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  • An electric Ferrari? Don't count on it

    At least that's what Ferrari president Luca di Montezemelo told Engadget in a recent interview. From Engadget:   Montezemelo said "You will never see a Ferrari electric because I don't believe in electric cars, because I don't think they represent an...
  • Obama urges progress in Myanmar ahead of rare roundtable

    YANGON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama urged Myanmar's government to make every effort to conclude a national ceasefire and protect the rights of minorities, just hours before the country's president and the military chief met opposition political...
  • Nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride; negotiations fail

    Nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride; negotiations fail
    CAPE ELIZABETH Maine (Reuters) - A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday, defying Maine's order that she be quarantined in her home and setting up a legal collision with...
  • Paul Simon bassist celebrates end of apartheid

    Paul Simon bassist celebrates end of apartheid
    Apartheid is over, at least officially, in South Africa. Twenty years ago the country had its first all-race election that ended its system of segregation. Nelson Mandela was elected as the nation's first non-white president. Bakithi Kumalo lived in...
  • Skintight Florida governor's race may go late next week

    Skintight Florida governor's race may go late next week
    TALLAHASSEE — After $100 million in ads, "fangate" and a slew of political celebrity weigh-ins from Bill Clinton to Chris Christie, Florida's gubernatorial battle likely will be decided in the wee hours of the night next week by a handful of votes....
  • Why Democrats face a bad night Tuesday

    Why Democrats face a bad night Tuesday
    Is this election really about nothing? Democrats might like to think so, but it's not. First, like all U.S. elections, it's about the economy. The effect of the weakest recovery in two generations is reflected in President Barack Obama's 13-point...
  • Governors, raining taxpayer $ on Illinois

    Governors, raining taxpayer $ on Illinois
    The announcements from Gov. Pat Quinn's office arrived via email bearing the official state of Illinois seal, signaling Real Government Business. But we all knew what they really were: campaign-ish announcements disguised as Real Government Business....
  • Why I'm voting for Pat Quinn

    Why I'm voting for Pat Quinn
    Last Sunday in these pages, under the headline "Why I'm voting for Bruce Rauner," my colleague Steve Chapman explained why he favors the Republican challenger in next week's gubernatorial election. Today, in response, I'll explain why I favor...
  • Hillary Clinton rallies for Brown

    Hillary Clinton rallies for Brown
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton came to Maryland on Thursday to praise the record of the O'Malley administration and urge young voters to turn out for Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown. At a rally on the University of Maryland in College Park,...
  • Once seen as a major race, campaign for controller is now a snoozer

    Once seen as a major race, campaign for controller is now a snoozer
    The campaign for state controller, the job responsible for paying the state's bills, was expected to be one of the year's most hotly contested, the showcase for a rising Republican star from the Central Valley. But it hasn't worked out that way....
  • Governor's Race Spending Passes $25 Million

    Governor's Race Spending Passes $25 Million
    Campaign spending in the dead-heat Connecticut governor's race continued at a feverish pace this week and has now gone past the $25 million mark. Republican business executive Tom Foley reported Thursday that his campaign had spent $1.67 million in...