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E.J. Dionne Jr: Obama beyond the foreign policy sound bite

WASHINGTON — In 1937, Franklin Roosevelt went to Chicago to give one of the most celebrated speeches of his presidency. Pushing against isolationist sentiment, he condemned the “unjustified interference in the internal affairs of other nations” and “the invasion of alien territory in violati…

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George F. Will: Building U.S. Navy with mission in mind

WASHINGTON — Russia's ongoing dismemberment of Ukraine and the Islamic State's erasing of Middle Eastern borders have distracted attention from the harassment of U.S. Navy aircraft by Chinese fighter jets over the South China Sea. Beijing calls this sea, and the Yellow and East China seas, t…

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Totem created by Lummi tribe passes through Billings

Totem created by Lummi tribe passes through Billings

Members of the Lummi tribe brought a totem pole to Riverfront Park on Sunday afternoon to raise awareness about a proposed deep-water coal port near the Cherry Point refinery in Washington state.

August 24, 2014 3:33 pm Photos

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Germany old map

Germany old map

Maps are a curious--and sometimes colorful--piece of school-inspired décor.

August 24, 2014 2:56 pm

George F. Will: Americans fed up with cupcake cops

WASHINGTON — In physics, a unified field theory is an attempt to explain with a single hypothesis the behavior of several fields. Its political corollary is the Cupcake Postulate, which explains everything, from Missouri to Iraq, concerning Americans' comprehensive withdrawal of confidence f…

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Union dispute in Washington threatens Montana grain shipments

Union dispute in Washington threatens Montana grain shipments

A major shipping bottleneck in Washington state threatens Montana’s $1 billion wheat crop just as harvest begins.

August 06, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

Thom Bridge/ Independent Record-

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MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

Thom Bridge/ Independent Record-

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MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

As the Chiwaukum Complex fire burns on the horizon, Montana National Guardsmen prepare their 2,000-gallon water drop bucket for the flight back to Helena. Until Thursday, when they got orders to come home, soldiers from the 1-189th General Support Aviation Battalion were conducting firefight…

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MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

A CH-47 Chinook conducts spot drop missions over the Duncan fire, a portion of the larger Chiwakum Complex Fire.

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MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

A Guardsmen rummages through a tool box on board a CH-47 Chinook.

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MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

A Guardsmen does routine maintenance on one of the two CH-47 Chinooks that have been aiding in the fight of Washington state's worst fire season to date.

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MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

A CH-47 Chinook sits a the Chiwaukum Complex fire burns on the horizon.

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MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

A CH-47 Chinook conducts spot drop missions over the Duncan fire, a portion of the larger Chiwakum Complex Fire.

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MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

Since early July, Washington state has been fighting the worst fire season it has ever seen. The Chiwaukum Complex fire takes a mid-day surge Thursday.

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MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

Washington's Adjutant General Bret Daugherty thanks soldier from the 1-189th General Support Aviation Battalion.

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MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

A CH-47 Chinook retrieves water from an unnamed alpine lake.

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MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

SSG Dan Johnson stands next to the 2,000-gallon bucket used to transport water to the fires.

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MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

MT National Guard Chinooks Aid Washington Fires

A CH-47 Chinook retrieves water from an unnamed alpine lake.

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