The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino, Creators.com.
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WASHINGTON — Here’s some practical advice to those who didn’t like President Obama’s swagger during his State of the Union address: Get used to it.
Few central bankers in modern history have had a better run than Australia’s Glenn Stevens. He steered his country around the global financial crisis, drove its currency to record highs and extended its recession-free run past the two-decade mark.
The Big Island as seen by Hawaii Tribune-Herald cartoonist Gary Hoff.
The Washington Wizards, a team that began the season on an epic tear that had many talking about an NBA Finals appearance, are in the midst of a slow-motion collapse.
“We’re doing Common Core in New Jersey and we’re going to continue. And this is one of those areas where I’ve agreed more with the president than not.”
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court frequently ponders arcane matters. But this week, however, in oral arguments concerning two cases, the justices’ task will be to teach remedial reading to Congress and to Arizona.
The world as seen by cartoonist Marshall Ramsey, The Clarion-Ledger.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in the midst of a heated reelection campaign. Yet, he is traveling 5,900 miles to give a speech before a joint meeting of Congress on Tuesday — just two weeks before Israelis go to the polls.
WASHINGTON — Denizens of social media were rankled during Sunday night’s Academy Awards telecast when actor Sean Penn made a crack about Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and green cards.
The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators.com.
When Ukraine’s president, pressed by the leaders of France and Germany, signed a peace agreement for eastern Ukraine on Feb. 12, he hoped it would purchase several months of calm during which the beleaguered government in Kiev could move ahead with economic reforms and bolster its military defenses. That didn’t happen: Russian forces launched a major attack immediately after the conclusion of the agreement and captured a key town, Debaltseve. That raised the question of whether Western leaders would take action to punish Russian President Vladimir Putin’s violation and impede further aggression.
WASHINGTON — “I don’t know.”
What makes climate change dangerous isn’t just what we know, which is that human activity is warming the planet. It’s also all that we don’t know. How far will temperatures rise, and how fast? What damage will it cause? Will governments finally confront the problem seriously, and how effective will their efforts be?