North Dakota discloses oil train shipment details

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Dozens of mile-long trains loaded with crude are leaving western North Dakota each week, with most shipments going through the state’s most populous county. The federal government ordered railroads to give state officials specifics on oil train...

Chicago lawyer gets 15 years in big tax fraud case

NEW YORK (AP) — A Chicago-area lawyer and accountant labeled by the government as history’s most prolific and unrepentant tax cheat was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in prison, and the judge bemoaned the “incredible greed” of some of America’s...

North Dakota discloses oil train shipment details

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Dozens of mile-long trains loaded with crude are leaving western North Dakota each week, with most shipments going through the state’s most populous county. The federal government ordered railroads to give state officials specifics on oil train...

The U.S. role in Iraq

June 25 at 4:59 PM Regarding the June 17 editorial “An inclusive Iraq ”: The United States seems hell-bent on preserving the diplomatic fiction wrought by the British and French when they carved Iraq, Syria and Lebanon out of the carcass of the Ottoman Empire at the end of World...

Chicago lawyer gets 15 years in big tax fraud case

NEW YORK (AP) — A Chicago-area lawyer and accountant labeled by the government as history’s most prolific and unrepentant tax cheat was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in prison, and the judge bemoaned the “incredible greed” of some of America’s...

Supreme Court’s EPA ruling a second-best outcome

June 25 at 5:00 PM The Supreme Court’s ruling Monday to uphold the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate greenhouse-gas emissions is a great development for those interested in delaying the potentially catastrophic effects of climate change [“Justices:...

The U.S. role in Iraq

June 25 at 4:59 PM Regarding the June 17 editorial “An inclusive Iraq ”: The United States seems hell-bent on preserving the diplomatic fiction wrought by the British and French when they carved Iraq, Syria and Lebanon out of the carcass of the Ottoman Empire at the end of World...

Putting Prop. 8 in the proper perspective

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Supreme Court’s EPA ruling a second-best outcome

June 25 at 5:00 PM The Supreme Court’s ruling Monday to uphold the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate greenhouse-gas emissions is a great development for those interested in delaying the potentially catastrophic effects of climate change [“Justices:...

Dining out of proportion to the number of blue crabs nature can supply

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