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After the leaks that revealed the surprising ways in which the National Security Agency is monitoring the communications of Americans as well as people abroad, President Barack Obama addressed the ensuing uproar: "I welcome this debate and I think it's...
WASHINGTON -- A group of 11 conservative economists are publicly backing Jason Furman's nomination to head the White House Council of Economic Advisers. "Although we often disagree with the administration’s policies and differ with Jason on a...
Change of SubjectI invite my most clever, lawyerly comment contributors to make the case that National Intelligence Director James Clapper (right) did not brazenly commit perjury during his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee on March 12. Oregon Democrat Ron...
Most people who work in healthcare are heroes in their own right, but some exhibit a special kind of heroism. Some practice their craft under horrid circumstances, even under the threat of gunfire from an armed enemy army, and a few of those are honored...
Homer Township plans to spend thousands of dollars on updating to energy-efficient lighting to prepare for the nationwide phaseout of traditional incandescent and fluorescent bulbs. The township expects to change fluorescent lighting in its...
The appointment of Susan Rice as national security adviser sends an important signal about the kind of foreign policy President Obama wants to pursue for the remainder of his second term: activist, assertive, occasionally even pugnacious. With three years...
For us aging Vietnam War protesters, the secret domestic surveillance revealed by Edward Snowden, a young former CIA contractor, is like a bad flashback. In 1968, Lyndon Johnson demanded that something be done to curb the demonstrations that were...
The dividing line between those who are creeped out by the National Security Agency's surveillance of phone calls and Internet communications and those who are cool with it comes down to a simple question: Do you trust the federal government not to misuse...
A majority of Americans oppose National Security Agency programs using records gathered from telecom and Internet companies, according to a poll released Wednesday. Fifty-three percent told Gallup they disagree with federal efforts to “compile...
It was a battle that John Densmore wishes didn't require the beating of his drum, but one that his conscience wouldn’t let him sidestep when he decided to sue his former bandmates in the Doors, keyboardist Ray Manzarek and guitarist Robby Krieger....
The immigration debate that began this week in the Senate looms as the most consequential in years - for the country's growing Hispanic population and both major political parties. The bill's fate could have more effect on future presidential and...
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