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  • Rules on carbon emissions are foolish

    ARLINGTON, Texas Economic growth is intimately tied to energy use. The U.N. Human Development Index is highest in countries such as in Norway, Canada and the United States where energy use is also highest. Low energy use, such as in African countries,...
  • Renovated Forest Park to open soon

    Renovated Forest Park to open soon
    Lake Forest's $4 million Forest Park makeover remains in construction mode as a Memorial Day deadline passed without much park for the public to view or visit. The historic park, just east of Lake and Deerpath roads at the lakefront, has been closed...
  • Expiration of South Dakota Keystone permit another hurdle for TransCanada

    Public protests, legal tussles and delays have plagued the Keystone XL pipeline for years. Now TransCanada Corp., the company behind the project, faces another hurdle when the permit it needs to build in South Dakota expires on June 29. The...
  • McCarthy poised to capture House's No. 2 spot

    SAN JOSE, Calif. When Rep. Kevin McCarthy was elected to Congress just eight years ago, he became part of a trio soon known as the "Young Guns," the faces of a younger generation that would map the GOP's future. Now two of those guns have misfired Paul...
  • Iraq crisis: Government asks U.S. for air support to fight militants

    Iraq crisis: Government asks U.S. for air support  to fight militants
    President Obama updated congressional leaders on Wednesday on the situation in Iraq and reviewed what he sees as options for "increased security assistance" for the country, which is grappling with insurgents led by the Islamic State of Iraq and the ...
  • Polluting our health

    Polluting our health
    The first thing Julie Franks-Marchese does each morning is click an app on her phone that gives her an air-quality report for Valencia, Pa., where she lives with her husband, Michael Marchese, and their sons, Jesse, 11, and Tyler, 15. Then she plans her...
  • Key Iraqi oil refinery shuts down as Islamists press to seize it

    IRBIL, Iraq The oil refinery in the town of Baiji supplies at least 40 percent of Iraq's gasoline production, making it one of the most crucial facilities in a country that, despite its oil wealth, must import gasoline to feed the foreign-made automobiles...
  • East Hartford Gives Vietnam-Era Veteran Honorary Diploma

     East Hartford Gives Vietnam-Era Veteran Honorary Diploma
    EAST HARTFORD — A 57-year-old Vietnam War-era veteran who joined the military before he could graduate from high school was awarded an honorary diploma by the school board on Tuesday night. "It's 40 years later and I'm going to go to Hillside...
  • Costly errors give new hope to al-Qaida

    The dissolution of Iraq is the entirely predictable result of a series of bad American decisions compounded by Iraqi government mistakes. The result is a disaster for the Iraqi and American people and a gift to radical Islamists worldwide. Correcting...
  • Iran maneuvers to win blame game if nuclear talks collapse

    Iran maneuvers to win blame game if nuclear talks collapse
    Iran's nuclear negotiating team has come to this city hoping to seal a deal on its disputed nuclear program that will finally remove the international sanctions crippling its economy. But just in case they don't win that diplomatic victory, they are...
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