| Feb 28, 2015
| 9:03 PM
Casey prepares for trade fight
Democratic President Barack Obama has been tussling with Republicans over a series of issues since Congress returned last month: the Keystone XL pipeline, health care, immigration.
Now he's about to hear it from several...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 2:05 PM
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...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 10:46 AM
Approximately three months ago, Israel’s government decided to start freezing the monthly transfer of tax refunds that are owed to Palestinians. The decision by Israel, presumably taken to coerce the Palestinian leadership from applying for...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 2:47 PM
If you have noticed that jobs are scarcer than they used to be, that the cost of living keeps going up but incomes do not, that foreign countries are making most of the goods sold in America and that goods cost more but are of inferior quality, these...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 6:26 PM
Four years ago this month, the world came together to stop Moammar Kadafi as his security forces massacred peaceful demonstrators during the Arab Spring. The U.N. Security Council sanctioned Libya and referred the violence to the International Criminal...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 2:45 PM
Do you know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership? Are you doing everything in your power to stop it?
If you don't know, get to a computer and watch this short YouTube video for a quick summary.
| Feb 19, 2015
| 2:11 PM
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...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 7:00 AM
In principle, almost everyone's in favor of free trade. It promotes international harmony, raises wages, helps economies grow. It's an article of historical faith that the enactment of harsh protective U.S. tariffs in 1930 contributed to the Great...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 12:15 PM
Pope Francis says it's OK to spank your children to discipline them - as long as their dignity is maintained.
Francis made the remarks this week during his weekly general audience, which was devoted to the role of fathers in the family.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 10:04 AM
Oak Park residents voted in favor of a nonbinding referendum proposal that calls upon village government to reject an international trade agreement because of concerns about how the negotiations are taking place.
With all precincts reporting, 73.5...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Russia identified NATO as the nation's No. 1 military threat and raised the possibility of a broader use of precision conventional weapons to deter foreign aggression under a new military doctrine signed by President Vladimir Putin on Friday.