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  • New England editorial roundup

    The Republican of Springfield (Mass.), April 16, 2015 Prepare to hear a litany of tales of atrocities perpetrated by the tyrannical Castro regime in Cuba over the last half-century. Many of them are even likely to be true. The stories will be told by...
  • Car bombing targets U.S. consulate in Irbil, Iraq

    Car bombing targets U.S. consulate in Irbil, Iraq
    Islamic State militants took responsibility Friday for a car bomb that exploded outside the U.S. consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil. The State Department said no U.S. personnel were killed in the Friday afternoon blast in the capital of Iraq&...
  • Ripken Foundation to help train Nicaraguan players, coaches

    Ripken Foundation to help train Nicaraguan players, coaches
    A group representing the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation will begin a State Department-sponsored exchange program in Nicaragua on Sunday that will train coaches and baseball players in Nicaragua, and later this summer, bring Nicaraguan children to Maryland for...
  • Ohio man accused of plot to attack US military base, prison

    An Ohio man traveled to Syria and trained alongside terrorists, then returned to the U.S. with plans to attack a military base or a prison, according to a federal indictment announced Thursday. Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud, a U.S. citizen originally from...
  • Report: Russians hacked White House computers

    WASHINGTON Russians are responsible for infiltrating the State Department and White House computer systems in recent months, CNN reported Tuesday. The report says the hackers had access to non-classified, sensitive information, such as the president's...
  • High expectations of summit aren't realized yet

    High expectations of summit aren't realized yet
    Expectations could not have been any higher. President Barack Obama and Raul Castro had spoken on the phone prior to the Summit of the Americas meeting in Panama last weekend. They talked again by phone and in person during the meeting itself....
  • A fragile man, whispered innuendo and two suicides in Missouri

    A fragile man, whispered innuendo and two suicides in Missouri
    One month before his suicide, Tom Schweich announced he was running for governor. He looked pale and tired, with dark crescents under his eyes, but he spoke with precision and force. He told supporters he had learned to fight liberals by attending Harvard...
  • Cubans to open talks about US fugitives as ties warm

    The U.S. and Cuba will open talks about two of America's most-wanted fugitives as part of a new dialogue about law-enforcement cooperation made possible by President Barack Obama's decision to remove Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terror, the State...
  • Hillary Clinton's no-knife, no-Botox run for the White House

    Hillary Clinton's no-knife, no-Botox run for the White House
    I admit it. I was one of those people (mostly women, I suspect) who, back when Hillary Rodham Clinton left the State Department to "catch up on 20 years of sleep deprivation," figured that some of that catching up would also involve some measure of...
  • Cuba human rights bill introduced in Congress

    MIAMI A House bill was introduced Wednesday that would tie an improvement in Cuba's human rights record to any further removal of sanctions, and the State Department said the United States and Cuba planned to start a dialogue about U.S. fugitives living...
  • GOP investigators asked Clinton about private email in 2012

    Hillary Rodham Clinton was asked by congressional investigators more than two years ago whether she had used a private email account while serving as secretary of state but the State Department later declined to address the question. Rep. Darrell Issa,...