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  • US Supreme Court ruling against the NFL could impact labor negotiations

     
    The NFL disagrees, but experts say the U.S. Supreme Court???s ruling today in the American Needle case could bolster the NFL Players Association in its ongoing labor negotiations with the league. The Supreme Court ruled unanimously the league could not......
  • George W. Bush scoring some sweet Olympic tickets

     
    Click below for a transcript of Bob Costas' interview with President Bush during Sunday night's Olympic telecast.......
  • GOP's 'identity crisis,' Rush's 'humbug'

     
    by Mark Silva When Alex Castellanos, Republican media consultant, wrote that his party is having an "identity crisis... a full-blown public meltdown, complete with teenage existential angst,'' he got the attention of a certain conservative radio talker....
  • Judge green-lights Gitmo trial

     
    by James Oliphant A federal judge Thursday refused to block the war-crimes trial of Guantanamo detainee Salim Hamdan and it will go forward Monday as scheduled. Hamdan will be the first detainee to go before the Pentagon's revamped military commission.......
  • Evidence suppressed in first Gitmo trial

     
    by James Oliphant Looking for the shape of things to come after the first day of the trial of accused al Qaeda operative Salim Ahmed Hamdan at Guantanamo Bay? How about the ruling by the military officer overseeing the proceedings......
  • Texas murderer asks Court for stay

     
    by James Oliphant Lawyers for convicted Texas murderer Jose Medellin filed an emergency application with the Supreme Court Friday in an attempt to stave off his execution, scheduled for Aug. 5. The application was made to Justice Antonin Scalia, who......
  • Mexican murderer set to die in hours

     
    by James Oliphant Lawyers for convicted murderer Jose Ernesto Medellin are awaiting word from the Supreme Court whether his execution in Texas by lethal injection, set for this evening at 7 pm CST, will be stayed. Last night, they filed......
  • Hamdan receives light sentence

     
    by James Oliphant A military jury in Guantanamo Thursday gave Salim Hamdan a surprisingly light sentence of 5 1/2 years. And since Hamdan has already been imprisoned at the Navy base for five years, his sentence would be completed sometime......
  • Bush in China: No drugs in baseball

     
    by Mark Silva It was only fitting, since President Bush had gone to China to promote sports and not politics, but did plenty of talking about international politics while he was there, that Bob Costas, emcee of NBC Sports'coverage of......
  • House Republicans need to (gasp) save Obama (on trade)

    That free trade is advantageous to both sides is the rarest of political propositions — provable, indeed mathematically. David Ricardo did so in 1817. The Law of Comparative Advantage has held up nicely for 198 years. Nor is this abstract theory....
  • Democrats abandon free trade

    Democrats abandon free trade
    For a long time, there was a bipartisan consensus for free trade. President George H.W. Bush, a Republican, negotiated the North American Free Trade Agreement and Democrat Bill Clinton got it passed. It prevailed in the Senate in 1993 with the support...