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  • John Kass: Obama needs to clarify murky Middle East mission

    Can President Barack Obama lead a coalition to degrade or destroy the terrorists of the Islamic State? He stared resolutely into the camera from the White House last week, talking of war and threats. He's a good talker. He enunciated. But the ideas...
  • Hillary and the Iowa steak fry

    WASHINGTON -- Democrats from around the country, and political chroniclers as well, again flocked to Iowa last weekend for retiring Sen. Tom Harkin's annual steak fry, a traditional event for raising cholesterol levels and presidential ambitions. It...
  • Obama ramping up U.S. response in Ebola outbreak

    Obama ramping up U.S. response in Ebola outbreak
    President Obama on Tuesday called the Ebola virus an epidemic unlike any the world has seen, and he pledged to ramp up the U.S. response while calling on other countries and charities to join in and act urgently. The virus is “spreading faster and...
  • Pentagon may call for U.S. ground troops in Iraq despite Obama's vows

    Gen. Martin Dempsey, the military's top officer, repeatedly raised the prospect Tuesday of sending U.S. troops to fight alongside Iraqi soldiers against Islamic State militants, despite President Obama’s vows not to do so. Dempsey, chairman of the...
  • New Texas social studies textbooks draw fire during public hearing

    AUSTIN, Texas Too much negative about former President George W. Bush, too much positive about Hillary Rodham Clinton and way too much coverage of Moses. Those were among a long list of complaints from both sides of the political spectrum during an all-...
  • Citing security threat, Obama expands U.S. role fighting Ebola

    Citing security threat, Obama expands U.S. role fighting Ebola
    ATLANTA/MONROVIA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday called West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak a looming threat to global security and announced a major expansion of the U.S. role in trying to halt its spread, including deployment of 3,000...
  • Louisiana Governor Jindal, likely White House contender, touts energy plan

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, a Republican considering a 2016 U.S. presidential run, accused the Obama administration on Tuesday of being "science deniers" when it comes to energy, a critique often aimed at his own party....
  • Obama announces initiatives to fight Ebola outbreak

    ATLANTA President Barack Obama on Tuesday came to Atlanta to announce that he is sending thousands of U.S. troops and health personnel to fight the Ebola epidemic sweeping West Africa, painting the crisis as a threat to global security. "Right now the...
  • Frederick Douglass portrait installed at Government House

    Frederick Douglass portrait installed at Government House
    Frederick Douglass, the Maryland-born slave turned abolitionist leader, has become the first African-American to have his portrait hung in the governor's official residence in Annapolis. Gov. Martin O'Malley, first lady Katie Curran O'Malley and Lt. Gov....
  • U.S. Congress pushes ahead with bid to arm Syrian rebels

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives began debating legislation on Tuesday to authorize President Barack Obama's plan to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State militants, and lawmakers said the measure would likely pass...
  • Local humanitarian inducted to Ellington Wall of Honor

    Local humanitarian inducted to Ellington Wall of Honor
    The Ellington Board of Selectmen recently inducted the late Rachel Lee Wheeler-Rossow to the Ellington Wall of Honor, in recognition of her contributions to the town. Wheeler-Rossow's name was engraved on the Wall of Honor in Arbor Park, and was...