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  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Phelps a winner; video clears suspects in killing of shock trauma technician

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Phelps a winner; video clears suspects in killing of shock trauma technician
    Good morning, Baltimore! Here’s what you need to know for Friday. WEATHER Mostly cloudy and rainy today with temperatures rising into the low 70s, and overnight will fall to a low of 54. There is a chance of thunder boomers this afternoon and...
  • The proposed fast-track compromise isn't much of a compromise

    The proposed fast-track compromise isn't much of a compromise
    What's gotten into this Congress? Fresh off of bipartisan deals on two excruciatingly tough political issues -- funding the Department of Homeland Security despite Republicans' fierce opposition to President Obama's executive actions on immigration, and...
  • Top US lawmakers strike deal to fast-track trade deals

    Top congressional lawmakers struck a long-sought, bipartisan agreement Thursday for the broadest trade policy pact in years, allowing President Barack Obama to negotiate trade accords for Congress' review and move forward with talks on a sweeping...
  • In Sudan, poverty, heavy security grip under longtime leader

    During a quarter-century in power, President Omar al-Bashir has succeeded in keeping an iron grip on Sudan despite repeated disasters that would have toppled many leaders. This week's election seems certain to entrench his rule. Sudan lost a third of its...
  • Northwest lawmakers seek talks on river treaty with Canada

    The entire congressional delegation from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana is demanding that the Obama administration begin negotiations with Canada to update a landmark treaty that governs the operation of dams on North America's fourth-largest...
  • Law scholar nominated for Taiwan presidency, could be 1st woman to lead island

    Could Taiwan have its first female president in 2016? Taiwan’s chief opposition party on Wednesday nominated Tsai Ing-wen, a 58-year-old law scholar, as its candidate for the January presidential election, and opinion polls show the Cornell...
  • Worry grows at UN over civilian casualties in Yemen

    GENEVA The United Nations' top human rights official on Tuesday joined the growing chorus of senior U.N. officials calling on Saudi Arabia to take greater care not to target civilians or civilian buildings in its bombing campaign against rebels in Yemen....
  • Former Iran hostages push lawmakers to secure restitution for their ordeal

    Former Iran hostages push lawmakers to secure restitution for their ordeal
    Don Cooke remembers the protesters pouring over the wall of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran — some wearing images of the Ayatollah Khomeini on their chests — and his scrambled and ultimately futile escape into the raucous streets of the Iranian...
  • Walker says world will be better with trade agreement

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker tells a German audience that young people around the world will be stronger if a new trade agreement between the United States and the European Union can be reached. Walker made his comments Tuesday at the Hannover Messe trade...
  • Iran nuclear deal close; both sides face harsh politics at home

    Iran nuclear deal close; both sides face harsh politics at home
    If all goes according to plan, U.S. officials will return home from here next week declaring they have reached a historic agreement that will restrict Iran’s nuclear program forever. Iranian officials will be in Tehran triumphantly explaining that...
  • Constitution explicit in approval of treaties

    It's possible that negotiations with Iran regarding that country's nuclear intentions will conclude with an agreement that could affect the future of the civilized world. If that happens, the U.S. Constitution comes into play. In Article 2, it states that...