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  • Pope confirms he will visit Philadelphia

    Last month, when Archbishop Charles Chaput told an audience that Pope Francis would come to Philadelphia in 2015, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia hastily issued a statement saying the visit was unconfirmed. But now, another prelate has confirmed the...
  • O'Malley sweeps through Ocean City convention

    O'Malley sweeps through Ocean City convention
    Gov. Martin O'Malley worked the room at one of Maryland's biggest political events of the year Thursday, grinning for photos, slapping the backs of fellow politicians and causing bottlenecks wherever he stopped. Most years, the governor sticks around...
  • Ferguson highlights police use of military gear and tactics

    FERGUSON, Mo. The focus on continuing protests here turned Thursday toward paramilitary tactics and equipment that critics even among some law enforcement leaders say have provoked violence from the crowds. Calls for St. Louis County and Ferguson...
  • McDonnell made $129K lawyerin' during gubernatorial run

    We learned today, courtesy of disclosure and redirect in Gov. Bob McDonnell's trial, how much a former attorney general makes working, and I may be using that term loosely, for a law firm while running for governor. It was $129,000 in McDonnell's case,...
  • McDonnell trial: Whose SUV is this?

    McDonnell trial: Whose SUV is this?
    Among the 21 pictures of Bob McDonnell driving Jonnie Williams' Ferrari that went into evidence during the governor's trial recently was this image, of the governor and the Ferrari and an SUV on the road. Pretty clearly, someone in that SUV is taking...
  • State GOP Alleges Election Violation By Malloy, DGA

    The Connecticut Republican Party has filed a complaint with the State Elections Enforcement Commission alleging unlawful coordination between a committee established by the Democratic Governors Association and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election campaign....
  • Cricket star Khan overplays hand in Pakistan power game

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Cricket hero Imran Khan rode a wave of discontent to finally break through as a serious player in Pakistani politics at last year's election. Now he is aiming even higher, leading thousands on a march to the capital in a bid to...
  • In this group, she's just Gloria Molina, quilter

    In this group, she's just Gloria Molina, quilter
    Women filed into a classroom at an East Los Angeles community center. Some came alone, some in groups of two and three. Most were Latina and edging past middle age. They hauled tote bags full of fabric and rolled suitcases holding sewing machines. One...
  • Pundits have advice for Brown, Hogan in governor's race

    Pundits have advice for Brown, Hogan in governor's race
    If Republican Larry Hogan wants to be Maryland's next governor, he needs to drive home his message of cutting taxes and creating jobs. And he needs to appear pleasant. For his part, Democrat Anthony G. Brown needs to avoid unforced errors that could...
  • Obama: 'We broke the ISIL siege'

    Obama: 'We broke the ISIL siege'
    U.S. President Barack Obama said on Thursday the Islamist militant siege of Iraq's Mount Sinjar had been broken and most U.S. military personnel sent to assess the situation would be pulled out of Iraq in coming days. He told reporters he did not...
  • Al-Maliki says he'll step down in Iraq, easing fears of violent transition

    BAGHDAD Bowing to calls for his resignation from Iraq's most revered cleric and his own political party, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Thursday backed off his threat to fight the nomination of his successor and announced that he would step down from...