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  • Who will stand up for the Christians?

    Why is the world silent while Christians are being slaughtered in the Middle East and Africa? In Europe and in the United States, we have witnessed demonstrations over the tragic deaths of Palestinians who have been used as human shields by Hamas, the...
  • More Money, Effort Needed To Combat Human Sex Trafficking In The State

    NEW HAVEN — Connecticut is far ahead of many states in dealing with child sex trafficking but still needs more money to train police, teachers and first responders to recognize and understand the problem, experts said Monday. Several of the...
  • Carl Wilgus: How to continue growth of tourism industry

    The Pennsylvania economy is a powerhouse, boasting scores of industries that measurably contribute annually to our state's growth and the health of the U.S. economy. Our traditional agricultural and manufacturing bases have been bolstered by our recent...
  • Don't reduce protection for endangered waters: Editorial

    Don't reduce protection for endangered waters: Editorial
    Florida's leaders would be poorly cast in a Hollywood blockbuster called "Guardians of the Waterways." Many of the state's rivers and springs have been in a steady decline for years from pollution and excessive groundwater pumping. Yet lawmakers...
  • More than 200 years later, time to remake Constitution?

    In 1787, the wisest political minds met in Philadelphia ostensibly to revise the Articles of Confederation. However, the Founders of our Constitution knew that the articles were inadequate to meet the needs of 19th-century America, and could not be simply...
  • TCW names Engelsman global chief compliance officer

    (Reuters) - Asset management firm TCW Group Inc has appointed Jeffrey Engelsman global chief compliance officer in an effort to adapt to increasingly complex financial regulation. Engelsman reports to David Lippman, TCW president and chief executive, and...
  • The lower Congress sinks, the higher voter turnout might be

    WASHINGTON Could voter disdain for Congress motivate more people to turn out this November? Could be. A new Gallup study suggests that in recent elections, disapproval of Congress' job performance meant higher turnout. Currently, Gallup's congressional...
  • Albert R. Hunt: Ferguson reveals blacks' unfinished journey

    Albert R. Hunt: Ferguson reveals blacks' unfinished journey
    The tragic shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., has sparked an intense debate about the state of race relations in America, but there's little indication much will change. This recalls the expectation that Barack...
  • Representative DesJarlais wins Tennessee primary by 38 votes

    NASHVILLE Tenn. (Reuters) - A challenger to scandal-plagued U.S. Representative Scott DesJarlais on Monday conceded the Republican primary election in Tennessee, giving the physician a shot at a third term by 38 votes. DesJarlais and Jim Tracy, a state...
  • Mexico President Peña Nieto's popularity falls at home: survey

    In contrast to the glowing reviews he often receives abroad, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s ratings at home have declined, a new survey finds. The Pew Research Center, in a report released Tuesday that examines public opinion in Mexico,...
  • Biden, Emanuel, Quinn call for minimum wage hike

    Biden, Emanuel, Quinn call for minimum wage hike
    Vice President Joe Biden, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday afternoon held a behind-closed-doors discussion on raising the minimum wage, appearing briefly afterward for the cameras. Biden’s visit, which included a campaign...