during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., April 30, 2015.

Audio Longshot Bernie Sanders Challenges Hillary Clinton

Independent, and self-described socialist, from Vermont became latest entrant in 2016 US presidential race Thursday More

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, left, and Defense Minister Gen Nakatani, second from left, attend a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, third from right, and Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, not visible, in New York, April 27, 2015.

US, Japan Announce Historic Revision of Defense Cooperation Guidelines

Nations say new guidelines will be 'cornerstone for peace and security' in Asia-Pacific region while also serving as 'platform for a more stable international security environment' More

Multimedia Obama: 'No Excuse' for Riots in Baltimore

President addresses violence after nearly 200 people are arrested in rioting that began shortly after funeral of Freddie Gray, a black man who died from injuries sustained while in police custody earlier this month More


US Observes Memorial Day to Honor War Dead

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  • President Barack Obama speaks to a visitor at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.
  • A couple photograph themselves amongst a sea of flags on Boston Common in Boston, May 26, 2013.
  • Motorcyclists ride across the Memorial Bridge into Washington during the annual Rolling Thunder "Ride for Freedom" parade ahead of Monday's Memorial Day celebration, May 26, 2013.
  • A veteran takes photographs at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, May 26, 2013.
  • Jane Wick, left, and Mary Ann Chubirka wave flags while watching the College Point Memorial Day Parade in New York, May 26, 2013.
  • President Barack Obama talks with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, center, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, left, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, May 27, 2013.
  • Faith Roesch, 6, participates in the the College Point Memorial Day Parade in New York, May 26, 2013.
  • A veteran visits Arlington National Cemetery during the Memorial Day weekend, May 25, 2013. (D. Manis/VOA)

White House to Use New Obama China During Abe Dinner

Michelle Obama's office says first lady chose what has been dubbed 'Kailua Blue' to distinguish her family's china from others used on more recent state services
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Republican Rand Paul Launches Presidential Campaign

Kentucky Republican lawmaker joins Senator Ted Cruz officially announcing 2016 White House run
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Senator Ted Cruz to Announce Candidacy for US President

Republican from Texas will be first high-profile candidate to formally launch a bid for the Republican Party presidential nomination
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Kerry Criticizes UN Council's 'Obsession' With Israel

Secretary of State says UN body's heavy focus on Israel’s human rights records 'risks undermining the credibility of the entire organization'
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Obama Defends Immigration Plan

During Town Hall at Spanish language station Telemundo in Miami, US president insists he was within his rights to protect undocumented immigrants from deportation
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Photogallery Guilty Verdict for Killer of Famed 'American Sniper'

Since prosecutors did not seek the death penalty in the case, 27-year-old Eddie Routh received an automatic life sentence without parole
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US Federal Judge Blocks Obama Immigration Directives

Twenty-six states argue president's immigration orders exceed his constitutional authority and will impose undue financial burdens on them
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Obama Cybersecurity Efforts Stir Privacy Debate

Critics, proponents clash over benefits of White House initiative to increase information sharing between government, private sector
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Video Obama Seeks Authorization From Congress to Fight IS

Proposal would limit military operations against Islamist militants to three years, bar use of US troops in 'enduring offensive ground combat'
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US Opening with Cuba Defended on Capitol Hill

It remains unclear whether new, Republican-led Congress will assist or hinder president’s initiative to normalize relations
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Obama Wants US to Lead a 'New Era' of Medicine

President's new health initiative proposes investing in advances in genomics, emerging methods for managing and analyzing large data while maintaining patient privacy
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Obama Visit Aims to Boost US-India Partnership

Two countries' relationship had drifted in recent years but acquired fresh momentum after India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office last year
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