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  • What Putin wants, and how he plans to get it

    It was tempting to look at last week's diplomatic agreement to pull Ukraine back from the brink of war and see the beginning of a grand compromise between Russia and the West. Tempting, but mistaken. Vladimir Putin is still winning most of what he...
  • New Russia sanctions threats as Ukraine stalemate goes on

    New Russia sanctions threats as Ukraine stalemate goes on
    A day after an international deal in Geneva to defuse the East-West crisis in Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists vowed not to end their occupation of public buildings and Washington threatened further sanctions on Moscow if the stalemate continued....
  • The closing of Abu Ghraib and the U.S. failure in Iraq

     The closing of Abu Ghraib and the U.S. failure in Iraq
    The government of Iraq last week announced that it had padlocked the infamous prison at Abu Ghraib. The gates are closed. the inmates moved. Whether the closure is permanent or temporary -- Iraqi officials suggest the latter -- this ought to qualify as...
  • Gansler sues BP over alleged spill-related pension loss

    Gansler sues BP over alleged spill-related pension loss
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler has filed a lawsuit against oil company BP over investment losses following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion, alleging that the state's pension fund lost millions after the company misled the public about...
  • District 214 may quit federal school lunch program

     District 214 may quit federal school lunch program
    A northwest suburban high school district is looking to quit the National School Lunch Program, giving up about $900,000 in federal aid before strict new guidelines would restrict some fundraisers such as school bake sales. Starting in July, the Smart...
  • Victoria Tschinkel: Rescuing Florida's water resources

    I am writing from Tallahassee where the view through of our lakes, rivers and streams is green with algae, from the Everglades where billions are being spent to combat the pollution and waste generated by millions of citizens and farmers, to our own city,...
  • Legislative session: Two weeks to go, much to do

    Legislative session: Two weeks to go, much to do
      Like the last two minutes of a close basketball game, the final two weeks of the Florida Legislature's annual session is the most important to watch. Yes, big change happened on the first day of the two-month session, when legislators fixed the laws...
  • Two Gubernatorial Candidates Owe Back Taxes

     Two Gubernatorial Candidates Owe Back Taxes
    They want to take charge of the state government and its $22 billion annual budget, but they haven't been able to pay some of their own personal bills — including state or federal taxes. That's true of two of the seven candidates for governor in...
  • Funding would advance cancer research: My Word

    Cancer. It's a life-changing word that used to mean it was time to get your affairs in order. That's not the case anymore. Cancer is now a fight that more and more people are winning. But even though we have made great strides in treating and curing...
  • Florida lawmakers have a lengthy to-do list: Editorial

    Like the last two minutes of a basketball game, the final two weeks of the Florida Legislature's annual two-month session are the most important to watch. Yes, big change happened early in the session, when legislators passed several bills to protect...
  • Evidence on climate change aside, it's business as usual

    The world's predicament on climate change reminds me of an old saying: "The hurrier I go, the behinder I get." Despite mounting evidence that global warming is an urgent crisis, emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases grew faster between 2000 and...