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  • Providing lethal aid will shatter ceasefire; add to death and destruction

    COLUMBUS, Ohio President Barack Obama is right to reject the request of Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko for military aid of the lethal type. Poroshenko wants weaponry to fight separatist elements in his country. Obama gave Poroshenko a feel-good...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Will America ever take bold action on climate change? Should it?

    Hundreds of thousands of Americans on Sunday marched in New York City, asking the country's leaders to take bold action on climate change. President Barack Obama, California Gov. Jerry Brown, actor Leonardo DiCaprio and other notables this week...
  • U.S. eager to forget about new India premier's 2005 visa denial

    When President Obama hosts new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for dinner at the White House next week, the leaders will have a long list of issues to discuss: trade disagreements, China's rise, nuclear policy and counter-terrorism, among others....
  • Old and in the way?

    Normally, no one would care that in a recent Atlantic essay -- "Why I hope to die at 75"-- 57-year-old Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel argued that living to be 75 years old was long enough for anyone. After 75, Emanuel suggests, "We are no longer remembered as...
  • Chicago mayor outlines obstacles facing Great Lakes, despite intensive funding

    CHICAGO When Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel first ran for Congress in 2002, he vowed that protecting the Great Lakes would be high on his agenda. The primary concerns at the time were environmental damages wrought by invasive species such as zebra mussels, as...
  • Arnie, Obama, and tax dollars: Letters

    Arnie, Obama, and tax dollars: Letters
    An Arnie moment I watched with great interest the Golf Channel special on Arnold Palmer called "Arnie." It was an interesting story of his life and how he has impacted golf and the sports world. It made me think how he has impacted my life. We all...
  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg signals she has no plans to retire soon

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg signals she has no plans to retire soon
    When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg walked from behind a stage curtain on a recent Friday afternoon, a huge roar went up from the jammed auditorium at George Washington University. "Everyone here is thrilled to be in the presence of the Notorious R.B.G.!"...
  • Jihadi bank on an Obama retreat

    Jihadi bank on an Obama retreat
    What was the Islamic State thinking? We know it is sophisticated in its use of modern media. But what was the logic of propagating to the world videos of its beheadings of two Americans (and subsequently a Briton) — sure to inflame public opinion?...
  • A call for leadership

    At the reluctant direction of President Barack Obama, the United States on Tuesday finally launched airstrikes against targets in Syria, effectively expanding our theater of operations in the Middle East. This was not a step the president wanted to...
  • White House intruder was an Army vet with PTSD, family says

    The intruder who scaled a White House fence and made it through the front doors was an Army veteran diagnosed with combat trauma, but authorities said Saturday the case was still under investigation. A family member in California said Omar J. Gonzalez,...
  • Stricter tax inversion rules punish stocks of firms mulling such moves

    The Obama administration's tougher rules on offshore corporate inversions had an immediate effect Tuesday, pushing down the stock prices of companies considering such moves. But the highly technical changes to the tax code did not appear to go far...