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  • Republicans' letter to Iran is far from unprecedented

    Republicans' letter to Iran is far from unprecedented
    The Obama administration has excoriated Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and 46 other Republicans for writing to Iran’s leaders informing them of the Senate’s constitutional role in approving international agreements. Vice President Joe Biden went so far as to declare that “In 36 years in the United States Senate, I cannot recall another instance in which senators wrote directly to advise another country — much less a longtime foreign adversary — that the president does not have the constitutional authority to reach a meaningful understanding with them.”
  • Claude Sitton, Pulitzer-winning journalist who covered civil rights movement, dies at 89

    RALEIGH, N.C. Claude Sitton, a forceful editor who led The News & Observer from 1968 to 1990, won the Pulitzer Prize as a columnist for the paper, and as a fearless reporter for The New York Times set the standard for national coverage of the civil rights...

    Pulitzer Prize-winner Claude Sitton dies at 89

    Journalist Claude Sitton, who set the pace for reporters covering the civil rights movement in the South in the 1950s and '60s and later won a Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary, died Tuesday. He was 89. Sitton's son Clint said his father died...

    Leading civil rights reporter Claude Sitton dies at 89

    In a 1962 article, New York Times reporter Claude Sitton described a voting rights meeting at a south Georgia church that was interrupted when the sheriff and his deputies entered, demanding information. One smacked his heavy flashlight into his palm...

    After historic trip in 1999, Orioles should be first MLB team to play again in Cuba

    After historic trip in 1999, Orioles should be first MLB team to play again in Cuba
    If the new relationship between the United States and Cuba allows for an ongoing relationship between Major League Baseball and the baseball-crazy island nation, the Orioles should be the team that breaks the ice. They earned it. The news Monday...