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  • Obama should emulate Theodore Roosevelt

    "Speak softly, and carry a big stick." I think President Obama would be well advised to heed those words of wisdom of Theodore Roosevelt. Instead of waiting until after the fact to warn North Korea of a "proportionate response" at a time of his choosing...
  • Gary Olson: American people must demand that U.S. end torture

    Gary Olson: American people must demand that U.S. end torture
    Last August, our Nobel Peace Prize laureate, President Barack Obama, admitted that "we tortured some folks," but then added, this is "not who we are." At best, his statement was a half-truth. First, it's not "some" folks but massive numbers over a...
  • Top national, international business stories of 2014

    Top national, international business stories of 2014
    So many stories, so hard to choose a top 12. The world of business didn't disappoint in 2014, with megadeals, a fictional assassination plot, hacking and new agreements to clear the air dominating the news. Long-suffering Detroit took a big step...
  • On Christmas visit with troops, Obama lauds end of Afghanistan mission

    One week before the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan draws to a close, President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, thanked American troops on Thursday during a Christmas Day visit to Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kanoehe Bay. One man in the crowd...
  • Obama thanks troops, lauds end of Afghanistan mission

    Obama thanks troops, lauds end of Afghanistan mission
    Days before the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan ends, President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, thanked American troops during a Christmas Day visit to Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kanoehe Bay. One man in the crowd yelled "Huah!", a traditional...
  • Obama hails troops' sacrifice as Afghan milestone nears

    Obama hails troops' sacrifice as Afghan milestone nears
    President Obama vowed Thursday that Afghanistan would not "be a source of terrorist attacks again," crediting America's military for helping make the nation more secure as the U.S. prepares to end its combat mission there. On a Christmas Day visit...
  • Former President George H.W. Bush remains hospitalized

    Former President George H.W. Bush remains hospitalized
    Former President George H.W. Bush remained hospitalized in Houston on Thursday after experiencing shortness of breath two days ago. The 90-year-old was taken Tuesday evening by ambulance to Houston Methodist Hospital as a precaution, family spokesman Jim...
  • What to expect in 2015: Obamacare and the Republican Congress

    What to expect in 2015: Obamacare and the Republican Congress
    If you're looking for what to expect next year, look no further than the seeds planted in 2014. It was a year when the country talked more about race and power than it did the year it elected its first black president; when police became a bigger...
  • How the hackers taught Hollywood a lesson about cheap stunts

    — If I were a cartoonist, a phrase cartoonists are loath to hear, I'd sketch a chubby imp donned in a diaper, sporting a chia mohawk and munching the last Big Mac on Earth, while straddling a nuclear-armed missile that bears a striking resemblance...
  • Baseball may be Cuba's big winner

    Baseball may be Cuba's big winner
    President Barack Obama's announcement that the U.S. would step toward normalizing relations with Cuba is pretty much a win for everyone involved — including baseball fans. For decades now, Cuban baseball players have been forced to risk their...
  • Why I Forced My Parents to Watch 'The Interview'

    The only movie theater playing "The Interview" near my family's home in Fresno, Calif., was 40 miles away. I attempted to drag my parents along, but they weren't in the mood for a holiday road trip. Instead, we streamed the comedy on our TV for $6. And we...