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  • After the vote and the veto, the Keystone XL pipeline could make a comeback

    The U.S. Senate launched its first great debate of 2015 this week, on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would carry oil from the tar sands of Alberta to the refineries of Texas. Predictably, the rhetoric was apocalyptic. “I think XL stands for...
  • Cuba, eyesore and death cult: Letters

    Cuba, eyesore and death cult: Letters
    Seeking substance on Cuba Writer Justin M. Napolitano believes that by "opening a door to free trade, we have a chance to introduce capitalism in Cuba." Cuba can trade with about every country represented in the United Nations, except the U.S., and...
  • Seniors on the Go: Cutting foreign travel hassles in 2015

    Seniors on the Go: Cutting foreign travel hassles in 2015
    International travelers this year can expect to see some reductions in the usual red tape and general hassles. Some important gains are already in place, and others are coming. Preclearance. U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced last year that...
  • Keystone pipeline: GOP, Democrats prepare to load up bill

    Keystone pipeline: GOP, Democrats prepare to load up bill
    Democrats plan to use Senate consideration of the Keystone XL oil pipeline to get Republicans on the record about climate change and to resurrect parts of a bipartisan energy efficiency bill doomed by pipeline politics last year. But Republicans readied...
  • 20 years after losing battle to stop NAFTA, unions are on the warpath again over Pacific deal

    Just over two decades after lobbying unsuccessfully against the North American Free Trade Agreement, U.S. labor unions are again voicing strong reservations to a proposed major trade-liberalization deal. At issue now is the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a...
  • Islamic extremism threat balances tougher law enforcement against civil liberties around world

    The threat of Islamic extremism has justice officials balancing tougher law enforcement against the need to protect civil liberties, and that balance is struck in myriad ways around the world. The FBI's collection of demographic data on U.S. communities...
  • Keystone XL pipeline bill clears hurdle in GOP-controlled Senate despite Obama veto threat

    Legislation approving construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared an initial Senate hurdle Monday, a victory for newly empowered Republicans angling for a quick veto showdown with President Barack Obama. The bipartisan 63-32 vote was three...
  • Pistons get payback vs. Raptors, win 114-111

    TORONTO OK, nobody saw that coming. Back-to-back jumpers from Jonas Jerebko and a desperation three-pointer from Jodie Meeks pulled the Detroit Pistons to a 114-111 victory over the Toronto Raptors Monday night at the Air Canada Centre. The victory...
  • Senate votes to advance Keystone XL bill

    WASHINGTON The Keystone XL pipeline won a key vote in the Senate on Monday evening, clearing a path for a bill approving its construction to soon pass after six years of debate over the controversial proposal to ship Canadian crude oil to refineries on...
  • Screening at airports, federal buildings boosted after Paris attacks

    Security is being ramped up at federal buildings and airports across the U.S. in response to last week’s attacks in Paris, the nation’s top homeland security official said Monday. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson called the measures...
  • 2015 Florida soccer schedule

    2015 Florida soccer schedule
    We’ve reached 2015 and it is a big year ahead for Orlando City. Let’s take a look at the major dates in the coming months for soccer in, around and related to Orlando. From Orlando City to the U.S. men’s and women’s national team...