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  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 2

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 2
    The Underwoods are in crisis mode. Frank is meeting with the top Democrats in congress. He thinks that they're meeting to talk about his jobs program, America Works. In reality, they're confronting him, telling him that it's in the best interests of...
  • Lesotho votes in bid to overcome tension

    The southern African nation of Lesotho on Saturday held an early election aimed at overcoming tension among political factions that has led to violence among security forces since last year. Polling stations closed after peaceful voting in the mountain...
  • Poland's 'Barbie' candidate dashes hope for left's revival

    Poland's main left-wing party was once a major player. It helped bring Poland into the European Union, sent troops to Iraq and let the CIA operate a secret prison for terror suspects. Today the Democratic Left Alliance — heir to the Cold War-era'...
  • The Times' endorsements for Tuesday's election

    The Times' endorsements for Tuesday's election
    Don't sit this election out. It's true that there's no high-profile mayor's race or marijuana ballot measure, but Tuesday's election could lead to one of the most significant changes to local government in years. If Charter Amendments 1 and 2 pass, city...
  • Despite some nightmares, poll finds voters still California Dreamin'

    Despite some nightmares, poll finds voters still California Dreamin'
    It has beckoned for generations. To California came the Spanish missionaries, the Gold Rush buccaneers, the Dust Bowl refugees, émigrés from the East and the South and other lands, entrepreneurs and hippies and assembly line laborers and farmworkers,...
  • Wisconsin's Walker adjusts to rigor of presidential politics

    Scott Walker may have won three elections in the past four years, but he's still finding his way in presidential politics. The Wisconsin governor made a splash last month in first-to-vote Iowa, wowing Republicans and vaulting to the top of several still-...
  • A 500-year-old dispute threatens Modi's plan to modernize India

    NEW DELHI Under a rusty metal roof in one of India's oldest cities, Amrat Lal and a dozen other craftsmen carefully engrave thousands of slabs of sandstone. When finally put together, they threaten to reignite religious violence. The stone pillars and...
  • Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll, Scott Walker close second

    Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll, Scott Walker close second
    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has won the Conservative Political Action Conference's annual presidential preference straw poll. Pollsters announced Saturday that Paul won 25.7 percent of the votes in the annual survey, giving Paul his third consecutive win in...
  • O'Malley points to financial regulation as a campaign issue

    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is considering entering the Democratic presidential race, said Saturday that financial regulation needs to be at the forefront of the 2016 campaign and suggested big banks need to be broken up if they might harm...
  • GOP pushes budget plan, contentious issues in Legislature

    The firm control that Republicans have over the Indiana Legislature has them forging ahead on a school funding overhaul that shifts tens of millions of dollars to growing suburban schools, along with contentious issues favored by social conservatives...
  • Mayoral candidates urged to back sick leave ordinance

     Mayoral candidates urged to back sick leave ordinance
    Chicago labor and community groups are calling on mayoral candidates to support an ordinance that would allow workers to earn five to nine days of paid sick leave. Nearly 82 percent of Chicago voters Tuesday supported paid leave in a nonbinding...