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  • Howard Wolpe dies at 71; Michigan congressman sponsored anti-apartheid act

    Howard Wolpe dies at 71; Michigan congressman sponsored anti-apartheid act
    Former U.S. Rep. Howard Wolpe, a Michigan Democrat who played a key role in the 1986 passage of the federal anti-apartheid act that imposed economic sanctions on South Africa, has died. He was 71. Wolpe, who had been ill with a heart condition, died...
  • Mitt Romney says reducing spending a 'moral responsibility'

    Mitt Romney says reducing spending a 'moral responsibility'
    Portraying himself as a frugal turnaround expert who helped launch the Staples office supply chain, Mitt Romney told a New Hampshire audience Thursday night that he was uniquely qualified to whittle down the nation’s budget deficit and improve...
  • State lawmakers head to Cuba next week on trade mission

    State lawmakers head to Cuba next week on trade mission
    About a dozen state lawmakers are headed for Cuba next week for a trip they hope will boost Illinois exports. The six-day tour is being led by Rep. Jack Franks, D-Marengo, and Rep. Dan Burke, D-Chicago. They said no taxpayer dollars will be spent on...
  • 11 de Septiembre queda marcado con nuevo monumento a las víctimas

    <b>11 de Septiembre queda marcado con nuevo monumento a las v&#237;ctimas</b>
    Determinados a nunca olvidar pero quizás listos para seguir adelante, los estadounidenses dieron el domingo al 11 de septiembre un lugar en la historia y dejaron un recuerdo para una nueva generación. Una ceremonia solemne de recordación se realizó en el...
  • McManus: Technology that protects protesters

    Early this year, as street protests began spreading across the Arab world, a young Internet expert from Germany, Katrin Verclas, asked Egyptian democracy activists what kind of technology they needed most. More laptop computers? Better access to the Web?...
  • 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...
  • La cantante Amy Winehouse fue hallada muerta a los 27 años de edad en su departamento en Londres

    <b>La cantante Amy Winehouse</b> fue hallada muerta a los 27 a&#241;os de edad en su departamento en Londres
    Amy Winehouse sintentizó su carrera en una sola canción como muy pocos artistas lo han logrado. "Trataron de hacer que fuera a rehabilitación", cantó Winehouse en su exitoso tema del 2006, "Rehab". "Les dije, 'no, no, no"'. En ocasiones dijo que sí,...
  • Cut foreign aid to Armenia and other countries that work against United States

    I am an American who is concerned about our debt and excessive spending, such as on foreign aid to nations that work against us and kill our soldiers. Since the Senate and House Appropriations committees are considering the FY2012 foreign aid bill, with...
  • Cutting foreign aid can be counter-productive

    In response to the recent letter regarding foreign assistance to Armenia ("Cut foreign aid to Armenia and other countries that work against United States," July 31), the proposition to reduce assistance to Armenia and other states whose domestic and...
  • It's getting easier to visit Cuba

    It's getting easier to visit Cuba
    WASHINGTON -- Betsy Blades has been curious about Cuba ever since 1959 when she was 15 years old and watched news clips of Fidel Castro’s revolution. The retired social worker from Baltimore, now 68, will seize a chance to visit the forbidden...
  • No way to fight a war

    As a retired veteran, I was saddened to read of the helicopter crash in Afghanistan that killed more than two dozen U.S. special forces troops Saturday. The Taliban claim responsibility for the catastrophe, but the U.S. and United Nations must share part...