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  • Babylon & Beyond: Wary Tehran press welcomes, warns Obama

  • Caroline Kennedy drops out as contender for Senate

  • Vanilla Equator stands out in name only

    Vanilla Equator stands out in name only
    The obvious question is why Suzuki added a midsize pickup for 2009 when trucks are losing favor. "Why not?" responds an unapologetic Gene Brown, Suzuki's vice president of marketing. In the U.S., Suzuki is best-known for motorcycles and all-terrain...
  • Here's a look at movies coming out in 2009

    By ROGER MOORE Sentinel movie critic Here's a look at films with scheduled 2009 release dates -- all dates are subject to change without notice. Feb. 6 Coraline (Focus) The latest animation from Henry Selick (Nightmare Before Christmas) concerns a...
  • Paul McCartney at Coachella: The former Beatle is a huge get for this year's festival, but at 66 he doesn't quite fit the demographic

  • A new low for corporate greed

    Super Bowl Sunday fun: Try saying these words out loud, in the incredulous voice of former NFL coach Jim Mora in that Coors beer commercial: "Bonuses? Don't talk about - bonuses? You kidding me? Bonuses?" Yes, coach, I'm afraid it's true: Something...
  • Democrats are hypocrites when it comes to paying taxes

    Democrats are hypocrites when it comes to paying taxes
    During the presidential campaign, Joe Biden insisted that paying your taxes is a patriotic duty. No, scratch that. He said that supporting a tax hike was the American thing to do. "It's time to be patriotic," he told America's putative tax slackers....
  • Fear, not passion, drove Outfit killer

    Even Outfit hit men have feelings. They can strangle tiny pet shop mice, fixing tiny nooses around their necks and hanging them from your windshield wipers as a warning. But that's work, not fun.They can kill human beings with bats and ropes, though...
  • Slots bid process wipes out hoped-for benefits

    Legalizing slot machines was supposed to save Maryland horse tracks, help Maryland schools and keep the Preakness in Baltimore. That it might fail on all counts, in a kind of grotesque trifecta, is probably what everybody involved with it deserves....
  • New president, new battlefield

    In his presidential campaign, Barack Obama sometimes made foreign policy sound like a simple matter of changing the tone, turning the page -- and moving 10,000 troops from Iraq to Afghanistan. "Rather than fight a war that does not need to be fought,...
  • Great expectations -- by Americans and by Obama

    Barack Obama has been criticized for being too cool, too aloof, even too serene. But the President Obama who delivered the inaugural address on Tuesday was anything but aloof. He was passionate and pleading, somber and demanding. And he did something...