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  • President Bush and chemical weapons

    When Colin Powell went to the U.N. to rally the nations behind America's intent to invade Iraq, satellite photos were shown of trucks being loaded with deadly chemicals. General Powell, the Congress and the president believed that Iraq had weapons of mass...
  • Author says she doesn't want the millions she lost in alleged 'psychic' fraud

    Author says she doesn't want the millions she lost in alleged 'psychic' fraud
    Though Jude Deveraux estimates she lost $20 million in what prosecutors say was a psychic scam, the best-selling novelist told jurors Thursday that she wants none of the money back. "I will accept no money from this [prosecution]," Deveraux testified....
  • Is Obama willing to fight for right terror policy?

    Is Obama willing to fight for right terror policy?
    In his recent speech on terrorism and national security, President Barack Obama performed superbly as explainer in chief, a role in which he often hasn't succeeded. It may not matter much. However belatedly, Obama offered a cogent policy rationale for...
  • Indictment halts UCF's hiring plans

    Indictment halts UCF's hiring plans
    Talk about a hiring hiccup. Last year, the University of Central Florida began courting — and paying — a Rhode Island expert to join UCF's sports-management program. His name: Daniel E. Doyle. And even though Doyle was in the midst of a...
  • Memorial Day weekend: Candice Glover, Audra McDonald, Liberace

    Memorial Day weekend: Candice Glover, Audra McDonald, Liberace
    Music will be a major part of Memorial Day weekend, from a Liberace movie to a June Carter Cash film to an Audra McDonald concert to the finale of "Smash." PBS has something special in the National Memorial Day Concert at 8 p.m. Sunday from Washington....
  • Weatherford gets tax break for California company that hired prominent lobbying firm

    Weatherford gets tax break for California company that hired prominent lobbying firm
    In an unusual, late-night meeting, Florida lawmakers negotiating a state budget unveiled – and quickly agreed to – a new tax break meant to help a California company that recently hired one of Tallahassee’s most influential lobbying...
  • A sensible caution, poorly stated

    WASHINGTON -- People who talk incessantly often talk imprecisely, and Barack Obama, who is as loquacious as he is impressed with his verbal dexterity, has talked himself into a corner concerning Syria and chemical weapons. This is condign punishment for...
  • Kumbaya era unravels in campaign against Obama

    She seemed embarrassed to tell me that she's voting for Mitt Romney, as if the admission might suggest that she'd been hiding racist leanings during our long friendship. Four years ago, she voted for Barack Obama and made sure then that I knew it. She...
  • Responses to Dorner case contain surprises

    A Christopher Dorner sighting was reported Sunday in my Northridge neighborhood. Helicopters swarmed, patrol cars roared up. The hardware store was evacuated and my favorite bakery roped off. It turned out to be a false alarm — just some random...
  • By `applaud' he means give the raspberry

     
    Romney surrogate John Sununu: When you take a look at Colin Powell, you have to wonder whether that's an endorsement based on issues or whether he's got a slightly different reason for preferring President Obama. CNN Host Piers Morgan: What......
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago (.mp3 file, right click to download) WLS-AM 890. Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crain's......
  • Colin Powell: I’m endorsing Barack Obama

     
    During an interview Thursday on “CBS This Morning,” former Secretary of State Colin Powell endorsed Barack Obama's re-election. Powell, a Republican,┬ásaid he was more comfortable with Obama's stands on┬ásuch issues as climate, education,...