US should play leading role in climate talksUS should play leading role in climate talksWe have no question as to the importance of this meeting. And, we believe the United States should take a leading role in solving this problem
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DoD to deploy ‘targeting force’ to hunt down ISIS leadersDoD to deploy ‘targeting force’ to hunt down ISIS leadersThe defense secretary says U.S. military efforts in the Middle East are being increased to root out the terrorist group.
Desert Sun editorial cartoon for Dec. 2, 2015Desert Sun editorial cartoon for Dec. 2, 2015Gary McCoy, Cagle Cartoons, drew this Desert Sun editorial cartoon for Dec. 2, 2015.
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NewsBreak: Obama speaks in Paris; NJ's heroin epidemicNewsBreak: Obama speaks in Paris; NJ's heroin epidemicObama speaks in Paris; NJ's heroin epidemic; Freddie Gray trials begin
Obama: Climate change 'spans political parties'Obama: Climate change 'spans political parties'President Obama discussed climate change and the importance of global collaboration at a press conference in Paris. The remarks followed two days of climate talks in the French capital.
Obama confident climate deal will be reachedObama confident climate deal will be reachedPresident Barack Obama says he's confident the world will forge a major climate change agreement in the coming weeks. (Dec. 1)
Obama: Climate change affects all trendsObama: Climate change affects all trendsPresident Barack Obama speaks at a new conference in Paris, France.
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December political cartoons from Gannett cartoonistsDecember political cartoons from Gannett cartoonistsThe cartoonist's homepage, clarionledger.com/opinion
Obama, Xi Stand Together on Climate Change in ParisObama, Xi Stand Together on Climate Change in ParisThe Presidents of the United States and China have led the rallying cry at the Paris summit for collective global action on climate change.
Cashing in on the Final FrontierCashing in on the Final FrontierCashing in on the Final Frontier
Cal Thomas: Germany, U.S. should heed warning signsCal Thomas: Germany, U.S. should heed warning signsCal Thomas argues that blindly allowing Muslim refugees into Western nations threatens freedom all enjoy.
Gov. Haslam announces restructure of TN's public collegesGov. Haslam announces restructure of TN's public collegesGov. Bill Haslam announced a major restructuring of the state's public higher education system Tuesday.
The planet's greatest environmental threat: LiberalsThe planet's greatest environmental threat: LiberalsThe planet's greatest environmental threat: Liberals
Why Paris climate talks matter: Our viewWhy Paris climate talks matter: Our viewWorld can fight terrorism and global warming at the same time.
White House offers Cuomo details on refugeesWhite House offers Cuomo details on refugeesThe monthly updates would include refugees' nationality, age range and gender.
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NewsBreak: Obama in Paris for Climate talksNewsBreak: Obama in Paris for Climate talksObama in Paris for Climate talks; Driver charged in crash that kills NY student; Pope Francis visits Africa
Law to help drug-addicted babies signed by ObamaLaw to help drug-addicted babies signed by ObamaStivers lauds Obama's signing of new law designed to protect babies born to addicted mothers
Editorial: Firearms, not terrorism, pose biggest threatEditorial: Firearms, not terrorism, pose biggest threatPoliticians should recognize reality: For each American killed by terrorists in the past decade, 4,000 lost their lives to guns.
Falk pushes health care signupsFalk pushes health care signupsFree health care enrollment counseling sessions this month in northeastern Wisconsin
Punchlines: Social media pitfallsPunchlines: Social media pitfallsThe late-night comics on Instagram captions, Obama on Facebook and Sanders on Snapchat. Take a look at our favorite jokes, then vote for yours at opinion.usatoday.com.
My Brother's Keeper Michigan Summit coming to LansingMy Brother's Keeper Michigan Summit coming to LansingLANSING - A conference aimed to build a "cradle-to-college-and-career strategy" for young people will be held Dec. 2.
Punchlines: The pitfalls of social mediaPunchlines: The pitfalls of social mediaThe late-night comics on Instagram captions, Obama on Facebook and Sanders on Snapchat
Obama personally acknowledges U.S. role in climate changeObama personally acknowledges U.S. role in climate changePresident Obama told world leaders gathered for the COP 21 climate summit in Paris that the "U.S. recognizes our role in creating this problem" and has made major improvements.
American jailed for 5 years in Cuba made little attempt to disguise his workAmerican jailed for 5 years in Cuba made little attempt to disguise his workAmerican aid worker Alan Gross, who was imprisoned for five years in Cuba, said he made little attempt to disguise his work setting up Internet connections for the communist island's small Jewish community.
Future of planet at stake, says Hollande at climate summitFuture of planet at stake, says Hollande at climate summit"The very fate of our planet is at stake," French President Francois Hollande warned Monday at the opening of the COP21 climate change summit near Paris.
Obama's power plan power grabObama's power plan power grabIt would be irresponsible for an outgoing president to purport to sign the American people up to international commitments.
Obama Pays Respects to victims of Paris attacks at BataclanObama Pays Respects to victims of Paris attacks at BataclanArriving in Paris for a United Nations conference on climate change, President Obama early Monday made an unannounced stop at the Bataclan concert hall, the site of the greatest death toll in the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks.