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  • Selling city parking garages makes sense [Commentary]

    Selling city parking garages makes sense [Commentary]
    Running parking garages is not a core function of government, so Baltimore Mayor Rawlings-Blake's plan to sell off city-owned garages would be an encouraging step toward shedding non-essential city assets and investing in more important priorities for the...
  • Haider al Abadi named to replace Maliki as troops take to Baghdad's streets

    BAGHDAD Iraq's political crisis deepened Monday, with Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki entrenching himself in the capital's International Zone while the coalition his political party belongs nominated a rival to succeed him as head of the government. The...
  • Lauren Bacall, Star of Hollywood's Golden Age, Dies at 89

    Lauren Bacall, the sultry blonde siren who became an overnight star via a memorable film debut at age 19 opposite Humphrey Bogart in Howard Hawks' "To Have and Have Not," died Tuesday of a suspected stroke at her home in the Dakota in Manhattan. She was...
  • Sunni tribal leaders offer to battle Islamic State if Baghdad makes concessions

    IRBIL, Iraq Leaders of Iraq's Sunni Muslim tribes threatened Friday to rebel against the Islamic State, the first indication that a change of government in Baghdad might allow a new prime minister to rally the country's divided ethnic and religious groups...
  • India's Hindu nationalists tighten grip over ruling party

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Several members of India's most powerful right-wing Hindu group were named to positions within the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), officials said on Sunday, signaling a more overt role for the party's ideological parent that...
  • Immigration reform school [Commentary]

    Immigration reform school [Commentary]
    Time for a brutal assessment regarding the state of immigration reform in America. Extreme partisans on both sides of the aisle — you will not like what you read over the next two minutes. Hopefully, the rest of you will chew on it for a bit....
  • Gov. Candidates Stake Out Positions On Guns, The Economy, Minimum Wage

    Gov. Candidates Stake Out Positions On Guns, The Economy, Minimum Wage
    Barely nine hours after bringing the state's top Democrats to a standing ovation with a fiery critique of Republican rival Tom Foley, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hit the campaign trail, and his opponent, with full force on Thursday. Introducing himself as...
  • Ten Takeaways From The Primaries

    Ten takeaways from last week's primaries: If Connecticut insists on holding primaries in August they should put the voting booths on the beach. Another options would be to tie it to the Major League Baseball All-Star balloting. Don't want to say the...
  • Hogan vows to eliminate taxes on pensions

    Hogan vows to eliminate taxes on pensions
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan told residents of a retirement community Tuesday night that he wants to eliminate all state income taxes on pensions before the end of his administration. Hogan unveiled the proposal in response to a...
  • Ad war looms over medical marijuana

    Ad war looms over medical marijuana
    A burst of ads coming soon to TV screens in Florida will feature patients and doctors extolling the virtues of marijuana as a compassionate way to treat the sick and ease their pain. The soft-sell campaign, a laid-back variation on the usual political...
  • As Earth warms, relationship between science and religion thaws

    As Earth warms, relationship between science and religion thaws
    Congregants in a Miami church handed the Rev. Mitch Hescox a Bible to take with him to Tallahassee. It was a gift for the governor, and it accompanied 60,000 signatures the reverend had collected, all from evangelical Christians, all asking Gov. Rick...