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  • Iran's leader appears unbending on core nuclear issues, say experts

    Iran's leader appears unbending on core nuclear issues, say experts
    Iran’s agreement last year to join international negotiations over its disputed nuclear program stirred a new debate about the country’s enigmatic supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Was the cleric an implacable revolutionary, as he...
  • SunRail, motorcyclists, and Fern Creek Elem.: Letters

    SunRail-crossing safety In the article "SunRail riders keep on rising" in Sunday's Sentinel, the following attracted my attention: "The circuitry, [Steve] Olson said, had to be reset at those intersections during a heavy downpour last week. When the...
  • Ted Cruz: Hillary Clinton not fit for president

    Ted Cruz: Hillary Clinton not fit for president
    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, dismisses former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as a full-time politician unworthy of the White House in an interview this morning on ABC's "This Week." Cruz has a withering view of Clinton's memoir, "Hard Choices," and her...
  • Iranian Actress Faces Public Flogging Over Red Carpet Kiss

    Iranian actress Leila Hatami, star of Oscar-winning film "A Separation," is causing a stir in her home country after publicly kissing Cannes president Gilles Jacob. Under Iran's strict Islamic regime, unrelated men and women are not allowed to touch or...
  • Alan Weisman on 'Countdown'

    Alan Weisman on 'Countdown'
    In his best-selling "The World Without Us" (2007), the veteran journalist Alan Weisman painted a startling portrait of what might happen on Earth if human beings suddenly vanished from the planet. In Weisman's exhaustively researched vision of a...
  • Iran marks 25th anniversary of Ayatollah Khomeini's death, knocks U.S.

    Iran's top cleric commemorated the 25th anniversary of the death of his predecessor, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, on Wednesday with a fiery anti-American speech that said the United States had failed in an effort to bring Iran "to its knees." "Despite...
  • U.S. Treasury to discuss funding for Iraq militant group

    WASHINGTON  - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will discuss counterterrorism financing during his visit to the Middle East, including the funding network of the group fomenting an insurgency in Iraq, Treasury officials said on Friday. President Barack...
  • Shanghai Festival Completes Competition Line-up

    HONG KONG - The upcoming Shanghai International Film Festival has completed its main competition line-up with the addition of four more recent movies. The fest (14-22 June) has added Brad Anderson's thriller "Eliza Graves," Aaron Wilson's wartime...
  • IAEA assessment plan presents new hurdle in Iran nuclear talks

    IAEA assessment plan presents new hurdle in Iran nuclear talks
    The United Nations is unlikely to complete its assessment of whether Iran has conducted research on nuclear weapons before the deadline set by six world powers for a deal to curb the country's nuclear activities, a new complication in the international...
  • World Cup brings international fans together in Chicago

    World Cup brings international fans together in Chicago
    Soldier Field was an ocean of green and red last week when Mexico's national soccer team came to town for a pre-World Cup warm-up match, but here and there were bright dabs of yellow and blue — fans dressed head to toe in the colors of Bosnia-...
  • Criminal wrongdoing and the CIA

    Too often "the law" is nothing more than prejudice embedded in jargon. So the Obama administration, in its attempt to hammer another national security leaker, is directly challenging the right of journalists to protect confidential sources....