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Macedonia: Gay activists hurt in cafe attack

SKOPJE, Macedonia — Police say about 30 people wearing masks and throwing rocks and bottles have attacked members of a gay rights activist group in Macedonia, wounding two of them.

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Bewildered bystander Obama fuels aura of angst

Bewildered bystander Obama fuels aura of angst

Amid crises, nation expects not miracles but competence from the White House.

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Mexican government under fire in missing students case

Mexican government under fire in missing students case

IGUALA, Mexico — In what some critics believe is a political miscalculation, President Enrique Peña Nieto’s government has mustered only tepid action to resolve the case of 43 missing student teachers who disappeared nearly a month ago, hoping the scandal will blow over.

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Coalition airstrikes in Syria killed over 500

Coalition airstrikes in Syria killed over 500

Thick smoke from an airstrike by the US-led coalition rises in Kobani, Syria, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic…

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Activists: Airstrikes in Syria have killed 500-plus

Activists: Airstrikes in Syria have killed 500-plus

MURSITPINAR, Turkey — U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in Syria have killed more than 500 people — mainly Islamic militants — since they began last month, activists said Thursday, as fighting flared again in the northern Syrian border town of Kobani.

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Will: In Kentucky, a constitutional moment

Will: In Kentucky, a constitutional moment

Beneath McConnell's chilly exterior burns indignation about the degradation of the Senate.

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Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

FILE - In this June 21, 1971 file photo, Washington Post Executive Director Ben Bradlee and Post Publisher Katharine Graham leave U.S. District Court in Washington. Bradlee died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, according to the Washington Post. (AP Photo, File)

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Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama awards former Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Bradlee died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, according to the Washing…

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Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

FILE - In this June 1, 2005 file photo, former Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee leaves the Washington Post building in Washngton. Bradlee died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, according to the Washington Post. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

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Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

FILE - In this June 11, 2012 file photo, Ben Bradlee, former executive editor of The Washington Post, listens during an event sponsored by The Washington Post to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Watergate, at the Watergate office building in Washington. Bradlee died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014…

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No: It's a deterrent, actually saves money, is just

Death penalty costs are expenses that protect innocents, hold vicious criminals accountable.

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Can health-care stock funds stay on top?

Can health-care stock funds stay on top?

No guarantees, but health care stocks have held up better than others during downturns.

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James Brady

James Brady

James Brady, selected by president-elect Ronald Reagan to become his press secretary, talking to reporters after the announcement was made in Washington. Brady, the affable, witty press secretary who survived a devastating head wound in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reag…

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Big issues remain as Legislature enters final day  *

Big issues remain as Legislature enters final day *

Members of the House of Representatives work toward adjournment while on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol on May 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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Obama weighing executive action on guns

Obama weighing executive action on guns

President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks during the last news conference of his first term in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Graham calls for delay on Brennan nomination

WASHINGTON  •  President Barack Obama’s choice of John Brennan to be the next CIA director hit a snag Tuesday as a Republican senator threatened to delay the nomination until President Barack Obama’s administration provides answers on the deadly assault in Libya that killed the U.S. ambassad…

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E.J. Dionne: It's our system on the cliff

The United States faces a crisis in our political system because the Republican Party, particularly in the House of Representatives, is no longer a normal, governing party.

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Obama's call for action against gun violence

Obama's call for action against gun violence

Vice President Joe Biden listens as President Barack Obama announces that Biden will lead an administration-wide effort to curb gun violence in response to the Connecticut school shooting, during a news conference in the briefing room of the White House on Dec. 19 in Washington. (AP Photo/ E…

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Guest editorial: Unimaginable sorrow

The following editorial appeared in the Hartford Courant on Dec. 16. It is excerpted here:

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Guest editorial: Tragedy, but no surprise

The following editorial appears on Bloomberg View:

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