President Obama has finally given the dreaded sequester some attention. The $1.2 trillion package of spending cuts - designed to be so punitive that neither party would ever allow them to phase in - is scheduled to take effect March 1.
It had been three years since Harlan Holmvig's wife of 54 years passed away. In September, he found a beautifully crested gold frame in his rural Crosby home that he knew would be perfect to display a photo from their wedding day.
Charlie Hebdo, a French satire magazine, published on Wednesday cartoons that nastily mock the prophet Muhammad, and European governments immediately feared more violence like the murder and arson at U.S.
BY CAL THOMAS
Tribune Media Services
"How could this happen?" asked Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in response to the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya that killed Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three others.