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Pence, Rokita demand Ebola travel ban

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence insists Indiana health officials are prepared should a Hoosier be infected by Ebola, but nevertheless wants the federal government to bar travelers from West Africa from entering the United States.

October 20, 2014 12:14 pm Related

Obama calls for dismantling IS 'network of death'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Declaring the world at a crossroads between war and peace, President Barack Obama vowed at the U.N. on Wednesday to lead a coalition to dismantle an Islamic State "network of death" that has wreaked havoc in the Middle East and drawn the U.S. back into military action.

September 24, 2014 1:00 pm

Airstrikes in Syria, Iraq are just the start

WASHINGTON | The one-two-three punch of American and Arab airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq was just the beginning, President Barack Obama and other leaders declared Tuesday. They promised a sustained campaign showcasing a rare U.S.-Arab partnership aimed at Muslim…

September 23, 2014 11:00 pm Related
WALTER WILLIAMS: Get ready for denials on border dangers

WALTER WILLIAMS: Get ready for denials on border dangers

Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera accused Matt Drudge's website of "the worst kind of jingoistic rhetoric ever" for carrying news stories about the dangers of illegal immigration. He said Drudge "is doing his best to stir up a civil war. I mean, shame on Matt Drudge."

August 17, 2014 12:00 am
IUN program provides unique look at human body

IUN program provides unique look at human body

GARY | You'd expect to see students of various medical disciplines carefully cutting on the cadavers in the Indiana University Northwest International Cadaver Prosection Program.

July 30, 2014 10:00 pm Photos


CHARLES HAYNES: In a world of sectarian violence, what can be done?

CHARLES HAYNES: In a world of sectarian violence, what can be done?

Last week, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria — the extremist movement now occupying large swaths of territory in the region — forced the last Christians out of the Iraqi city of Mosul.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Hospital deserves praise for quick response

Community Hospital in Munster has been praised by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for its response to the patient diagnosed last week with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome. The hospital deserves the region's praise as well.

May 07, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Global health initiatives protect American lives

GUEST COMMENTARY: Global health initiatives protect American lives

Recently the USA’s first incident of MERS (Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome) appeared in Northwest Indiana. The person involved arrived from Saudi Arabia, where cases of MERS have grown rapidly.

May 05, 2014 4:02 pm

Foreign students get tough lessons from Mother Nature

VALPARAISO | A number of foreign students spending the winter months in Valparaiso are getting a crash course from Mother Nature in snow.

February 22, 2014 5:45 pm
YOUNG VOICES: Olympics are more than just a game

YOUNG VOICES: Olympics are more than just a game

Like many people, I love the Olympics. I enjoy nothing more than sitting around a TV and watching competitive events like curling and bobsledding that I would normally never see anywhere else.

February 17, 2014 12:00 am

Compass points immigrants on right road

VALPARAISO | Jessica Burkman considers herself "almost fluent" in Spanish despite working regularly with scores of people who speak Spanish and little or no English.

January 12, 2014 5:00 pm

Trade commission rules against steel dumping

A major investigation has been launched into whether foreign steelmakers are dumping subsidized steel in the United States at cut-rate prices.

August 16, 2013 12:16 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Election in Pakistan reverberates

GUEST COMMENTARY: Election in Pakistan reverberates

Pakistan’s National Assembly elections on May 11 provided a significant victory to Nawaz Sharif and his Pakistan Muslim League-N. Despite violence, turnout was approximately 60 percent. A peaceful power transition to this opposition party means progress from the nation’s history of military coups.

May 18, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Colleges bring world to region's doorstep

Students go to school to broaden their horizons as well as to improve their prospects in the job market. Studying abroad, or interacting with foreign students, helps achieve both goals.

December 03, 2012 12:00 am

Texas Gov. Perry campaigns in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS | Presidential candidate Rick Perry introduced himself to Hoosier Republicans Wednesday by way of a rambling speech that was big on America's greatness, short on how to fix the country's problems and oddly specific about oil drilling regulations.

October 12, 2011 4:00 pm
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