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51 min ago | West Hawaii Today

Goldwater 2.0

Fifty Julys ago, up the road near San Francisco, in the unfortunately named Cow Palace, the Republican National Convention gave its presidential nomination to Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater, who knew he would lose: Americans were not going to have a third president in 14 months.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Immigration Reform, US News, Jerry Brown, US Governors, California, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services

4 hrs ago | Journal-Pioneer

Singer Iggy Azalea bringing her opinions on fashion to MTV

Pop star Iggy Azalea is taking on a new role as a commentator for the MTV Video Music Awards.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, Inglewood, CA

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

A conservative judiciary run amok

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens captured our ideal when he wrote of the judge as "an impartial guardian of the rule of law ."


Related Topix: US News, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

11 hrs ago | CNN

Opinion: Russia shoot-down has happened before

Many think a Russian SA-11 missile launcher system similar to this was used to shoot down flight MH17 over Ukraine.


Related Topix: Harvard University, US Military, US Air Force, Train Disaster

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Burlington Times News

Political gamesmanship gone awry

Not in the sense of physical nakedness. No, what is naked in that clip is a kind of political opportunism that has become all too common.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Family, Kids, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Perry, US Governors


Opinion: Why bringing bodies home matters

Eindhoven military air base, July 23, 2014: Flowers and a teddy bear are placed in front of a plane before a ceremony marking the return of the first bodies of passengers on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The bodies will be taken to a military barracks in the city of Hilversum, where forensic experts will begin the task of identifying and ... (more)


Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, US Military, US Air Force, University of South Dakota

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Officials release sketch in peacock shooting death

Officials have released a sketch of a man suspected of shooting and killing a peacock from his Mercedes-Benz earlier this month in Southern California.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA, Rolling Hills Estates, CA, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

If police caught you carrying a marijuana cigarette in Washington, D.C., last Wednesday, chances are you would have been arrested, fingerprinted and perhaps jailed.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Young MH17 victim has eerie premonition of crash

In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother.


Related Topix: Train Disaster


Opinion: The argument for eating dog

Luke Duggleby's images, featured on the CNN Photo Blog, take viewers inside Southeast Asia's illegal dog-meat trade.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Holidays, Christmas, Vegetarian

The Lebanon Daily News

Israel, Hamas battle over public opinion online

Beyond the boom of Israeli airstrikes and the stream of rockets fired from Gaza, Israel and Hamas are also battling to control the message emanating from this latest Israeli-Palestinian conflagration.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Twin Cities Daily Planet

OPINION | What is at stake in the primary election Aug. 12?

"Why should I even bother to go out and vote on Aug. 12? Mark Dayton and Al Franken are virtually unopposed.


Related Topix: Mark Dayton, US Governors, Cornell University, St. Paul, MN, Hennepin County, MN

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Searchers: Last body found after deadly landslide

Searchers on Tuesday pulled what they believe was the last missing body from debris left by a landslide in Washington state that researchers said heavy rainfall likely played a key role in triggering.


Related Topix: Landslide, Weather, Oso, WA, Snohomish County, WA, Mudflow, Natural Disasters, University of Washington

Chilliwack Times

B.C. back in black, deep in debt

When the audited public accounts confirmed a $353 million surplus for the last fiscal year, B.C. Liberal political staff were quick to remind reporters of the NDP's main theme from last year's election campaign.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Canada

Dewsbury Today

Observations with Richard Beecham: When the chips are down - get out and vote

CHIPSO FACTO Will chips soon be the only thing young adults can afford to eat if voting figures continue to decrease? Two other chums came to the conclusion that they would lend him 50p, but only so long as they could scoff a third of his A 1.50 portion of chips.


New York Daily News

Israel's fight for its very existence

Israel fought its first war, in 1948, against five Arab nations - Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria and Jordan - as well as the Palestinians.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories,

Evening News

Opinion: New beginnings in northern Italy for Norwich City

Norwich City's second half crew survey the scene in the early stages of the 13-0 pre-season opener against SC Vallee d'Aoste.


Related Topix: Sports, Norwich City, More Sports, Soccer Players, Andrew Surman, Russell Martin

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Newcomers help Giants fight off Phillies

Cliff Lee picked up the loss in his return from the disabled list, surrendering six runs in 5.2 innings as the Phillies fell 7-4 to the Giants.


Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Cliff Lee, Domonic Brown, Adam Duvall, Hunter Pence

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Boston Herald

Death of baby killed by dog is ruled an accident

The death of a 7-month-old Indiana boy who was attacked and killed by a dog in Ohio has been ruled an accident.


Related Topix: Indiana

The News Tribune

Alaska Editorials

The question of a ban has been brought up at least a couple of times in recent years.


Related Topix: Fishing, Outdoor Recreation