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  • NATO steps up operations in response to Russian buildup near Ukraine

    NATO steps up operations in response to Russian buildup near Ukraine
    WASHINGTON — The United States and its NATO allies agreed Wednesday to step up air patrols over the Baltic nations and to deploy additional warships in response to Russia’s military buildup near Ukraine. The North Atlantic Treaty...
  • Unlock a historic stay with C&O Canal Quarters program

    Unlock a historic stay with C&O Canal Quarters program
    For anyone who enjoys bike riding or hiking, the path along the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal is special. Riding there on a recent chilly spring morning, I see the Potomac River to my left, serene in some spots, roaring with foamy fury in others. To my right,...
  • Letter: Reasons for the Obama protest

    This article is in response to the letter written about an Obama protest which took place in our La Cañada Post Office (“Obama protest leaves a stamp of hate,” Mailbag, April 10). There is growing dissatisfaction with our federal government....
  • Algeria votes -- but for what?

     Algeria votes -- but for what?
    Though the votes have not yet been counted in Thursday's presidential election in Algeria, the result is all but decided: President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will win a fourth term. Bouteflika's long reign is unprecedented (and unconstitutional), and so is...
  • Beltran Leyva cartel figure and a Michoacan mayor arrested in Mexico

    Beltran Leyva cartel figure and a Michoacan mayor arrested in Mexico
    MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s drug and corruption crackdown intensified this week with the arrests of the reputed second in command of the Beltran Leyva drug cartel and the mayor of a Michoacan city once controlled by the Knights Templar criminal...
  • ACLU sues over delays for immigrants seeking U.S. protection

    ACLU sues over delays for immigrants seeking U.S. protection
    Thousands of immigrants seeking protection in the United States have spent months in detention waiting for the government to determine whether they may have legitimate cases, even though regulations say they should receive a determination within 10 days,...
  • Intersections: Examining the self-defense class issue

    Intersections: Examining the self-defense class issue
    Two popular self-defense classes for women hosted by Glendale’s Status on the Commission of Women in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month have been postponed this month because of a letter from the National Coalition for Men that claimed the...
  • Putin: Russia may invade Ukraine to protect locals

    Putin: Russia may invade Ukraine to protect locals
    MOSCOW --  Russia may invade southeast Ukraine to protect the local population, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday. Speaking live at his annual call-in show in a Moscow television studio, Putin implied he reserves the right to move Russian troops...
  • Public financing leads to public accountability [Commentary]

    Public financing leads to public accountability [Commentary]
    For many years, special interests — particularly the development industry — have played an inordinate role in financing the campaigns of county executive and county council candidates throughout Maryland. Once elected, these officials often...
  • Russia agrees to 'de-escalation' plan for Ukraine at Geneva talks

    Russia agrees to 'de-escalation' plan for Ukraine at Geneva talks
    Russia staved off further Western sanctions over its support for separatist militants in eastern Ukraine by reaching an agreement with the top U.S., European and Ukrainian diplomats that aims to "de-escalate" tensions between the former Soviet republics...
  • Witness recalls demo in 'how to slit a throat' as terror trial opens

    NEW YORK -- On a ranch in rural Oregon, a radical Muslim holding a dagger with a curved blade yanked back the head of a kneeling young man and brought the metal to his neck.  "He said he was going to show us how to properly slice someone's throat,"...