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  • Time to fill up: Gas prices start August at 4-year low

    Time to fill up: Gas prices start August at 4-year low
    Drivers, start your gas pumps. August 1 gas prices are the lowest they’ve been in four years, according to GasBuddy.com. That should come as a welcome reprieve for drivers who saw the highest Independence Day prices in six years. The gasoline...
  • Americans learn to undo government errors

    Americans learn to undo government errors
    Newspaper editorials rarely make news — I've been writing them for a long time, and, believe me, I know — but one did the other day, when The New York Times came out for legalization of marijuana. It was an agreeable development for anyone...
  • Kurdish forces to launch counterattack against Islamic State fighters

    Kurdish forces to launch counterattack against Islamic State fighters
    Kurdish peshmerga forces are planning a counter-offensive against Islamic State fighters in northern Iraq after being routed by the radical Sunni insurgents Sunday, senior Kurdish officials said Monday. One of the officials told Reuters the Kurds had...
  • Iraqi government offers Kurds air support against militants

    The Iraqi government said Monday it would offer air support to Kurdish forces fighting to push back Islamist rebels who in recent days have seized new swaths of territory in northern Iraq. The United Nations has warned of a humanitarian tragedy as...
  • U.S. airdrops food aid to Iraqis trapped after fleeing militants

    U.S. airdrops food aid to Iraqis trapped after fleeing militants
    U.S. cargo planes escorted by fighter jets dropped food, water and other supplies Thursday for tens of thousands of people who fled an advance by Sunni militant fighters in northern Iraq and are stranded on a barren mountain in danger of starvation, U.S....
  • Global markets untroubled by world's chaos

    The world feels especially scary lately. There has been mayhem in the Middle East, Russia seems on the verge of becoming a rogue state, violence in Central America is driving children to make the harrowing trek to the U.S. border, and much of Asia is...
  • Some Md. lawmakers oppose seismic testing

    Some Md. lawmakers oppose seismic testing
    Eight Democratic members of Maryland's congressional delegation wrote President Obama Monday urging him to reconsider his administration's plan to allow seismic testing for oil and gas off the mid-Atlantic coast. In a jointly signed letter, the eight...
  • Trudy Rubin: West must outsmart Putin

    The Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster should have been a wake-up call for Vladimir Putin. It wasn't. Instead of decreasing aid for pro-Russian separatists who almost certainly shot the plane down with a Russian missile, Putin is upping the ante. While...
  • Chance of dry lightning, gusty winds in Southern California

    Chance of dry lightning, gusty winds in Southern California
    Forecasters said there’s a chance of dry lightning and gusty winds in the Los Angeles area Saturday afternoon as a moist, unstable air mass moves in from the Gulf of Mexico. The National Weather Service advised hikers to stay out of dry washes...
  • Islamic State grabs more territory in Iraq, reportedly seizes major dam

    A breakaway Al Qaeda group that already holds sway in large swaths of Iraq and Syria made new territorial gains Thursday in northern Iraq, reportedly overrunning a major Christian town and seizing the nation’s largest dam. The fresh advances by...
  • Activist will fight delay of vehicle fuels in cap-and-trade system

    Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer, who has pledged to spend $100 million in the midterm elections to push his climate change agenda across the nation, announced Tuesday that he would fight efforts to delay a key element of California's...