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Bob Gates Worries U.S. Is 'Disengaging' From The World

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he's worried there's a perception of the United States "disengaging" from global affairs.

Gates, who also once headed the CIA, says he recognizes the ocean-to-ocean diplomacy the Obama administration has been carrying out in the Mideast and Eastern Europe and other world hot spots like Africa.

Paul Ryan Makes New Poverty Pitch

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WASHINGTON -- Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Thursday unveiled a new, highly anticipated proposal to fight poverty.

"I want to talk about how we can expand opportunity in America," the former vice presidential candidate said at the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank.

Living the Wage to Raise the Wage

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When I was growing up in Columbus, Ohio, I was lucky. My parents had good-paying jobs and while they had to balance their own budget at the kitchen table they never faced trade-offs between providing us with a meal or a coat to wear in cold Ohio winters.

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Poll Of The Week

What is your favorite travel destination?

America - 42.9%
Europe and Asia - 42.9%
Africa - 14.3%

Total votes: 7
The voting for this poll has ended on: December 31, 2013