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  • How to defend (or not) a vote against cutting checks for senior citizens

     
    Republicans blocked proposals in the House and Senate on Wednesday to send $250 checks to Social Security recipients. That was the right, if not necessarily popular, thing to do. With Congress setting benefits to go up (but never down) in...
  • Congress honors American Fighter Aces for service in 4 wars

    Air Force Lt. Gen. Charles "Chick" Cleveland flew 145 combat missions in Korea and Vietnam, shooting down at least five planes during a career in which he logged more than 4,500 flying hours. The 87-year-old Cleveland is one of only 1,447 U.S. pilots...

    Today in History

    Today is Saturday, May 16, the 136th day of 2015. There are 229 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 16, 1975, Japanese climber Junko Tabei became the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. On this date: In 1763,...

    Editorials from around New York

    Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: The Albany Times Union on ending 'dark money' in New York politics. May 13 In New York, new Senate leadership should lead the way to close a corrupting loophole. Dark...

    Pamela Yip: Finally, feds taking steps to make Medicare cards safer

    It's about time. For three years, I've been getting on the federal government to stop imprinting Social Security numbers on Medicare cards, a practice that placed millions of people at risk for financial losses from identity theft. I'm finally getting...