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  • We aren't in this alone

    BEFORE TUESDAY'S terror attack, the Bush administration had offended allies and others with unilateralist gestures over an array of issues. The message was that the United States is the world's only superpower, get used to it. Since Tuesday, the...
  • Acts of war demand focused response

    THE TERRORISTS who killed Americans still uncounted, obliterated a great landmark, cleared the skies, closed the markets and damaged the national defense command center did more harm to the continental United States in a day than did all the enemies in...
  • Powell defends U.S. generosity in catastrophes

    WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State Colin L. Powell rejected any suggestion yesterday that the U.S. response to the Asian earthquake and tsunami catastrophe had been insufficient and signaled that much more American help was on the way. The United States...
  • New aid bottleneck is emerging at hospitals

    BANDA ACEH, Indonesia - Haggard and dehydrated survivors of Asia's tsunami catastrophe flooded hospitals in the disaster zone yesterday, posing a new challenge for the global relief operation. A 5.8-magnitude quake, the latest of numerous aftershocks...
  • Tsunami aid pledges top $3 billion

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Australia promised $764 million - the largest government pledge - to the tsunami relief effort, topping a $674 million German aid package on the eve of a crucial donors conference today. World leaders were competing to head the donors...
  • Influx of foreigners troubles Indonesia

    BANDA ACEH, Indonesia - Indonesia's military asked aid groups in tsunami-stricken areas yesterday to draw up a list of international relief workers - and to report on their movements - as fears arose for the safety of foreigners helping survivors in a...
  • Inside the Browns deal

    As the Gulfstream jet lifted off the runway on its secret mission, Cleveland Stadium came briefly into view. Scattered among the plane's leather-upholstered seats were four men who knew the stadium better than the masons who built it: Browns owner Art...
  • Joseph E. Persico dies at 84; historian, biographer of FDR

    Joseph E. Persico, a historian and biographer whose books on subjects ranging from the Nuremberg trials to the life of Gen. Colin Powell combined dogged research with a novelist's narrative skills, died Aug. 30 at a hospital in Albany, N.Y., after a...
  • Blue Angels, foreign ships to play roles in Battle of Baltimore commemoration

    Blue Angels, foreign ships to play roles in Battle of Baltimore commemoration
    The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels and ships from six foreign countries will be going to Baltimore in September for the city's Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration. As part of the commemoration of the Battle of Baltimore and bombardment of Fort McHenry,...
  • When is it genocide? US interests help decide

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama has said the U.S. military intervention in Iraq this week is motivated in part by an urgent need to stop genocide of the Yazidi, members of an obscure religious sect who are stranded on a mountain in Iraq, dying of thirst...
  • Uber hires Obama strategist David Plouffe for political campaign against cabs, regulations

    SAN FRANCISCO In Uber's latest and perhaps boldest maneuver to counter opposition to its car service app, the startup has tapped David Plouffe, former campaign manager and White House adviser to President Barack Obama, to lead its marketing and policy...
  • Bud Selig's successor assumes a thankless task

     Bud Selig's successor assumes a thankless task
    The successor to Commissioner Bud Selig will be selected with great fanfare during the owners meetings in Baltimore on Thursday, with the search committee having whittled down the finalists from 20 to three. Whether it's Major League Baseball's chief...