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Obama's India Visit Arrives At A Moment Of Optimism

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address a joint session of Congress about Iran on March 3. The White House was not consulted on the invitation. Oded Balilty/AP hide caption

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Netanyahu Speech To Congress Is High-Risk, High-Reward, Analysts Say

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Julie Byard, head of a Detroit nursery, tells children stories and sings them songs prior to their afternoon nap in 1942. AP hide caption

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U.S. Once Had Universal Child Care, But Rebuilding It Won't Be Easy

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President Obama speaks at Pellissippi State Community College, in Knoxville, Tenn., on Jan. 9. Obama is turning to his biggest television audience of the year to pitch tax increases on the wealthiest Americans and put the new Republican Congress in the position of defending top income earners over the middle class. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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House's Budget Bill Debate Unveiled Democratic Rifts, GOP Ambitions

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Senate May Need Every Minute To Meet Government Funding Deadline

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President Hopes To Draw Attention, And Funding, To Ebola Research

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Following Ferguson, Obama Urges Changes To Boost Community Policing

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin (right) helps put a shawl or coat on Peng Liyuan, wife of China's President Xi Jinping, as Xi talks to President Obama during a fireworks show celebrating the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation session in Beijing. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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President Obama spoke Tuesday about the U.S. plan to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, speaking at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The White House plan reportedly includes deploying 3,000 U.S. military personnel and training health care providers in Liberia. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama addresses the nation from Cross Hall in the White House on Wednesday. Opening a new military front in the Middle East, Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes inside Syria for the first time, along with expanded strikes in Iraq as part of a broad mission to root out violent Islamic State militants. Saul Loeb/AP hide caption

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British Prime Minister David Cameron told the House of Commons on Monday that he wants to give police the power to seize the passports of Islamist fighters bound for Iraq and Syria. PA Photos /Landov hide caption

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At a news conference Wednesday, President Obama spoke mostly about foreign policy but also answered questions about his actions in the U.S. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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