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  • Ndaiye, bench pace UCI

    Twenty games into a college career already draped with mythology, UC Irvine's 7-foot-6 Goliath has already established some Mamadou's and don'ts. The don'ts include extreme caution for opponents when entering the vicinity of the basket, before which the...
  • APG contracting dollars fell 13% last year

    APG contracting dollars fell 13% last year
    The value of contracts at Aberdeen Proving Ground plummeted 13 percent last year, but businesses with Maryland locations ended up with roughly as much as the year before. Even with the overall drop, the numbers are eye-popping. The Army base in...
  • Deficit reduction drops as a public priority, new poll shows

    WASHINGTON -- For the first time since President Obama took office, reducing the federal deficit has slipped as a priority for most Americans, particularly his fellow Democrats, according to a new in-depth study of public attitudes. That shift...
  • Cartwright, Flintridge Prep boys' basketball rally for improbable victory over Poly

    PASADENA — Having to lead the way back from a 17-point deficit against a rival in the fourth quarter might normally seem like a tall order. Not so for Robert Cartwright, who has made a habit out of helping the Flintridge Prep boys’...
  • Obama talks economy, immigration in State of the Union address

    Obama talks economy, immigration in State of the Union address
    President Barack Obama used his State of the Union address Tuesday night to call for a renewed focus on families struggling through the nation's fickle economic recovery, repeatedly warning lawmakers that his administration intends to work around Congress...
  • Federal deficit dips, again, but long-term outlook remains tough

    Federal deficit dips, again, but long-term outlook remains tough
    WASHINGTON -- The federal deficit is likely to continue its slide -- to a lower-than-expected $514 billion for 2014, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reported Tuesday. Down from last year's $680 billion, the current deficit projection would...
  • House Republicans backing off to avoid debt standoff

    WASHINGTON — With another major fiscal deadline looming at month's end, House Republicans are preparing to seek only modest concessions from President Obama to raise the nation's debt ceiling and will instead try to press their political advantage...
  • Wednesday's local interest college basketball roundup: Thornton, Tribe withstand UNC Wilmington

    Men: CAA: Marcus Thornton scored a team-high 19 points Wednesday night to lead William and Mary to a 54-50 win at UNC Wilmington. Tim Rusthoven added 10 points for the Tribe (14-8, 6-3 Colonial Athletic Association), which survived a late rally by the...
  • Watching reruns in the Capitol [Editorial]

    Watching reruns in the Capitol  [Editorial]
    The nation's debt ceiling is back in the news this week and for all the old, familiar reasons. By month's end, it will need to be raised or the U.S. Treasury will run out of money to pay the country's outstanding bills, and House Republicans are once...
  • Terps make up most of late deficit, but Virginia pulls away in win

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Maryland knew that beating Virginia at John Paul Jones Arena Monday night might be its most challenging task since going up to Pittsburgh last month. The Cavaliers hadn’t lost a game in nearly a month and had won its...
  • Obama praises resilient economy, warns of 'inequality of opportunity'

    Obama praises resilient economy, warns of 'inequality of opportunity'
    GALESBURG, Ill. – President Obama tried to steer the nation’s attention back to his stewardship of an improving economy with a high-profile speech that took credit for a comeback but warned against persistent “inequality of opportunity&...