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A big-bucks divorce case

The divorce case titled Scaife v. Scaife has wound its way through the courts under a blanket of secrecy as both sides struggle over a storied Pittsburgh fortune surpassing $1.4…

Right-wingers sued by one of their own

Larry Klayman, once a hero of conservatives for persistently taking Bill Clinton to court, sued former aides and financial backers of President Bush on Monday for using the name "Freedom's…

Iraq tells Blackwater to get out

The Iraqi government announced Monday it was ordering Blackwater USA, the security firm that protects U.S. diplomats, to leave the country after what it said was the fatal shooting of…

A lost year that cost us dearly

Army Gen. David Petraeus' report on Iraq, having been leaked to the press for days before his appearance on Capitol Hill, contained no surprises. The surge's several tactical successes in…

Protestors demand end to Iraq war

Thousands of angry protestors including the families of dead US soldiers marched in Washington Saturday demanding an end to the war in Iraq, the return of US troops, and the…

At the CIA, everything old is new again

The CIA Friday named as head of its espionage service a former senior official who quit three years ago amid a staff rebellion against the agency's former director. CIA director Michael…

Troops will stay in Iraq for years

The US military will be tied down in Iraq with 100,000 troops at least through the presidency of George W. Bush, and a modest size residual force will be there…

bin Laden’s undeserved bully pulpit

For the life of me, I can't understand the preoccupation of the American media -- from TV to newspapers to the free-lance pseudo-journalists of the Internet -- with the periodic…

Maxing out the national credit card

Once again, for the fifth time since President Bush took office, it's time to raise the limit on the national debt, and once again Congress is letting it go until…

Fighting a war without end?

Six years after Sept. 11, 2001, a convenient moment for stock-taking, are we at war or are we not at war -- and if so with whom or with what? Americans…