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  • Book review: 'White House Diary' by Jimmy Carter

    Book review: 'White House Diary' by Jimmy Carter
    Presidents Jimmy Carter and Herbert Hoover might be bracketed together for a number of reasons. Both were engineers by training, shared an almost theological faith in the chimera of governmental efficiency, believed effective management grew from close...
  • Local deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan

    Killed in Iraq •April 9, 2004 Steven Scott Fisher, a civilian from Virginia Beach, died when his convoy was ambushed near Fallujah. •April 24, 2004 Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael J. Pernaselli, 27, and Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class...
  • Bloody Israeli Raid On Gaza-bound Ships Sparks Harsh Criticism, Diplomatic Crisis

    Bloody Israeli Raid On Gaza-bound Ships Sparks Harsh Criticism, Diplomatic Crisis
    Israeli commandos rappelled down to an aid flotilla sailing to thwart a Gaza blockade on Monday, clashing with pro-Palestinian activists on the lead ship in a botched raid that left at least nine passengers dead. Bloodied passengers sprawled on the...
  • Analysis: Risk For Obama In Running Oil Spill Show

    Analysis: Risk For Obama In Running Oil Spill Show
    President Barack Obama has been trying mightily to show that he's in charge of the Gulf oil spill, not battered BP. It may be working. It's another question whether that's good politics for the president. Obama made his third visit to the Gulf on...
  • 147 Dead in Baghdad Car Bombs

    147 Dead in Baghdad Car Bombs
    Two powerful suicide car bombs blew up outside the Justice Ministry and city government offices in downtown Baghdad Sunday, killing at least 147 people in the deadliest attack in more than two years. Iraqi leaders said the attacks aimed to disrupt...
  • Israel: Serenity, violence and sadness

     
    by Mark Silva JERUSALEM -- Even as President Bush meets with Israeli leaders in Jerusalem, pressing for progress in peace talks with the Palestinians, Israeli TV is consumed with images of the newest rocket attack from the Gaza Strip. This......
  • Doubletake: Is Mac thumpin' PC?

     
    Welcome to Doubletake, your morning mash-up with Tribune correspondents Jim Tankersley and Jim Oliphant. Now in new Extreme Arctic Blast flavor. Jim Oliphant: So, get your text message yet? Jim Tankersley: No. And my new rule is, no text, no......
  • Barack Obama, win-history 'on his side'

     
    by Mark Silva "History is on the side of Barack Obama,'' the folks at the Gallup Poll report today, noting that only twice during the past 14 presidential elections did the candidate who was running ahead in Gallup polling a......
  • Obama throws al Qaeda a curve

     
    by Frank James The people of the United States threw al Qaeda a massive intercontinental curve ball when they elected President Barack Obama, leaving the world's most famous terrorist group apparently grasping to come to grips with what just happened........
  • LEBANON: Militant group's attack on Israel complicates the situation along tense border

     
    For years, Israel's main concern on its northern border was the militant Shiite group Hezbollah, a tightly organized resistance movement that participates in the Lebanese government but still maintains its own military and social infrastructure. But now...
  • Americans Lower Expectations for Presidency

     
    Feb. 27, 1980: This page is such a time capsule of the 1980s that I couldn’t decide on one story. There's Baltimore Sun columnist Matt Seiden's a piece on the war between humans and computers, an essay by Calvin Zon on Haitian refugees in Florida,...