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  • Auschwitz anniversary a reminder of the danger of staying silent

    Next month's 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp is a reminder, at a time when anti-Semitism is on the rise again, of what happens when the world stays silent about persecution, the president of the World Jewish Congress said.
  • Dec. 29 Letters: Drones, torture, war declaration, corporate welfare, fixing the Constitution

    Uneven concern It's not so much what the president says. I have long since lost faith in his promises. But what bothers me is that so many people (including the press) are willing simply accept everything he says regardless of how much sense it makes....

    Roosevelt University president's pay ranks No. 5 nationally

     Roosevelt University president's pay ranks No. 5 nationally
    The president of Chicago-based Roosevelt University was paid nearly $1.8 million in 2012, making him the fifth highest-paid private university president in the country that year, according to an annual survey of college presidents' compensation. The...

    Congress likely to make key decisions on drones

    The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies, but key decisions on how much access to grant drones are likely to come from Congress next year. Federal Aviation Administration...

    U.S. airstrikes remain crucial to Afghan forces in Taliban battles

    U.S. airstrikes remain crucial to Afghan forces in Taliban battles
    For several days, Taliban fighters barricaded on a mountaintop lobbed rockets at the remote town of Sangar in the valley below. Residents fled while police holed up in their outposts and begged superiors for help. At a sprawling base about 100 miles...