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Saturday, June 23, 2018

Week Of Deadly Weather Ends With Record Rain In Northeast

By Alana Semuels and Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times NEW YORK — A week that started with deadly tornadoes ripping through the Midwest and South is ending with rain falling in almost biblical volumes in some states. The major storm system causing the problems moved northward Thursday after causing 37 deaths and cutting a wide swath […]

May 1, 2014

Number Of Americans Without Health Insurance Reaches New Low

By Noam N. Levey, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The share of Americans without health insurance has dropped to the lowest level since before President Barack Obama took office, according to a new national survey that provides more evidence the health care law is extending coverage to millions of the previously uninsured. Just 14.7 percent of […]

April 7, 2014

Maybe Rick Perry Just Likes Killing People

Whether it’s his long record of accelerating executions and refusing except when compelled by courts to commute death sentences, his promotion of incompetent, flagrantly political lawyers to top posts in Texas’ legal system where they prevent exoneration, or his comments recently that Texans might treat “treasonous” Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke “pretty ugly,” one has […]

August 18, 2011