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  • Employed white southerners most likely to lose coverage in Supreme Court case

    If the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down tax credits for people buying health insurance on the federal exchange, about 8.2 million Americans in 34 states could lose their coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Most of the people likely to be affected are...
  • Brian Williams suspended amid Iraq war scandal

    An exaggerated tale of combat in which no one was injured has proved injurious to the career of Brian Williams, who was suspended for six months without pay from his post at the top-rated “NBC Nightly News.” The swift punishment for Williams...
  • Manes: Retired Gary educator a witness to history

    "The impact of her personality and its unwavering devotion to high principle and purpose cannot be contained in a single day or era." – Martin Luther King (summarizing Eleanor Roosevelt's commitment to racial justice) In honor of Black History...
  • Miller overreacts, Hogan benefits

    We doubt Gov. Larry Hogan intended to make Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller's head explode with his State of the State speech last week, but it might wind up working out for him politically, if not for the people of the state substantively. The...
  • Florida travel calendar for February

    Florida travel calendar for February
    Check out festivals and events in February across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Jan. 31, 2014 - Feb. 1, 2015: 9th...
  • More funds for Washington carrier refueling at Newport News Shipbuilding

    More funds for Washington carrier refueling at Newport News Shipbuilding
    Huntington Ingalls Industries received additional funds Wednesday for the refueling and modernization of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, a project once on the Navy's endangered list. The company announced it had been awarded a $224 million...
  • House Freedom Caucus looks to be a force � in leadership and lawmaking

    WASHINGTON The House Freedom Caucus is only a few weeks old, but some members say the new conservative faction is already pulling the House Republican Conference to the right. Before the HFC convened a single meeting, it so complicated the GOP debate on a...
  • Why a quiet family man took up arms against Gambia

    MINNEAPOLIS Before a December trip to his native Gambia, Papa Faal dropped off a housewarming gift of kitchen utensils for a Twin Cities friend. During his layover in Washington, D.C., he spent time with a cousin and took his kids to a movie. Nothing...
  • Students step into the American Revolution

    Students step into the American Revolution
    Instead of simply reading about the American Revolution, fifth-grade students at Top of the World Elementary School got the opportunity Monday to act out what they have learned. Students in teacher Brian Kull's class came dressed in clothes reflective...
  • Albert Hunt: Can Walker be president without a college degree?

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has buzz. He has impressed conservative activists in Des Moines, and is thefront-runner for likely Republican Iowa caucus-goers, according to a Bloomberg Politics-Des Moines Register poll published this past weekend....
  • Observations of Super Bowl telecast — minus commercials

     Observations of Super Bowl telecast — minus commercials
    Observations of the stuff that aired in between commercials Sunday: * The big number for NBC is 111.5 million: The number of viewers who watched last year's Super Bowl, the largest TV audience of all time. So the network wasn't upset that a huge...