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    Our Opinion: Good riddance to do-nothing 113th Congress

    12/21/2014 04:04 PM EST
    If the 113th Congress was an employee it would have been fired for incompetence, lack of accomplishment and a bad attitude. 
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    Our opinion: A welcome end to dated US policy on Cuba
    12/20/2014 11:57 AM EST - After more than half a century, it cannot be said that America's Cuba policy didn't get a fair chance to work. Full Story

    Our opinion: Squad's demise is progress on immigration
    12/19/2014 02:27 PM EST - The Arizona sheriff who attracted national publicity for his overzealous pursuit of immigrants has quietly given up the effort. Full Story

    Our Opinion: Disturbing chase for casino gold
    12/19/2014 10:37 AM EST - Schenectady, N.Y., along with two other New York communities, are celebrating, but the spectacle across the border Wednesday left a bad taste all around. Full Story

    'Interview' cave-in sets bad precedent
    12/18/2014 05:39 PM EST - The decision of Sony Pictures Entertainment to pull "The Interview" from release won't deprive America of the next "Casablanca. Full Story

    Our Opinion: A boost for Morningside and Pittsfield
    12/17/2014 07:05 PM EST - Initially overshadowed by Pittsfield's revitalization of North and South Streets, Tyler Street and the Morningside area have been upping their game in recent years. Full Story

    Our Opinion: Once again, it is the children who suffer
    12/17/2014 06:48 AM EST - Given the routine violence of the world, it usually takes a massacre of children to get people to take notice. Full Story

    Our Opinion: Music program will benefit Massachusetts youth
    12/15/2014 05:02 PM EST - The Venezuelan music education program for poor children known as El Sistema has achieved world renown over three decades. Full Story

    Our oceans are drowning in plastic
    12/14/2014 12:42 PM EST - Annie Dillard once said, "The sea pronounces something, over and over, in a hoarse whisper; I cannot quite make it out. Full Story

    Our Opinion: Time to lift the shadow that darkens this man's future
    12/10/2014 03:53 PM EST - For 17 years, Jeffrey Snyder worked at the Kolburne School for children with emotional or learning disabilities. Full Story

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    Fort Worth firefighters use oxygen to save cat

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — North Texas firefighters have used oxygen on a cat that was rescued from a burning house after the residents escaped on their own. Full Story
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    NKorean cinema: Kidnappings and evil Americans

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hates the currently scrapped Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema — of its own particular styling. Full Story