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  • Bush Texas-bound, eye on Georgia

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush postponed his summer vacation at his Texas ranch because of the crisis in Georgia. A day. Bush plans to leave for Crawford tomorrow. "Got a lot of folks, smart folks analyzing the situation on the......
  • More on Palin: Polar bears and pipelines

     
    Read a very nice primer on Palin from an Alaska blogger on Mudflats: She is against listing polar bears as an endangered species because it interferes with development. She favors letting hunters shoot wolves from airplanes. She favors ANWR......
  • McCainiac: Palin family needs privacy

     
    by Frank James ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Steve Schmidt, Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign senior strategist, visited the media area at the Xcel Energy Center today to answer my colleagues' questions and get out the campaign's messages. Among those...
  • Silver: Not so sweet on Caroline

     
    For those who think Caroline Kennedy is some kind of done deal, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver throws a monkey wrench into the situation by warning Gov. Paterson that Kennedy may be more loyal to Bloomberg than to the governor:......
  • Vladimir Putin's 'reset button' armed

     
    by Mark Silva It's probably a good thing that the Obama administration has pushed the "reset button'' in relations with Russia. With Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's announcement today that Russia will spend as much as 16 billion rubles ($487 million)........
  • Rosh Hashana messages from Kennedy, Reagan, Ford and Bush -- Hoover and Johnson too

     
    President Obama's Rosh Hashana message continued a tradition of presidential greetings on the Jewish holiday, a tradition carried by Ford, Reagan, Clinton, among others....
  • Russia and the 'responsibility to protect'

    The Russian government has argued that its recent military operations in Georgia were justified by the principle of "responsibility to protect" (colloquially known as R2P). This is the approach to dealing with mass-atrocity crimes that was embraced by 150...
  • Army psychiatrist blamed in Fort Hood shooting rampage

    Army psychiatrist blamed in Fort Hood shooting rampage
    Reporting from Ft. Hood, Texas, Washington and Los Angeles -- An Army psychiatrist who was about to be deployed to Iraq allegedly armed himself with two guns and opened fire Thursday afternoon on the grounds of Ft. Hood, the country's largest military...
  • Death Toll Rises To 13 In Fort Hood Shooting

    Death Toll Rises To 13 In Fort Hood Shooting
    As authorities continue to search for clues on what prompted the shooting Thursday at Ft. Hood, the death toll rose today to 13. Twenty-eight of the 31 people injured in the attack on the nation's largest military base remain hospitalized. The alleged...
  • Honduras Crisis Talks Resume Day After Stalemate

    Honduras Crisis Talks Resume Day After Stalemate
    SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- Talks to resolve Honduras' political crisis resumed Sunday with the two sides at odds over reinstating the ousted president and creating a reconciliation government. The two camps seemed to be far from a compromise, with exiled...
  • Harrisburg Mayor Lifts Snow Emergency

    Harrisburg Mayor Lifts Snow Emergency
    UPDATE: Mayor Linda Thompson ends the snow emergency in Harrisburg, effecting 7 p.m. on Saturday. PREVIOUS STORY: Mayor Linda Thompson has declared a snow emergency in the city. The emergency declaration means residents have to remove their parked...
  • Strong Aftershocks Hit Chile as New President Takes Over

    Strong Aftershocks Hit Chile as New President Takes Over
    SANTIAGO, Chile -- A series of strong aftershocks from last month's devastating quake rocked Chile on Thursday as a new president was sworn into office and immediately urged coastal residents to move to higher ground in case of a tsunami. The strongest...