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George W. Bush

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  • Washington closes out last big position in Wall Street bailout

    The United States closed out its last big investment taken on during a 2008 bailout of U.S. banks and automakers, selling its remaining shares in the former financing arm of General Motors, the U.S. Treasury said on Friday. The U.S. Treasury made deals...
  • Robert B. Reich: The coin of the realm

    A few years ago, hedge fund Level Global Investors made $54 million selling Dell Inc. stock based on insider information provided by a Dell employee. When charged with insider trading, Level Global Investors co-founder Anthony Chiasson claimed he didn't...
  • 'Interview' mess strange, surreal and troubling

    Kim Jong-un's head will not explode on Christmas Day, after all. At least not on movie screens in North America, or anywhere else in the world. On Wednesday, Sony Pictures pulled its Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy, "The Interview" about a pair of...
  • Florida can gain much from changes in Cuba

    Florida can gain much from changes in Cuba
    As a recent college graduate working for The Miami Herald in 1974, I listened with wonder when older sportswriters spoke with such familiarity about a forbidden, Cold War land called Cuba. Not many years before, Miami and Havana had been home to...
  • On torture, Obama content to leave dispute 'in the past'

    On torture, Obama content to leave dispute 'in the past'
     Upon release of the Senate Intelligence Committee report on the George W. Bush administration's use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" on captured al-Qaida suspects, two prominent American figures stoutly defended the practice -- former Vice...
  • Iowa and New Hampshire voters will listen before they judge Bush

    Iowa and New Hampshire voters will listen before they judge Bush
    Life-long Republican Bob Shelley neatly folds his newspaper and uses it as a coaster, placing his coffee mug over a photo of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, who just announced he will explore a bid for the White House in 2016. In a coffee shop in...
  • Obama has power to further weaken Cuba sanctions

    President Barack Obama has the power to further weaken U.S. sanctions against the Communist-run island beyond the normalization of relations with Havana that he announced on Wednesday, sanctions experts said. While the restoration of diplomatic ties to...
  • Stephen Colbert sells off his props, including Michael Stipe

    Stephen Colbert sells off his props, including Michael Stipe
    With one more episode of "The Colbert Report," Stephen Colbert has been busy cleaning out the studio. On Wednesday's show, Colbert aired a segment taped at a yard sale he hosted in the lobby of the Manhattan studio where he does the show. Every gag prop...
  • Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits

    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Gray Mountain" by John Grisham (Doubleday, $28.95). A lawyer from Manhattan is relocated to a small town full of secrets. Last week: 2 2. "Hope to Die" by James Patterson (Little, Brown, $29).The latest book in the Alex Cross...
  • Report on White House security: Need higher fence, new leadership

    WASHINGTON A panel charged with reviewing the Secret Service following a series of security breaches is recommending significant changes to the fence that surrounds the White House to make it more difficult to climb, including raising it by about 5 feet,...
  • Are drone strikes more defensible than torture?

    There are lots of hypocrisies surrounding the recently released executive summary of the Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA's detention and interrogation program. But they pale in comparison to the current Democratic silence about President...