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What’s ahead for drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman?

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Mexican government has extradited suspected drug kingpins to the U.S. in the past, but none with a higher profile than Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, who was arrested Saturday in the Mexican port city of Mazatlan. The Sinaloa cartel leader...

Editorial: How to keep ‘House of Cards’ in Maryland at an acceptable price

MEDIA RIGHTS Capital, the production company behind the red-hot Netflix series “House of Cards,” has a message for Maryland: “Nice little economy you got there. What a shame if something would happen to it.” Well, those weren’t the exact words of letters MRC recently sent...

Editorial: Tougher efficiency standards for trucks makes sense

SOME OF President Obama’s unilateral actions may raise legitimate concerns, even for those who believe this Congress is noxiously unproductive. But his demand that cars and trucks use less fuel raises no such question. The president’s plan rests on a ­rock-solid legal...

Editorial: Ukraine’s next chapter

UKRAINE HAS shaken off its corrupt president and the immediate prospect of domination by Russia — but at the risk of further conflict. The decision by Viktor Yanukovych to flee Kiev over the weekend triggered the disintegration of his administration and prompted parliament to...

Heartless first-responders

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Campaign-finance ‘reform’ won’t solve government corruption

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When cancer takes its toll

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‘Noble’ MLK Library doesn’t need new flourishes

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Redefining the Internet

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Hagel says US military must shrink to face new era

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel briefs reporters at the Pentagon, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, where he recommended shrinking the Army to its smallest size since the buildup to U.S. involvement in World War II in an effort to balance postwar defense needs with budget realities. (AP...