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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Blue Angels, foreign ships to play roles in 1812 celebration

    Blue Angels, foreign ships to play roles in 1812 celebration
    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. Closer to home, tourism officials are reminding visitors the author of the "The Star-...
  • Quincy Jones Sees Himself in Those He Helps Around the World

    Quincy Jones has been involved in so many causes, staged so many benefits and spearheaded so many initiatives, starting from the 1960s and continuing to the present day, that the word "philanthropist" often seems to be appended to his name just as often...
  • Iraq: The U.S. broke it, so the U.S. owns it

    To the editor: This is the culmination of Colin Powell's admonishment regarding Iraq that "if you break it, you own it." Ultimately, U.S. forces left Iraq in a power vacuum with an unpopular authoritarian government and a country in disarray. ("Obama...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The intelligence community keeps lying

     The intelligence community keeps lying
    A diplomat was once defined as someone whose job is to lie for his country. That's apparently what makes diplomats different from intelligence officers, whose function is to lie to their country. How else can you explain why CIA Director John Brennan...
  • Top 25: What corporate America is reading (July 2014)

    800-CEO-READ, a leading direct supplier of book-based resources compiles a monthly list of best-selling business books based on purchases by its corporate customers nationwide. Here are the best sellers for July 2014, plus descriptions of the Top 10....