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  • President Obama, choose your words carefully

    President Barack Obama, in the interview given last weekend to The New York Times' Thomas Friedman, provided illumination on his foreign policy thinking, at this moment of fraught drama in both Iraq and Ukraine, but the counsels concerning the two didn'...
  • Incentives adding up for business coming to Fort Monroe

    Incentives adding up for business coming to Fort Monroe
    HAMPTON — A company promising to create nearly 600 jobs on Fort Monroe may receive more than $1 million in tax incentives from the city of Hampton, the Fort Monroe Authority and the state. With a $300,000 Governor's Opportunity Fund grant...
  • Nation and world news briefs for Aug. 12

    NATION Actor and comedian Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging himself after first apparently trying to slash one of his wrists, authorities said Tuesday. Marin County sheriff's Lt. Keith Boyd said Williams hanged himself with a belt in his...
  • Real cowboys don't summer on Martha's Vineyard

    For most people, summer is a treasured time to cool your heels in a cottage by a lake or in a hammock in the backyard. It's not so simple for politicians. For them, deciding when and where to vacation can be perilous. Repair to a beach on the East Coast...
  • Iran embraces al-Maliki replacement as succession tensions ease in Baghdad

    BAGHDAD Iran joined the United States on Tuesday in embracing the appointment of Haider al-Abadi to be Iraq's next prime minister, denying support to defiant incumbent Nouri al-Maliki's bid to retain power. Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khameni...
  • Gov. Brown on water bond compromise: 'We're very close'

    Warning that there is only a narrow window of opportunity to act on water, Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday that he and lawmakers were "very close" to a deal on a new water bond. The governor touted his latest proposal, rolled out Monday as "a very...
  • Clippers' sale to Ballmer confirmed

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 2: Includes Ballmer reaction Clippers' sale to Ballmer confirmed After four months of legal challenges and threats from Donald Sterling, the Los Angeles Clippers have finally changed hands. The sale of the team to...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION LOS ANGELES Though Robin Williams quit cocaine and alcohol unassisted in 1982, he looked to rehab for help years later Robin Williams' public life had a quiet personal current running through it for decades: his struggles with cocaine and alcohol...
  • Democratic candidates for attorney general differ in style, agree on issues

    George Sheldon and Perry Thurston are so civil toward one another — publicly, at least — that they embraced after pitching themselves in back-to-back appearances before a group of Democratic activists in Plantation. The two Democrats are...
  • Pension pandering [Editorial]

    Pension pandering  [Editorial]
    In a particularly naked bit of pandering, Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan appeared before the state Fraternal Order of Police this week as part of its process of determining its endorsement in the fall election and promised to exempt law...
  • Crist appears poised to win Democratic nomination, but Rich perseveres

    Crist appears poised to win Democratic nomination, but Rich perseveres
    Between now and Aug. 26, Florida Democrats need to decide if they'll go with their hearts or their minds in the race for their party's nomination for governor. Tugging at their heartstrings is Nan Rich, a lifelong Democrat and champion of just about...