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Oh so close, Americans wilt at end in Amazon heat

United States’ goalkeeper Tim Howard reacts as Portugal’s Silvestre Varela’s header scores his side’s second goal and tie the game 2-2 during the group G World Cup soccer match between the USA and Portugal at the Arena da Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil,...

Changing the American way of war

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Obama’s smart avoidance of the Iraq quagmire

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Editorial: Detroit may lead the way in transparent, realistic public-employee benefits

By Editorial Board June 22 at 8:14 PM SLOWLY BUT SURELY, reality is taking hold in the debate over the massive liabilities state and local governments have accumulated for their workers’ pensions and other benefits. For years, governments routinely inflated estimated...

Editorial: Our survival depends on the health of the oceans

By Editorial Board June 22 at 8:15 PM HUMANITY DEPENDS on the oceans, but their worsening state gets little attention. Good for Secretary of State John F. Kerry, then, for trying to elevate the issue last week in an international oceans conference in Washington. The conference...

Editorial: Obama’s wrongheaded reluctance to help the moderate opposition in Syria

By Editorial Board June 22 at 8:18 PM AS THE TERRORIST group known as ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) rampages across Iraq, the illogic of President Obama’s reluctance to help the moderate opposition in neighboring Syria becomes ever clearer. The Syrian Free Army...

Browns Agree To Deal With 2nd-rounder Bitonio

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have agreed to a deal with their second-round pick offensive lineman Joel Bitonio. Bitonio is a projected starter at guard. The 6-foot-4, 305-pound Bitonio was selected 35th overall. He appeared in 51 games at Nevada. He started his final...
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BRAZIL BEAT: Redemption for Algeria coach

Algeria’s head coach Vahid Halilhodzic celebrates after his side won the game 4-2 in the group H World Cup soccer match between South Korea and Algeria at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Sunday, June 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) Algeria’s head...
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Oh so close, Americans wilt at end in Amazon heat

United States’ goalkeeper Tim Howard reacts as Portugal’s Silvestre Varela’s header scores his side’s second goal and tie the game 2-2 during the group G World Cup soccer match between the USA and Portugal at the Arena da Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil,...
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Portugal rescues 2-2 draw with US at World Cup

United States’ Jermaine Jones (13) celebrates after scoring his side’s first goal during the group G World Cup soccer match between the United States and Portugal at the Arena da Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil, Sunday, June 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia) United...