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  • Obama Faces Rising States' Rights Challenge

    Obama Faces Rising States' Rights Challenge
    Scott Pruitt enjoyed owning a AAA baseball team in Oklahoma City, but he is having as much fun as Oklahoma's attorney general, and one of the Obama administration's most tenacious tormentors. The second existential challenge to the Affordable Care Act...
  • Cuba not returning to capitalism despite U.S. deal: Castro's daughter

    Cuba not returning to capitalism despite U.S. deal: Castro's daughter
    Cuba will defend its socialist principles and will not return to capitalism just because it has agreed a detente with the United States, the daughter of President Raul Castro said, dispelling any notion that U.S. companies would be free to roll into Cuba....
  • GSA seeks developers for FBI headquarters

    GSA seeks developers for FBI headquarters
    The federal government is formally seeking developers to build a new headquarters for the FBI, opening the next phase in a competition between Maryland and Virginia to land the lucrative project. The General Services Administration said Friday evening...
  • Brazilians face higher gas prices, more austerity moves after election

    Rising gas prices and the selection of a more fiscally austere economic team have Brazilians facing a period of difficult adjustment after the reelection of President Dilma Rousseff. Though Rousseff's second term doesn't start until January, her...
  • Presidential vacation in Hawaii begins with an Obama staple: golf

    Presidential vacation in Hawaii  begins with an Obama staple:  golf
    Far removed -- at least physically -- from the concerns of Washington, President Obama commenced the familiar rituals of his annual holiday getaway to his home state of Hawaii on Saturday, starting with a round of golf. Roughly 12 hours after he and...
  • Four detainees released from Guantanamo Bay to Afghanistan

    Four detainees released from Guantanamo Bay to Afghanistan
    The Pentagon announced Saturday that four detainees have been sent home to Afghanistan from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay as part of the U.S. government's ongoing release of former terrorism suspects who have been held for years. Shawali Khan,...
  • Cuba says U.S. must respect its communist system

    President Raul Castro demanded on Saturday that the United States respect Cuba's communist rule as the two countries work to restore diplomatic ties, and warned that Cuban-American exiles might try to sabotage the rapprochement. U.S. President Barack...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    Jordan Bradfield, a junior at Liberty High School of Bethlehem was recently nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C. The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become physicians or...
  • George D. Hubbard

    George D. Hubbard
    George D. Hubbard, a retired Semmes, Bowen & Semmes attorney who was known for his irreverent sense of humor, died of Alzheimer's disease Dec. 11 at Copper Ridge, an assisted-living facility in Sykesville. The Ellicott City resident was 88. The son of...
  • FBI's genetic tests didn't nail anthrax killer, GAO says

    WASHINGTON For a second time in three years, an inquiry cast doubt Friday on the FBI's assertion that genetic testing had cinched its conclusion that a now-dead Army bioweapons researcher mailed anthrax-laced letters that killed five people and terrorized...
  • Obama's fourth-quarter foreign policy surprises

    Six months ago, President Obama's foreign policy looked stymied. Negotiations with Israel and the Palestinians were at a dead end. Russia was gaining ground in eastern Ukraine. U.S. efforts to end the war in Syria were ineffective. A new extremist army,...