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Obama: Iran has 'chance to get right with the world' - NPR 5:05am EST

WASHINGTON - Iran could become a "very successful regional power" if Tehran agrees to a long-term deal to curb its nuclear program, President Barack Obama said in an interview with NPR News.

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U.S. Representative Grimm says will not resign after pleading guilty to tax fraud

NEW YORK - U.S. Representative Michael Grimm of New York said he would not resign from Congress following his guilty plea on Tuesday to a federal felony tax charge.

23 Dec 2014

U.S. judge throws out Arizona sheriff's immigration suit against Obama

WASHINGTON - A federal judge on Tuesday threw out a lawsuit brought against Barack Obama by an Arizona police chief who called the U.S. president's sweeping immigration reforms unconstitutional, saying the plaintiff lacked legal standing in the case.

U.S. 23 Dec 2014

Obama applauds Sony decision to show 'The Interview': White House

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is pleased Sony has decided to release "The Interview" in some theaters, after earlier bowing to pressure from a cyberattack blamed on North Korea, the White House said on Tuesday.

Entertainment, Film, World 23 Dec 2014

U.S. says 6.4 million signed up for 2015 HealthCare.gov plans

- About 6.4 million Americans have selected a new individual healthcare plan or have been automatically signed up again for a 2015 insurance plan through the HealthCare.gov website, a top U.S. health official said on Tuesday, putting the agency nearer its 9.1 million goal.

U.S., Health 23 Dec 2014