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  • Watch: Gov. Malloy v. Gov. Christie

    Watch: Gov. Malloy v. Gov. Christie
  • Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions

    Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions
    Despite numerous hours of talks over the past two months, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered layoff notices to start going out Tuesday because no deal has been reached between his administration and the state employee unions. Malloy had been warning workers...
  • Supreme Court errs on Texas' Confederate-themed license plates

    Supreme Court errs on Texas' Confederate-themed license plates
    Many Americans who find the Confederate battle flag offensive will have no problem with the Supreme Court's ruling Thursday that Texas was free to reject a specialty license plate that incorporated that flag in its design. But the 5-4 decision was a...
  • Iraqi militias preparing to take on Islamic State in Ramadi

    Iraqi militias preparing to take on Islamic State in Ramadi
    Thousands of Iraqi paramilitary fighters were mobilizing for a fresh assault on the western province of Anbar on Monday, one day after Islamic State militants overran the provincial capital, Ramadi, dealing a major strategic and symbolic blow to the U.S.-...
  • Cliven Bundy reaches out to man who pleaded guilty to threatening BLM

    Cliven Bundy reaches out to man who pleaded guilty to threatening BLM
    Cliven Bundy is worried about one of his supporters. On Monday, the recalcitrant Nevada rancher, who has waged a running battle of words and lawsuits with the federal government over public lands, made a phone call to an out-of-state supporter facing...
  • Rookie Scots flood into British Parliament amid excitement and concern

    Rookie Scots flood into British Parliament amid excitement and concern
    The Stand comedy club is not an obvious place for a revolution. On weekend nights, people pack the charmingly grungy venue to tilt back drinks and take in the expected observations about work and relationship foibles. Signs promote upcoming gigs like...
  • Anti-Muslim event is protected free speech even if offensive

    Anti-Muslim event is protected free speech even if offensive
    Pamela Geller, whose organization's Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest was attacked by two gunmen Sunday, has made offensive comments about Islam. But that in no way undermines her right to free speech or legitimizes violence against her or anyone...
  • Nepal quake victims fear government won't help much, if history is guide

    Nepal quake victims fear government won't help much, if history is guide
    In August, after heavy monsoon rains triggered a landslide that obliterated this village and killed 156 people, Nepalese authorities promised to resettle the survivors and provide them financial aid from a new relief fund. Those promises had yet to be...
  • Netanyahu assails Iran talks, tries to ease tensions with Obama

    Netanyahu assails Iran talks, tries to ease tensions with Obama
    Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials cast their dispute over Iran as a family squabble on Monday, but the Israeli leader still claimed that President Barack Obama doesn't understand his nation's vital security concerns. "American leaders worry about...
  • Hundreds of thousands march against government in Brazil

    Hundreds of thousands march against government in Brazil
    Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians took to the streets in cities across the country on Sunday to protest a government beleaguered by scandal, with some calling for President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment. Sunday marked 30 years since the end of the...
  • Partisanship goes overboard

    WASHINGTON -- It used to be said that partisanship stops at the water's edge. That is, it's fine and expected that our political parties differ on domestic affairs, but when it comes to conducting foreign policy, it should be left in the hands of the...