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  • John M. Crisp: Senate torture report needs full disclosure

    When my students use their cellphones to text during class, they always do so furtively, hands beneath a desk or hidden (they think) behind a strategically positioned purse or backpack. Thus they affirm this very human principle: When we're doing...
  • Pakistan's government pushes back against the long-powerful military

    Pakistan's government pushes back against the long-powerful military
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — For most of Pakistan's history, the powerful military has held sway over elected officials or simply dumped them from power. Just ask Nawaz Sharif, who was ousted as prime minister in the last military coup, 15 years ago....
  • Taking up painting not just for ex-presidents

    Taking up painting not just for ex-presidents
    Liberal Evanston is not a place where George W. Bush might expect to hear a kind word. But among the paint-spattered easels in a painting studio at the Evanston Art Center, the former president got a few. Not necessarily for his paintings, portraits...
  • Pick better presidential candidates for 2016

    Oligarchy is a form of power structure in which power rests with a few people. This power is often controlled by a few prominent families who pass their influence from one generation to the next. Does this sound familiar? George H.W. Bush, four years...
  • Condoleezza Rice is all wrong on Ukraine crisis

    Condoleezza Rice has re-emerged in the midst of the Ukraine crisis, and she is offering unhelpful advice. Rice, who served as national security adviser and then secretary of state under President George W. Bush, is taking the neoconservative line on...
  • Pennsylvania lieutenant governor candidates battling anonymity

    PITTSBURGH — "If you want to hide a secret from someone," state Sen. Mike Stack advised the audience, "talk about it at a lieutenant governor forum because no one will hear it." The Philadelphia Democrat dabbles in standup comedy, but he spoke to a...
  • Denver-based appeals court again takes on same-sex marriage

    For the second time in about a week, a federal appeals court in Denver wrestled Thursday with the question of same-sex marriage, this time in a case from Oklahoma. Last week, the same group of judges heard an appeal on a similar case from Utah. Though...
  • Review: 'The Unknown Known' ★★★

    Review: 'The Unknown Known' ★★&#9733
    The crucial Rummyism in the life, lexicon and flamboyantly knotty verbiage of former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld isn't the infamous "known knowns/unknown knowns/known unknowns" briar patch. Rather, it's found in one of Rumsfeld's thousands...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    THE ATTORNEY 3 1/2 stars. A hustler-attorney's life changes when he takes on a case involving a student who was arrested and tortured by the South Korean government in this true story. 2 hrs. 07 No MPAA rating (profanity, mild violence, scenes of torture,...
  • Obama, Abe to battle negative images at U.S.-Japan summit

    TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When U.S. President Barack Obama meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a summit next week, they will be battling negative undercurrents that could undermine their message that Asia's most important security alliance is...
  • 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...