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  • How long before we recognize the atrocities of our times?

    On Wednesday, a grand jury in Staten Island decided, despite clear video of the confrontation, that there was insufficient evidence that the police officer who wrapped his arm around Eric Garner’s neck broke any laws to warrant sending him to trial....
  • Bill aims to keep cross on Mt. Soledad in San Diego, ending dispute

    Bill aims to keep cross on Mt. Soledad in San Diego, ending dispute
    An amendment to a bill pending in Congress would permit a 43-foot cross to remain atop Mt. Soledad in San Diego – in hopes of ending an emotional, divisive legal battle that has raged for more than two decades. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Alpine), who...
  • New enemy, another presidential war

    New enemy, another presidential war
    Ever since George W. Bush in 2002 began driving up public frenzy for his invasion of Iraq on trumped-up justifications a year later, Congress's constitutional role to declare war has continued to be cold-shouldered. Then, Mr. Bush relied on an...
  • Military supplier pays $389 million for 'war profiteering'

    PHILADELPHIA An overseas supplier of food and water to U.S. troops in Afghanistan on Monday pleaded guilty in what a federal prosecutor called a case of "war profiteering," and paid $389 million in fines, damages, and penalties. From July 2005 until...
  • Enlist Turkey in plan to remove Assad and defeat Islamic State: New Voices

    In November, we witnessed four significant events in Syria. First, U.S.-backed Syrian rebels were routed by al-Qaida-affiliated groups from a stronghold in northeastern Syria. Next, al-Nusra Front and the Islamic State joined forces to gain...
  • Theo Lippman Jr.

    Theo Lippman Jr.
    Theo "Ted" Lippman Jr., a former Baltimore Sun editorial writer and author of several books, died Saturday morning of complications after a fall at his home in Fenwick Island, Del. He was 85. "He wrote with a great sense of humor," said Joseph R.L....
  • Defense Bill Has Billions For Subs, Planes, Copters Made In Connecticut

    Defense Bill Has Billions For Subs, Planes, Copters Made In Connecticut
    WASHINGTON — The massive defense authorization bill that's making its way through Congress is an early Christmas present for Connecticut's defense contractors, containing billions of dollars for submarines, helicopters and other weaponry made by...
  • Arizona stands in Oregon's playoff path

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - California - INSIDE SLANT Oregon, we get. The Ducks were supposed to be in the Pac-12 Championship Game and in contention for the College Football Playoff. But Arizona? Who let the Cats out? The Wildcats, picked...
  • Ole Miss gets TCU in Peach Bowl

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Mississippi - INSIDE SLANT Ole Miss is headed back to where it all started. The Rebels will face TCU in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on New Year's Eve as part of the inaugural New Year's Six bowl lineup. The bowl...
  • SEC muddles through final weekend - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - LSU - INSIDE SLANT It wasn't the best of days for the SEC Saturday. The conference lost all four match-ups with its neighbor ACC with one of the defeats costing the loser bowl eligibility. But it could have...
  • Colonial troubador values authenticity

    It's hard to imagine this country without a celebration of Christmas. But in Colonial-era New England celebrations of the holiday were not only taboo, but actually against the law in some Puritan-influenced communities. "In fact, you could land in...