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Making Russia pay for its actions in Ukraine

Juan C. Zarate, a senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, was deputy national security adviser and an assistant secretary of the Treasury in the George W. Bush administration. He is the author of “Treasury’s War: The Unleashing of a New Era of...

AP sources: Vick, Eagles haven’t ruled out return

Two people familiar with the situation say Michael Vick and the Eagles haven’t ruled out the quarterback returning to Philadelphia. Vick will become a free agent next week, and the four-time Pro Bowl pick has made it clear he’ll look for an opportunity to be a...

Inmate Gets 8 More Years For Attack On Ohio Guard

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An inmate who knocked a guard unconscious at an Ohio prison has been sentenced to eight more years in prison. Investigators say the attack happened at the Toledo Correctional Institution in November. Prosecutors say Marquise Perry punched the guard at least 17...

Ohio County Leader Submits Absentee-ballot Plan

CLEVELAND (AP) — The leader of Ohio’s largest county has submitted a proposal to the county council to assert its home-rule powers and mail unsolicited, absentee-ballot applications to registered voters there. The move by Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Executive Ed...

School Bus Driver Rescues Children After Bus Fire

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) — Police are commending a school bus driver who evacuated four students — two of them in wheelchairs — after an electrical fire broke out on the bus in a northwestern Minneapolis suburb. Officials say the driver also tried to douse the flames with a fire...
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Editorial: Secret Service needs to apply the brakes on major road closures

LIFE IN the nation’s capital has its perks. National treasures such as the Smithsonian Institution, Library of Congress and Lincoln Memorial are close at hand. Area residents become part of the national moment when Washington hosts the inauguration of a president or a...
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Editorial: Virginia Republicans’ stand against Medicaid funding defies the facts

THE YEAR 2014 is only 66 days old, yet already Virginia has forfeited $330 million in federal funds — funds already paid to Uncle Sam by taxpayers — as a result of its delay in expanding Medi­caid to cover up to 400,000 lower-income and uninsured Virginians. With each passing...
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Editorial: Declassify the Senate report on CIA interrogation methods

MORE THAN a dozen years after the attacks of 9/11, it is time to treat government decisions made in the aftermath as history — to be debated and learned from. This is especially true of the misguided program of interrogation and torture carried out by the Central Intelligence...

Alston Keys Ohio State 86-77 Win Over Northwestern

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ameryst Alston scored 30 points and Darryce Moore and Martina Ellerbe had double-doubles as eighth-seeded Ohio State pulled away in the closing minutes on Thursday to defeat ninth-seeded Northwestern 86-77 in the opening game of the Big 10 Tournament. Alston,...

Isaiah Washington returning to ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC says Isaiah Washington will return to “Grey’s Anatomy” for a guest appearance in May, seven years after he was fired from the medical drama. Washington exited the series in 2007 after an on-set clash the year before, in which an...