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  • With Mideast in turmoil, Palestinians feel less backing

    BEIRUT/CAIRO (Reuters) - With the Middle East ablaze with multiple crises, Palestinians are getting less Arab support than before in their latest battle with Israel in Gaza. There may have been more solidarity on the streets of Paris and New York than...
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court hands Gov. Walker a victory on labor law

    Wisconsin Supreme Court hands Gov. Walker a victory on labor law
    Wisconsin’s Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the state’s tough law that hobbled collective bargaining rights for most public employees, a decision that buoys the reelection campaign of Gov. Scott Walker, who used the law to...
  • Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing

    Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing
    Last week, former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd, the epitome of a fallen angel, his once-white wings smeared with oligarchic slime and movie popcorn grease, stepped forward to endorse Gov. Dan Malloy. In an interview with The Courant's Chris Keating, Dodd said...
  • Ebola to be discussed at Washington summit next week: U.S. official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The spread of the deadly Ebola virus and assistance for affected countries will be discussed during an African summit in Washington next week, a senior State Department official said on Thursday. U.S. Assistant Secretary of State...
  • Charlie Crist talks polls, Rick Scott

    Charlie Crist talks polls, Rick Scott
    The topics this weekend for local public-affairs programs range fromĀ  Charlie Crist and conservation to tourism and gay marriage. Mike Holfeld talks to former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist on "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Crist, now a...
  • Harris, Newsom report multimillion-dollar campaign war chests

    California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Democrats who are expected to sail to re-election in November, reported Thursday that they are sitting on millions of dollars in their campaign war chests. Meanwhile, their little-known...
  • Robert Drew dies at 90; pioneer of documentary filmmaking

    Robert Drew had no experience in filmmaking when he directed the 1960 documentary "Primary" that was radically different from the way TV documentaries were made at the time. Drew's film, about relatively unknown Sen. John F. Kennedy campaigning in...
  • Oakland Raiders say owner met with San Antonio officials

    The Oakland Raiders have confirmed that owner Mark Davis recently met with city officials in San Antonio, but the team is mum on what was discussed. On Tuesday, the San Antonio Express-News reported that on the weekend of July 18, Davis and some of...
  • Neel Kashkari entered race against Gov. Jerry Brown nearly broke

    Neel Kashkari entered race against Gov. Jerry Brown nearly broke
    On the day Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari announced he had lived as a homeless man for a week to highlight poverty, his financial filings with the state show that his campaign is effectively broke. The candidate entered the month of...
  • Japan's economy faces risks with reform agenda, debt: IMF

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economic risks over the medium term are tilted to the downside as the government could fail to deliver the additional reforms needed to lift potential growth and pare public debt, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday....
  • Thai junta gives security forces majority in interim legislature

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's junta on Thursday named a majority of active and retired members of the security forces to an interim legislature of 200 people, as it seeks to keep tight control over the body it will task with enacting sweeping reforms....