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Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China

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President Barack Obama's travels through Asia aim to reassure partners about the renewed U.S. commitment to the region, with an eye both to China's rising assertiveness and the fast-growing markets that are the... More>>

Siouxland Senator pays a visit to Yankton, SD archery center Video included

A Siouxland Senator paid a visit to Yankton, South Dakota Tuesday to a facility he calls one of South Dakota's 'greatest untold stories.'
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Obama hopeful on Ukraine, will watch Russians Video included

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President Barack Obama says he hopes Russia lives up to its agreement with Ukraine but adds that Russia's previous actions give him concern. More>>

U.S. Senate candidate says he'll stay and work in Iowa Video included

It's a crowded field of candidates in the race for the republican nomination for Tom Harkin's seat in the U.S. Senate. More>>

NATO moves planes and ships to the Ukraine to try and prevent more conflict in the area Video included

There's word three pro-Russian militants were killed when they tried to attack a Ukrainian National Guard base.
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Russia tests Obama's ability to stop its advances

With the White House asserting that Russia is stoking instability in eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama is once again faced with the complicated reality of following through on his tough warnings against overseas... More>>

Republican Senate candidates debate in Pierre

The five South Dakota Republicans competing for the party's nomination for U.S. Senate meet Saturday at a debate in Pierre. More>>

Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton during speech

Hillary Rodham Clinton ducked a thrown shoe, expressed surprise, cracked a couple of jokes that drew applause and continued her keynote speech on stage in front of a Las Vegas convention audience. More>>

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  • Obama offering Japan security, economic assurances

    Obama offering Japan security, economic assurances

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:55 PM EDT2014-04-24 00:55:28 GMT
    President Barack Obama is opening a four-country visit to the Asia-Pacific region in Japan, but the West's dispute with Russia over Ukraine is looming.More >>
    Facing fresh questions about his commitment to Asia, President Barack Obama will seek to convince Japan's leaders Thursday that he can deliver on his security and economic pledges, even as the crisis in Ukraine demands...More >>
  • Rail safety effort marred by squabbling

    Rail safety effort marred by squabbling

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:54:34 GMT
    Spurred by a series of fiery train crashes, a push by government and industry to make safer tank cars used for shipping crude oil and ethanol has bogged down in squabbling and finger-pointing over whether...More >>
    Spurred by a series of fiery train crashes, a push by government and industry to make safer tank cars used for shipping crude oil and ethanol has bogged down in squabbling and finger-pointing over whether they're...More >>
  • NTSB head: Action needed now on oil train safety

    NTSB head: Action needed now on oil train safety

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:54:30 GMT
    The Obama administration needs to take steps immediately to protect the public from potentially catastrophic oil train accidents even if it means using emergency authority, National Transportation Safety Board...More >>
    The Obama administration needs to take steps immediately to protect the public from potentially catastrophic oil train accidents even if it means using emergency authority, National Transportation Safety Board Chairman...More >>
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