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FILE - Activists are seen rallying in support of physician-assisted suicide for the terminally ill at the Capitol in Sacramento, California, Sept. 24, 2015.

California Approves Physician-assisted Suicide

New law allows doctors to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill patients who wish to end their lives More

FILE - President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping arrive for their joint new conference, Sept 25, 2015.

US, China Have Dueling Definitions of Cybersecurity

Analysts say attribution or or proving that a particular individual or government is responsible for a hack, is a daunting task More

FILE - Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the first U.S.-Ukraine Business Forum co-hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Commerce Department, July 13, 2015, in Washington.

Biden Eligible for Democratic Primary Debate - if He Decides to Run

Vice President meets all but one of the criteria required to participate in Oct. 13 CNN event, he has not formally declared his intent to run for the office More

Interview clip with U.S. Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel, Sept. 25, 2015.

Video Is IS Beginning to Lose the Social Media War?

State Department official says he thinks 'scales are shifting,' amount of counter messaging beginning to outweigh number of messages from Islamic State around world More

FILE - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Sept. 7, 2015.

Beijing Says Clinton 'Biased' on Chinese Women's Issues

Hillary Clinton tweeted that it was 'shameless' for China's president to preside over a UN conference on gender equality 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)

Audio Obama Hosts Pope Francis at White House

After meeting with president, Francis will take part in parade around National Mall, hold prayer meeting with US bishops, and celebrate Mass canonizing Junipero Serra

Pope Ends Cuba Trip, Heads to US

Pontiff's first US visit to include meeting with President Obama, speech to joint session of Congress, UNGA address, mass in Philadelphia

Rice: Chinese Cyber Spying Threat to US-China Progress

US national security adviser, speaking days ahead of Chinese president’s visit to US, says problem puts ‘enormous strain’ on relationship

Video House Republicans Shake Up Plans on Iran Deal Vote

No Republican lawmaker supports agreement, but dissent within ranks of party has pushed leaders to change strategy on resolution of disapproval

Multimedia US to Accept 10,000 Syrian Refugees

President Barack Obama directs officials to make preparations to let refugees enter country, starting in October

What Concerns Americans Most About China

Most respondents to Pew Research survey view Beijing as economic threat; cyberattacks and country's growing military power also figured prominently

Bernie Sanders Surge Reflects US Shift on Socialism

Sanders is experiencing an unexpected wave of popularity and drawing some of the largest crowds of any presidential candidate

Obama Warns China on Agents in US Pressuring Fugitives to Return

Part of Beijing's anti-corruption drive includes Chinese operation to hunt down economic fugitives, 'persuade' them to return; program has seen more than 930 suspects repatriated since 2014

Video Obama: Iran Nuclear Accord a 'Very Good Deal'

President says accord builds on US tradition of 'strong, principled diplomacy' with adversaries, similar to diplomatic negotiations with former Soviet Union that eventually led to treaties limiting nuclear activity

US Lawmakers Seek Details of Iran Nuke Inspection Regime

Chairman of Senate Armed Services Committee vents frustration at top administration officials over Congress’ inability to review agreements between Tehran, International Atomic Energy Agency

Zimbabweans Linked to Illegal Lion Hunt Appear in Court

Two Zimbabwean men, professional hunter and farm owner, appeared at Hwange magistrate's court to face poaching charges

Obama’s Visit to Kenya Spotlights Regional Security

In wake of deadly al-Shabab attacks in Kenya, both countries look to strengthen and expand joint security efforts

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