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  • Americans increasingly prefer Democrats on healthcare: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans increasingly think Democrats have a better plan for healthcare than Republicans, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted after the White House announced that more people than expected had signed up for the "Obamacare"...
  • Paper or plastic? [Commentary]

    Paper or plastic? [Commentary]
    Cash or credit? Cash: At the Hot Stove restaurant on Cape Cod, which I visit every summer vacation for one of their tasty burgers served on English muffins, patrons must pay their tab in cash or by check. A few years ago, the pub stopped taking credit...
  • Deportaciones: sigue huelga frente a Casa Blanca

    WASHINGTON — El mexicano José Valdez pasó hoy el testigo de la huelga de hambre que ha llevado a cabo durante seis días frente a la Casa Blanca en protesta por la deportación de su hijo Jaime, de 31 años, quien tras pasar varios meses en un centro...
  • Michelle Obama to meet with Chicago students at Howard University

    WASHINGTON—First lady Michelle Obama plans to meet Chicago high school students in the nation's capital Thursday when they visit Howard University to gain exposure to college life, White House aides said. Bow Wow, a rapper, actor and co-host of...
  • Democrat Alex Sink bows out of Florida congressional race

    ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - Florida Democrat Alex Sink said on Tuesday she would not run in November for the congressional seat she failed to win last month in a close special election that garnered national attention. Sink, the state's former chief...
  • Ukraine actions against separatists warranted: White House

    Ukraine actions against separatists warranted: White House
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ukraine's actions against pro-Russian militiamen in the country's eastern region are justified because of the threat to law and order, the White House said on Tuesday. With rising concern at Russia's role in stirring unrest, the...
  • Simsbury Students Earn Mention In White House Film Festival

    Simsbury Students Earn Mention In White House Film Festival
    SIMSBURY — Four students in Mark Harutanian's digital video and television production class at Simsbury High School received honorable mention in the recent White House Film Festival. Christina Costa, Giovanna Pearson, Jacob Katz and John Gauthier...
  • Raymond E. Callegary, attorney

    Raymond E. Callegary, attorney
    Raymond Ernest Callegary, an attorney who practiced in downtown Baltimore for nearly 60 years, died of a brain hemorrhage Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88 and lived in Timonium. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Ernest Callegary, a barber...
  • Obama commutes sentence of man mistakenly given extra jail time

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentence of a Texas man who was mistakenly sentenced to an extra three and a half years in jail due to a typographical error. Ceasar Huerta Cantu, of Katy, Texas, pleaded...
  • Man in videotaped protest inside Supreme Court pleads guilty

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A protester who disrupted a Supreme Court proceeding in February, and whose shouts at the justices were secretly recorded on a video that was later posted online, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a misdemeanor offense. Noah Kai...
  • Design tweaks can't overcome Academy Museum's dramatic flaws

    For Kerry Brougher, newly named director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' planned film museum, the bubble may be nothing compared with the spaceship. Brougher comes to the academy from the Hirshhorn in Washington, D.C., where one of...