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Ferry Captain Lee Joon-seok: Shame on you for letting children die

The first call to emergency services from the Sewol, the doomed South Korean ferry, that sank killing probably 302 people from its 476 passengers and crew on April 16, after it was damaged did not come from the captain or […]

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Ferry Captain Lee Joon-seok: Shame on you for letting children die

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The first call to emergency services from the Sewol, the doomed South Korean ferry, that sank killing probably 302 people from its 476 passengers and crew on April 16, after it was damaged did not come from the captain or […]

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Super Bowl lessons for America

It might have been an interesting game – if the Denver Broncos had bothered to show up. Instead, it was all over from that first Denver snap when Peyton Manning

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Why Ravens fans should root for Seattle and Richard Sherman

Everyone loves Peyton Manning: And who can’t hope he’ll make the most improbable comeback in Super Bowl history to win on Sunday. But if you come from Baltimore or

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State of the Union: Barack Obama and his haters

For my money, John Zogby is simply the best national pollster and political analyst in America. Through four presidential election cycles (2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012) I consulted his

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If Martin Luther King Jr. had lived, he would have become one of the greatest presidents

Editor's Note: If MLK had survived that assasination attempt, the future would have been different. Let's take another look at what could have been if not for a bullet

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George P. Mitchell was bigger than Steve Jobs: He was the ‘Spirit of America’

This is the third of a three-part series on rebuilding America. A titan of American industry died in 2013 and he was bigger by far than Steve Jobs. This giant created

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Obama’s 2013 hiccups and 2014 opportunity

Sorry to disappoint the gloating vultures eager to feed on Barack Obama’s political corpse, but his fifth year, while rich in embarrassments (NSA and Obamacare rollout to the fore),

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Barack Obama’s not so terrible year

Take Edward Snowden’s NSA revelations and add the Obamacare launch fiasco, which it assuredly was and the lesson is clear, 2013 was not a poster year for Barack Obama.

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Watchlist 2014: Who and what will destroy or reshape the world?

The nuclear threats from Iran and North Korea are real and so is global warming. But the world is full of other remarkable processes offering both amazing hope and

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Ye Olde Year’s Almanac with apologies to ‘Poore Richard’

Greatest Loss among World Leaders – Nelson Mandela. Followed by his worthy heir and successor, President Thado Mbeki, he made and kept South Africa stable, growing, tolerant and democratic.

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