Category: Politics

Today’s Newsheadlines 10.03.12

NATION Interior approves first section of 146-mile power line The Obama administration says the project will improve the grid; environmentalists say it will harm public lands. ( by Darryl Fears , The Washington Post) Duncan reaches out to teachers The education secretary said the Obama administration understands many educators […]

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS NATION 08.26.12

9 wounded outside Empire State Building all hit by police gunfire Evidence indicates all the victims were hit by fragments or bullets fired by police. Officials said the officers had no choice but to shoot. ( by Tom Hays and Verena Dobnik , The Washington Post) Neil Armstrong, first […]

Today News Headlines 08.20.12

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS Romney had to master many keys as a leader in the Mormon church The Republican presidential candidate’s decades as a lay leader demonstrate an assurance with the institution and a confidence in his authority. (By Jason Horowitz) Jihadist group gaining prominence in Syrian rebel effort The […]

Romney Advisor: “Obama Doesn’t Appreciate Anglo-Saxon Heritage”

Advisors to Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign told British newspaper The Daily Telegraph that Romney would be a better president regarding relations between Britain and the United States because he understands the “special relationship” between the two countries, claimingPresident Obama “does not fully appreciate his Anglo-Saxon heritage” that Great Britain and the United States historically share. “We are part of […]

Today’s News Headlines 06.21.12

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS Millions more shared homes in face of recession, Census Bureau reports The downturn forced millions of Americans to share households, a Census Bureau report says. (By Michael A. Fletcher) Supporters plot to reinstate Sullivan as U-Va. president Some board members seek support for a vote; incoming […]