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  • Peter Thiel wields political influence on GOP

    SAN FRANCISCO Peter Thiel has built and funded some of the most successful Silicon Valley startups, but the influence he wields in politics may be the cornerstone of his next legacy. Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and billionaire tech investor, has become...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Panetta, critical of Obama in book, is largely correct

    Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta's contention in his memoirs that President Barack Obama's insistence on total U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq facilitated the region's terrorist resurgence and that his Syria policy reflected "hesitation and half...
  • Special Report: How Syria policy stalled under the 'analyst in chief'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Throughout 2012, as signs mounted that militants in Syria were growing stronger, the debate in the White House followed a pattern. In meeting after meeting, as officials from agencies outside the executive residence advocated arming...
  • Comer Cottrell dies at 82; made Jheri curl available to the masses

     Comer Cottrell dies at 82; made Jheri curl available to the masses
    Comer Cottrell, an entrepreneur and philanthropist who turned a small Los Angeles operation into a multimillion-dollar success story by catering to the hair care needs of African Americans, died Friday at his home in Plano, Texas. He was 82. His death...
  • Patrick says a hard but careful look at Pentagon spending could help close budget gap

    Defense spending -- and particularly the way the Pentagon buys things -- needs a sharp eye, says Suzanne Patrick, the Democrat who is challenging Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, in November. But funding a powerful blue-water Navy is a priority,...
  • Uruguay's Mujica to consult next government over Guantanamo prisoners

    MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - Uruguay's outgoing leader Jose Mujica said he will consult with the country's next government about his increasingly unpopular decision to accept six Guantanamo Bay prisoners. Blunt-talking leftist Mujica has called the detention...
  • Another cabinet veteran laments Obama's wartime leadership

    WASHINGTON -- Less than a month away from the midterm congressional elections that may determine Barack Obama's chances to rebuild public confidence in himself and his presidency, there seems to be little rallying around him, even within his own...
  • Hogan must broaden his appeal if he hopes to win [Letter]

    Hogan must broaden his appeal if he hopes to win [Letter]
    From everything I have read about Larry Hogan, he is not a politician, at least not by today's standards or those of Maryland. Anyone following him knows that he is offering sound solutions based on hard truths instead of the panaceas that voters seem...
  • Appeals court wrestles with secret U.S. demands for telecom records

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court grappled on Wednesday with a lawsuit challenging the Federal Bureau of Investigation's ability to force Internet and telecommunications firms to turn over customer records without revealing the government's...
  • In close governor's race, Charlie Crist and Rick Scott prepare to go head to head

    In close governor's race, Charlie Crist and Rick Scott prepare to go head to head
    The first of three critical hours that could alter the outcome of the Florida governor's race is Friday, when Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist face off. Three televised debates, the only times Florida voters will get to...
  • Former top Obama aide Panetta takes a few swings at the president

    WASHINGTON Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta criticizes his former boss in a new memoir, saying President Barack Obama too often "relies on the logic of a law professor rather than the passion of a leader." Panetta faults Obama for not pushing more...