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  • Vice President Joe Biden to attend the World Cup final 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 12:27 am

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, will cheer on the United States in the Women's World Cup final on Sunday.

  • US drone strike kills Islamic State leader 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 5:48 pm

    WASHINGTON - A coalition airstrike in Syria has killed a senior Islamic State leader, who has been responsible for moving fighters and weapons from Libya to Syria, the Pentagon said Thursday.

  • 2 years after spying flap, US, Brazil seek to turn the page story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-30-15 4:51 pm

    WASHINGTON - Two years after revelations about U.S. spying frayed ties between their countries, President Barack Obama and visiting Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff publicly closed that chapter Tuesday, declaring that the relationship between the U.S. and Brazil is on an upward swing.

  • Obama sings and eulogizes victims of South Carolina massacre story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-26-15 8:02 pm

    CHARLESTON, South Carolina - After a string of triumphs, President Barack Obama's eulogy for those killed in a South Carolina church massacre was supposed to bring an extraordinary week to a somber close.

  • The Latest: Obama in Charleston for shooting victim funeral story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-26-15 4:24 pm

    The latest in the Charleston church shooting. (All times local.)

  • Obama says health law now "woven into fabric of America" story has photos
    Updated: Jun-25-15 1:03 pm

    WASHINGTON - His health care legacy secure, President Barack Obama cast Thursday's Supreme Court ruling upholding Obamacare as a historic and emphatic declaration that the law has now been "woven into the fabric of America."

  • Obama says church shooting shows need for reckoning on guns story has photos
    Updated: Jun-18-15 11:20 pm

    WASHINGTON - Giving voice to intense heartache, anger and sadness, President Barack Obama said Thursday the South Carolina church shooting that left nine people dead shows the need for a national reckoning on gun violence. He acknowledged, though, that there's no appetite in Congress for tighter gun laws.

  • Obama praises Lynch as tough-but-fair attorney general story has photos
    Updated: Jun-17-15 4:11 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Wednesday praised Attorney General Loretta Lynch as tough but fair and committed to justice, traits that have prepared her to make her mark as the American people's lawyer.

  • Biden makes first public appearance since burying son 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 5:37 pm

    WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday made his first public appearance since burying his oldest son earlier this month, thanking major foundations and institutional investors for pledging to spend more than $4 billion on new technologies to reduce climate change pollution.

  • Navy ship christened for Giffords, wounded in 2011 shooting story has photos
    Updated: Jun-13-15 8:13 pm

    MOBILE, Alabama - Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords of Arizona had a Navy vessel named in her honor during a ceremony at a Mobile, Alabama, shipyard Saturday afternoon.

  • After son's death, Biden balances grief with public duties story has photos
    Updated: Jun-10-15 6:10 pm

    WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden is facing the daunting decision of how and when to re-enter public life after burying his 46-year-old son, Beau Biden, whose death has put a somber pause on the vice president's usually frenetic schedule.

  • 3 VIP speakers, 8 speeches: What will the grads remember? story has photos
    Updated: Jun-10-15 10:20 am

    WASHINGTON - Graduation season is winding down. The caps and gowns are being tossed aside, the diplomas propped on the mantle. Already, memories of commencement speeches are getting fuzzy, even some of those delivered by big-name speakers. But among the eight commencement addresses given this year by three of the biggest names - President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden - a few moments stood out that may last a little longer. A look back:

  • Beau Biden campaign funds to help support children's charity 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 9:26 am

    WILMINGTON, Delaware - Money remaining in Beau Biden's political accounts will help fund the new Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children.

  • Biden returning to Washington, but just for the day 
    Updated: Jun-09-15 6:51 pm

    WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden is returning to Washington following the death of his son - but only for the day.

  • In sorrow, Obama-Biden put personal bond on public display story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-07-15 9:14 am

    WASHINGTON - Few relationships in Washington are as complex as that of president and vice president, a partnership forged of political necessity and often defined by rivalry and competing self-interests.

  • Beau Biden, VP's son, remembered for life of service story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-06-15 5:55 pm

    WILMINGTON, Delaware - Politicians, military leaders and celebrities from across the country came to bid farewell on Saturday to former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, whose death at age 46 opened yet another chapter of grief for his father, Vice President Joe Biden.

  • Mourners pay respects to US vice president's son story has photos
    Updated: Jun-05-15 5:15 pm

    DOVER, Delaware - Delaware residents gathered at the state Capitol on Thursday to pay their respects to former Attorney General Beau Biden.

  • Cruz apologizes for cracking Biden joke while VP mourns loss 
    Updated: Jun-04-15 8:07 am

    WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is apologizing for cracking a joke at Vice President Joe Biden's expense even as Biden mourns the death of his son.