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  • Lawyers for Georgia death row inmate with IQ of 70 ask for clemency

    Lawyers for Georgia death row inmate with IQ of 70 ask for clemency
    A Georgia inmate with an IQ of 70 is scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection Tuesday night in a case that his defense argues is a “grotesque” miscarriage of justice. Warren Lee Hill, 54, a former petty officer in the U.S. Navy, is...
  • Georgia inmate put to death after Supreme Court denies stay

    Georgia inmate put to death after Supreme Court denies stay
    Warren Lee Hill, a Georgia inmate with a mild intellectual disability, was executed Tuesday evening after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review his case. Hill, who has a reputed IQ of 70, received a lethal injection of pentobarbital shortly after 7...
  • A Grammy for James Franco? Weird tales from the spoken word category

    A Grammy for James Franco? Weird tales from the spoken word category
    Who do you think should win the Grammy this year? Polymath actor/director/artist/etc. James Franco? High camp maestro John Waters? Recently deceased comedy diva Joan Rivers? Inspirational disco queen Gloria Gaynor? Or should the prized award go to...
  • Lacking a foreign policy vision, Obama administration muddles along

    Lacking a foreign policy vision, Obama administration muddles along
    Two weeks ago, John F. Kerry, America's peripatetic secretary of State, stopped off in France “to share a hug with all of Paris.” In the annals of American diplomacy, Kerry's hug — even with its requisite reference to Gen. John...
  • 'Kid Presidents' shares surprising tales from presidential childhoods

     'Kid Presidents' shares surprising tales from presidential childhoods
    Know about the president and the pears? Few people do. The anecdote can be traced to Herbert Hoover's childhood, and you'll find it in the new book, "Kid Presidents: True Tales of Childhood From America's Presidents" (Quirk). Its author is David...
  • Family of former presidents gather at Little White House

    Family of former presidents gather at Little White House
    Descendants of three former U.S. presidents discussed their famous family members' accomplishments at Key West's Harry S. Truman Little White House, Florida's only presidential museum. The Sunday event featured Truman's grandson Clifton Truman Daniel,...
  • Arthur L. Alarcon, 9th U.S. Circuit's first Latino judge, dies at 89

    Arthur L. Alarcon, 9th U.S. Circuit's first Latino judge, dies at 89
    Arthur L. Alarcon, the first Latino appointed to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, died Wednesday at his Pacific Palisades home. He was 89. He was recently diagnosed with cancer, according to a court statement. The native Angeleno and son of a...
  • The faith factor (2016 edition)

    We are one year away from the Iowa caucuses and already several Republican presidential candidates are trying to secure an advantage by talking about their faith. Before announcing his non-candidacy last Friday, Mitt Romney had indicated if he ran for...
  • Obama's foreign policy fizzle

    Obama's foreign policy fizzle
    Last month, John Kerry, America's peripatetic secretary of state, stopped off in France "to share a hug with all of Paris." In the annals of American diplomacy, Kerry's hug — even with its requisite reference to Gen. John Pershing ("Lafayette,...
  • Report: Federal agencies are becoming better communicators

    Report: Federal agencies are becoming better communicators
    Coming froma federal agency most often associated with senior citizens, the poster is striking: An upside-down sky diver screams as she falls through the clouds. "Have you helped someone plan their Someday?" it asks in bright, yellow letters that...
  • Look inward for the 'single overarching threat' to America

    To the editor: Wow! From the gloomy predictability of the Op-Ed page, I find a pinpoint of radiance in Andrew J. Bacevich's piece on the Obama administration's plodding foreign policy. ("Lacking a foreign policy vision, Obama administration muddles along,...