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  • Ulman's next step: revitalize College Park

    Ulman's next step: revitalize College Park
    In the private sector for the first time in 12 years, former Howard County executive Ken Ulman has launched a consulting firm to offer economic development advice. Ulman's first job: helping the University of Maryland in College Park try to remake...
  • Carly Fiorina prepares a long-shot candidacy for president

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Carly Fiorina blazed a trail as the first woman to lead a Fortune 20 company, and the former chief executive of Hewlett-Packard now seems to have an even bigger "first-ever" achievement in mind. Fiorina, 60, is declaring "the end of...
  • Young Cuban-American groups emerge as Obama allies

    For a handful of Cuban-Americans, President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy wasn't much of a shocker. For months, they quietly advised the White House in hopes of shaping a new policy towards the communist-run nation. "A lot of what the president...
  • Haiti names interim prime minister

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Minister of Health Florence Duperval Guillaume has been designated interim prime minister to replace Laurent Lamothe, who resigned a week ago Saturday. Guillaume's designation was announced in an email signed by Enex Jean-Charles,...
  • Essibsi wins Tunisian presidency, exit polls show

    TUNIS, Tunisia Former Prime Minister Beji Caid Essibsi is the apparent winner of Sunday's presidential election, exit polls showed late Sunday. The polling firm Sigma Conseil said Essibsi is set to win 55.5 per cent of the vote, compared to 44.5...
  • PopPolitics: John Lewis Says 'Selma' Is 'Long Overdue'

    Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), who helped lead the 1965 voting rights march in Selma, Ala., that became known as "Bloody Sunday," said Ava DuVernay's new movie "Selma" is "long overdue." "The movie is good timing with what is going on in Ferguson, and I was so...
  • Manchester School Board Member Returns To "Party I Belong In"

    Manchester School Board Member Returns To "Party I Belong In"
    MANCHESTER — Ending a yearlong separation from the Democratic Party over "philosophical differences," school board member Neal Leon announced Saturday that he has returned to "the party I belong in." "I look forward to finishing the last year of my...
  • How Syria policy stalled under the 'analyst in chief'

    (This version of the story was refiled to clarify the size of National Security Council staff in paragraph 12 for the record, after the story originally published on October 9 was updated on October 28 and refiled on December 19, following White House...
  • New Newport Councilwoman Dixon listens to residents' needs

    New Newport Councilwoman Dixon listens to residents' needs
    For newly elected Newport Beach Mayor Pro Tem Diane Dixon, an interest in politics is a family affair. With two journalists for parents, a sister who just finished a stint on the Costa Mesa City Council and an upbringing that centered on local...
  • Taking few chances, Macao mildly protests Chinese visit

    For pro-democracy activists in this former Portuguese colony turned Asia’s gambling mecca, 2014 – the 15th anniversary of the territory’s return to Chinese rule – has been both the best and worst of times. Over the summer,...
  • Should non-citizens in the U.S. vote?

     Should non-citizens in the U.S. vote?
    As of Jan. 1, 2012, an estimated 13.3 million lawful permanent residents lived in the United States, and 8.8 million of them were eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship but had not done so. In California, 2.48 million out of 3.4 million green-card holders...