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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the US and abroad

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 05:00pm EDT

US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,203

At least 2,203 US military deaths in Afghanistan since 2001

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 05:00pm EDT

House postpones vote on short-term spending bill

House Republican leaders are postponing a vote on a short-term spending bill as they weigh President Barack Obama's request for the authority to train and equip Syrian rebels battling Islamic State militants.

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 04:48pm EDT

Reid: Give Obama authority to equip Syrian rebels

Senate Majority leader says Obama should receive authority to train and equip Syrian rebels

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 04:30pm EDT

GOP in uphill battle in Michigan US Senate fight

GOP facing uphill battle in once-promising effort to seize Michigan US Senate seat from Dems

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 04:26pm EDT

After Brown wins GOP primary, Shaheen on offensive

After Brown wins GOP primary, Shaheen goes on advertising blitz as general election bid opens

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 03:46pm EDT

News Guide: Highlights of primary elections

News Guide: Brown wins in New Hampshire, Tierney loses in Massachusetts, in Tuesday primaries

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 03:30pm EDT

US to spend $328 million on conservation easements

US to spend $328M on conservation easements to protect farmlands, grasslands and wetlands

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 02:30pm EDT

McConnell: Obama needs plan for Islamic militants

McConnell calls Obama rather reluctant commander in chief

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 11:40am EDT

Senator: Congress must vote on fighting Islamists

Maine's independent Sen. King says Congress should speak, and vote, on combating Islamic State

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 11:30am EDT

Same-sex marriage heading for Supreme Court vote?

Same-sex marriage heading for Supreme Court? Both sides agree it's time for justices to decide

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 10:30am EDT

NY lawmakers: Reauthorize 9/11 compensation law

NY lawmakers: Reauthorize compensation and treatment programs for 9/11 responders

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 09:30am EDT

House votes to block EPA water rules

GOP-controlled House votes to block new rule clarifying EPA role in Clean Water Act

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 08:40am EDT

Study: More pilots testing positive for drugs

More pilots in fatal crashes testing positive for legal and illegal drugs, NTSB study says

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 03:44am EDT

Safety board finds multiple errors in UPS crash

Accident board finds multiple pilot errors in fatal crash of UPS cargo plane

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 03:26am EDT

News Guide: Highlights of primary elections

News Guide: Brown wins in New Hampshire, Tierney loses in Massachusetts, in Tuesday's primary

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 03:12am EDT

Obama to seek arms, training for Syrian opposition

Obama to seek arms, training for Syrian opposition, undertake a broader strategy on militants

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 03:10am EDT

Democrat Moulton sets sights on congressional seat

Democrat Moulton, Republican Tisei to vie for Massachusetts' 6th Congressional District seat

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 03:08am EDT

US Rep. Tierney concedes defeat in Dem primary

US Rep. Tierney concedes defeat in Massachusetts Democratic primary to ex-Marine Moulton

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 01:58am EDT

US launches airstrikes around Iraq's Haditha Dam

US mounts new offensive near Iraq's Haditha Dam, launches airstrikes to push back insurgents

Sunday - 09/07/2014, 01:10pm EDT
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