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Walker office admits role in attempt to gut open records law

Madison— In two dramatic developments on the state budget Tuesday, a spokeswoman for Gov. Scott Walker acknowledged that his office helped develop …

Freedom of Information

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America’s latest failure in Syria - The Washington Post

IN MAY 2014, President Obama promised a new U.S. effort to train and equip moderate Syrian rebel forces. The next month, the administration asked Congress for $500 million to fund the effort, with the aim of deploying 5,000 U.S.-backed fighters a year for three years. Numerous analysts quickly …

Middle East

Univ. of Illinois coaches accused of bullying, racism - CNN Video

University of Illinois

Deposition bombshell: Cosby accusers react to stunning news - CNN Video

Depositions

Bill Cosby admits to getting Quaaludes - CNN Video

Bill Cosby

Panel reacts: Clinton talks 2016 in first national interview - CNN Video

First National

Fmr. Israeli soldiers criticize tactics used in Gaza War - CNN Video

International Relations

Remembering a legendary showman - CNN Video

TV

CMS's Internal Controls Did Not Effectively Ensure the Accuracy of Aggregate Financial Assistance Payments Made to Qualified Health Plan Issuers Under the Affordable Care Act

CMS's internal controls did not effectively ensure the accuracy of nearly $2.8 billion in aggregate financial assistance payments made to insurance …

Insurance

Accused undocumented immigrant killer faces judge - CNN Video

Immigration

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Before Obama: A brief, awkward history of Whac-a-Mole metaphors and the U.S. military - The Washington Post

After delivering a statement on the U.S. military campaign against the Islamic State, President Obama took two questions Monday from the press corps at the Pentagon. Asked whether he would boost the size of the U.S. force fighting the militants in Iraq to more than 3,000, he relied on an old …

Political History

Cosby Offered Money To Woman He Allegedly Raped, With Very Unusual Conditions

Andrea Constand, a woman whom Bill Cosby met while she was working at the Temple athletic department in Philadelphia, sued Cosby in 2005 alleging he …

Bill Cosby

Clinton ‘First Brother’ Is Wary, Chatty and Still Occasionally Attracting Attention

TORRANCE, Calif. — At the height of Roger Clinton’s fame, the struggling rock singer stood accused of taking cash and a gold Rolex to lobby for pardons as his half brother Bill Clinton’s presidency was ending.

Fifteen years later, with Hillary Rodham Clinton seeking to navigate a return to the White …

Bill Clinton

Remembering Jerry Weintraub, Everybody’s Friend, Everybody’s Guy

Hollywood will never be the same without this legendary producer’s unmistakeable voice and infectious optimism, writes Rich Cohen, who profiled Weintraub for V.F. in 2008.

Life, it turns out, is sort of like summer camp. If you make one really good friend, or meet one really great person, consider …

Jerry Weintraub

US National ArchivesさんはTwitterを使っています

Happy 69th wedding anniversary to Mr. and Mrs. Carter! The couple on their wedding day #OTD 1946. @CarterLibrary pic.twitter.com/WmtWOz5VuW

National Archives

History Day en Twitter

On this day in 1947 a top secret US military balloon (or perhaps, an #alien spacecraft) crashed in Roswell, NM. pic.twitter.com/IHSmX6ES29

U.S. Military

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At Trump hotel site, immigrant workers wary - The Washington Post

For weeks, dozens of construction workers from Latin America have streamed onto the site of the Old Post Office Pavilion in downtown Washington and taken pride in their work building one of the city’s newest luxury hotels.

But that job site is now laden with tension after the man behind the project …

Immigration

Bad first date in Toronto gets live tweeted

In the age of social media, a bad first date can be a hell of a lot more awkward than what spawns from one-on-one interaction. Suppose the person …

Toronto

Attackers kill 14 in Kenya; Al-Shabaab claims responsibility

Nairobi, Kenya (CNN) —Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility Tuesday for a nighttime attack on two homes in northeastern Kenya'sMandera County.

The attack killed at least 14 people and injured 11 others, according to Mandera County Commissioner Alex Nkoyo.

The compound housed primarily quarry workers.

The …

Al-Shabaab