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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's government announced the death of President Hugo Chavez on Tuesday, ending 14 years of charismatic rule by the firebrand socialist but leaving his party firmly in control of the nation. Vice President...
"This is my last election. After my election, I have more flexibility." -- Barack Obama to Dmitry Medvedev, March 26, 2012 WASHINGTON - The puzzle of the Chuck Hagel nomination for defense secretary is that you normally choose someone of the other party...
"This is my last election. After my election, I have more flexibility." -- Barack Obama to Dmitry Medvedev, March 26, 2012 WASHINGTON -- The puzzle of the Chuck Hagel nomination for defense secretary is that you normally choose someone of the other...
WASHINGTON -- After word leaked from the White House late last week that Chuck Hagel was in line to become the next secretary of defense, Bill Kristol's Weekly Standard manned the Patriot missile batteries to shoot down that trial balloon. The...
Paul GreenbergHappy Birthday, Palestine! Strike up the band. Ice the champagne. Run up the flag. Rally and cheer. Orate and pose for the cameras. Declare victory. Dance the night away. Sing another chorus of Baladi! Baladi! Better yet, gather 'round the campfire, and...
CNNRamallah, West Bank -- The body of former Palestine Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat was exhumed Tuesday for tests to see if poisoning led to his 2004 death, according to WAFA, the official Palestinian news agency. Palestinian officials...
Tags: Physical Conditions, Russia, Israel, Metal, Mahmoud Abbas
Op-ed contributor G. Jefferson Price III ("For Israel, it's different this time," Nov. 20) alleges that "Israeli leaders have consistently obstructed and resisted arrangements that would have brought a dignified peace to the region." As in 2000 and...
VarietyThe brutal recent history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is rivetingly recounted by some of its most prominent players in "The Gatekeepers." Granted an extraordinary level of access to six former heads of Israel's Shin Bet counterterrorism agency,...
Tags: Golda Meir, Politics, Sony Corp., Assassinations, Israel
The pond in Eden Valley, N.Y., looked inviting and harmless on a hot summer day, but the water was surprisingly deep and, halfway across, Pete got in trouble. That was the only time I ever saved anybody from drowning. Luckily for both of us, Pete never...
The Sun editorial "Mr. Abbas' mission" (Feb. 13) is a triumph of wishful thinking over analysis. Its self-contradictions and omissions include: •Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas "would have to exercise the kind of statesmanship that has...
Soundboard Music Blog - Orlando SentinelWhat does American musical icon Bob Dylan have in common with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and ex-astronaut John Glenn? All are on the list of 13 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It's the nation's highest civilian honor,...
Capitol Ideas with John L. MicekGood Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Gov. Tom Corbett accepted tickets to NFL playoff games and the National Hockey League’s Winter Classic and top leaders in the General Assembly earned outside incomes at law firms in 2011, documents show....
Mar 5, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
Jan 13, 2013 |Column| South Bend Tribune
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Dec 19, 2012 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
Dec 3, 2012 |Column| Tribune Media Services
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Nov 27, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Aug 31, 2012 |Story| Tribune Media Services
Jul 10, 2012 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
Feb 14, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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May 16, 2012 | Allentown Morning Call
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