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Samuelson: The world according to Geithner

We now have Timothy Geithner’s 528-page memoir of the financial crisis and its aftermath. Called “Stress Test,” it’s full of fascinating details of a frightening time. For me, the most striking incident involves a call between Geithner and Lloyd Blankfein, head of...

Hiatt: Obama swings for first base on foreign policy

Why is everyone piling on President Obama’s foreign policy — and how fair is the criticism? A friend inside the administration asked me those questions last week, knowing that I’d been a critic for some time. The notion that President Obama has been too passive, for...

Dionne: No more liberal apologies as Elizabeth Warren takes the offensive

BOSTON Elizabeth Warren is cast as many things: a populist, a left-winger, the paladin against the bankers and the rich, the Democrats’ alternative to Hillary Clinton, the policy wonk with a heart. E.J. Dionne Jr. Writes about politics in a twice-a-week column and on the...

Smart guns are a smart choice for consumers

Ernst Mauch is managing director of Armatix GmbH, near Munich. I have spent my entire life designing and developing firearms. My designs and patents, which include the USP family of pistols, the HK416 assault rifle, G36 assault rifle and XM25 grenade machine gun, are currently in...

Sunday’s Scores

Galion Northmor 3, London Madison Plains 2

Ohio AP Media Organization Elects Board Members

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — M. L. Schultze, web editor of WKSU-FM in Kent, was elected president of the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors association for 2014-15 at the group’s annual convention Sunday. Jim Bebbington, senior editor at Cox Media Group-Ohio, was named...

Winners Announced In ’13 OAPME Newspaper Contest

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — DIVISION I, newspapers with a daily circulation up to 7,999: General Excellence: 1, Lancaster Eagle-Gazette; 2, Troy Daily News; 3, Chillicothe Gazette; 3, The Ironton Tribune (tie). Best Headline Writer: 1, Joel Sensenig, The (Fostoria) Review Times; 2,...

Pfizer ups offer for AstraZeneca again, to $119B

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. drugmaker Pfizer has raised its offer for British rival AstraZeneca by 15 percent over its last bid, making the stock-and-cash offer worth $118.8 billion, or 70.73 billion pounds – one of the richest deals ever. Pfizer Inc. has been courting...

Mali: Tuareg rebels take 30 hostages in north

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Separatist Tuareg rebels launched an assault on the northern Mali city of Kidal over the weekend, killing eight soldiers, storming government buildings and taking 30 hostages in a “declaration of war” on the government, officials said...

Browns Hire Aaron Glenn As Assistant DBs Coach

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have hired former NFL cornerback Aaron Glenn as an assistant defensive backs coach. Glenn was a first-round draft pick in 1994 by the New York Jets out of Texas A&M. He started 176 games during his career with New York, Houston, Dallas,...