WASHINGTON The Latest on the debate over immigration and the budget (all times local): Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says Senate Democrats would support a "very short-term" government-wide funding bill to avert a shutdown. The New York Democrat says his party would accept a … [Read more...] about The Latest: Schumer says very short-term funding would be OK
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The test of a great nation is whether it has the capacity to own up to its mistakes and change course for the sake of the country and the world. The Johnson and Nixon administrations failed this test in Vietnam, prolonging an unwinnable war that cost millions of lives while … [Read more...] about End the US Occupation
“They’re about taking out the entire Iranian military.” This particular spine-chiller comes from Alexis Debat, excitingly identified as “director of terrorism and national security” at the Nixon Center. According to Debat, the big takeout is what the … [Read more...] about Will the US Really Bomb Iran?
Health care costs are a big concern for people going into retirement, but the costs of long-term care can still be a shock.Here are a few facts:• 70% of people over 65 will need some form of long-term care at some point.• For married couples, the chance that one … [Read more...] about Do retirees need long-term care insurance?
MIAMI — Two decades after Congress established the U.S. Office of Cuba Broadcasting, lawmakers and experts still can't seem to agree on the program's mission. Should its TV and Radio Marti networks send the communist island unbiased news about Cuba and the outside world? … [Read more...] about Mission of US-funded broadcasts in Cuba debated