| Jul 17, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Shocked by the apparent shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine, lawmakers said Thursday they were ready to toughen U.S. sanctions against Russia if evidence shows their intervention in the conflict played a role in the...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:05 PM
WASHINGTON A Senate subcommittee began discussion Tuesday of a bill with bipartisan support that would promote reducing discrimination and violence against women internationally, part of a years-long effort in Congress and, most recently, a response to...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Right to object
The term contraceptive is the combining of two words, i.e., "contra" which has the meaning "against." The term, "ceptive," of course is short for the full-term conception — the merging of a male sperm with a female egg. Thus a...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The Clean Water Act, which has been on the books since 1972,, has slowed the degradation of the nation's lakes, rivers and streams by blocking polluters from using waterways as sewers. Careful oversight by the Environmental Protection Agency has brought...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:30 PM
U.S. officials are actively pushing for the removal of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki and have held meetings with senior politicians who are angling to replace the embattled leader, according to Iraqi officials and a report Thursday.
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:00 AM
It's the rare governor who begins an interview with a joke about statutory rape.
But Brian Schweitzer doesn't just throw caution to the wind. He flings it skyward like a clay pigeon then blows it, skeet-style, to smithereens.
That makes the Montana...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:15 PM
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The Assets Returning with new episodes,...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The radical Sunni Muslim group advancing in Iraq, though it puts the Middle East's stability at risk, is “just one of a number of organizations” in the region that pose a threat to U.S. interests, President Obama said Sunday.
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:09 PM
With tens of thousands of vulnerable children crossing into the United States from Mexico without their parents, border states are facing a humanitarian crisis.
Many of the children being apprehended at the border are fleeing unspeakable violence in...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:20 AM
The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Monday, June 23:
No one has worked harder than Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., to restore Americans' right to privacy and to protect Silicon Valley companies from the excesses of the National...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Seven U.S. senators have asked the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to review the proposed acquisition of Botox maker Allergan Inc. by a Canadian company, saying the deal could increase consumer pricing and curtail the development of new...