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  • Keystone Q&A: Debate is no longer limited to oil

    WASHINGTON Congress wasted no time this year getting back into the debate over the Keystone XL pipeline, despite last voting on approving the project in November. Now with firm control of the House and Senate, Republicans are eager to contrast their...
  • India lags US, China in working to curb carbon emissions

    NEW DELHI In the world's most polluted city, a layer of smog hangs over everything, thicker year after year. Dirty exhaust pours out of the more than seven million cars clogging the streets. Smoke from the open fires built for heating and cooking fills...
  • Our broken promise

    As home to some of the nation's most important military installations, Hampton Roads enjoys a reputation for being friendly to veterans. A great many local residents are active-duty members, served in the armed forces or are family members of those who...
  • GOP tries a local yokel approach

    GOP tries a local yokel approach
    During her live, nationally televised Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, inserted a cute story from her childhood that seemed to offer everything a homespun narrative should offer &#...
  • Donald Trump slams a Romney bid for 2016: 'He choked'

    President Obama has been, hands down, the least popular figure at Saturday’s Freedom Summit in Iowa—blistered for what Republicans here cast as his unconstitutional overreach, for scandals at the Veterans Affairs Department and the IRS, and...
  • U.S. halts some counterterror efforts in Yemen

    U.S. halts some counterterror efforts in Yemen
    The Obama administration has been forced to suspend certain counterterrorism operations with Yemen in the aftermath of the collapse of its government, according to U.S. officials, a move that eases pressure on al-Qaida's most dangerous franchise....
  • Obama will head to Saudi Arabia, trim time in India

    President Obama is cutting short his trip to India in order to make a short trip to Saudi Arabia to pay respects to the family of the late king. The president, who was leaving Saturday for India, will travel to Riyadh on Tuesday to meet with King Salman...
  • Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch shaped by work with Rwanda tribunal

    Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch shaped by work with Rwanda tribunal
    As a longtime federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, N.Y., Loretta Lynch confronted murderers, the Mafia and violent drug peddlers. She is probably best known for convicting two New York police officers in the 1997 broomstick sodomizing of Haitian immigrant...
  • President seems to be a bit over-generous

    In his State of the Union speech, President Barack Obama talked about “helping folks afford child care, college, health care, a home, retirement — and my budget will address each of these issues . . . “ Why not throw in a speedboat and...
  • Obama's renewed push to close Guantanamo prison is seen as promising

    Obama's renewed push to close Guantanamo prison is seen as promising
    President Obama has recharged his campaign for closing the Guantanamo Bay detention center with a strategy legal experts say holds out new hope of achieving that signature objective of his presidency. After years of being thwarted by Congress from...
  • Webster, Brown offer differing views of Obama's State of the Union speech

    U.S. Reps. Dan Webster and Corrine Brown, both of whom represent portions of Lake County, had opposing views of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday night. No surprise there— Webster is a Republican and Brown is a Democrat,...