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China notes progress in ties under US President Obama

BEIJING (AP) — Sidestepping recent disputes over Taiwan and regional security, China said Thursday that "important progress" has been made in its relationship with the U.S. under Presi...

Editorial: Taiwan on the verge of the Trump era

On January 20, the office most frequently connected with the title of most powerful man in the world changes hands, when the first African-American president of the United States, professional politic...

GOP governors who turned down Medicaid money have hands out

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican governors who turned down billions in federal dollars from an expansion of Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care law now have their hands out in hopes ...

In Texas, Perry was 'all of the above' on energy production

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Perry was for "all of the above" on energy production before President Barack Obama embraced the strategy. Years before the Democratic president endorsed all t...

Inaugural speeches a catalog of plodding oratory, with gems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump will be following some giant footsteps when he gives his inaugural speech. But if he falls short of oratory that stands out in history, he will hardly be alone. ...

Day before inauguration, State Department lacks interim boss

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a little more than a day before Donald Trump becomes president and he still has no one ready to run American diplomacy until his nominee is confirmed. And with Russian-sponsored...

Even before taking office, Trump has changed the presidency

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump enters the White House on Friday just as he entered the race for president: defiant, unfiltered, unbound by tradition and utterly confident in his chosen course. ...

One more day: Obama in his final hours in the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight tumultuous years at the helm of American power have come and gone, and for President Barack Obama, this is finally the end. The president is spending his last...

Carter tells AP more US troops will not fix Iraq or Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sending thousands more American troops into Iraq or Syria in a bid to accelerate the defeat of the Islamic State group would push U.S. allies to the exits, create more anti-U.S. resi...

Vegemite goes home: Oreo maker sells to Australia's Bega

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Vegemite, the salty, brown spread beloved in Australia, is going home, purchased by an Australian dairy company from the maker of Oreos. Mondelez Internati...