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  • Doyle McManus: Middle East hopes and fears

    Doyle McManus: Middle East hopes and fears
    We may be the world's only remaining superpower, but we've been a secondary factor in the wave of change sweeping the Arab world. Tunisia held its revolution without American help, unless you count Facebook and Twitter. In Egypt, President Obama probably...
  • Baltimore housing authority racking up legal bills for lead cases

    The Housing Authority of Baltimore City often cites a lack of funds to explain its refusal to pay nearly $12 million in court-ordered judgments to former public housing residents who suffered permanent lead-paint poisoning as children. But the city's...
  • What will the U.S. response be to Syria's crimes against humanity?

    What will the U.S. response be to Syria's crimes against humanity?
    The Syrian government's increasingly brutal crackdown on peaceful protesters is putting the Obama administration's revamped Middle East policy to its first real test. It's one thing to say U.S. policy toward the region should spring from America's core...
  • Sammy Ofer dies at 89; Israeli business tycoon

    Reporting from Jerusalem -- Israeli billionaire Sammy Ofer, whose powerful, family-owned conglomerate is under scrutiny for alleged dealings with Iran, died Friday in Tel Aviv after a long illness. He was 89. Considered Israel's richest man with a family...
  • Foreign aid doesn't make us more secure

    Jeff Danovich's commentary "Foreign aid keeps us safe" (Dec.5) could not be further from the truth. It is wrong to rob middle-class American taxpayers in order to enrich wealthy foreign leaders. In most cases, U.S. foreign aid does more harm than good....
  • Al Schwimmer dies at 94; founder of Israel's aerospace industry

    Al Schwimmer dies at 94; founder of Israel's aerospace industry
    Al Schwimmer, a former aircraft engineer who smuggled American planes to Israel for its 1948 war of independence, founded its aerospace industry and later became a figure in the Iran-Contra affair, died in Tel Aviv on Friday, his 94th birthday. The cause...
  • We need a 'weapons BRAC'

    We need a 'weapons BRAC'
    The American defense community stands at a crossroads. The need to trim the defense budget, as Defense Secretary Robert Gates recently put it, is a "matter of simple arithmetic and political reality." Meanwhile, this year's defense authorization bill,...
  • Teel Time: Kentucky-Calipari case exposes oversights by Hampton U., other MEAC schools

    Teel Time: Kentucky-Calipari case exposes oversights by Hampton U., other MEAC schools
    The following post is sponsored by Glass Houses Inc., which reminds all customers to refrain from throwing stones. That includes you, Dennis Thomas. Commissioner of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and a former athletic director at Hampton...
  • U.S. risks wasting billions more in Afghanistan aid, report says

    U.S. risks wasting billions more in Afghanistan aid, report says
    Reviewing the multibillion-dollar U.S. aid program in Afghanistan two years ago, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pronounced it a "heartbreaking" failure and promised to make a successful aid program the centerpiece of a revamped strategy to...
  • Avalancha de rumores sobre Chávez, dentro y fuera de Venezuela

    Las preocupaciones sobre la salud del presidente venezolano Hugo Chávez crecen como una avalancha en la medida que se prolonga su ausencia del país debido a una repentina cirugía en Cuba, a causa de una enfermedad de la cual no se tienen detalles. Sus...
  • Venezolanos reaccionan con optimismo y cautela sobre condición de Chávez

    Venezolanos reaccionan con optimismo y cautela sobre condición de Chávez
    SUNRISE — La noticia de que Hugo Chávez pudiera estar muy enfermo para seguir gobernando a Venezuela ha llenado de optimismo a muchos venezolanos en el sur de Florida, como a Ramón Peraza Jr. Peraza, estudiante pos graduado de administración...