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  • 'Domestic tranquillity'

    This has rarely been a tranquil nation. Born in revolution, tested by civil war, energized by protest, the United States has survived turmoil even as it has pursued its constitutional mandate to ensure tranquillity. Today, that elusive sense of domestic...
  • Feds aid viewers' move to digital

    The federal government doesn't usually give things away, but starting Tuesday broadcast TV watchers can apply for a gift that could keep their sets from going dark in 2009. Via a toll-free hotline and a website, the Commerce Department will begin...
  • Free trade unbound

    The Los Angeles Times editorial board met recently with U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab. Here are some highlights of the discussion: Free traders on tour Susan Schwab: The politics of trade and the economics of trade have diverged to the point...
  • Bobby Fischer dies at 64; reclusive genius of the chess board

    Bobby Fischer dies at 64; reclusive genius of the chess board
    Bobby Fischer, the enigmatic American chess genius who became a Cold War hero with his 1972 defeat of Soviet champion Boris Spassky but fell from grace in later decades when he became a recluse and fugitive known for his hate-filled rants, has died. He...
  • Obama seeks to turn the tables in Ohio and Texas

    Obama seeks to turn the tables in Ohio and Texas
    With the Democratic presidential race about to enter another crucial phase of voting, Barack Obama has launched a newly aggressive strategy to undermine two pillars of support for rival Hillary Rodham Clinton: Latinos and working-class white voters. Each...
  • McCain: Hits Obama on Cuba, Colombia

     
    After five days of battling over meeting with Iran's leader, McCain today targets Obama for his (and Clinton's) opposition to a trade pact with Colombia and his willingness to meet with Cuba's leaders: "These steps would send the worst......
  • Bush: U.S. 'turning inward,' world wary

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush, who talks to a lot of world leaders, says they are "amazed and, two, very concerned that the United States is turning inward.'' In an interview of Bush by FOX Business Network's Neil Cavuto that......
  • Bush: 'Congress has failed to act'

     
    by Mark Silva "Congress has failed to act.'' That's President Bush's assessment across a broad array of issues awaiting the return of the Congress from recess next week. Be it war funding, or the Colombia Free Trade Agreement or a......
  • Oil's well: Digging into Iraq, not off-shore

     
    In this 2006 file photo, the Discoverer Deep Seas drillship sits on station off the coast of Louisiana as Chevron drills for oil in the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) by Mark Silva It appears that Western oil......
  • Dems: McCain wrong on Colombia

     
    As John McCain heads to South America to demonstrate his support a free trade agreement with Colombia, Democrats are trying to make him look bad by linking him to unsavory aspects of the country's recent history....
  • McCain heads down to Latin America

     
    by Deborah Bonello Republican presumptive presidential nominee Sen. John McCain, who over the weekend went head to head with Democratic rival Barack Obama over the issue of immigration, heads down to Latin America today in a tour expected to include......
  • McCain wrapping up Latin America trip

     
    by Katie Fretland Sen. John McCain is in Mexico's capital today to meet with President Felipe Calderon. The presumptive Republican nominee for president planned to highlight immigration and trade issues during the meeting. First, he planned to visit the...