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  • The limits of power in the Nuclear Age

    WASHINGTON -- Two current news stories underscore how the world of power politics has changed since the darkest days of the Cold War, when the threat of nuclear Armageddon hung over the globe. The first is President Obama's acknowledgment that there is,...
  • Aberdeen scientists waiting to destroy Syrian chemical weapons

    Aberdeen scientists waiting to destroy Syrian chemical weapons
    At the end of January, chemists and engineers left Aberdeen Proving Ground for the Mediterranean Sea to lead the historic destruction of Syria's chemical weapons. More than two months later, they're still waiting for the mission to start. As the...
  • Rekha Basu: Strong rape laws and independent enforcement are necessary

    Sexual assaults are ubiquitous; they happen in every environment. But for all the talk about changing sexist cultures, it will take real justice, served free from interference by people with a vested interest, to deter them. That is especially...
  • O'Neill and Dunn: Quality pre-K education puts children on path to success

    As we all know, 2014 is a major election year in Pennsylvania. On the ballot will be races for the entire state House, half of the state Senate seats and our governor's office. As voters, we have a responsibility to help guide the election debate to those...
  • Disgraced Guantanamo guard got medal for saving detainee from suicide

    MIAMI A former Guantanamo guard being discharged instead of facing a sexual-assault trial did avert a detainee's suicide around the time of last year's prison camp raid that put hunger strikers under lockdown, the military confirmed. Army Col. Greg...
  • Blame all the lawyers [Commentary]

    Blame all the lawyers [Commentary]
    Two high profile military sexual assault cases ended with big losses for the prosecution last month. At Fort Bragg in North Carolina, Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair pleaded guilty to reduced charges and received a light sentence of a written reprimand...
  • More support for caregivers to Iraq and Afghanistan veterans urged

    More support for caregivers to Iraq and Afghanistan veterans urged
    The nation needs to better acknowledge and support the efforts of the "hidden heroes" from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars: the estimated 1.1 million civilian, volunteer caregivers tending to the needs of wounded and disabled veterans, according to...
  • With friends in government, Motorola beats a path to telecom supremacy

    WASHINGTON At the eastern end of the San Francisco Bay Area, Sheriff Warren Rupf of Contra Costa County and cigar-chomping Sheriff Charlie Plummer of neighboring Alameda County were political powerhouses seemingly locked in an endless duel of one-...
  • David Layman, exhibit designer, tells our harrowing stories

    David Layman, exhibit designer, tells our harrowing stories
    The signs spread across the floor of a high-end Chicago printer's office on this winter Friday afternoon probably should seem disjointed or abstract. "< LEFT Worker Rigging a Steel Beam," says one. "V BELOW North Tower Foundation Slab." "World Trade...
  • Top Army sexual assault prosecutor is suspended in assault case

    WASHINGTON - The Army said Thursday that a prosecutor responsible for sexual assault cases was under investigation in the alleged sexual assault of a female officer in 2011. Lt. Col. Joseph “Jay” Morse, the Army lawyer in charge of nearly...
  • Thrillers reviewed

    Thrillers reviewed
    Pandemic by Scott Sigler, Crown, 592 pages, $26 When George Romero popularized zombies in the '60s, they were straightforwardly a trope for Cold War anxieties. They trudged and lurched, as vacant as the '50s stereotypes of mindless consumers rising from...