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  • Fun history lesson in Pines

    Fun history lesson in Pines
    George Washington helped with the car line and Betsy Ross worked on the safety patrol at Pembroke Lakes Elementary School in Pembroke Pines. The nation's first president and the woman credited with making the first American flag were channeled by fifth-...
  • Christie hammers home message, nails down support of Home Depot cofounder

    TRENTON, N.J. As New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie nears a decision on whether to run for president, he faces a likely crowded Republican primary field and competition for wealthy donors. One billionaire, however, has made his allegiance to Christie clear....
  • Proposed tax increase 'a non-starter' Toomey says

    Proposed tax increase 'a non-starter' Toomey says
    WASHINGTON — Hours before President Barack Obama wrapped up his prime-time State of the Union address, Sen. Pat Toomey's staff went over the logistics of their boss' response. Included was how to meet up with Toomey afterward on the other side...
  • Why didn't the U.S. show up for Paris march?

    President Obama was the only major Western leader to skip the greatest anti-terror rally in history ("White House says it erred in not sending a higher-level official to Paris anti-terror march," Jan. 13). Mr. Obama remains unusually deferential and...
  • Four iconic portraits and a favored belonging give CW visitors a rare look at George Washington

    Four iconic portraits and a favored belonging give CW visitors a rare look at George Washington
    If you ever wanted to look the most indispensable Founding Father in the eye, this might be a good time. With the recent acquisition of an iconic Gilbert Stuart portrait — plus the timely loan of a much earlier landmark likeness — Colonial...
  • Where is the line for leaders issuing executive orders?

    If the 2010 mid-term elections were according to President Obama “a shellacking,” then it’s going to take a lot to strip away the pain of the Republican Party’s midterm election victory in 2014. For the first time in eight years,...
  • Martelly assumes responsibility for crisis as Haiti gets new government

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti With foreign diplomats looking on, an uneasy Haitian President Michel Martelly looked into the television cameras and in a solemn address to the nation, affirmed his support for credible and fair elections even as he assumed...
  • Chris Christie interviewed by prosecutors over 2013 N.J. lane closings

    Chris Christie interviewed by prosecutors over 2013 N.J. lane closings
    U.S. prosecutors interviewed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as part of a probe into the George Washington Bridge lane closings in 2013. “Governor Christie made clear from Day One that he and his administration would fully cooperate with all...
  • Obama's inexcusable snub of our oldest ally

    In Paris on Sunday, the United States really led from behind — so far behind that President Barack Obama and other important U.S. officials stayed stateside as 40 other world leaders joined about 1.5 million Frenchmen in a stirring riposte to...
  • David Ramsey: Time for a new Broncos era, without Peyton Manning

    DENVER The Peyton Manning Era has been a spectacular success for the Broncos. Full of wins. Full of thrills. It's time to start a new era. Let's be clear about Manning's greatness, even as he walks into the sunset of his career. He revived a franchise....
  • Vanishing Mount Vernon Inn mirrored national roadside style

    In car trips along southern highways, I've become a seasoned road warrior when it comes to motels — even motels where my fellow travelers come to the free breakfast bar in pajamas and bare feet. I witnessed that during recent holiday travels. Such...