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  • The morality brigade

    The morality brigade
    We're still legislating and regulating private morality, while at the same time ignoring the much larger crisis of public morality in America. In recent weeks, Republican state legislators have decided to thwart the Supreme Court's 1973 decision in...
  • Casino owner Sheldon Adelson hit with $70-million verdict

    LAS VEGAS – A Hong Kong businessman hit a $70-million court-awarded jackpot Tuesday when a jury agreed that he had helped the casino empire run by billionaire Sheldon Adelson get a gambling foothold in China. This is the second time in five...
  • O.J. Simpson to testify in bid for new trial

    O.J. Simpson to testify in bid for new trial
    LAS VEGAS — O.J. Simpson is expected to take the stand Wednesday as he seeks a new trial on his 2008 convictions for robbery and kidnapping, which sent him to prison for up to 33 years. For two consecutive days, the fallen Hall of Fame running...
  • O.J. Simpson says he didn't know his Las Vegas cohorts had guns

    O.J. Simpson says he didn't know his Las Vegas cohorts had guns
    LAS VEGAS — O.J. Simpson finally took the stand as the star witness in his bid to receive a new trial on the kidnapping and robbery charges that sent him to prison for up to 33 years. Gently coached in about 2 1/2 hours of testimony Wednesday...
  • The shame of secret political donors

    The shame of secret political donors
    Thanks to the tenacity of the Fair Political Practices Commission, the names are now dribbling out of the campaign donors who secretly supported an anti-union measure and opposed a desperately needed tax increase on last year's California ballot. As one...
  • Documents set off speculation about identity of secret donors

    Documents released Thursday as part of a state investigation into the transfer of millions of dollars into California campaigns through a network of secretive nonprofit groups have set off a new hobby in state political circles -- trying to figure out the...
  • State watchdog who probed secret political money takes U.S. post

    SACRAMENTO — Ann Ravel will start her new job in Washington on Monday with the kind of celebrity status rare for a career government lawyer. As California's top political watchdog, she launched a landmark investigation into secretive nonprofit...
  • Russians hedging their bets on prospects for Syrian peace accord

    Russian officials are working diligently with U.S. counterparts to revive collapsed peace talks on Syria’s future after more than two years of bloody civil war. But Moscow also has threatended to ship sophisticated anti-aircraft missiles to the...
  • Courting Jewish voters, presidential candidates tout support for Israel

    Courting Jewish voters, presidential candidates tout support for Israel
    It began like a hailstorm and hasn't let up. First, spirited sniping over Israel between President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney during their Boca Raton debate. Then came the Democratic and Republican surrogates, intensifying protracted efforts...
  • Chan Lowe: Newt Gingrich's vanity

    Chan Lowe: Newt Gingrich's vanity
    In case anyone had any doubts about Newt Gingrich’s true motivations, they have now become glaringly apparent as he continues his pointless (I won’t say, “Quixotic,” because that would imply that there’s a higher principle...
  • Gingrich attack on Romney an attack on Republicans

    Gingrich attack on Romney an attack on Republicans
    So Newt Gingrich is borrowing from the Democrats' oppo-reserach book with his attacks on Mitt Romney's legacy as a leveraged buyout artist. Suddenly leveraged buyouts are "predatory" and "paper shuffling," Gingrich says, according to the NYT. Financed...