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Antibiotics: US discovery labelled 'game-changer' for medicine

The decades-long drought in antibiotic discovery could be over after a breakthrough by US scientists.
BBC: January 8, 2015

Obama returns to new political landscape

President Barack Obama arrived back in Washington Sunday after a two-week vacation in Hawaii, his home state.
January 4, 2015

Obama: Putin has not outmaneuvered West

U.S. President Barack Obama says Russia's economic troubles show Russian President Vladimir Putin has not managed to outmaneuver him or the United States.
December 22, 2014

US General: 3 Top IS Commanders Killed in Airstrikes

Three top Islamic State leaders were killed in a series of targeted airstrikes in Iraq, a senior U.S. Defense Department official said Thursday.
December 19, 2014

Former US VP Cheney defends CIA interrogations

Former U.S. vice president Dick Cheney said the Central Intelligence Agency did exactly what the White House wanted in setting up an interrogation program for terror suspects following the September 11, 2001 attacks.
December 11, 2014

CIA torture report provokes calls for prosecution

Human rights activists are calling for the prosecution of officials involved in the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's use of extreme interrogation methods on suspected terrorists.
December 10, 2014

US tightens security ahead of CIA torture report release

U.S. diplomatic facilities and military installations overseas are under increased security Tuesday as the Senate prepares to release a long-awaited report detailing the CIA's interrogation methods since the September 11, 2001 attacks.
December 9, 2014

Biden: Chance of nuclear deal with Iran is less than 50-50

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says the chances of completing a nuclear deal with Iran are less than half, but there's still a chance.
December 8, 2014

Kerry cites effectiveness of airstrikes against Islamic State

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says coalition airstrikes against the Islamic State group have made it "much harder" for the militants to assemble, travel and carry out attacks.
December 3, 2014

Meet the ‘Greek Freak’, the 19-year-old doing things that should terrify the rest of the NBA

ONLY A HANDFUL of other NBA players have as much potential as Giannis Antetokounmpo, the so-called “Greek Freak” who’s having a breakout year for the Milwaukee Bucks.
The Score: December 1, 2014