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  • State Department throws wet blanket on Ice Bucket Challenge

    U.S. State Department officials have put a damper on high-ranking officials who might be getting swept up in the Ice Bucket Challenge frenzy currently being tapped to raise money for ALS research. “High-ranking State Department officials are...
  • Promise of a 'clean coal' future far from reality

    MEREDOSIA, Ill. In 2003, President George W. Bush unveiled plans for the world's first zero-emissions coal plant, a project that would serve as a global showcase of America's ability to reduce carbon emissions from fossil fuels. This FutureGen plant...
  • Former Vermont Senator James Jeffords dies at 80

    Former Vermont Senator James Jeffords dies at 80
    James Jeffords, a soft-spoken Vermonter whose defection from the Republican Party in 2001 created an unprecedented power shift in the U.S. Senate and gave Democrats control of the chamber for 18 months, has died at age 80, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy...
  • Cold Water On Foley's Hopes?

    It was strange to see John McKinney pouring ice water on Tom Foley after losing to him in the Republican primary [Aug. 14, Page A10]. Perhaps he meant to remind us voters that Mr. Foley's ideas are really all wet, and even a bit cold-hearted. After all,...
  • New rules might recognize more tribes, create new casinos

    WASHINGTON As a proud Chinook Indian, Gary Johnson rejects the claim that his tribe in southwestern Washington state is extinct, even though that's what the Bureau of Indian Affairs declared more than 12 years ago. "They couldn't be more wrong," said...
  • Ann Compton Retiring From ABC News After 4 Decades

    By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - Ann Compton, who has covered six presidents for ABC News, is retiring after four decades with the network. Compton, president of the White House Correspondents' Association, has had a career that included being the...
  • Obama's breezy words for post 9/11 torture [Commentary]

    Obama's breezy words for post 9/11 torture [Commentary]
    "...but we tortured some folks." -- President Barack Obama, Aug.1, 2014 OK, in the first place: "tortured some folks?" Really? Was there not something annoyingly breezy in the president's phrasing last week as he acknowledged the abuse of suspected...
  • Iraq's turmoil continues to plague Obama

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama proudly embraces a foreign policy that, after a decade of war, includes a resistance to military action in hotspots around the globe. That reluctance was no more apparent than in Iraq, where thousands of American died in...
  • Hispanics could decide who will lead the nation in 2016

    Throughout recent election cycles, we have all witnessed the increasing influence of the Hispanic population in our nation's political process. Various decades ago, it was strikingly rare to hear a presidential candidate express a word or two in Spanish...
  • Iraq redux: Around the country a chorus of troubled voices

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration's lethal return to Iraq will test a public resolve depleted by the past decade of war. Interviews, instant polling and the social media fire hose following the U.S. airstrikes Friday revealed deep ambivalence in a...
  • Nation and world news briefs for Aug. 15

    NATION FERGUSON, Mo. The officer who shot Ferguson teen Michael Brown stopped Brown and another teen because they were walking in the street, not because of a robbery a few minutes earlier, Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson said Friday afternoon....