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  • World waits for white smoke from U.S. Fed

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve may give clearer hints on when it will hike the cost of borrowing in the United States in the coming week, as struggling Europe braces for a tight vote in Scotland on whether to leave the United Kingdom....
  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: Wondering 'what if' as U.S. forces head back to the Middle East [Commentary]

    Leonard Pitts Jr.: Wondering 'what if' as U.S. forces head back to the Middle East [Commentary]
    If. Two letters long, it is arguably the most fruitless word in the English language, an evocation of paths not taken, possibilities foreclosed, regrets stacked high -- and it lies like a pall of smoke over President Obama's Wednesday-night announcement...
  • O, say can you still see? [Editorial]

    O, say can you still see? [Editorial]
    Whether "Baltimore — Birthplace of the Star-Spangled Banner" is destined to become the city's official motto, as the City Council recently endorsed, is less important than a troubling bit of information that arose during the council's debate over...
  • Obama's uncertain trumpet

    Obama's uncertain trumpet
    — In his recent Islamic State speech, President Barack Obama said many of the right things. Most importantly, he finally got the mission right: degrade and destroy the enemy. This alone will probably get him a bump in the polls, which have dropped...
  • Obama needs to clarify murky Middle East mission

    Can President Barack Obama lead a coalition to degrade or destroy the terrorists of the Islamic State? He stared resolutely into the camera from the White House last week, talking of war and threats. He's a good talker. He enunciated. But the ideas...
  • Potential for tragic gap between intentions, outcome

    President Obama has committed the United States to another open-ended Middle East war in which the potential for doing harm rivals the possibility of doing good. That's the bottom line from Obama's sober address to the nation. The president made his...
  • Northern Illinois escapes Vegas with streaks alive

    The Sports Xchange By Steve Guiremand, The Sports Xchange Northern Illinois escapes Vegas with streaks alive LAS VEGAS -- Northern Illinois kept alive its impressive regular season and road win streaks Saturday, but not before UNLV made the Huskies...
  • Mayor taken to hospital amid harbor festivities

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was hospitalized Saturday night after complaining of shortness of breath at the Star-Spangled Spectacular festiivities at Ft. McHenry. The mayor delivered her remarks at the event, which included the vice...
  • Sisi says coalition must battle Islamic State and others

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told visiting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that any global coalition against terrorism should battle not just Islamic State but other groups as well, the presidency said on Saturday....
  • Video shows Islamic State henchman executing British aid worker

    WASHINGTON The Islamic State posted a video Saturday of the execution of a British aid worker for what the killer said was retaliation for Britain's decision to join the international coalition that the United States is leading to fight the radical...
  • Record-setting Wallace leads Ole Miss to easy win

    The Sports Xchange By John Davis, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Updates hed Record-setting Wallace leads Ole Miss to easy win OXFORD, Miss. -- It was way too easy for the No. 14 Mississippi Rebels in their home opener thanks to another fantastic...