(CHICAGO) -- A previous article discussed Obama's kill list. Another explained his "disposition matrix." Both constitute elevating Murder, Inc. to a higher level. Obama now wants more. He wants murder legalized. On Nov. 24, the New York Times headlined, "Election Spurred a Move to Codify US Drone Policy," saying pre-election, Obama "accelerated
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Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is urging a negotiated resolution to protests over a military-backed copper mine in northwestern Myanmar after the government's biggest crackdown on demonstrators since reformist President Thein Sein took office last year. Riot police used water cannons, tear gas and smoke bombs to break up the 11-day
With Its New UN Status, Could The Palestinian Authority Take Israel To The International Criminal Court?
On Thursday afternoon, the United Nations General Assembly recognized the Palestinian Authority as a "full nonmember observer state," giving the Palestinians strong symbolic backing. The
Reflecting a war-weary nation, the Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday for an accelerated withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan after more than a decade of fighting. The strong bipartisan vote of 62-33 sends a clear message to President Barack Obama and the military as they engage in high-stakes talks about the pace of drawing down the
The running fight over gay marriage is shifting from the ballot box to the Supreme Court. Three weeks after voters backed same-sex marriage in three states and defeated a ban in a fourth, the justices are meeting Friday to decide whether they should deal sooner rather than later with the claim that the Constitution gives people the right to
The number of U.S. workers covered by self-insured health plans—in which their employer assumes the financial risk for health costs rather than paying insurance companies to do that—has grown steadily in recent years. But such plans are still primarily used by large companies, not small employers, a