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  • Hillary Clinton sidesteps email, foreign money questions

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. Hillary Clinton avoided talking politics Saturday in Coral Gables. She left that to her husband. Speaking to students at the University of Miami, the former secretary of state did not make a single mention of her possible...
  • Obama finds his veto pen

    Obama finds his veto pen
    With the Republicans now in control of both houses of Congress, President Barack Obama has finally invoked his weapon of last resort against being run over by them, by vetoing the Keystone XL pipeline bill. After more than six years in office and having...
  • Kerry vows to defend Israel, criticizes UN body's 'obsession'

    GENEVA Secretary of State John Kerry defended Israel on Monday at a United Nations group that's often hostile toward the Jewish state. In a speech to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, the UN's top human rights group, Kerry showcased U.S. support for...
  • Getty and city of L.A. launch website mapping historic places

    Getty and city of L.A. launch website mapping historic places
    The Getty Conservation Institute and the city of Los Angeles are expected to announce Tuesday the new website HistoricPlacesLA.org, the first digital portal designed to inventory, map and contextualize the city’s cultural heritage sites. The...
  • Venezuela to shrink US Embassy staff, require tourist visas

    Venezuela to shrink US Embassy staff, require tourist visas
    Venezuela will shrink the size of the U.S. Embassy staff, limit the activities of U.S. diplomats and require American citizens to apply for visas if they want to come bask on the beach. Speaking before a crowd that rallied to protest imperialism,...
  • In Botswana reserve, Bushmen still being deprived of rights

     In Botswana reserve, Bushmen still being deprived of rights
    Late at night in the Kalahari Desert, a little more than a decade ago, the clouds drew together like rippled crocodile skin, and the Bushmen, led by an old man named Kexla Sanao, danced on the cool sand. Sanao shook his body and stamped his feet,...
  • Hillary Clinton email trove reviewed for release, security

    The government will examine thousands of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails for public release — and for possible security lapses — after revelations she used a private account to conduct official business as secretary of state, a senior State...
  • Walker spokeswoman blasts Clinton over emails

    Likely presidential candidate Scott Walker's spokeswoman blasted Democrat Hillary Clinton on Thursday for using a personal email account during the four years she was secretary of state — even though the Wisconsin governor did something similar when...
  • Clinton's miscalculation on her private email account

    Clinton's miscalculation on her private email account
    The revelation that Hillary Rodham Clinton routinely used a private email account to transact business as secretary of State is disturbing. At a minimum, it complicated efforts by congressional investigators and citizens to lay hands on records to which...
  • US response to Venezuela is biased

    The U.S. reaction to events in Venezuela has been highly partisan. The government of President Nicolas Maduro is depicted as losing popular support and purportedly relying on repression to stay in power. Meanwhile, in Mexico, where, according to a recent...
  • Time for full investigations of Hillary Clinton

    Recent press revelations indicate that Hillary Rodham Clinton likely violated federal law by conducting State Department business via a personal email account. Both Congress and the State Department Inspector General's Office should commence...