David and Charles Koch, billionaires known these days for their politics, are interested in acquiring a collection of daily newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune and The Baltimore Sun. If they bought those papers, what would they do with them?
All five living presidents were together in Dallas, Texas, Thursday, for the opening of the George W. Bush presidential library and museum. The new $250 million library is on the campus of Southern Methodist University.
The Senate has passed a bill to give the Department of Transportation more flexibility in how it makes the mandatory cuts of the sequester. Hundreds of flights were delayed this week after the FAA furloughed air traffic controllers, setting off a political storm.
The long-promised update to the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act is moving through Congress. On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill that would make the police get a warrant before peeking at your old emails and anything else you store online. The House is moving in the same direction.
Imagine having to deliver a tribute for someone you've openly excoriated for years. That was essentially the task President Obama had before him in his speech at the dedication ceremony for former President George W. Bush's presidential library in Dallas.
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