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  • Disappointed again

    It took less than a week for the violent unrest in Iraq to lay bare the fundamental problem of President Barack Obama's foreign policy, namely his inability to articulate and follow a clear and consistent approach to the world at large. At this...
  • Key Iraqi refinery under siege by militants likely to be captured

    IRBIL, Iraq Security forces occupying Iraq's largest oil refinery remained besieged by fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Saturday as American and Kurdish officials warned the garrison probably could not hold out much longer unless...
  • Iraq turmoil drives up gas prices in Lehigh Valley

    Last time summer gasoline prices were this high was 2008. Remember that summer? It felt like Armageddon. Gas prices were going up as fast as the economy was going down, setting the stage for the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression....
  • DP Buzz: Iraq

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
  • Auto review: GMC Sierra HD ready for Herculean tasks

    If you have a small mountain to move, you may well be drawn to heavy-duty pickups. The four-star 2015 GMC Sierra HD 4WD Double Cab may well be your tool, or augmentation, of choice. Heavy-duty pickups are among the most capable vehicles on the road....
  • Tesla's Elon Musk giving away trade secrets for potential profit

    The following editorial appeared in the Dallas Morning News on Thursday, June 19: Elon Musk is the kind of guy who probably spent his high school years asking, "Why?" or "Why not?" each time he ran up against conventional wisdom. He took that mind-set...
  • First in line for arena jobs

    First in line for arena jobs
    Allentown job seekers look to the arena for a fresh start at the first of two PPL Center job fairs open only to city residents... Lehigh Valley home sales and prices dipped in May, but an uptick in pending sales indicates the market could be emerging from...
  • Judge upholds jury verdict for family in Texas fracking case

    The judge presiding over a pivotal case involving toxic emissions from gas and oil drilling has accepted a jury verdict that awarded $2.9 million to a family who said the emissions have made them sick. Judge Mark Greenberg issued a one-page ruling late...
  • Autry museum's 'Route 66' exhibit drives influence of the road home

     Autry museum's 'Route 66' exhibit drives influence of the road home
    The postcard image is ingrained in our collective consciousness: An empty road cuts through the Mojave Desert, its inky black path stretching forward, seemingly to infinity. A lonely white signpost flanks the asphalt — "Route 66." Perhaps more...
  • Iraq turmoil affects oil industry; higher gas prices could result

    WASHINGTON Oil markets are watching in alarm as Sunni militants sweep through northern Iraq, creating havoc and endangering the country's revival into a leading oil producer and major contributor to the stability of global energy prices. The chaos...
  • Electricity marketers accused of deceptive practices

    Attorney General Kathleen Kane and state Consumer Advocate Tanya McCloskey are taking on electricity marketers they say deceived customers about their rates and stuck them with massive electricity bills over the winter. The two agencies filed joint...