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  • Au revoir to more than a father-in-law

    Over the years, I've asked a lot of men about their fathers-in-law: whether they get along with them, whether they play a significant role in their lives. These conversations took place over a beer, or on a fishing trip, maybe at an Orioles game. I...
  • 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,...
  • Schwarzenegger eager to sign budget, stump for measures

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  • 48 arrested in U.S. raid on Mexican drug cartel

  • In Havana, hope for easing Cuba travel ban

    Nelson Fernandez said goodbye to his elderly, wheelchair-bound parents at the airport Wednesday as if it were the final time. "My father is going to be 100 and my mother is 81," said Fernandez. "I may not get another chance." Fernandez welcomed a change...
  • Tribune Co. chief Sam Zell interviewed by federal prosecutors in criminal probe of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich

    Tribune Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Sam Zell hired well-known defense lawyer Anton Valukas and was interviewed in January by federal prosecutors as a "potential witness" in the criminal investigation of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, the company...
  • Olympic-size gift to Calif. food bank

    Kellogg Co. donated thousands of boxes of cereal with Michael Phelps' picture on them to the San Francisco Food Bank. Kellogg declined last month to renew its endorsement deal with the Olympic swimming star and Baltimore resident after a photo surfaced...
  • Havana's black market fills fashion void

    The line snaked out of the central Havana apartment that doubled as an illegal clothing shop. "Please break it up," said a nervous resident acting as a lookout. "Spread out. This is not the bread line." With few options for purchasing affordable...
  • Phelps follows 'heart' back into pool

    Michael Phelps, who won a record eight gold medals in the Beijing Olympics last summer, and several other Americans are in the middle of a two-week training camp at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., for this summer's national and...
  • Maitland Art Center: Meet the enigmatic, authentic Seminoles

    Seminole: The word is everywhere in Florida, from college jerseys to gambling casinos. But the people and their history remain an enigma for most of us. At his death in 1838, Seminole leader Osceola was the best-known American "Indian" in the world,...