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DALLAS -- Wiping away a tear, former President George W. Bush on Thursday dedicated the library, museum and policy center that bear his name. “Oh, happy day,” Bush told the crowd of about 8,000 in the bright Texas sunshine at the...
Tags: Museums, Government, Politics, George H.W. Bush, Barack Obama
Imagine you are a benevolent monarch and you have the power to institute a sales tax. (Even benevolent government has to be financed, after all.) Would you set one up that gave preference to sellers located outside your kingdom and penalized your own...
Eureka native Al Neuharth, whose founding of USA Today made him one of the most famous South Dakotans, died Friday at 89 at his home in Cocoa Beach, Fla. Neuharth changed American newspapers by putting easy-to-read articles and bright graphics in his...
CARACAS, Venezuela -- Nicolas Maduro, the handpicked successor of the late President Hugo Chavez, was sworn in to Venezuela's highest office Friday, despite refusal by a newly empowered opposition to accept defeat in a hotly contested election....
Tags: Government, Culture, Politics, National Government, Venezuela
Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to meet Thursday with the family of a Russian lawyer whose death sparked an international outcry over human rights in that country, renewing focus on a controversy that has complicated U.S.-Russian relations at a sensitive...
BELFAST, Northern Ireland — The death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has prompted reactions from Britain's far left that takes bad taste to new extremes. During its Top 40 music countdown Sunday night, BBC Radio 1 was "forced"...
Testing the waters for a revitalized Asian alliance Now through Saturday, April 20: Democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to Japan this week is purportedly unofficial, but the Nobel Peace Prize laureate probably has more clout than any...
Tags: Margaret Thatcher, Government, Japan, China, Elizabeth II
BEIJING — U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry arrived in Beijing on Saturday in hopes of turning the Chinese government's obvious frustration with North Korea's nuclear program into decisive action. Kerry's debut trip to East Asia as secretary...
Tags: Government, Seoul (South Korea), Japan, China, North Korea
Gov. Jerry Brown's trip to China isn't being paid for by taxpayers. The governor isn't footing the bill either. Instead, the cost is covered by the roughly 90 people traveling with Brown, some of them representing special interests. It's one of...
The Hartford CourantAlthough they represented the opposite poles of femininity — the intimidating, well-respected and unyielding Iron Lady vs. the adorable, well-beloved and sassy Cutie Pie — both Margaret Thatcher and Annette Funicello shaped my universe growing...
NAIROBI, Kenya -- The swearing-in ceremony Tuesday for Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, already one of the country's richest and most powerful men, involved pomp, a 21-gun salute, an old Bible and controversy. A dozen heads of state attended as Kenyatta...
Argentine veterans of the bitter war over the Falkland Islands said Monday that they had no sorrow over the death of Margaret Thatcher, who launched British forces to recapture the South Atlantic islands more than three decades ago. “She won&...
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