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  • US applauds Afghan power-sharing agreement

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is applauding the power-sharing deal signed by Afghanistan's two presidential candidates. The agreement resolves a drawn-out dispute that threatened to plunge Afghanistan into political turmoil while complicating the withdrawal of U.S. and foreign...

  • Aviation industry in Chicago to draw up new routes

    CHICAGO (AP) — About 3,000 decision makers in the aviation and tourism sectors have gathered in Chicago for a global conference starting Sunday to forge connections and develop new airline routes. It's the first time the World Route Development Forum, an event that's been likened to...

  • Deadline ahead for Illinois marijuana businesses

    CHICAGO (AP) — With a Monday afternoon deadline approaching, people who want to own medical marijuana businesses in Illinois are hurrying to complete their applications for a limited number of permits. Two state agencies — the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and the...

  • Gov. Quinn picks up Sierra Club endorsement

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois chapter of the Sierra Club endorsed Pat Quinn Saturday, saying the Democratic governor understood that protecting the environment is not just a responsibility but also a good way to create jobs in fields like renewable energy technology. Quinn picked up the...

  • Bomb kills 3 near Egypt foreign ministry

    CAIRO (AP) — Security officials say a roadside bomb went off on a busy downtown Cairo street, killing two policemen and a passer-by near the foreign ministry. They said the Sunday explosion targeted a police checkpoint near the back entrance of the Nile-side ministry building, and that another...

  • Afghan presidential candidates sign unity deal

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal Sunday, capped with a hug and a handshake, three months after a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and complicate the withdrawal of U.S. and foreign troops. The...

  • Pope flags Christian-Muslim ties in Albania

    TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Pope Francis arrived Sunday in Albania on his first European trip, designed to highlight the Balkan nation's path from a brutal communist state where religion was banned to a model of Christian-Muslim coexistence for a world witnessing conflict in God's name. Security was...

  • UN: 70,000 Syrians escape fighting to Turkey

    BERLIN (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says some 70,000 Syrians have crossed into Turkey in the past 24 hours to escape fighting between Kurdish forces and the Islamic State group. A spokeswoman for the agency says most of those coming across the border near Syria's northern town of Kobani are...

  • Turkish security forces clash with Kurds

    OGAN, Turkey (AP) — Turkish security forces on Sunday fired tear gas and water on dozens of Kurds in a village on the border with Syria where tens of thousands of Syrian Kurdish refugees have streamed into Turkey to escape the fighting with militants of the Islamic State group. Authorities...

  • The many costs of the ’94 crime bill

    The Omnibus Crime Bill caused the number of increase by more than 45 percent — the number of inmates in American prisons and jails grew from 1.01 million in 1994 to 2.3 million today.

  • Improving job market complicates push to renew unemployment benefits

    "In December, it was an open-and-shut case" to continue the program, said Michael Strain, an economist at the right-of-center American Enterprise Institute. "At this point, it's a much harder call to make."

  • Turkish hostages freed, but questions linger

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo. But as the well-dressed men and women captured by the Islamic State group more than three months ago...

  • Secret Service chief steps up security outside White House after fence-jumper made it inside

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service chief steps up security outside White House after fence-jumper made it inside.

  • The return of King Dollar

    For those who haven't been paying attention, the American dollar is in the midst of a rally not seen since the 1990s. It's racing past the euro, the yen and other currencies. Investors worldwide are buying the equivalent of stock in America, Inc.

  • Biden gets another free pass

    There is simply no way a Republican could get away with the buffoonery Biden peddles almost daily. Is the lack of genuine scrutiny over Biden's mistakes a reflection of the media's handling him like an unserious person?



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    As far as newspaper corrections go, it was a whopper. On August 24, the editors of the New York Times sucked the air out of a windy essay that had blown through its pages a few days before. The...

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  • Voter Intensity Strongly Against Obamacare

    A new poll from Public Opinion Strategies, commissioned by Independent Women’s Voice, finds that people who care about the issue of Obamacare really don’t like Obamacare.  On the flip side,...

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