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  • Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

    Between now and the holidays, publishers will push out a significant chunk of the books they publish for the entire year. And I do mean significant everything from "Revival," a scary Hawthornesque novel by horrormeister Stephen King, to a slim book called...
  • Keeping the kingdom united [Commentary]

    Keeping the kingdom united [Commentary]
    Scots will be worse off if they vote for independence. It's not good economics, and not much else is at stake. Unlike the now dormant — but never dead — separatist movement in Quebec and rising tide for independence in Catalonia, the...
  • British prime minister campaigns against Scottish independence

    British prime minister campaigns against Scottish independence
    British Prime Minister David Cameron pushed hard against Scottish independence Monday, three days before Scots vote on whether to secede from Britain. “I want to speak very directly to the people of this country today about what is at stake,&...
  • Outcome of Thursday's independence vote not the only uncertainty in Scotland

    EDINBURGH, Scotland It was raining Monday as V.O. Devlin took his stand for Scottish freedom, seated in his coffee shop on Leith Walk, Edinburgh's longest street, surrounded by banners and stickers urging "yes" on Thursday's vote on independence from...
  • Pankaj Mishra: Scots aren't the only angry ones wanting independence

    Pankaj Mishra: Scots aren't the only angry ones wanting independence
    This week's referendum in Scotland could result in the U.K. losing almost one-third of its land mass, and 8 percent of its population, and, very likely, its present prime minister. In a summer rich with shocks, the breakup of a United Nations Security...
  • On last visit before vote, PM Cameron appeals to Scots to keep Britain intact

    ABERDEEN/LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron used his last visit to Scotland before a historic independence referendum this week to implore Scots to remain part of the United Kingdom, warning on Monday that a breakaway vote would be...
  • Quebec parallel shows final weeks critical in tight Scottish polls

    LONDON (Reuters) - Support for and against Scottish independence is running neck-and-neck a week before referendum day, leaving it to a sizeable number of undecided voters to tip the balance. A series of opinion polls over the past week, with one notable...
  • Putin Calculates NATO's Will To Help Allies

    Speaking on Aug. 29 — at a fundraiser, of course — Barack Obama applied to a platitude the varnish of smartphone sociology, producing this intellectual sunburst: "The truth of the matter is, is that the world has always been messy. In part,...
  • Fall promises bounty of great new books

    Fall promises bounty of great new books
    Writing a fall books preview on a limited word budget is a futile exercise. So many great titles hit the shelves in the peak publishing season that kicks off in September and runs through the end of the year, that even as we highlight quite a few, we...
  • Support building for Scotland to break from UK

    INVERNESS, Scotland For 307 years, Scotland has helped put the "united" in the United Kingdom. That could change Sept. 18, as Scottish voters decide whether the nation should declare independence and break away from England, Northern Ireland and Wales....
  • British PM Cameron suffers blow as lawmaker defects to anti-EU UKIP party

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron suffered a setback on Thursday when a lawmaker from his ruling Conservative party unexpectedly defected to the UK Independence Party (UKIP) party, which wants Britain to leave the European Union....