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  • 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...
  • Two trade pacts would help firms sell abroad, support U.S. jobs

    Two trade pacts would help firms sell abroad, support U.S. jobs
    Since our blue-and-yellow can first hit store shelves in San Diego in 1958, WD-40 Multi-Use Product has become a household item around the globe. Our company now supports thousands of jobs in the United States. But we weren't always the size we are today....
  • Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a pending disaster

    Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a pending disaster
    Republicans, who now run Congress, say they want to cooperate with President Obama and point to the administration's Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, as the model. The only problem is that the TPP would be a disaster. If you haven't heard much about...
  • Let's debate the Trans-Pacific Partnership -- history's largest trade deal -- before OKing it

    Let's debate the Trans-Pacific Partnership -- history's largest trade deal -- before OKing it
    This spring, President Obama and Republican leaders in Congress want to use an outdated process used to pass the North American Free Trade Agreement more than 20 years ago — a rule called “fast track” — to force through trade deals...
  • 'Holy schnikes,' Jeb Bush flubbed big speech

    'Holy schnikes,' Jeb Bush flubbed big speech
    Jeb Bush was mere seconds into his speech Wednesday informing the world that he's his "own man" and not his brother or his dad, when he did something reminiscent of both. He flubbed his line. "We definitely no longer inspire fear in our enemies," the...
  • Philip D. Snodgrass

    Philip D. Snodgrass
    Philip D. Snodgrass, who was an assistant general counsel at the National Federation of Federal Employees and a 2005 graduate of Dulaney High School, was killed Monday in downtown Washington when he was hit by a speeding motorist. He was 27 and lived in...
  • Iran nuclear deal is key to Obama's nonproliferation agenda

    In the spring of his first year in office, President Obama began pushing an audacious goal — to use diplomacy to bring about what he called "a world without nuclear weapons." Before long, his campaign sputtered. North Korea tested nuclear weapons,...
  • No Iran deal could convert Republicans

    No Iran deal could convert Republicans
    "Reagan has accelerated the moral disarmament of the West by elevating wishful thinking to the status of political philosophy." — George F. Will, 1987, on the United States' nuclear weapons negotiations with the Soviet Union. Amid all the...
  • Palestinians join International Criminal Court, hope move will deter Israel

    Palestinians join International Criminal Court, hope move will deter Israel
    The Palestinian Authority expressed hope Wednesday that its new membership in the International Criminal Court will deter Israeli military strikes on the Palestinian people. Speaking from The Hague following a brief ceremony introducing the Palestinians...
  • The president wants to 'fast track' two massive trade deals. Congress should slow him down.

    The president wants to 'fast track' two massive trade deals. Congress should slow him down.
    President Obama is asking Congress to grant him trade promotion authority, the ability to "fast track" two massive trade deals with Europe and Asia: the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. This would allow him...
  • Florida export mission to Morocco set for May

    Florida export mission to Morocco set for May
    Florida is organizing an export mission in May to Morocco, the northwest African nation of 33 million residents across the Mediterranean from Spain. The visit is spearheaded by the state's economic development group, Enterprise Florida. The development...