Dr. J. Douglas Kirk, chief medical officer at UC Davis Medical Center, speaks to members of the medi...

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Obama apologizes to doctors group

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama apologized to Doctors Without Borders on Wednesday for the American air attack that killed at least 22 people at a medical clinic in Afghanistan and said the U.S. would examine military procedures to look for better ways to prevent such incidents.

Obama’s phone call to the group’s international president, Joanne Liu, came just a day after the White House had stopped short of an apology, waiting to learn more while acknowledging that the...

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