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  • Stephen Haberle: NASA budget cuts put America at competitive disadvantage

    Over the last few years, the White House has been shrinking the budget of one of the most important agencies in the United States: the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. NASA is one of the few government programs that benefit almost every...
  • Libya's general in his labyrinth

    Libya's general in his labyrinth
    Libya is in the throes of its worst violence since the 2011 revolution, thrusting the country into a new phase of its troubled transition and posing new challenges for the United States. A retired general, Khalifa Haftar, leading a diverse coalition...
  • Climate change emerges in Florida governor's race

    Climate change emerges in Florida governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE – Climate change is not a new issue in Florida policymaking circles, but it's making an inconvenient intrusion into Florida's gubernatorial contest. Gov. Rick Scott has been taking heat over the past two weeks because he's repeatedly...
  • Eric Shinseki steps down as VA chief amid wait list scandal

    Eric Shinseki steps down as VA chief amid wait list scandal
    After weeks of being bombarded by some veterans groups and lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle, Eric K. Shinseki bowed to the inevitable Friday and stepped down as secretary of Veterans Affairs, saying he wanted to avoid being a distraction...
  • Forced faith is not faith [Commentary]

    Forced faith is not faith [Commentary]
    In a prison in Khartoum, a dusty city on the banks of the ancient Nile in the African nation of Sudan, Meriam Yehya Ibrahim waits. She is not alone in her confinement. Her son is with her. He is 20 months old. Her daughter is there, too. She was born in...
  • Mexico's economic growth falling short of government projections

    Bad economic news continues to stall Mexico’s growth and undermine government efforts to portray the country’s financial situation as robust as it heads toward a major expansion of the oil-exploration industry. Oil exports and production...
  • The hard-line China of Tiananmen Square, on a global scale

     The hard-line China of Tiananmen Square, on a global scale
    "I have tried very hard not to inject myself into China's internal affairs," wrote President George H.W. Bush to his Chinese counterpart, Deng Xiaoping, shortly after Chinese troops gunned down hundreds, perhaps thousands, of demonstrators in and around...
  • Tribal people desperately cling to tradition in Omo Valley, Ethiopia

    Tribal people desperately cling to tradition in Omo Valley, Ethiopia
    With every generation, the chance to see some of the world's last tribal people living authentically dwindles. When I visited the Omo Valley in southern Ethiopia almost two decades ago, there were few dirt roads, and tribes lived in mud huts and were...
  • White House statement on release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

    White House statement on release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl
    The White House released the following statement from President Obama on Saturday on the release of Bowe Bergdahl, who was 23 when he went missing in the eastern Afghan province of Paktika, near the border with Pakistan, in 2009: "Today the American...
  • White House statement on Bergdahl's release

    White House statement on Bergdahl's release
    The White House released this statement on the release of the only known U.S. POW in Afghanistan, Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl: "Today the American people are pleased that we will be able to welcome home Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, held captive for nearly five...
  • Donnelly, Kashkari agree: Isla Vista killings shouldn't spur gun laws

    Donnelly, Kashkari agree: Isla Vista killings shouldn't spur gun laws
    As gun control supporters gathered for a rally at the scene of the mass shootings near UC Santa Barbara, Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly said Saturday that state lawmakers should not pass any legislation curbing the sale of firearms....