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Soccer-playing robot gives Obama a break in Japan

TOKYO -- During a long day in the coded world of Japanese diplomacy, President Barack Obama's easiest conversation Thursday was with a robot.

"I can kick a soccer ball," said the Honda humanoid to the president.

"OK, come on," replied Obama, who...

Does the Rick Perry grand jury lean Democratic?

AUSTIN, Texas--Democrats appear to outnumber Republicans on the grand jury that will consider criminal charges against Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

But four members of the 12-member panel have no party primary voting history and two others don't appear...