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  • Christie interviewed by prosecutors over 2013 lane closings

    TRENTON, N.J. 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...
  • Jay Ambrose: Obama helped by staying out of the way, but here he comes

    For most of his six years in office, President Barack Obama utilized virtually every means a Keynesian imagination can cook up to give us the worst economic recovery since World War II. First came a waddling, often misdirected, utterly confused, obese...
  • In Venezuela, state-issued textbooks boost socialist projects while teaching math and history

    Students here study math by calculating the benefits of government land takeovers. They practice English by reciting where late President Hugo Chavez was born and learn civics by explaining why the elderly should give him thanks. Pro-administration...
  • Christie, mulling White House run, faces decision on Cowboys game

    TRENTON, N.J. As New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie considers whether to enter the 2016 presidential race, first he has to decide whether to attend a football game. Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who paid for the governor's Jan. 4 trip to see the team win...
  • Wisconsin Gov. Walker to test the presidential waters at Iowa gathering

    MADISON, Wis. Here goes. Gov. Scott Walker is proving this week that his presidential bid isn't just a daydream of his conservative admirers and news media prowling for the next big political story. On Thursday, he announced he will appear alongside...
  • Find your perfect Christmas tree at countryside farms and nearby garden centers

    Find your perfect Christmas tree at countryside farms and nearby garden centers
    When I was a kid, my father headed for the forest behind our house in Lynchburg, where he searched for the best cedar to cut for our Christmas tree. Mom wanted nothing but a cedar because the native tree filled the house with a wonderful fragrance no...
  • Enlist Turkey in plan to remove Assad and defeat Islamic State: New Voices

    In November, we witnessed four significant events in Syria. First, U.S.-backed Syrian rebels were routed by al-Qaida-affiliated groups from a stronghold in northeastern Syria. Next, al-Nusra Front and the Islamic State joined forces to gain...
  • No proof Christie knew of bridge scandal, New Jersey panel says

    State lawmakers in New Jersey investigating last year's scheme to snarl traffic leading to the George Washington Bridge say they've yet to turn up evidence that Gov. Chris Christie knew anything about it. After 11 months of work, the investigative...
  • Boca resident to receive highest civilian honor Congress bestows

    Boca resident to receive highest civilian honor Congress bestows
    A city resident will be among the 40 founding members of the Civil Air Patrol who will receive the Congressional Gold Medal this week — the highest honor Congress bestows on civilians. After Wednesday's ceremony in Washington, D.C., the name of...
  • Obama tackles different agendas in BET, 'Colbert Report' interviews

    Obama tackles different agendas in BET, 'Colbert Report' interviews
    President Obama's first sit-down TV interview since the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case touched off protests around the country will air tonight on BET. Obama's interview with BET reporter Jeff Johnson is set to air in part at 5 p.m. ET...
  • Presidential orders are constitutional

    Presidential orders are constitutional
    If an opinion expressed in a letter to the editor is correct, then not only has President Obama bypassed the Constitution with his recent executive order but so has every president since George Washington because each issued executive orders in some way...