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Browns Add Morocco Brown To Front Office

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have hired Morocco Brown to serve as their vice president of player personnel. Brown spent the past six seasons as director of pro personnel for the Redskins. With Washington, he was responsible for coordinating advance scouting, participated in draft...

Judge Orders Mental Exam For Ohio VA Suspect

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a mental competency evaluation of an Ohio man charged in a Veterans Affairs hospital shooting that wounded one man. U.S. District Judge Thomas Rose agreed Thursday with defense requests for evaluation of 59-year-old Neil Moore....

Ohio Sheriff: Lawyer Brought Pain Pills To Inmate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say an Ohio lawyer meeting with an incarcerated client was arrested after allegedly slipping the inmate prescription painkillers. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says Columbus attorney Philip Cramer was meeting with his client at a county...

Student borrowers assume too much risk

Atif Mian is a professor of economics and public policy at Princeton. Amir Sufi is a professor of finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. The burden of student debt has exploded over the past decade, and economists worry that it is holding back the recovery...

Obama should not let Europe slip away

Bruce Ackerman is a professor of law and political science at Yale University. His latest book is “We the People: The Civil Rights Revolution.” In his West Point speech Wednesday, President Obama remained trapped by the paradigm that has governed our foreign policy since the fall...

Robinson: Sending drones, not divisions

In the post-Cold War era, it was possible to hold grand illusions and chase utopian dreams. As President Obama understands and his foreign policy critics fail to grasp, that time is past. We live now in a post-post-Cold War world. At West Point this week, Obama attempted to...

Krauthammer: Emptiness at West Point

It is fitting that on the day before President Obama was to give his grand West Point address defending the wisdom and prudence of his foreign policy, his government should be urging Americans to evacuate Libya. Libya, of course, was once the model Obama intervention — the...

Meyerson: What fueled the rise of the Euroright

Who lost Europe? Okay, Europe isn’t lost — merely home to a growing number of neo-fascists. The elections to the European Parliament still gave roughly 70 percent of the seats to parties of the center-right and center-left. But most of the rest of that body will be composed...

Gerson: Conservatives can do better than a do-it-yourself philosophy

Parallel to the rise of the tea party — with less attention but more potential influence — has been a gathering movement of reform conservatives whom my colleague E.J. Dionne Jr., in an essay in the journal Democracy, dubs “Reformicons.” One version of the tea party’s...

Abercrombie Shares Up As Results Beat Expectations

NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — Teen-clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co. reported a wider first-quarter loss on Thursday, but its shares rose as its results beat expectations and the company reaffirmed its full-year forecast. Abercrombie has been facing weak sales in the face...