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Articles from September 9, 2013

2 Deadly Attacks in Afghanistan Civilians Caught in Drone Strike, Taliban Assault
Underscoring the continued threat to civilians in Afghanistan, a drone strike in an eastern province killed up to 16 people, Afghan officials said Sunday, while a Taliban assault in another province killed four intelligence officers and wounded more...
A.C. Crispin April 5, 1950 - Sept. 6, 2013 Best-Selling Author of Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels
A.C. Crispin, a best-selling science fiction and fantasy author who wrote tie-in novels for the "Star Wars" franchise and a prequel providing the back story for the popular movie series "Pirates of the Caribbean," died Friday at a hospice in Waldorf,...
ACUPUNCTURE HAS BEEN FOUND TO HELP IN TREATING PATIENTS [Corrected 10/05/13] Series: MY ACHING BACK
Humans have always sought relief when they are in pain, so it is no wonder that an ancient practice has come to the aid of people suffering from low back pain. Acupuncture is a procedure that started in Chinese medicine and has been adapted and is widely...
Aggies Defense in Need of Boost Suspended Players Back for A&m Clash with No. 1 Alabama
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- No. 6 Texas A&M's defense didn't look great Saturday against Division I-AA school Sam Houston State, giving up some huge plays in the Aggies' 65-28 win.The good news is that several suspended defensive starters will be back...
Allentown Mayor Runs for Governor in 2014
Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski announced Sunday that he will seek the Democratic nomination to challenge Gov. Tom Corbett next year.Mr. Pawlowski, who is unopposed for re-election to his third term as mayor in November, disclosed his statewide ambitions...
Allergies? This Idea Might Help
Chances are good that you know someone who is allergic to some type of food -- maybe peanuts, milk or eggs. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention think that one kid in every 20 has a food allergy.Two Vienna, Va., middle-schoolers...
America's Great Yellow Buses Other Nations Are Just Assembling Such Student Transportation
Kids in the Pittsburgh area are heading back to school after their summer breaks, many of them riding yellow school buses. Growing up outside Pittsburgh in Beaver County, I rode a yellow school bus every day along Tuscarora Road to Brighton Township Elementary.One...
Another Showdown for Djokovic, Nadal No. 1 and No. 2 Meet Again in U.S. Open Championship
NEW YORK -- The stakes are always high, the encounters always memorable.Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have built the best rivalry in tennis on a mountain of big-time matches, the likes of which they'll play today in the U.S. Open final.It will be the...
AROUND THE MAJORS [Derived Headline]
NATIONAL LEAGUE* Reds 3, Dodgers 2: Ryan Hanigan's RBI double in the ninth drove in Zack Cozart from first base to lift host Cincinnati to a victory against Los Angeles.* Brewers 3, Cubs 1: Yovani Gallardo tossed seven strong innings and Jeff Bianchi...
Arsenio Fulfills His Dream with Late-Night Return
LOS ANGELES - Did fate decree that Arsenio Hall would return to late night after two decades' absence? If so, he's answering that comeback call tonight with the premiere of "The Arsenio Hall Show" (syndicated; check local listings for time and channel)....
Beware the Trolls Proliferation of Patents Granted in U.S. Means Lots of 'Intellectual Property Owners' Can Demand Licensing Fees -- or Sue
When it's time to pay the troll toll, the bill arrives in the form of a letter filled with polite but firm language and loaded with references to patent numbers.The invoice has been sent on hundreds of occasions by ArrivalStar, a company once based in...
Bioswale, Trees Help Control Storm Runoff at Campus in Millvale
TreeVitalize has been on a tree-planting mission since 2009, first in Pittsburgh and now throughout Allegheny County. From 250 trees that first spring, the organization has been planting 4,000 trees a year.Millvale has received 850 trees since last fall,...
Bloomfield Man Killed in Bar Owned by His Family
Shawn Evans got home from his truck driving job about 9 Saturday night and told his wife, Norma Condrin, he wanted a couple of beers at the family-owned bar just down the road in Bloomfield before he turned in. Both Mr. Evans and Ms. Condrin were set...
Boston Cf Ellsbury out with Broken Foot
Jacoby Ellsbury is a big reason the Boston Red Sox are closing in on a playoff trip. Now, they can only hope he'll be back in time to join them.The center fielder has a broken right foot, leaving the AL East leaders without a key offensive catalyst as...
BOUNCING BACK ANTIBIOTICS CAN RELIEVE BACK PAIN CAUSED BY BACTERIAL INFECTIONS Series: MY ACHING BACK
A discovery by researchers at the University of Southern Denmark, confirmed by a trial in Britain, offers the prospect of relief for millions who suffer from chronic low back pain. In two papers published in the European Spine Journal in April, the Danish...
Break out of Your Shell. Cook Up a Soft-Taco Bar and Let Your Guests Roll Their Own Dinner
Creating a taco bar at home is no longer the realm of ready-to- go kits with spice packets and jarred sauces. Making your own versions is the way to go with fillings such as this shrimp in adobo alongside roasted corn, tomato and onion salsa. ...
Cal U Convocation Center Planned to Be Used as 'Community Resource'
The same night California University of Pennsylvania trustees were told how spending cuts had turned a budget deficit into a surplus, a flashy spiral "light ribbon" stretching 80 feet above the university's $59 million convocation center was left dark.A...
CITY/NORTH/EAST [Derived Headline]
CITYMan shot, brother beaten in CarrickA man was shot and his brother was beaten with a baseball bat in an early morning incident Sunday in Carrick.City police Cmdr. Thomas Stangrecki said the incident occurred at 1:24 a.m. in the 2000 block of Brownsville...
Closing of Caribou Coffee Makes Way for New Brewer
Caribou Coffee Co., known for its cozy atmosphere and flavorful drinks, has closed the last of its Pittsburgh-area locations, which will be replaced by Peet's Coffee and Tea, a Berkeley, Calif.-based company. Caribou Coffee on Brownsville Road in Brentwood...
Colts, Luck Start Fast, Spoil Pryor's Big Day
COLTS.........21RAIDERS.......17INDIANAPOLIS -- Andrew Luck started fast, played efficiently and delivered the late-game victory. Just like he did as a rookie.The only difference this time was that he won this game with his feet.After throwing for 178...
Critz Running for Lieutenant Governor
Mark Critz, a former Democratic congressman from Johnstown, Pa., officially filed the paperwork today to run for the nomination for Pennsylvania's lieutenant governor next year. In a press release, Mr. Critz said he felt compelled to run because policies...
Cutler, Marshall Lead Bears Past Bengals
The Cincinnati Bengals lost their lead, their cool and the game.Andy Dalton threw two interceptions and Rey Maualuga got called for a penalty near the end to wipe out any chance at a comeback, sending the Bengals to a 24-21 season-opening loss to the...
Decastro's Maneuver Clips Pouncey
One year after his rookie season was ruined by friendly fire along the offensive line, Steelers guard David DeCastro accidentally took out the right knee of center Maurkice Pouncey and ended his teammate's season early in the first quarter of the season-opening 16-9...
Djokovic, Nadal to Renew Rivalry in Us Open Final
Today's U.S. Open men's final marks a resumption of the most heated rivalry in tennis, pitting world No. 1 Novak Djokovic against No. 2 Rafael Nadal. Nadal, the 27-year-old Spaniard with the spin-slathered strokes and fierce fighting spirit, boasts...
Doubts Linger over Syria Public Yet to See Any Concrete Proof
BEIRUT -- The U.S. government insists it has the intelligence to prove it, but the public has yet to see a single piece of concrete evidence produced by U.S. intelligence -- no satellite imagery, no transcripts of Syrian military communications -- connecting...
Endangered Species Bill Threatens Federal Funds
Proposed legislation that will make it harder to list and protect endangered species in Pennsylvania and easier to site Marcellus Shale gas wells could also endanger more than $27 million a year in federal funding for the state's fish and game commissions.According...
Foote, Pouncey out Adds Injury to Insult
Not only did the Steelers lose their season opener to the Tennessee Titans Sunday at Heinz Field, they also lost two prominent starters in the process.Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey will need surgery to repair his right ACL and MCL after injuring the...
Garage Plan for Oakland Eyes Subsidy
Parking in Oakland is like the old Yogi Berra quote: "Nobody goes there anymore. It's too crowded."That's why a developer is asking for a tax break to build a $31 million office building at Bayard Street and Ruskin Avenue, arguing the lack of parking...
Gergely's Staff Chief Talked to Grand Jury
The chief of staff for state Rep. Marc Gergely, D-White Oak, testified in June before an investigating grand jury looking into the suspected Mon Valley gambling operation of Ronald "Porky" Melocchi. Thomas Maglicco appeared June 17, his attorney,...
Gerry Dulac's Two- Minute Drill
GAME BALL Goes To: WR Jerricho Cotchery It's tough to reward any offensive player when the Steelers managed just one late touchdown against the league's worst scoring defense in 2012. But Cotchery not only provided the only touchdown with a 4-yard...
Grill Vegetables for a Pizza
During grilling season, tossing fresh vegetables on a hot fire is a must. Grilled veggies are the easiest and most flavorful additions to any meal, including pizza. Most sturdy vegetables are suitable for the grill. And with farmers markets in...
In Paso Robles, Vineyards' Thirst Pits Growers against Residents
LOS ANGELES -- While the world clamors for more Paso Robles wine, rural residents like Denise Smith yearn for something far more precious: local water. The retired teacher is one of dozens of homeowners in parched northern San Luis Obispo County...
Jack Beal June 25, 1931 - Aug. 29, 2013 Optimistic Painter Helped Define New Realism
Jack Beal, whose pensive nudes, densely detailed still lifes and earnest public murals depicting ancient myths and modern life helped define the New Realism of the 1960s and '70s, a school of figurative painting notable for being unfashionable at the...
Jim Thorpe Dispute Creates Opportunity to Rename the Town
Poor old Jim Thorpe must be rolling over in his grave -- like, literally.There's a fight going on in Jim Thorpe, Pa., and it's over his dead body. Thorpe's family members are squabbling with one another and with the citizenry of that quaint Carbon County...
Jobs Gloom Unemployment Slips, but for the Wrong Reason
Jobs creation last month in the United States, as reported Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, was somewhere between lackluster and feeble.The report said that 169,000 new jobs surfaced in August, down from the 180,000 that had been anticipated...
Kaepernick Sharp with Boldin's Help
49ERS.........34PACKERS.......28SAN FRANCISCO -- Colin Kaepernick rarely utters anything pointed or emotionally charged.He offered a clear message to Clay Matthews and the Packers defense after delivering Green Bay another beating: "If intimidation is...
Lake Effect Triple-Threat Actress/director/writer Tackles Challenge of a Movie about the Subculture of Voice-Over Actors
CHICAGO -- Lake Bell's voice has meat on its bones, but it hasn't been hung out in the smokehouse like her voice idol Lauren Bacall's. It's on the medium-well side of deep, the medium side of nasal, and it's expressive without being singsongy. It...
Launching Pad the Ipad's Display, Touchscreen Make It a Helpful Education Tool for Special-Needs Students
When Nadia, a bright athletic 12-year-old, started the academic year at PACE School in Churchill the last week of August, she walked into a classroom equipped with iPads for student use, much like many of her peers across the nation -- whether they attend...
Legislators Look at New Medicaid Models
HARRISBURG -- For months, debate in Harrisburg has focused on whether to expand the state's Medicaid program.But the discussion has shifted in recent weeks, away from the yes/ no debate and toward talks about what such an expansion would look like as...
Let's Be Rational about Death-Care Reform
Remember the "death panel" hysteria? For months before passage of the Affordable Care Act it raged, raising the specter of nameless bureaucrats deciding who was worthy of which procedure, who would live and who would die.We're a considerable distance...
Lights out? Forsaking Football in the Land of Gridiron Giants
More than a sign of the times, it's a sign of concern. Here in the land of Dan Marino, Joe Namath, Joe Montana and Mike Ditka, fewer high school students are opting to play football.Coaches say a big reason is parents concerned about concussions.Although...
Lions Blue on Third Down
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Bill O'Brien gave his now famous saltwater quote last week, comparing it to winning and third-down trouble. Winning, he said, is like saltwater. Cures everything. All the discrepancies and mistakes don't feel as bad after a victory.And...
Lions Lean on Bush to Defeat Minnesota
Reggie Bush thinks he's going to love playing with Calvin Johnson. With all that space in the middle of the field, it's easy to see why.Bush had a sensational debut with the Detroit Lions, burning Minnesota for 191 yards of offense in a 34-24 victory....
Long Term, Who Will Care?
DALLAS -- I attended Bishop T. D. Jakes' MegaFest conference over the Labor Day holiday weekend in which I participated on a panel about faith, family and finances.During the discussion, a woman asked a question that so many others are asking. She wanted...
Lost Weekend in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS -- It could have been much worse, I suppose. The Pirates could have played their game Sunday against the St. Louis Cardinals at PNC Park. They could have felt the full force of their disgusted home fans' anger. The Steelers will tell them how...
Martin Having Success Throwing out Runners
ST. LOUIS -- Russell Martin is in the midst of his finest season in terms of throwing out potential base-stealers."My throws have been awesome, man," Martin said. "It's something that I've perfected. This is probably the year where I've been [most] consistent."Martin...
Mers Drugs Show Promise
BETHESDA, Md. -- A combination of two well-known antiviral drugs protects monkeys against MERS and could potentially be used to save humans from the lethal disease, scientists said Sunday.Researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases...
Miami's Wallace Unhappy after Win
Mike Wallace, the Miami Dolphins' $60 million wide receiver (and former Steeler), was unhappy after Sunday's season-opening victory against the Cleveland Browns, according to a newspaper report.Wallace had one reception for 15 yards in his Miami debut,...
Music Scene's Molly Is Not a Friend to Drug Users
During the 2012 Ultra Music Festival in Miami, pop star Madonna asked how many in attendance "had seen Molly." Rapper Tyga, with Wiz Khalifa and Mally Mall, released the song "Molly" in April that repeats the name about 100 times in describing their...
NAACP Leader to Step Down
WASHINGTON -- NAACP president and CEO Benjamin Jealous, who is credited with boosting the finances and outreach of the nation's largest civil rights organization, said Sunday that he plans to step down at the end of the year.The Baltimore-based group...
NASCAR Reviewing Late Caution Incident Altered Finish, Final Chase Field
With one suspicious snap of the steering wheel, Clint Bowyer changed the outcome of a race and maybe the championship, too. Accidental or intentional, his spin in the closing laps at Richmond International Raceway set in motion a chain of events that has...
New Plan to Corral Fouled Meat Falling Short
WASHINGTON -- A meat inspection program that the Agriculture Department plans to roll out in pork plants nationwide has repeatedly failed to stop the production of contaminated meat at American and foreign plants that have already adopted the approach, documents...
New Van Gogh Identified Museum Verifies Long-Lost Van Gogh Painting
AMSTERDAM --The Van Gogh Museum says it has identified a long-lost Vincent Van Gogh painting that spent years in a Norwegian attic because it was thought not to be authentic. It is the first full-size canvas by the Dutch master discovered since 1928....
NFL Report Week 1
FANTASY 5 5.) TE Jared Cook, St. Louis Rams Cook helped the Rams defeat the Cardinals with seven catches for 141 yards (20.1 yd. avg.) and two touchdown receptions from Sam Bradford.4.) RB Reggie Bush, Detroit Lions Bush showed his versatility,...
No Excuse for This Awful Performance
There is substantial inherent risk in trying to explain the inexplicable, but on an NFL Sunday when the Steelers set perhaps the perpetual standard for misadventures in risk management, the official explanation for a season-opening loss to the non-descript Tennessee...
Obama Has Done Poor Job of Appointing Women
Why am I not surprised? This White House has done a stunningly less-impressive job of appointing women to Cabinet-level jobs than its most recent Democratic predecessor, the Clinton administration. Here we are, 13 years after Bill Clinton left the...
Offense Ineffective despite Pass Plan
If at first you don't succeed, well, pass it again.Five days after calling West Virginia's offensive balance "embarrassing" and committing again to the pass, coach Dana Holgorsen stayed true to his word and paid for it.The Mountaineers (1-1, 0-1 Big...
ON THE DOCKET PITTSBURGH [Derived Headline]
Allegheny County Bar Foundation elected the following officers for 2013-2014: President Kenneth M. Argentieri; Vice President Richard S. Wiedman; Secretary Mary K. Austin; Treasurer Patricia L. Dodge; and Immediate Past President Carol A. Behers. Jessica...
Opposition Leader Makes Strong Showing in Moscow
MOSCOW -- Opposition leader Alexei Navalny swept up far more votes than expected Sunday while finishing second in Moscow's mayoral election, a pivotal contest that has energized Russia's small opposition in ways that could pose a risk to the Kremlin...
Pa. Congress Members Reluctant to Back Obama on Syria
A look at the Pennsylvania congressional delegation illustrates the daunting challenge President Barack Obama faces in winning lawmakers' support for his call for a punitive strike against Syria.Democratic Sen. Bob Casey is the only state lawmaker who...
Panel Puts Spotlight on Legionnaires' Congressional Hearing Increases Scrutiny over Outbreaks at Five Va Centers across Country
If the beleaguered leaders of the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System thought the scrutiny over the Legionnaires' outbreak that occurred there had ended with two inspector general reports in April and August, a congressional hearing this morning will...
Prospect Uher Makes Adjustments after Tough Season
LONDON, Ontario -- Dominik Uher spent three winters playing junior hockey in Spokane, Wash.A year ago, he relocated to Wilkes-Barre.Those towns are more than 2,000 miles apart, but Uher discovered that the difference between playing in the American Hockey...
Question of War Power Older Than the Republic
Under the U.S. Constitution, does the president have the power to use military force in Syria on his own? Or does he need congressional permission? Recently, 140 members of the House of Representatives signed a letter insisting that military action...
Radcliffe Raises Toronto Film Festival Star Quality
TORONTO -- Someone thought by using his full name -- "Daniel Radcliffe" -- or politely begging, "Daniel, please!" that he might move over to his left beyond the red carpet outside the Ryerson Theatre.One young woman wondered if she made a run for it,...
Rape Hearing Casts Light on Naval Academy's Culture
The drinking began even before they left for the party. Seven shots of coconut rum, give or take, the female midshipman would say later. Straight from the bottle.Invites to the "toga and yoga" party at the illicit off-campus football house had been hard...
REPORT CARD Gerry Dulac Grades the Steelers' Effort Sunday in Their Loss against Tennessee
TODAY'S TEAM GRADE: FQB -- QUARTERBACK: C-minus Managing just one late touchdown against the team that gave up the most points (471) in the NFL in 2012 is unacceptable, and the blame goes everywhere, including the quarterback. However, Roethlisberger...
Runaway Sweep St. Louis Batters Morton Early, Seizes Momentum in NL Centerl Division with Another Big Victory Cardinals 9, Pirates 2
ST. LOUIS -- On a Pirates pitching change Sunday in the fifth inning, in the middle of a St. Louis Cardinals rally, the entertainment crew at Busch Stadium blared Cheap Trick's "Surrender." It was an apropos request. The Cardinals would bat around in...
Sect, Vigilantes Battle in Nigeria
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria -- An attack by suspected Islamic sect members on a town guarded by a vigilante group in northeast Nigeria on Sunday killed at least 13 vigilantes and five insurgents, residents and a government official said.The attack in Benisheik,...
Serena Superb Again for Title Top Seed Williams Outlasts Azarenka for 17th Major Win
NEW YORK -- Fussing with her skirt and flubbing her shots, Serena Williams was troubled in the U.S. Open final by the swirling air and strong play of Victoria Azarenka.After one miss, Williams declared, "I can't play in this wind." After blowing a big...
Smith Clinches Walker Victory
Nathan Smith won the deciding point in the United States' 17-9 victory against Britain and Ireland in the Walker Cup, beating England's Nathan Kimsey, 4 and 3, in the fifth singles match at historic National Golf Links of America in Southampton, N.Y....
Some Heavyweight Programs Take Hard Losses
LOS ANGELES - It is not every day when USC, Texas, Notre Dame and Florida all lose football games. It happened Saturday, in fact, for the first time since Sept. 11, 1976. These proud programs have 19 combined Associated Press national titles but...
Ssris Considered Safe in the Long Term
DEAR DOCTOR K: I have been taking an SSRI for years for chronic anxiety. Are there side effects of long-term SSRI use? DEAR READER: All medicines can have side effects, and SSRIs are no exception. But like most medicines, SSRIs do more good than harm....
Stamp Celebrates Perry Victory
During the Battle of Lake Erie, Oliver Hazard Perry left his ruined flagship, the Lawrence, got in a small boat and took command of the brig Niagara, and went on to defeat the British fleet.On Tuesday, the bicentennial of the battle that helped America regain...
Suit over Players' Images Dismissed
A lawsuit filed by more than 500 former National Football League players seeking compensation for the use of their images on the NFL Network and by NFL Films has been, at least for now, voluntarily dismissed. Led by the estate of the late Oakland...
Syria Adds to Congress' Already Heavy Fall Agenda
WASHINGTON- -Congress' September agenda, already destined to be tense and dramatic, got worse while lawmakers were away this summer. Now they end their five-week recess by plunging into an emotional debate over whether to launch missile strikes against...
Syria Positive about Giving Up Chemical Weapons
MOSCOW -- Syria today quickly welcomed a call from Russia, its close ally, to place Syrian chemical arsenals under international control, then destroy them to avert a U.S. strike, but did not offer a time frame or any other specifics. The statement...
Texas Fires Coordinator after Upset
Texas fired defensive coordinator Manny Diaz a day after one of the worst defensive performances in the history of the program Saturday.Longhorns coach Mack Brown announced the move in a statement Sunday and said former Texas defensive coordinator and...
The Public's Limits Peduto Has the Right Idea on the Penguins' Plans
Pittsburgh's mayor-apparent is a big hockey fan, but Bill Peduto's not going to be a pushover when it comes to negotiating with the Penguins over team plans for redevelopment in the lower Hill District.Mr. Peduto, the city councilman and Democratic nominee...
The Romance Reader: 'I Married the Duke'
"I MARRIED THE DUKE" By Katharine Ashe; Avon All it took was a few pages of prologue to hook readers on Katharine Ashe's new series, "The Prince Catchers." By the time you reach the first chapter, you'll be dying to know who the parents of the...
Three's a Crowd in Shared Bathroom
DEAR HARRIETTE: I live in a brownstone that has been split into small apartments. I live in one room, and the landlord's daughter lives on the other end of the hall. We share a bathroom. When I signed my lease, it was with the agreement that only...
Tim Gunn
Most people know him from the reality show "Project Runway," but fashion mentor Tim Gunn was instructing students long before television audiences discovered him. He was associate dean at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City before being named...
Titans 16, Steelers 9 Opening Distress Signals Injuries to Foote, Pouncey Inflict Major Blows as Offense Struggles to Come Up with Anything in Defeat
Things do not go much worse for the Steelers than what occurred Sunday at Heinz Field. "You know, it's bad ... It was terrible. It was ugly," tackle Marcus Gilbert said. It was 1988-ish, and no Steelers team wants to go through another season...
Tour Bus Firms Frustrate Regulators the Companies Exploit Loopholes to Stay in Business
Outside New York's Winter Garden Theatre, where "Mamma Mia" is nearing the end of a 13-year Broadway run, unwitting tourists board a bus bearing the name of a company U.S. regulators tried to close two years ago.New York Party Shuttle LLC was told to...
University Prep Quarterback Is Big-Time Thrower
The City League generally isn't known for producing top passing offenses. But in terms of yardage, the best two passing performances by a quarterback in the history of southwestern Pennsylvania belong to one City League team.University Prep.Ron Brown,...
U.S.: 'Common Sense' Proves Assad Guilt but Obama Aide Says No Clear Link of Leader to Gas
WASHINGTON -- The White House asserted Sunday that a "common- sense test" dictates that the Syrian government is responsible for a chemical weapons attack that President Barack Obama says demands a U.S. military response.But Mr. Obama's top aide says...
View from Tennessee Titans Show Resilience
We all knew the pressure point would come sooner or later.But did anybody expect the Titans to arrive at their first crossroads just three seconds into the season?That's how long it took for kick returner Darius Reynaud to field the opening kickoff,...
Wage Hikes at the Bottom Come at the Expense of Many Others
Labor Day brought letters advocating a higher McDonald's minimum wage. Thomas Ammons' letter ("Don't Believe Corporate Rhetoric and Punditry on Labor and Pricing," Aug. 29) was superior in attempting to explain how this might be done.He pointed out that...
White House Got Court to Loosen NSA Constraints
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration secretly won permission from a surveillance court in 2011 to reverse restrictions on the National Security Agency's use of intercepted phone calls and emails, permitting the agency to search deliberately for Americans' communications...
William C. Campbell Died Aug. 30, 2013 Champion Player Led Many Golf Organizations
William C. Campbell, a champion of golf's amateur era who later led his sport's two most prestigious governing organizations, died Aug. 30 at his home in Lewisburg, W.Va. He was 90.His death was confirmed by his son, Colin.Mr. Campbell was president...
WORLD [Derived Headline]
KURDS HALT WITHDRAWAL FROM TURKEY ANKARA, Turkey - Kurdish rebels announced today they are suspending their withdrawal from Turkey into bases in northern Iraq over what they say is the Turkish government's failure to advance peace talks aimed at...
Wrestling on List Again
Wrestling, a sport as ancient as the games themselves, is back in the Olympics after seven months in limbo and even more determined to keep its place for centuries to come.The International Olympic Committee fixed what it admits was a big mistake Sunday,...
Wwii Vets Hope Lake in Italy Yields Gis' Remains
ALBANY, N.Y.-Somewhere on the bottom of Italy's largest lake lie the remains of two dozen American soldiers who died when their amphibious vehicle sank in 1945 in the waning days of the fighting in Europe during World War II. "If you talk to the World...
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