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  • 'Today' vs. 'Good Morning America': Morning News Race Heats Up TV's Fiercest Duel

    Like most duels, this one starts at dawn. About 5,000 people, some of them dressed in purple wigs or stars-and-stripes hats, have lined up outside Rumsey Playfield in New York's Central Park in the wee hours of what will turn out to be a beautiful June...
  • Mere presence of a gun does not deter crime

    We recently mourned the passing of former White House press secretary James Brady, who was shot, along with President Ronald Reagan and a Secret Service agent, while being surrounded by armed, trained and ready Secret Service agents. This provides...
  • Spanish priest becomes first Ebola patient to die in Europe

    MONROVIA, Liberia A Spanish priest who contracted Ebola in Liberia has died in a Madrid hospital, medical sources said on Tuesday, as the outbreak spreads through West Africa. Miguel Pajares, 75, was the first Ebola patient to die in Europe. He had...
  • Republican plays the race card with his 'War on whites'

    Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., claims that liberals are waging a "war on whites." If so, Barack Obama must be at war with himself. That's how goofy Brooks' logic sounds. But he's not nuts. It is an old reflex, when cornered in politics, to lash back with the...
  • Iraq: The U.S. broke it, so the U.S. owns it

    To the editor: This is the culmination of Colin Powell's admonishment regarding Iraq that "if you break it, you own it." Ultimately, U.S. forces left Iraq in a power vacuum with an unpopular authoritarian government and a country in disarray. ("Obama...
  • Robin Williams: The comic's TV legacy from 'Mork' to present day

    Robin Williams: The comic's TV legacy from 'Mork' to present day
    Robin Williams, who was found dead on Monday in a suspected suicide, was discovered by much of America on TV through his attention-grabbing guest appearances as the alien Mork on the hit sitcom "Happy Days." He returned to TV again for his last major role...
  • U.S., allies rush heavy weapons to Kurds to fight militants in Iraq

    The United States and its allies have begun rushing antitank weapons, other arms and ammunition to Kurdish fighters battling heavily armed Islamic militants in northern Iraq, another step in America’s rapidly deepening reengagement in the country....
  • Pivoting away from Asia

    Pivoting away from Asia
    What do President Obama's decision to authorize airstrikes against the Sunni militants of the Islamic State and his previous commitment to send American military advisors and trainers back into Iraq have to do with his "pivot" to Asia? Everything and...
  • Al-Maliki's replacement named as troops take to Baghdad's streets

    BAGHDAD Iraq's political crisis deepened Monday, with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ordering military units to take up positions in the capital while the coalition his political party belongs to nominated a rival to succeed him as head of the government....
  • Obama pledges support for new Iraqi leader

    President Obama pledged support for Iraq’s new, contested prime minister, underscoring the U.S. push to persuade current Prime Minister Nouri Maliki to step down. The nomination of a new prime minister, Haider Abadi, a Shiite and member of Maliki&...
  • Presidential overreach is in eye of the beholder

    As the battle intensifies over how much authority President Barack Obama has to take executive measures in the face of congressional inaction, James Madison and Richard Nixon provide the frames of reference. The Republican-controlled House is planning...