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  • Congress OKs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security open

    Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious that the measure left...
  • Cal Thomas: Stop the immigration flood

    Cal Thomas: Stop the immigration flood
    Washington is such a phony city. Maybe that's why it has such a good relationship with Hollywood. In the sequel to a "film" we have seen many times before, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was in danger of shutting down today  because of a...
  • NY farmers lobby Congress for immigration reform, food rules

    Farmers in New York state are asking Congress to push for immigration reform and changes to new federal food safety rules. The New York Farm Bureau released its 2015 priorities during a recent trip to Washington to meet with the state's congressional...
  • U.S. and Cuban diplomats make progress, but still at odds

    U.S. and Cuban diplomats said Friday that they had made progress in talks on normalizing diplomatic relations after a five decade break, but were still at odds over Havana’s demand to be taken off a U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism. U.S....
  • New England editorial roundup

    The Daily News of Newburyport (Mass.), Feb. 27, 2015 Thirty years ago, few people outside the realms of academic research or the government had heard of something called the Internet. Now, it's hard to imagine how we could get by without it. The leap in...
  • Congress OKs deal to avoid shutdown at Homeland Security

    Congress OKs deal to avoid shutdown at Homeland Security
    Congress voted late Friday to approve a one-week funding extension for the Department of Homeland Security, narrowly avoiding a shutdown while setting up the possibility of another battle over immigration in coming days. With hours to go before...
  • Yellen meets with conservative groups unhappy with Fed

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen met Friday with a group of conservative activists who are unhappy with the way the central bank is conducting its interest-rate policies. The meeting, which was set up in early February, came two days after Yellen...
  • Transportation budget has $3 million for nuclear ship

    WASHINGTON Tucked in President Barack Obama's $94.7 billion fiscal year 2016 budget request for the Department of Transportation is $3 million for a ship berthed in Baltimore that has carried neither cargo nor passengers since 1970. The Maritime...
  • Iran official criticizes Israeli leader's 'scaremongering'

    Iran's top nuclear negotiator said Saturday that "scaremongering" by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won't stop the Islamic Republic and world powers from reaching a final nuclear deal. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the world...
  • National monument supporters in California get antsy

    California lawmakers and advocacy groups are ramping up efforts to win national monument designation for four scenic vistas in the state, from vast stretches of the Mojave Desert to redwood stands along the Pacific Coast Highway to canyons and mountains...
  • Reader says restaurants make cooking shows unnecessary

    Editor's Note: Speak Out is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at 312-222-2460. Fed up with cooking shows: Television is going overboard with all the cooking...