Scott Wilson

Washington Post senior national correspondent focusing on California and the West

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White House Bureau Chief, and former Jerusalem Bureau Chief, for the Washington Post

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Santa Barbara County is a prime destination for weekend getaways, known for its picturesque beaches and vineyards.

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President  Obama addressed the UN General Assembly  today, promising the US will stay engaged in the Middle East for the rest of his term.

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