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  • Cuban dissident blogger finds allies in Congress

    After years of trying to leave Cuba to visit other lands, Cuban dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez is making rounds on Capitol Hill and impressing Florida members of Congress of all stripes.  On Wednesday, it was Sen. Marco Rubio’s turn to praise...
  • U.S. Foreign Aid Must Have Strings Attached

    Sequestration is not the best time to be doling out foreign aid, surely the most unpopular item in the federal budget. Especially when the recipient is President Mohamed Morsi of Egypt. Morsi is intent on getting the release of Omar Abdel-Rahman (the...
  • Russians hedging their bets on prospects for Syrian peace accord

    Russian officials are working diligently with U.S. counterparts to revive collapsed peace talks on Syria’s future after more than two years of bloody civil war. But Moscow also has threatended to ship sophisticated anti-aircraft missiles to the...
  • In the Arab world, U.S. is low on leverage

    In the Arab world, U.S. is low on leverage
    The "Arab Spring" may not have succeeded in bringing democracy to the Middle East. But it has provided powerful evidence of a different phenomenon: the illusion of U.S. influence over governments we once considered our clients. Take Egypt. Before 2011,...
  • Israeli military calculated calorie needs of Gazans during embargo

     
    Israel’s military calculated the minimum number of calories per day that Gaza Strip residents would need to avoid malnutrition during its embargo of goods into the restive territory from 2007 to 2010, court documents released Wednesday show....
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Major hearing in Casey Anthony case today

    Major hearing in Casey Anthony case today
    A two-day hearing begins today on a series of motions by the defense and the prosecution in the Casey Anthony murder trial, with both sides seeking to control — and tailor — the information considered by the 12 people who will ultimately...
  • For parents, the ABCs of college finance

    For parents, the ABCs of college finance
    Look at your child, and think of college. If he or she is going to college this fall, you probably are feeling sick at the sight of the sticker price. After all, very few people can figure out how to come up with $20,000 to $60,000 a year on a moment's...
  • Clinton Condemns Syrian Crackdown On Protesters

    Clinton Condemns Syrian Crackdown On Protesters
    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton issued a statement late Friday while traveling in Rome, condemning the Syrian government's crackdown on protesters who took to the streets as part of the ongoing uprising against the regime of President...
  • McManus: Israel's brinkmanship, America's peril

    Last week, Gen. Norton A. Schwartz, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, confirmed a no-longer-surprising fact: the Pentagon has sent the White House a menu of options for going to war with Iran. But that doesn't mean the military thinks bombing Iran...
  • Japan's nuclear crisis widens

    Japan's nuclear crisis widens
    A fresh explosion rocked a crippled nuclear complex as rescuers from around the world converged on Japan's devastated earthquake zone, searching for survivors and ministering to the sick and hungry. With the death toll expected to ultimately reach the...