Thursday, August 7, 2014

African leaders use summit to fight negative perceptions

African leaders use summit to fight negative perceptions

African leaders use summit to fight negative perceptions

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 11:46 AM PDT

A summit of African leaders in Washington. An Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The events juxtapose the best and worst of Africa as leaders want to move past perceptions of the "dark continent."

What's missing from the Africa summit

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 01:13 PM PDT

Rep. Ed Royce applauds the Africa summit, but says they aren't focusing enough on governance

Clock ticking on Gaza truce talks in Cairo

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 11:26 PM PDT

The clock is ticking on the 3-day cease-fire that halted the Gaza conflict.

Judges hear four states defend same-sex marriage bans

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 02:33 PM PDT

A prominent conservative judge expressed concerns Tuesday about whether Michigan's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage was constitutional, saying that given "modern conceptions of marriage," the state's law seems "harder to justify."

Hack attack: U.S. government workers at risk

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 10:32 PM PDT

USIS, a major contractor providing background checks for the U.S. government, said Wednesday that hackers suspected to be working for a foreign government breached its computer systems.

Benghazi probe presses ahead despite new report

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 01:26 PM PDT

The GOP-led House Select Committee on the Benghazi terror attack shows no sign of backing down despite a report from another congressional panel that, according to a top Democrat, found no intelligence failures around the deadly 2012 assault.

Has Gaza conflict brought new low in U.S.-Israel relationship?

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 01:35 PM PDT

Tensions between U.S. President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been strained for years. But the conflict in Gaza has ushered in a new low, some analysts say.

Obama and Netanyahu's rocky relationship

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 01:10 PM PDT

CNN's Michelle Kosinski takes a look at the relationship between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu.

Voices of the conflict

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 12:48 PM PDT

Voices from both sides of the Gaza conflict describe the conditions they are living in.

Hypocrisy of 'condemn Israel' campaign

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 04:37 AM PDT

Abraham Foxman says anti-Semitism and underestimating the threat and role of Hamas in starting the Gaza conflict are behind anti-Israel protests.


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