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  • Op-Ed: Arming Schools Is Surrendering To Culture Of Violence

    A strange thing happened at Taft Union High School in Fresno, Calif. this month. A student brought a gun to school and shot a classmate, but no one died. A teacher and school supervisor talked the gunman into surrendering. Both were unarmed. The story...
  • Bob Newhart to Clint Eastwood: Call me, I can offer comedy tips

    Bob Newhart to Clint Eastwood: Call me, I can offer comedy tips
    "I heard that Clint Eastwood is channeling me at the RNC. My lawyers and I are drafting our lawsuit.” @bobnewhart During Thursday’s telecast of the Republican National Convention, legendary comedian Bob Newhart, 82, got a call from his...
  • On Chicago's roof

    On Chicago's roof
    Changing a lightbulb in your own place is one thing. Try doing it 1,500 feet in the sky while standing on the roof of the tallest building in North America with only your own balance and wits keeping you on solid ground. It's all in a day's work for...
  • New York: In the footsteps of Titanic survivors

    New York: In the footsteps of Titanic survivors
    NEW YORK — As you may have heard, the Titanic never reached New York. But about 700 of its passengers and crew did get here on the night of April 18, 1912, three days after the sinking. In fact, their arrival drew a crowd of thousands to the...
  • Day 2 on the Disney Dream: A Bahamas port of call

    Day 2 on the Disney Dream: A Bahamas port of call
    Reporting from aboard the Disney Dream We’re back for Day 2 from aboard the Disney Dream cruise ship, where we spent the bulk of Friday docked in Nassau, Bahamas. Full coverage: Read the Day 1 and Day 3 dispatches and view photos from the Disney...
  • New York City loves its High Line, the trail in the sky

    New York City loves its High Line, the trail in the sky
    NEW YORK - It is a new and still-growing trail. It's not long: Just 1 mile, or 19 blocks. Welcome to the High Line Trail in the heart of New York City. It is known by some as the "Miracle Above Manhattan" and "The Trail in the Sky." The rail line-...
  • Maurice Sendak dies at 83; author of 'Where the Wild Things Are'

    Maurice Sendak dies at 83; author of 'Where the Wild Things Are'
    He had already been proclaimed "the Picasso of children's books" by Time magazine when Maurice Sendak, then in his 30s, wrote and illustrated "Where the Wild Things Are," a dark fantasy that became one of the 10 bestselling children's books of all time....
  • High-tech fun aboard Disney Dream cruise

    High-tech fun aboard Disney Dream cruise
    Reporting from aboard the Disney Dream With all things Disney, you come to expect family fun, fairy-tale fantasy and plenty of pixie dust. But it's the technology behind Disney's trademark "magic" that seems to set its new Dream apart from other...
  • "Meadowlands: A Wetlands Survival Story" by Thomas F. Yezerski

    "Meadowlands: A Wetlands Survival Story" by Thomas F. Yezerski
    "Meadowlands: A Wetlands Survival Story" By Thomas F. Yezerski Farrar Straus Giroux, $17.99, ages 5-8 Did you think of the Meadowlands only as the proper name of a sport venue? Thomas Yezerski's pleasingly presented history of this "flat, wet place in...
  • "Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City" by David Weitzman

    "Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City" by David Weitzman
    "Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City" By David Weitzman Roaring Brook, $19.99, ages 10-14 A long tradition of Mohawk ironworkers working on the building of skyscrapers is often alluded to in books for young readers (about the Empire State...
  • Hollywood finds romance in travel

    Hollywood finds romance in travel
    Love is always lovelier some place other than home. Well, at least in the celluloid universe. Traveling by boat, train or even bus can lead to romantic entanglements in the movies, as does visiting ├╝ber-romantic locales such as Rome, Paris and Venice. Of...
  • From the flight deck: diabetics, watch your insulin

    From the flight deck: diabetics, watch your insulin
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Changes in cabin pressure during flights may cause insulin pumps to deliver too much or too little of the medication -- possibly putting sensitive diabetics at risk, researchers report. They recommend disconnecting the pump...