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  • NATO Secretary General, world leaders arrive in Chicago

    NATO Secretary General, world leaders arrive in Chicago
    Many of the world's leaders are now in Chicago, and Sunday morning, they'll be at McCormick Place, where talks begin on a number of issues with the war in Afghanistan and the European economy, highest on the list. Like a well-choreographed dance,...
  • G8, Raising Pressure On Iran, Puts Oil Stocks On Standby

    G8, Raising Pressure On Iran, Puts Oil Stocks On Standby
    CAMP DAVID, Maryland (Reuters) - Leaders of the Group of Eight major economies raised the pressure on Iran on Saturday, signaling their readiness to tap into emergency oil stockpiles quickly this summer if tougher new sanctions on Tehran threaten to...
  • Putin returns, and so does a Cold War mentality

    Putin returns, and so does a Cold War mentality
    Now that Vladimir Putin is Russia's president once again, the result of still another fraudulent election, we should expect ever more hostile relations with Moscow. Mr. Putin, a vain and vulgar man, was born and bred to despise the United States. And...
  • Virgen's View: Mendes Bros. Academy grand opening on Sunday

    The RVCA family is excited for Sunday. That's the day of the grand opening for the Mendes Bros. Academy, a jiu jitsu gym, in Costa Mesa. The Mendes brothers, Rafael and Gui, will be offering a free seminar during the grand opening, starting at 1 p.m. The...
  • Local activists say Occupy Baltimore still working for change

    Local activists say Occupy Baltimore still working for change
    Some are working to change the way development in Baltimore affects low-income residents. Others are using art to comment on social inequalities. Still others are battling home foreclosures in the city or gathering free books to hand out in poor...
  • Indian tribes, with more clout and money, find an ally in Obama

    Indian tribes, with more clout and money, find an ally in Obama
    WASHINGTON — At a July fundraiser in the elegant Mandarin Oriental hotel near Washington's Tidal Basin, President Obama met with some of his most steadfast supporters — two dozen political and business leaders eager to write sizable checks...
  • Dalai Lama looks to China's young people

    Nobel Peace Laureates closed their summit in Chicago Wednesday by appealing to the world’s youth to pursue a better future. Meanwhile, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama added that the future of the relationship between Tibetans and the Chinese is...
  • Monday, April 30, 2012

    5:30 - 9 a.m.  Jonathon Brandmeier 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Mike McConnell  9:35 a.m.  Why should you care about the G8 summit? Mike McConnell has the answer. 12 - 3 p.m.   John Williams 12:05 p.m.  John Williams spent his weekend blushing while reading 50...
  • World leaders gear up for G-20 and G-8 summits in Canada

    World leaders gear up for G-20 and G-8 summits in Canada
    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been harshly criticized at home for the nearly $1-billion price tag of hosting overlapping summits of world leaders in Ontario this weekend. Most of the money has been spent on the security measures deemed...
  • PASSINGS: Len Lesser, Sidney Harth, Ratu Josefa Iloilo, Santi Santamaria, T.P. McKenna, Howard Lucraft

    PASSINGS: Len Lesser, Sidney Harth, Ratu Josefa Iloilo, Santi Santamaria, T.P. McKenna, Howard Lucraft
    Len Lesser Veteran character actor Len Lesser, 88, a veteran character actor best known for his recurring role in the 1990s as Uncle Leo on the hit NBC-TV comedy "Seinfeld," died Wednesday in Burbank, publicist Laura Stegman said. He had pneumonia and...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago (mp3) (WLS-AM) Guest host John Dempsey with Lynn Sweet of the Sun Times, Eric Zorn and......