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  • To fight Ebola, US takes a harder line on travelers

    WASHINGTON Under pressure from lawmakers and the U.S. public to control the spread of the Ebola virus, the Obama administration on Tuesday announced additional restrictions on travelers from three African countries. "We are announcing travel restrictions...
  • No charges against Carl DeMaio in sex accusations, San Diego D.A. says

    No charges against Carl DeMaio in sex accusations, San Diego D.A. says
    No criminal charges will be filed regarding sexual misconduct allegations made against Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio, the San Diego district attorney announced Monday. "No criminal charges will be filed at this time due to insufficiency...
  • Mikulski to hold hearing on Ebola funding

    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, the chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, said Monday the panel will hold a hearing on fighting the spread of Ebola — the latest indication Congress is preparing to consider additional funding to deal with...
  • Jameis Winston, Crist-Scott and Amend. C: Letters

    Jameis Winston, Crist-Scott and Amend. C: Letters
    Winston on vs. off field Sports columnist Mike Bianchi seems to be missing a major point when he states, "Once again, Jameis Winston, the most hated man in college football, disappointed his detractors and crushed his critics by pulling out yet...
  • Chilean president's landmark education reform passes first hurdle

    SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chilean President Michelle Bachelet's landmark education reform passed its first major hurdle on Tuesday after the Lower House approved the bill and sent it on to the Senate, where a heated debate awaits. The multi-pronged reform...
  • Immigration inaction shouldn't keep Latinos from voting

    Immigration inaction shouldn't keep Latinos from voting
    To the editor: It took African Americans hundreds of years to gain their freedom. Still, to this day, young blacks are gunned down for walking down the street, playing music too loud or simply for asking for assistance. Legislation does not end the...
  • Oct. 22 Letters: Norm Mosher

    Norm Mosher For years, the women of the 1st Congressional District have been under-served and under-represented in Congress. Since he has been in Washington, Rep Rob Wittman has consistently voted against the interests of women. He has voted "No" on...
  • How big a nuclear arsenal do we really need?

    How big a nuclear arsenal do we really need?
    If President Obama wants to use his last two years to further his agenda, here's something he could do that would both advance the cause of global security and save the country money: suspend plans to develop a new arsenal of American nuclear weapons....
  • Children's Health Insurance Program deserves funding

    Children's Health Insurance Program deserves funding
    In what may be a hopelessly quixotic effort, supporters of the federal Children's Health Insurance Program are trying to persuade Congress to renew its funding almost a year in advance — and in a lame-duck session. Nevertheless, lawmakers ought to...
  • No breakthrough as Hong Kong officials open talks with students

    Government officials in Hong Kong opened talks Tuesday with student leaders of pro-democracy protests that have paralyzed parts of the semi-autonomous Chinese city for more than three weeks, but the discussions produced no major breakthrough. The...
  • Ebola fear shows denial of science spreads quickly

    Ebola fear shows denial of science spreads quickly
    Science is knowledge based on facts derived from observation and experimentation. At least that's what the so-called "scientists" and "dictionaries" and "people throughout history" want you to believe. I, however, have it on good authority from...