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  • Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies

    Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies
    Russia on Thursday began rolling out a sweeping embargo on food imports from the United States, members of the European Union and allied nations in response to those countries' economic sanctions for Moscow's aggressiveness in Ukraine. Prime Minister...
  • Do top-flight, foreign airlines get unfair lift in U.S.?

     Do top-flight, foreign airlines get unfair lift in U.S.?
    The world's highest-rated overseas airlines have entered the Chicago market in recent years, including one last week, highlighting economic opportunity for Chicago but also fueling controversy about whether foreign carriers have an unfair advantage over...
  • President Obama's remarks on Iraq

    President Obama's remarks on Iraq
    The White House has released the following transcript of President Obama's remarks on Thursday: "Good evening. Today I authorized two operations in Iraq: targeted airstrikes to protect our American personnel, and a humanitarian effort to help save...
  • Republicans hold national meeting in Obama's hometown, tout 'permanent ground game'

    Republicans hold national meeting in Obama's hometown, tout 'permanent ground game'
    Top national Republicans held their summer meeting in Chicago today in a symbolic defiance to hometown President Barack Obama, Illinois’ blue-state status and Democrats who control the Senate, and vowed an expensive and expansive mid-term campaign...
  • A bitter harvest for a hungry India

    When Narendra Modi took office as prime minister of the world's largest democracy on a pro-business platform in May, we were optimistic. Modi had embraced a campaign theme stressing jobs and economic expansion. Among his priorities, he said, were stronger...
  • Selling city parking garages makes sense [Commentary]

    Selling city parking garages makes sense [Commentary]
    Running parking garages is not a core function of government, so Baltimore Mayor Rawlings-Blake's plan to sell off city-owned garages would be an encouraging step toward shedding non-essential city assets and investing in more important priorities for the...
  • Russian leader of eastern Ukraine rebellion cedes fight to locals

    The flagging pro-Russia rebellion in eastern Ukraine has a new leader fighting to keep control of the militants' most important stronghold following the resignation of a Russian citizen who had directed the insurgency since it began more than four...
  • 'Uber Republicans'? That's Only Beginning Of Millennial Frustrations

    'Uber Republicans'? That's Only Beginning Of Millennial Frustrations
    The Republican Party could be on to something with its embrace of Uber and other car-sharing services in their battle with union-dominated, bureaucracy-laden taxicab fleets in major American cities. But the GOP needs to do similar things to tap into...
  • v [Letter]

    v [Letter]
    Letter writer David Ingalls recently compared the size of government to a having shoe size large enough to do the job ("How long will we wait to address climate change?" Aug. 8). Well, how big does government have to be to control climate change? I don'...
  • Chaos in Baghdad [Editorial]

    Chaos in Baghdad  [Editorial]
    Just when it seemed the situation in Iraq couldn't get any worse, the government moved a step closer to collapsing into chaos on Sunday when its president, Fuad Masum, formally nominated a candidate to replace the country's authoritarian prime minister,...
  • Campaign finance and bipartisan censorship

    Campaign finance and bipartisan censorship
    Congressional Democrats are lining up behind a constitutional amendment to allow restrictions on campaign contributions and spending, and Republicans, to their everlasting credit, are opposed. They agree with the Supreme Court that limits like these are...