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February 23, 2019

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Kershaw shut down by Dodgers after ace not feeling right
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has been shut down indefinitely after telling manager Dave Roberts that he "didn't feel right" after two ....
Photo: Models wear creations as part of the Fendi women's
At Fendi, raising the bar in farewell
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Normally before a fashion show the decibel level is close to that of a small zoo, as people pass the time in gossip and air kisses and yelling into their phones. But Thursday at noon, as the crowd filed in for Fendi, the noise was just a whisper. It was the last ...
Photo: Sister Veronica Openibo, right, stands next to Chi
Nun to Vatican abuse summit: "This storm will not pass by"
Saturday, February 23, 2019
A prominent Nigerian nun blasted the culture of silence that has long kept clergy sexual abuse hidden in the Catholic Church, telling a Vatican summit Saturday that transparency and an admission of mistakes were needed to restore trust.
Alaska senator says she's likely to back Trump disapproval
Saturday, February 23, 2019
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she is likely to support a resolution of disapproval over President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to secure more money for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Court records reveal a Mueller report right in plain view
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Special counsel Robert Mueller has spoken loudly, if indirectly, in court — indictment by indictment, guilty plea by guilty plea. In doing so, he tracked an elaborate Russian operation that injected chaos into a U.S. presidential election and tried to help Trump win the White House. He followed a GOP campaign that embraced the Kremlin's help and championed stolen material to hurt a political foe. And ultimately, he revealed layers of lies, deception, self-enrichment and hubris that followed.
Pelosi puts climate alarmists in their place
Saturday, February 23, 2019
OPINION:
Is Nancy Pelosi a climate skeptic? Of course not — and I would know. But you might be excused for thinking so, given the curt wave-off the House speaker delivered to the liberally ballyhooed, legislatively stillborn Green New Deal.
Use drug money to pay for a wall
Saturday, February 23, 2019
LETTER TO THE EDITOR:
There is a simple way to finance such a project as a border wall without the drama of shutting down nine agencies and departments of the federal government.
Gun sales need not be difficult
Saturday, February 23, 2019
LETTER TO THE EDITOR:
Here's a simple plan for background checks on sales at gun shows, personal sales and retail sales.
Dwarfed by his own personality
Saturday, February 23, 2019
LETTER TO THE EDITOR:
Recently, President Donald Trump said — and I’m quoting him verbatim — “I’m not Happy.” For once, I totally agree with him.
Big Pharma must be held accountable for insulin price crisis
Saturday, February 23, 2019
GUEST COLUMN:
I have had diabetes since I was 5 years old. Like millions of people with diabetes, I rely on insulin 24 hours a day to survive.
Paying for a progressive agenda
Saturday, February 23, 2019
OPINION:
Whoever gets the Democratic nomination, she or he will run in part on proposals to increase government spending. And you know what that will mean: There will be demands that the candidate explain how all this will be paid for. Many of those demands will be made in bad faith, from people who never ask the same questions about tax cuts. But there are some real questions about the fiscal side of a progressive agenda.
This legislation could force stores to take your cash
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Stores and restaurants in several states would be required to do something pretty basic if certain lawmakers have their way: accept their customers’ cash ...
Why millions who can’t legally own a gun may have one anyway
Why millions who can’t legally own a gun may have one anyway
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Federal law bars gun ownership by felons, fugitives, drug abusers, people adjudicated to be mentally ill, those dishonorably discharged from the military or living in ...
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Smile: Some airliners have cameras on seat-back screens
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Now there is one more place where cameras could start watching you — from 30,000 feet ...
Be reasonable with your vote
Saturday, February 23, 2019
LETTER TO THE EDITOR:
We the people are entitled to better governance than we are getting, and we have the power to change it just by using our vote.