Some Texas conservatives want tax cuts, even if temporary, to be on the agenda when the Legislature meets next month in Austin.
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Marriage is back.
The decision by Sony Pictures to cancel the Christmas Day opening of “The Interview,” a raunchy comedy in which two American journalists try to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has brought the company in for some hard knocks. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich tweeted, “America has lost its first cyberwar.” The Wall Street Journal warned that the cancellation “will set a precedent for further bullying of a notably weak-kneed industry.”
“I sent my Christmas list to you in Google Docs. Can you help me edit it and then email it to Santa?”
The attack on a cafe in Sydney by a self-described Islamic cleric with a long police record, left two hostages dead, along with the cleric, one Man Haron Monis. He was an Iranian refugee who enjoyed the hospitality and protection of the Australian government.
The death of the Internet is at hand.
The closing days of the dismal 113th Congress provided an unexpected but dismayingly brief hint of a brighter bipartisan future — and its potential pitfalls.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Senate Intelligence Committee’s release of its report on CIA torture is a welcome step toward transparency. The methods used to wage the “war on terror” are of more than a little public interest.
WASHINGTON — Though they preside over the world’s most important nation, our leaders in Washington can be startlingly oblivious to the audiences beyond our shores that watch and listen closely to whatever we say or do.
The United States is preparing a major policy shift regarding Cuba that will involve a resumption of diplomatic and trade ties and reopening the U.S. Embassy in Havana. Finally, an anachronistic policy held in place by a powerful, conservative group of Cuban political activists in Florida is coming to an end.