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  • Only one presidential candidate voted for war with Iraq: Hillary Clinton

    Only one presidential candidate voted for war with Iraq: Hillary Clinton
    So far, of the declared candidates for president, the only one who voted for the Iraq War is the Democrat. I recently made that observation on Twitter, and the response was instructive. I will refrain from reprinting the more piquant language from...
  • Alzheimer's trial stirs talk of senior sexuality

    Whether their parents still want sex probably isn't at the top of the minds of most people choose a nursing home for their loved ones. But experts from the Widener University-based Sexuality and Aging Consortium say a groundbreaking Iowa court case...
  • Guatemalan ex-dictator's daughter announces presidential bid

    The daughter of Efrain Rios Montt, the former dictator facing charges of genocide for massacres committed during his 1982-83 regime, is running for president of Guatemala. Zury Rios Sosa, a three-time member of congress, announced Thursday that she would...
  • Texas House votes to stop localities from banning fracking

    AUSTIN, Texas The Texas House of Representatives House voted Friday to bar cities from banning fracking and enacting a wide variety of other oil and gas-related ordinances. Backers rejected arguments that the bill would overturn ordinances that have long...
  • Marco Rubio better be prepared for a good look at his record

    Marco Rubio better be prepared for a good look at his record
    To those who believe that Marco Rubio lacks the experience to be president, consider that his resume surpasses Barack Obama's when he announced his candidacy eight years ago. Obama had been a state senator for six years, never gaining a leadership...
  • Iraq War vote underscores Hillary's weakness

    Iraq War vote underscores Hillary's weakness
      So far, of the declared candidates for president, the only one who voted for the Iraq War is the Democrat. I recently made that observation on Twitter and the response was instructive. I will refrain from reprinting the more piquant language from...
  • IRS opened 19 percent fewer criminal cases in 2014, report says

    NEWARK, N.J. The Internal Revenue Service opened 19 percent fewer criminal investigations in fiscal 2014 than in the previous year, reflecting a decrease in budget and staffing, according to the agency. IRS agents initiated 4,297 investigations in 2014...
  • 25 actresses show a woman's view of the world

     25 actresses show a woman's view of the world
    "I like plays that have strong female characters," says Nicholas Murphy. The artistic director of Cornerstone Theatre Company proves that when he opens "The Women" this month at Sanford's Princess Theater. In "The Women," 25 actresses — some...
  • Harris Senate run fueled by lawyers, Hollywood executives

    Harris Senate run fueled by lawyers, Hollywood executives
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris reported more than 2,800 contributions to her U.S. Senate campaign in a report Wednesday that underscored her quick emergence as a top contender to succeed Democrat Barbara Boxer. Harris, the only well-known...
  • Editorials from around Ohio

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The Lima News, April 5 In coming weeks, the Ohio Legislature needs to find an effective balance between the priorities that Gov. John Kasich laid out in his...
  • U.S. House passes state sales tax break; Obama veto threatened

    WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives voted to let taxpayers deduct state sales taxes on their federal tax returns, a victory for residents of Texas, Florida and other states that lack an income tax. The 272-152 vote would reinstate a tax break...