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  • Better know your local schools

    Better know your local schools
    Every year the Illinois State Board of Education releases School Report Card data, offering fresh insights into student demographics, academic performance, district finances, class sizes and more. An embargo on that information lifts Monday, and that's...
  • 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...
  • No good options for Iran

    No good options for Iran
    Speculation in Israel about the possibility of a strike on Iran's nuclear program in the coming weeks has intensified, and not just because of Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's tough talk in Jerusalem. Mr. Romney called for the U.S. and Israel...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Russians hedging their bets on prospects for Syrian peace accord

    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...
  • Heat embargoes help protect traveling pets

     
    From the International Pet and Animal Transportation Association: When you're traveling during the hot summer, consider the possibility of heat embargoes that some airlines enforce to protect pets from exposure to extreme heat while moving between...
  • PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Financial crisis causing public concern

     
    Palestinian Territories: Financial crisis causing public concern...
  • Government: The GOP wins the first round on the debt ceiling

     
    The collapse of the debt-ceiling talks has left House Republicans and Senate Democrats developing rival proposals, setting up a fight over just how much to raise the borrowing limit. But both proposals concede to the GOP's main demand: every dollar of...
  • Casey lone senator to question Syria ambassador

     
    When the U.S. envoy to Syria -- an area that's been overtaken by violence and human rights violations since mid-March -- testified before a Senate panel Tuesday, only Pennsylvania's U.S. Sen. Bob Casey stayed to ask him any questions. From......