| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:39 PM
WASHINGTON — The Edward Snowden case may have been the last straw, but the White House decision to cancel a Moscow summit next month came after President Obama decided the meeting was unlikely to resolve any of the issues increasing tension...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:36 AM
WASHINGTON – President Obama has canceled plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the wake of the country’s decision to offer temporary asylum to Edward Snowden, the former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked secret...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Russia's decision Thursday to grant political asylum to Edward J. Snowden for a year frustrates — at least for the foreseeable future — the Obama administration's attempt to return the former National Security Agency contractor to the U.S....
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Infiniti, one of the last luxury holdouts to have model numbers that actually indicate engine size ??? as opposed to BMW, Mercedes and Lexus ??? will rename its entire lineup using Q or QX monikers starting with the 2014 model......
| Dec 12, 2012
| 2:33 PM
A delegation from the Laguna Beach Sister Cities Assn. recently returned from a visit to San Jose del Cabo with glowing reports about Laguna's newest sister city.
Members of the delegation reported on their trip at the Dec. 4 City Council meeting....
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Distracted driving is being blamed for what police are calling a "tragic incident" Sunday night in Minooka that claimed the life of a 15-year-old girl and left her classmate in serious condition, police said.
Elizabeth Daniels, 15, of Channahon, was...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 11:48 AM
I never thought I'd hear a Baltimorean say such a thing.
Last week, while reporting on the Rawlings-Blake administration's 10-year financial plan, I spoke with the mayor's press secretary, Ian Brennan. We covered a lot of ground in our hourlong phone...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 3:52 PM
The City Council on Tuesday gave its blessings to the adoption of a new sibling by the Laguna Beach Sister Cities Assn. and the friending of another.
Sister Cities is not a city-sponsored organization, but Mayor Jane Egly and Councilman Kelly Boyd...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 10:43 PM
Chicago will play host to world leaders next spring during NATO and G-8 summits, giving Mayor Rahm Emanuel an opportunity to shine in the international spotlight but also a chance to stumble if the inevitable protests aren’t handled well.
| Jun 18, 2012
With the Willis Tower visible in the distance against a backdrop of clear blue sky, President Barack Obama set off for Mexico on Sunday aboard Air Force One at the conclusion of a weekend spent in his hometown with family and friends.
| Jun 15, 2012
President Barack Obama and his wife and daughters arrive Friday in Chicago for a weekend at their home in the Kenwood neighborhood, most likely celebrating a wedding and certainly markingFather's Day, if only briefly.
The trip is their first to the...