Saturday's Press Talk column set the backdrop for the commissioners' decision on a proposed ordinance to weaken the newly passed charter. This is the second part — and conclusion — of Saturday's column.
By MIKE STOBBE, Associated Press
December 21, 2014 6 a.m.
NEW YORK — Health officials are celebrating some important victories in 2014, and Time magazine even named Ebola fighters the persons of the year. Nevertheless, this was a black-eye year for public health.
By RAF CASERT, Associated Press
December 20, 2014 9:02 p.m.
PLOEGSTEERT, Belgium — With British and German forces separated only by a no-man's land littered with fallen comrades, sounds of a German Christmas carol suddenly drifted across the frigid air: "Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht" ("Silent Night, Holy Night").
By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau
December 20, 2014 8:42 p.m.
HONOLULU — Far removed — at least physically — from the concerns of Washington, President Obama began the familiar rituals of his annual holiday getaway to Hawaii on Saturday, starting with a round of golf.
When Sen. Ann Rivers announced this month she is running for chairwoman of the Clark County Council, she included a second announcement that's rarer among politicians: She plans to keep her seat in the state Senate.