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  • EPA greenhouse gas regulations coming

     
    by Jim Tankersley The Environmental Protection Agency announced plans today to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, factories and oil refineries - a warning shot to Congress that if it does not move to curb global warming, the Obama......
  • Michelle Obama, 'best weapon deployed'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Air Force One will take off for Copenhagen tomorrow night, but the White House says it already has "deployed our best weapon'' in Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympic Summer Games: The first lady. Asked......
  • Afghanistan: 'First thing is not numbers'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who is weighing military recommendations to boost the U.S. deployment in Afghanistan again, consulted with the NATO secretary general today and is meeting with Defense Secretary Robert Gates later in the day. After a....
  • Ted Kennedy's letter: 'Stay the cause'

     
    by Mark Silva The late Sen. Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts, who died this summer after a yearlong battle with brain cancer, hoped to live to see a career goal accomplished this year, health-care reform providing coverage for the millions of......
  • Obama's Olympic trip 'noble,' unneeded

     
    by Paul West of the Baltimore Sun and updated Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele said today that President Barack Obama's upcoming trip to Copenhagen is "nice" and "a noble idea," but not essential business for the president. Steele...
  • Glenn Beck, God v. 'Church of Obama'

     
    by Mark Silva Glenn Beck, with a few words for his cable news rivals over at "the church of Obama,'' laments that schoolchildren have been taught to replace some of his favorite lyrics: "In the beauty of the lilies. Christ......
  • Supreme Court: Chicago firefighters up

     
    by David G. Savage The Supreme Court plunged back today into the legal fight over firefighters, test scores and accusations of racial discrimination, this time to decide when the disappointed candidates must file a lawsuit. At issue is whether the......
  • Gore Vidal: Obama fatigue and dictators

     
    by Mark Silva Gore Vidal, the writer, put his chips on Barack Obama last year. He wants them back. In an interview with the Times of London, the 83-year-old lion of literature calls the American "inexperienced'' in military matters and......
  • Obama 'enemy of humanity:' Rep. Franks

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 2:05 pm EDT President Barack Obama has been called a number of things. Rep. Joe Wilson of South Carolina called him a liar, then apologized. FOX News Channel's Glenn Beck called him "racist,'' and......
  • War dead: Media interest fading?

     
    by Mark Silva We know the media have a certain limit when it comes to attention spans, but a columnist today has spotlighted that in a fairly poignant way: When President Barack Obama lifted a ban against media coverage of......
  • California Legalizes Self-Driving Cars

     
    California became the third state to legalize self-driving cars, according to the Wall Street Journal. Nevada passed similar legislation around this time last year, as did Florida, the newspaper reports. At the signing ceremony for the legislation were...