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  • Republicans may hate Obamacare, but it's still the law of the land and the president is obliged to enforce it [Letter]

    Republicans may hate Obamacare, but it's still the law of the land and the president is obliged to enforce it [Letter]
    Regarding your recent editorial on the folly of House Republicans' threat to impeach President Barack Obama, the real constitutional crisis is an unimpeachable president; House Speaker John Boehner is right to dismiss such talk as futile ("Impeachment...
  • Convicted Missouri killer executed Wednesday; parents got 'justice'

    Convicted Missouri killer executed Wednesday; parents got 'justice'
    A Missouri man convicted in the rape and murder of a 24-year-old woman was executed at 12:01 a.m. Wednedsay after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a stay and Gov. Jay Nixon rejected his plea for clemency, according to statements issued Tuesday. Michael...
  • Gay marriage ruling would apply throughout circuit

    Gay marriage ruling would apply throughout circuit
    When the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals came down with its ruling on Virginia's same-sex marriage ban last week, some people asked this question: What does the court's ruling mean for the gay marriage bans in other states in the same circuit? Answer:...
  • Same-sex marriage opponents will go directly to U.S. Supreme Court

    Same-sex marriage opponents will go directly to U.S. Supreme Court
    An Arizona Christian-rights organization said in a motion Friday that it will go directly to the U.S. Supreme Court to challenge lower court decisions on Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage — asking for a "stay" of the court rulings in the meantime....
  • Memorial today for USC grad student slain near campus

    Memorial today for USC grad student slain near campus
    USC will host a public memorial today for a 24-year-old graduate student from China who was slain last week near the campus. The service at USC’s Newman Hall comes a day after Xinran Ji's grief-stricken parents visited a funeral home in Alhambra...
  • The Biblioracle: Heed the warnings from dystopian literature

    The Biblioracle: Heed the warnings from dystopian literature
    I am not sure what this says about me, but if the apocalypse comes, and it's of the nuclear variety, I'm hoping to be atomized in a blinding flash of light. If it's flesh-eating zombies, I'll run jugular-first into their teeth-gnashing embrace. If I...
  • Argentina defaults on international debt, blames U.S.

    Argentina’s bonds and stocks fell sharply in trading Thursday as the country slid into default on its international debt for the second time in 13 years. As eleventh hour negotiations between government negotiators and "vulture" funds holding...
  • GOP lawsuit won't play well with public

     GOP lawsuit won't play well with public
    Maybe it is simply a Republican death wish. The party that has gained a well-earned reputation as being obstructionist through much of President Barrack Obama's two terms is prepared to launch another attack on the president. Speaker John Boehner...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Why consensus matters in making social policy

    In dueling federal appeals court decisions last week, judges issued contradictory rulings about the president's signature legislation, arriving at opposite interpretations of the plain language of the Affordable Care Act. The circuit split likely means...
  • Muhammad Ali's 'Fight of the Century' gloves sell for nearly $400,000

    Muhammad Ali's 'Fight of the Century' gloves sell for nearly $400,000
    DALLAS (Reuters) - The gloves that boxing great Muhammad Ali wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier in what became known as the Fight of the Century sold at auction on Thursday for almost $400,000 (237,023 pounds). An anonymous bidder...
  • Suspect in fatal USC attack entered country illegally, feds say

    Suspect in fatal USC attack entered country illegally, feds say
    A 19-year-old charged with murder in connection with last week's fatal assault on a USC graduate student told immigration officials that he entered the country illegally about seven years ago, a federal official said. The official, who was not...