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  1. First PersonINTERN to the LionRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Gold star mom antiwar activist Cindy Sheehan wears a t-shirt that says "2,245 Dead. How many more?" to President Bush's State of the Union address in 2006 and gets arrested.


  2. US-Cuban relations - key eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    1961 - After the United States breaks diplomatic relations with Cuba, the Central Intelligence Agency organises the doomed Bay of Pigs invasion by Cuban exiles. 1962 - A US embargo launched in 1960 is expanded to cut off all trade with Cuba except food and medicine.


  3. MEPs: probe needed into EU members' role in CIA tortureRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    Members of the European Parliament called Wednesday for an investigation into the possible complicity of EU member states with the CIA in using "unacceptable" interrogation methods on suspected terrorists. In a debate about a U.S. Senate report that revealed torture, members said that trampling fundamental values in the fight against terrorism was unacceptable.


  4. OpinionCOPENHAGEN Talks are not Just About EnergyRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | American Reporter

    You see, I analyze and interpret the news, trying to find something that others haven't touched. When there's lots of news, I have a playground of riches.


  5. Jeb Bush adds presidential aspirations to his holiday greetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Wishing the people of Florida and of the greater United States a merry Christmas and a happy Hanukkah, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush added some details of his family's holiday deliberations: Whether or not he should run for the White House. After debating the matter over Thanksgiving, Bush said in a message on Facebook, "I have decided to actively explore the possibility of running for President of the United States."


  6. How the Bush family became a dynastyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Chron

    Prescott Bush, father of George H.W. Bush, lost his first race for a Connecticut Senate seat to Democrat William Benton. Prescott Bush won his second U.S. Senate race and represented Connecticut until 1962.


  7. The U.S. And Cuba: A Brief History Of A Tortured RelationshipRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    Just months after he seized power in Cuba, Fidel Castro visited Washington in April 1959. He placed a wreath at the base of both the Lincoln and Jefferson memorials and was photographed looking up in seeming admiration of both U.S. presidents.


  8. A 'Good Start': Obama Moves to Protect Key Alaskan Waters from DrillingRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    ... years of campaigning by Alaskan indigenous communities to protect the waters of Bristol Bay. In 2007, President George Bush opened 5.6 million acres of the North Aleutian Basin for oil and gas leasing. In March 2010, Obama placed a temporary ...


  9. Baker: Police overtime part of what protests are all aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ayer Public Spirit

    The nearly $2 million in public safety overtime the city of Boston and state have recently paid to cover protests of deadly police force are "part of what government and public protests are supposed to be all about," Governor-elect Charlie Baker said Tuesday. Baker described the local protests in response to police use of deadly force in Ferguson, Mo.


  10. A timeline of Cuba-U.S. relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    People from the ANSWER Coalition hold signs urging the U.S. to "End the blockade of Cuba," during a demonstration outside of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, as President Barack Obama announced a change in U.S. policy with Cuba. The historic pledge, also announced by Cuban President Raul Castro, will see embassies reopen on each side and the end to decades of economic embargoes and a complete freeze on diplomatic relations.


  11. A tortured reportRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | LEO Weekly

    Serendipitous that the CIA torture report came out the week before LEO's Louneyville, because the reaction has been nothing short of looney, and nothing less than shameful. A $40 million, 6,700 page report, which took more than five years to develop, and this is the debate our country is having? The most disappointing revelation to come out of this report, and subsequent national fervor, is that the two sides are not even debating the same issue.


  12. Expert Prediction: Don't Expect Much from 114th U.S. CongressRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Newswise

    When the 114th United States Congress starts on Jan. 3 it will mark the first time since the Republican Revolution of 1994 that the Grand Old Party held majorities in both the House and Senate under a Democratic president. The recent takeover of the Senate by Republicans, who now hold a 54-46 advantage, made that possible, and puts President Barack Obama in the same position as Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush -- the last three two-term presidents who spent their final two years in office with the opposing party controlling Congress.


  13. Release of Senate torture report insufficient, say rights groupRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Final Call

    The Senate Intelligence Committees release of its long-awaited report on the torture by the Central Intelligence Agency of detainees in the so-called "war on terror" does not go far enough, according to major U.S. human rights groups. While welcoming the report's release, the subject of months of intensive negotiations and sometimes furious negotiations between the Senate Committee's majority and both the CIA and the administration of President Barack Obama, the groups said additional steps were needed to ensure that U.S. officials never again engage in the kind of torture detailed in the report.


  14. Can America win a war against radical Islam when it refuses to even identify its enemy?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Dr. Jasser and the AIFD are trying to lead the fight against the Muslim Brotherhood and its network of American Islamist organizations and mosques, which seek to control organized Islam in America. I recently emceed an event in New York City featuring Dr. Zuhdi Jasser, founder and president of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy , and Malcolm Hoenlein, the executive vice chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.


  15. The Final "Word" on "The Colbert Report"Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NBC Dallas

    Stephen Colbert's scheduled guest for the final edition of "The Colbert Report" Thursday is his " colleague and lifelong friend ," known as "Grimmy" as in the Grim Reaper. That's a sign Colbert is ready to kill off the conservative blowhard character he embodied for the past nine years 17 years counting the embryonic iteration that began as a "Daily Show" correspondent in 1997.


  16. Cheney Reprises His Iran-Contra Role to Defend Bush Administration TortureRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | PerrSpectives

    "The bottom line, however, is that the mistakes...were just that," Dick Cheney announced to the nation , "mistakes in judgment, and nothing more." There was no constitutional crisis, no systematic disrespect for ''the rule of law,'' no grand conspiracy, and no Administration-wide dishonesty or coverup.


  17. The Judge Who "Ruled" Immigration Order UnconstitutionalRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Seeing the Forest

    Tuesday a federal judge "ruled" that President Obama's executive actions on immigration are unconstitutional. He wasn't ruling on a case, just issuing his opinion.


  18. President Bans Oil and Gas Drilling in Bristol Bay IndefinitelyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Triple Pundit

    President Barack Obama took executive action yesterday evening, Dec. 16, to protect Alaska's Bristol Bay, instituting an indefinite ban on oil and gas drilling across some 5.6 million acres in what's known as the North Aleutian Basin Planning Area. One of the world's most economically valuable fishing grounds, the waters of Bristol Bay yield up to $2 billion worth of wild-caught seafood every year.


  19. ConstanceNO Smoking - but it's O.K. to KindleRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | American Reporter

    According to a recent New York Times /CBS News poll, about one-third of voters believe that the Obama Administration has raised taxes for most Americans, compared to only 8 percent who believe - correctly! - that he has lowered them. Mr. Obama's stimulus package lowered taxes for most working Americans and put an extra $400 into their pockets.


  20. Obama Goes Cowboy on CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | National Journal

    Opening up relations with the Communist government is the latest signal that this president will push his authority to its fullest, believing history will vindicate him. With respect to Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush, the true cowboy diplomat may be the White House's current occupant.