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  • The Bidens are not like us

    The Bidens are not like us
    Everything you need to know about Beltway nepotism, corporate cronyism and corruption can be found in the biography of Robert Hunter Biden. Where are the Occupy Wall Street rabble-rousers and enemies of elitist privilege when you need them? Straining...
  • U.S. jury convicts four Blackwater guards in 2007 Iraq killings

    For 10 weeks this summer in a downtown Washington courtroom, the trial of four former Blackwater security guards unfolded as a morality play about American accountability to Iraqi civilians in the aftermath of the United States’ long military...
  • Nappier Battles Herbst For State Treasurer

    Nappier Battles Herbst For State Treasurer
    With sole authority over the state's $29.7 billion pension fund, the state treasurer wields enormous power and responsibilities for state retirees and their beneficiaries. Democratic Treasurer Denise Nappier has overseen the pension fund for the past...
  • Obama still has 2 years to impress Americans

    As President Barack Obama heads into the final half of his final term, many of us Americans wonder whatever happened to the fresh promise of that cheerfully charismatic optimist who dominated the political stage back in 2008. Some of those who voted...
  • Obama says Canada shootings tragic, offers assistance

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama called the shootings in Ottawa on Wednesday "tragic" and said they reinforced the need for vigilance against acts of violence and terrorism. U.S. officials said there was no specific indication of a similar...
  • In Debate, Greenberg And Esty Both Stress Independence

    In Debate, Greenberg And Esty Both Stress Independence
    Democratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty and Republican challenger Mark Greenberg are both pitching themselves as consensus-building moderates in their quest to win over voters in Connecticut's politically independent 5th District. The two candidates...
  • In Ebola czar, Obama again looks outside his government for help

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama welcomed his new Ebola czar to the job Wednesday, the latest example of looking outside his own government for someone to help run a major government initiative. Obama met Wednesday in the Oval Office with Ron Klain, the...
  • Travelers from Ebola-hit region must go through five U.S. airports

    Travelers from Ebola-hit region must go through five U.S. airports
    The United States ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola on Tuesday, requiring travelers from three countries at the center of an epidemic in West Africa to fly into one of five major airports conducting enhanced screening for the virus....
  • Iraqi officials call for U.S. to step up airstrikes, military aid

     Iraqi officials call for U.S. to step up airstrikes, military aid
    Senior Iraqi officials and commanders are calling for intensified U.S. airstrikes and more military aid, arguing that the 10-week-old American-led effort has been too modest to drive Islamic State fighters out of key towns and districts. The Iraqi...
  • Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ben Bradlee, the hard-driving editor who reigned over the Washington Post with the style of a well-dressed swashbuckler and the profane vocabulary of a dockworker as the newspaper helped topple President Richard Nixon, died on...
  • Red Cross head says Ebola travel bans 'irrational'

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Closing borders will not effectively curb Ebola infections, the head of the Red Cross said on Wednesday, amid debate over whether bans on travel from hardest-hit African countries would help combat the spread of the deadly virus. This...