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  • Daniel Gordis: Israelis worry about economy, not Iran

    Daniel Gordis: Israelis worry about economy, not Iran
    With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu scheduled to address Congress on Tuesday, his speech is seemingly the only Israel-related subject receiving attention in the American press. Monday's New York Times had two prominent stories about Israel: one...
  • Politics aside, Netanyahu's speech is important

    Politics aside, Netanyahu's speech is important
    It is hardly surprising that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress today has turned into a game of cheap political one-upmanship in Washington. Not surprising, but embarrassing. In a lot of ways, it tells you why Congress is...
  • Wyoming horse roundup legality argued before federal judge

    Attorneys argued Monday over whether a wild horse roundup on western Wyoming rangelands last year complied with or violated a federal law that carries different requirements for such roundups depending on whether the horses are on federal or private land....
  • Buhari gains from tough-guy image as Boko Haram wounds Nigeria

    LAGOS, Nigeria A party atmosphere descended on the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri as thousands lined the roads to welcome opposition presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari with chants of "Only Buhari" in the Hausa language. Buhari's campaign...
  • US trade deficit � are we better off today than we were 20 years ago?

    In his 2010 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama promised to double exports over five years to "support" 2 million jobs in America. A year later he claimed the new U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement would "support" 70,000 jobs at home. And...
  • States work to protect electric grid

    WASHINGTON A huge solar superstorm fries hundreds of high-voltage transformers, shutting down the nation's electrical power grid. A hostile nation or a group of terrorists detonates a nuclear weapon above the U.S. atmosphere, raining gamma rays and...
  • Democrats: Don't side with Republicans on Iran

    President Barack Obama may be on the verge of striking a historic deal to limit Iran's nuclear program that is unless Democrats scuttle it. Yes, you read that right. Some Democrats, determined to repeat the deadly errors of the Bush years, are considering...
  • Netanyahu assails Iran deal, touts US-Israel ties

    Seeking to lower tensions, Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials cast their dispute over Iran as a family squabble on Monday, even as the Israeli leader claimed President Barack Obama did not — and could not — fully understand his nation's...
  • Analysis: Mikulski legacy is beyond longevity

    WASHINGTON The most obvious distinction Barbara A. Mikulski will take into retirement is that she's spent more time in Congress than any other woman, and that's a record worthy of significant recognition. But, especially at a Capitol so deeply mired in...
  • Massachusetts delegation divided on Netanyahu speech

    Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation is split over the decision of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accept an invitation by House Republican leaders to address a joint session of Congress. Two House members — Reps....
  • Archaic utility rules would put thriving Internet at risk

    Archaic utility rules would put thriving Internet at risk
    The Federal Communications Commission's recent decision to regulate the Internet as a public utility is a classic example of why ordinary Americans have grown so frustrated with Washington. This nation has serious problems to solve, and our economy...