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  • Mass-killing prosecution will test Mexican President Peña Nieto

    Mass-killing prosecution will test Mexican President Peña Nieto
    Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto faces a major test of his commitment to human rights and accountability after his government took the rare step of arresting an army officer and seven soldiers in connection with a shooting that killed 22 people....
  • Knight Foundation funds WLRN initiative

    Media WLRN Public Radio will develop a plan to better connect with its audience and create a culture of media innovation in its newsroom with a $200,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. With the funding, WLRN staff will work with...
  • New rules unlikely to stop Medtronic deal

    Newly announced tax rules will make it more complex and expensive for U.S. companies to pursue maneuvers like Medtronic's proposal to acquire Irish health care firm Covidien and move the combined company's legal headquarters overseas. But the fresh...
  • Florida Democrats rally around Wasserman Schultz

    Florida Democrats rally around Wasserman Schultz
    Florida Democrats have been delivering impassioned defenses of U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, whose position on the national stage was depicted as precarious in a lengthy article critiquing her performance as national party chairwoman. U....
  • Trust in federal workers bounced back after shutdown

    Trust in federal workers bounced back after shutdown
    Nearly three-quarters of Americans say they have trust in federal employees, a spike in public confidence that some are attributing to last year's partial government shutdown. In a recent Battleground Poll by George Washington University, 22 percent...
  • Tribune board calls out U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos

    Tribune board calls out U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos
    Two years ago, when Bobby Schilling was a member of Congress and Cheri Bustos was his challenger, they visited with the Tribune Editorial Board. Today Bustos is a member of Congress, and Schilling is her challenger. And a bit of that conversation from...
  • Krulick: I'm 'only alternative' to Mica

    Krulick: I'm 'only alternative' to Mica
    In late 1998, weeks after Al Krulick handily lost again in his second attempt as a Democrat to challenge a Congressional institution, Republican then-U.S. Rep. Bill McCollum, Orlando Sentinel columnist Greg Dawson called Krulick "a born egalitarian and...
  • 5774 Year in review

    5774 Year in review
    September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus. Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...
  • He's no longer a prisoner of the war on drugs

    He's no longer a prisoner of the war on drugs
    The excitement had been building all day. On election day 2008, every TV in the prison was tuned to the news. By the time the first presidential returns began to crawl across the screens at the medium-security federal prison in Yazoo City, Miss., the...
  • Malloy Should Own His Record, Be Ready To Pivot

    Malloy Should Own His Record, Be Ready To Pivot
    In his 2010 clashes with Tom Foley, Dan Malloy's volleys ranged from the petty ("if you can even use the Internet, Tom") to the cliche ("he's running to be captain of the Titanic") to the downright silly ("Tom, you don't really understand government at...
  • Eric Holder's mixed legacy

    Eric Holder's mixed legacy
    Departing Attorney General Eric Holder deserves cheers for his stance on civil rights, but bemused jeers for his assaults on civil liberties. Holder may well be remembered as a leading advocate for both human rights and for the advancement of government...