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  • Tunisian secularist wins first presidential round, heads for run-off

    Tunisian secularist leader Beji Caid Essebsi has narrowly beaten incumbent President Moncef Marzouki in the first round of a landmark presidential election, but the two frontrunners must meet again in a December run-off. The vote for Tunisia's first...
  • 8 seek appointment to DuPage County Board

    8 seek appointment to DuPage County Board
    Eight candidates have tossed their hats in the ring seeking to be appointed to fill out the unexpired DuPage County Board term of District 4 representative JR McBride, who died on Oct. 24. DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin will appoint a candidate...
  • Hefty government spending ends Brazil's recession, for now

    Brazil probably escaped recession in the third quarter due to higher government spending, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday, suggesting the economy is particularly vulnerable to potential budget cuts currently in the works. Data due out on Friday will...
  • Jewish-nation bill frays Israel's delicate social fabric

    Israel is poised to pass one of the most divisive laws in its 66-year history, a bill that would declare it the homeland of the Jewish people only -- and further alienate its Arab minority. Political infighting over the measure is already threatening...
  • More Problems In The Registrars Of Voters' Office

    More Problems In The Registrars Of Voters' Office
    Hartford's three registrars for weeks have been dealing with the fallout from Election Day, when voting was delayed at some polling places because voter lists arrived late. A council-appointed committee of inquiry and the State Elections Enforcement...
  • Commentary: Libertarianism's the antidote to liberalism, conservatism

    If you think about it, all people (except psychopaths) live their lives with the libertarian values of persuasion instead of coercion. That is to say we cannot force people to like us or socialize with us. Instead, we either have a fulfilling social...
  • Sleepy Time In Hartford

    Sleepy Time In Hartford
    I think the solution to the problem of incompetent registrars of voters is to make them be appointed by the Connecticut secretary of the state. This business of electing them makes no sense, and the idea that each party should be represented is a major...
  • Hagel, under pressure, resigns as U.S. defense secretary

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, leaving under pressure as President Barack Obama faces critical national security challenges, including fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and revising plans to exit Afghanistan. It was the...
  • Chuck Hagel, under pressure, resigns as defense secretary

    Chuck Hagel, under pressure, resigns as defense secretary
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, leaving under pressure as President Barack Obama faces critical national security challenges, including fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and revising plans to exit Afghanistan. It was the first...
  • Jules Witcover: Obama's immigration gamble a bid to salvage legacy

    — Barack Obama's decision to follow through on his plan to reform immigration policy through an executive action is an uncharacteristically bold gamble, made in the hope of salvaging the final two years of his presidency and his own political...
  • New House GOP better for science -- by a micron

    New House GOP better for science -- by a micron
    For many thinking Americans, the anti-intellectual core of Republican Party policies was made real during a 2007 primary debate among its 11 presidential candidates, when three raised their hands to say they doubted the theory of evolution. More...