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  • France's far-right grabs first ever Senate seats

    PARIS (Reuters) - The far-right National Front won its first ever seats in France's upper house of parliament on Sunday, as President Francois Hollande's Socialist party lost its Senate majority. The left still controls the lower house, which is the...
  • Will Obama pass the buck on defeating ISIS? [Commentary]

    Will Obama pass the buck on defeating ISIS? [Commentary]
    Bullet point opinions on the topical issues of the day, for your consideration: •Regarding America's present war footing, our military brass are saying what common sense would dictate: It's gonna be really difficult to defeat (rather than contain)...
  • Illegal-immigration fears energize Republican voter base

    URBANDALE, Iowa To Vinita Smith, the most important issue in this year's congressional elections is simple: The government needs to protect Americans. Securing the nation's borders is crucial to that mission, said the retiree from Panora, Iowa, and so...
  • Candidate Courtney Watson would improve senior services in HoCo [Letter]

    Your recent editorial notes that Gov. Martin O'Malley is sidestepping the country's immigration laws by allowing illegal immigrants to obtain driver licenses ("License to deport," Sept. 22). But are we safer given that there is no requirement for...
  • Unaccompanied immigrant children need access to mental health professionals [Commentary]

    Unaccompanied immigrant children need access to mental health professionals [Commentary]
    We must address the mental health needs of the unaccompanied immigrant children arriving in Maryland to be reunited with family members and foster parents. While in the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the children receive...
  • Gov. Brown signs bills aiding immigrant children, troubled students

    Gov. Brown signs bills aiding immigrant children, troubled students
    California Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed legislation to provide $3 million in legal aid for the thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America who have flooded into the U.S. illegally this year. The Democratic governor also approved a...
  • California sets up fund for legal representation of immigrant children

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California will spend $3 million to provide legal representation for unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America who have arrived in the state, under a bill signed into law on Saturday by Governor Jerry Brown. With the...
  • 'The Good Lie's' Sudanese survivor actors revisit searing war horrors

    'The Good Lie's' Sudanese survivor actors revisit searing war horrors
    Emmanuel Jal has many scarring memories from when he was conscripted as a boy to fight in the second Sudanese civil war. But few stand out like the time he and other child soldiers escaped their quarters as members of the rebel Sudanese People's...
  • Prominent Chicago businesswoman Sue Gin dies

    Prominent Chicago businesswoman Sue Gin dies
    Sue Gin, founder and CEO of Flying Food Group, a Chicago-based airline catering company, died Friday morning at Rush University Medical Center. Gin, 73, had suffered a stroke on Tuesday at her Chicago office, a company spokeswoman said. Gin launched...
  • Sue Gin, 1941-2014: Entrepreneur launched airline catering business

    Sue Gin, 1941-2014: Entrepreneur launched airline catering business
    For Sue Gin, a pioneering Chicago entrepreneur, big ideas came from humble origins. After she was served a half-frozen sweet roll on a Midway Airlines flight, she decided she could do better than the typical airline fare foisted on passengers. And so...
  • Exclusive: Rohingya could face detention under Myanmar draft plan

    YANGON/BANGKOK (Reuters) - Myanmar's national government has drafted a plan that will give around a million members of the persecuted Rohingya Muslim ethnic minority a bleak choice: accept ethnic reclassification and the prospect of citizenship, or be...