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  • Federal agencies set job applicant limits

    Federal agencies set job applicant limits
    Paul Mincarelli has been trying for three years to get into international work for the federal government. He says he knows the odds are stacked against him. Now the competition is likely to get more intense. Some agencies have begun to limit the...
  • Resignation of Prime Minister Maliki gives rise to hope in Iraq

    Iraq swung Friday between conflicting emotions: relief that Prime Minister Nouri Maliki’s resignation had averted a destabilizing power struggle and uneasiness over the challenges facing the country’s new leader. Maliki’s surprise...
  • Biden, Poroshenko say Russia's actions not humanitarian in Ukraine

    Biden, Poroshenko say Russia's actions not humanitarian in Ukraine
    Vice President Joe Biden agreed in a call with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday that Russia's military activities in eastern Ukraine were inconsistent with its stated desire to improve the humanitarian situation there, the White House said....
  • Hamas: Israel must accept Palestinian demands or face long war

    Hamas: Israel must accept Palestinian demands or face long war
    Hamas rejected on Saturday as insufficient offers made in Cairo to Palestinian negotiators seeking to end Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip, and raised the possibility of renewed fighting when the current truce expires. Israel said it had also not...
  • McDonnell trial: Walking through the indictment

    What should you expect this week, as the McDonnells begin their defense? Please. We have but guesses, and what we've already been told. We have been told, for example, that the governor will read a love email to his wife at some point - one he wrote...
  • Storms, liberals, and black males: Letters

    Preparing for storms? I have read Beth Kassab's column, "Remembering Charley, the storm that changed us," in Tuesday's Sentinel, and also the editorial on Wednesday "Remember Charley: Be ready for storm season." In 2004, my husband and I thought we...
  • Smallpox vaccine poses no danger to the public [Letter]

    Commentator D.A. Henderson's recent piece on smallpox contained an unbalanced and inaccurate description of a smallpox vaccine produced by my company, Bavarian Nordic ("Smallpox virus stocks are dangerous," Aug 6). Contrary to his statements, our...
  • In Illinois, 'F' isn't for 'friendly'

     In Illinois, 'F' isn't for 'friendly'
    You may have heard about the Gallup poll that makes Illinois sound like a horror movie scene in which panicked townspeople flee. Half our state's residents would move elsewhere if they could. The top reason cited: "work/business-related." Polls and...
  • Chan Lowe: Jeb snuffs out medical pot

    Chan Lowe: Jeb snuffs out medical pot
    One of the most intriguing paradoxes about American conservatism is how government interventionists and libertarians have somehow managed to get along with one another long enough to make common cause. Maybe it’s that old Middle Eastern adage,...
  • Uber opposition is anti-innovation

    If you're reading this in a major city, you could pull out your smartphone, summon a car and likely have a driver at your current location before you finish reading this article. Such is the power of Uber, the innovative ride-sharing app, which gives...
  • Walker Says Somers is Breaking Reagan's '11th Commandment'

    Walker Says Somers is Breaking Reagan's '11<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Commandment'
    HARTFORD — It's known as Ronald Reagan's 11th Commandment: "Thou Shalt Not Speak Ill of Any Fellow Republican.'' And now David Walker of Bridgeport, one of the Republicans running for lieutenant governor in Connecticut, is accusing his opponent,...