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  • A cap-and-trade exercise riles Copenhagen

     
    Ironies abound here at the global climate talks, from the simple (holding a global-warming summit in freezing cold, inviting thousands of delegates from impoverished nations to one of the world’s most expensive cities) to the sad (the Danish people,...
  • Copenhagen's lukewarm deal

     
    The reaction of environmentalists to the deal negotiated in Copenhagen Friday ranged from lukewarm to hostile. U.S. groups that work closely with Obama administration officials sought to make nice. “It strikes a credible blow against the single greatest...
  • Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton on aid to Haiti; Also Obama

     
    Full texts of joint appeals for American assistance by Presidents No. 42, 43 and 44....
  • Obama, former Presidents Clinton and Bush on the recovery effort in Haiti (text)

     
    Remarks by President Obama, Former President Bill Clinton, and Former President George W. Bush on the Recovery and Rebuilding Effort in Haiti...
  • Obama steers grants to lagging schools

     
    by Christi Parsons President Barack Obama today announced a new intervention program for 5,000 of the nation's lowest-performing schools, available to districts where officials take action as drastic as firing principals, clearing out staff or even...
  • IRAN: Opposition leader Mousavi calls upcoming year one of 'patience and endurance'

     
    Iranian opposition leader Mir-Hossein Mousavi declared the upcoming Persian calendar year one of "patience and endurance" for the opposition movement in an attempt to lift the sagging spirits of his supporters and prepare them for a long-term contest...
  • Around Town: The Gaza flotilla hits home

    Between 1915 and 1923, the Ottoman Empire (Turkey) massacred nearly 2 million Armenians. There were death marches and extermination camps. For the survivors, there were mass exiles. To this day, Turkey has refused to acknowledge this event, and only 26...
  • Give rock a role using stone in landscaping

    Every garden must have stone, be it a solitary rock, a ribbon of gravel, a pod of boulders or a massive wall or waterfall. Stone, while rigid, is transformed by daylight and dew. Stone flatters all plants, and few things are better to climb on or sit on,...