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Today's Toon: 'Muslim' presidents of the U.S.Today's Toon: 'Muslim' presidents of the U.S.President Barack Obama is far from the first to visit a mosque, defend Muslims and freedom of religion in the United States. He's joined by George W. Bush and Thomas Jefferson.
Protesters expected at US-ASEAN summitProtesters expected at US-ASEAN summitMore than 1,000 protesters are expected at an upcoming meeting of President Obama and Southeast Asian leaders.
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Obama to give video tribute to 1966 MinersObama to give video tribute to 1966 MinersPresident Obama will deliver a video message on the 1966 Texas Western team at halftime of Saturday's UTEP game.
Ex-Detroiter returns to speak on Obama, raceEx-Detroiter returns to speak on Obama, raceA Detroit-born writer on black Americans -- Marvin Gaye and Bill Cosby to Dr. King -- returns to speak on Barack Obama.
Thumbs up: Welcome again, President ObamaThumbs up: Welcome again, President ObamaThumbs up to President Obama and ASEAN leaders meeting in the valley, and for bringing the global spotlight with them.
Summed Up - Obama and the Coachella ValleySummed Up - Obama and the Coachella ValleyStorytelling editor Ashley Hopkinson and content producer Jose Bastidas discuss Obama's upcoming visit to Sunnylands to meet with Asian leaders.
Opinion: Must treat addiction as diseaseOpinion: Must treat addiction as diseaseFour in five heroin users started by misusing prescription drugs, then switched to heroin
Desert Sun letters to the editor for Feb. 7, 2016Desert Sun letters to the editor for Feb. 7, 2016Reader submitted Desert Sun letters to the editor for Feb. 7, 2016.
At a mosque, an appeal for inclusionAt a mosque, an appeal for inclusionPresident Obama's timely reminder of American values, and the GOP's reflexive nativist hate-mongering
Medicaid across U.S. a matter of when, not if, says federal health chiefMedicaid across U.S. a matter of when, not if, says federal health chiefFederal health chief touts ACA signups, says will leave process far better than it was.
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President Obama to be guest on Ellen's showPresident Obama to be guest on Ellen's showBring your dancing shoes, Mr. President. And your dogs.
Eelectric car conundrum: Gasoline is betterEelectric car conundrum: Gasoline is betterIn 2008, President Obama called for 1 million plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles (EV) on the road by 2015.
UMES student leader a guest on CNNUMES student leader a guest on CNNThe SGA president at UMES shares his opinion of the Obama presidency and talks about his experience as a guest on CNN
Obama cites jobs gains to bolster upcoming budgetObama cites jobs gains to bolster upcoming budgetThe president touted 71 months of uninterrupted private sector job growth
Somber economic outlook good for stocks, not jobsSomber economic outlook good for stocks, not jobsThe U.S. economy is likely to dodge a recession but good jobs will remain hard to find.
World's eyes on Sunnylands: What to expectWorld's eyes on Sunnylands: What to expectThe subject matter is different, but this next presidential visit nevertheless represents a delicate diplomatic moment
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What Kendrick Lamar learned from meeting President ObamaWhat Kendrick Lamar learned from meeting President Obama"Even the president has got to hear that snare drum.”
Consumer Minute with Sandra ParkerConsumer Minute with Sandra ParkerBig news for some Apple Music users.
Is the GOP too white to win?Is the GOP too white to win?If the Republicans insist on being the party of white Americans they will never win another presidential election.
Feds seeking settlement in coal mining lawsuitsFeds seeking settlement in coal mining lawsuitsThe projects combined involve more than 600 million tons of coal
Local U.S. Attorney nominated for federal judgeshipLocal U.S. Attorney nominated for federal judgeshipObama nominates Finley for top judicial post
Warriors visit White House, get roasted by the presidentWarriors visit White House, get roasted by the presidentPresident Obama jokes that he's ready to join the team after his term ends
Obama to propose $10-a-barrel oil taxObama to propose $10-a-barrel oil taxCongressional Republicans call the election-year proposal "dead on arrival."
Rubio only looks foolish when he tries to out-trump Trump: ColumnRubio only looks foolish when he tries to out-trump Trump: ColumnThe first-term Florida senator has a lot to learn from President Obama's embrace of religious diversity.
Russ Feingold laments GOP student debt planRuss Feingold laments GOP student debt planRuss Feingold said Republicans' college affordability bills don't go far enough.
- Elections 2016
After tangling with Trump, Cruz aims at ObamaAfter tangling with Trump, Cruz aims at ObamaOne day after saying Donald Trump experienced a "Trumper tantrum" in handling his loss in Iowa, Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz stayed focused on President Barack Obama in a speech before voters in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (Feb. 4)
Local Muslim leader cheers Obama's visitLocal Muslim leader cheers Obama's visitAfter Obama's historic visit to a U.S. Mosque, local Muslims hope the presidents message catches on