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  • Fiscal reform, oversight become focus of College of DuPage race

    Fiscal reform, oversight become focus of College of DuPage race
    After months of strife at the College of DuPage, the race for its board of trustees has become a fierce battleground. Twelve candidates are vying for three six-year terms on the board, with many of the hopefuls citing continuous reports of financial...
  • Congress tries to fix Medicare 'doc fix' before it fixes to leave town

    WASHINGTON With deep pockets and huge memberships, politically influential physician organizations think they're on the cusp of achieving something they've aggressively sought for years: a congressional cure for a Medicare payment system that regularly...
  • Alabama bill would let adoption agencies refuse gay couples

    Alabama would allow adoption agencies — including those with state contracts — to refuse to place children with same-sex couples on religious grounds, under a bill introduced in the Alabama Legislature. Republican Sen. Gerald Allen of...
  • 'Godfather' money rules Nigeria vote as lawmakers outearn Obama

    ABUJA, Nigeria When Okey Onwa decided to run for a seat in Nigeria's House of Representatives, a ruling party leader laid out the terms to the 52-year-old lawyer. He would have to pay 2 million naira ($10,048) as an expression of interest and sign...
  • Ukraine welcomes US resolution on arms shipments

    KIEV, Ukraine A U.S. resolution in favor of arms shipments to Ukraine was welcomed Tuesday by the government in Kiev and condemned as a call for war by Russian lawmakers in Moscow. "I thank US House of Representatives for a resolution calling to...
  • Washington auditor says he's cooperating with investigation

    Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley returned to work Monday following a week during which his home was raided by federal agents and his office turned over records subpoenaed by the Justice Department. But the elected Democrat remained out of the...
  • Cruz launches 2016 GOP presidential bid with appeal to evangelical Christians

    LYNCHBURG, Va. Ted Cruz launched his quest for the presidency Monday with a strong pitch to evangelical Christians, a bloc of voters often influential but seldom decisive in the competition for the Republican presidential nomination. "Today I am...
  • Netanyahu can't be trusted

    Netanyahu can't be trusted
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent reelection was a study in "whatever it takes" campaign strategy, surely learned from American politics during the last few decades ("A costly victory," March 19). Facing the reality of polling that showed...
  • Editorial: In support of Schiff's resolve

    Editorial: In support of Schiff's resolve
    It’s been such an oft-repeated action that it’s almost a familiar tradition for Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) to introduce a resolution calling on our president to seek the Republic of Turkey’s unequivocal acknowledgment of the Armenian...
  • 818 Roundup: Reps. introduce resolution seeking acknowledgment of Armenian Genocide; New La Cañada Flintridge City Council

    818 Roundup: Reps. introduce resolution seeking acknowledgment of Armenian Genocide; New La Cañada Flintridge City Council
    Good morning, 818! Today is Thursday, March 19, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 76 degrees and a low of 56 degrees with patchy fog during the day, according to the National Weather Service. Here are your local headlines: -...
  • Rep. Aaron Schock's problems could follow him after he quits Congress

    Rep. Aaron Schock's problems could follow him after he quits Congress
    Rep. Aaron Schock's resignation after six weeks of intense scrutiny over spending, travel and real estate deals marked a stunning fall for a politician once seen as a rising young voice in Congress. "It seemed like he was going to be a new, younger face...