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  • New Speaker Weatherford tries to go bi-partisan

     
    TALLAHASSEE — New House Speaker Will Weatherford tries to strike a moderate tone with his prepared remarks, but still calls on back-row Democrats to stop trying to grab headlines. Even though the Florida Legslature has spent the last two years at...
  • Pictures in the News | November 29, 2012

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News, rain comes to Southern California; fans of Brazilian Sao Paulo cheer for their team during the 2012 Copa Sudamericana semifinal football match against Chile; a full moon rises near the Empire State Building; giant panda...
  • Manhattan's Last Remaining Lighthouse Easy To Miss

    Manhattan's Last Remaining Lighthouse Easy To Miss
    Bustling Manhattan is busy and loud, but one small building is nestled in a quiet place, a reminder of simpler times. "Unless you know to look for it when crossing over the bridge, you wouldn't even think to look down at this little lighthouse that used...
  • Tonight: ‘American Idol’ SuperVote; ‘White Collar’ season finale; ‘NCIS’ to the rescue

     
    “American Idol” enters a new phase Tuesday night. The Fox singing contest goes live at 8, which will be a test for the 10 female hopefuls. (The 10 men perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday). But the bigger test may be for the judges: How will Keith...
  • French daredevil climbs landmark Havana hotel without a net

     
    By Anne-Marie Garcia, Associated Press HAVANA — A French daredevil who has scaled some of the world's tallest buildings conquered Cuba's famous Habana Libre hotel on Monday without ropes or a safety net — climbing to the top in about half an...
  • 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...
  • Stair climbs: Getting a leg up

    Stair climbs: Getting a leg up
    I call Stan Schwartz a "stair-ologist." But he prefers a warmer, cuddlier term. "I'm a nerd," says the 52-year-old system analyst for the earthquake computer at Caltech. "I studied the staircase in this building like a bug under a microscope. I took...
  • ACC takes New York to welcome Pitt, Syracuse, Notre Dame

     ACC takes New York to welcome Pitt, Syracuse, Notre Dame
    NEW YORK — This was the ACC like we've never seen. Lobster-on-crostini hors d'oeuvres and piped-in-jazz overlooking Times Square rather than barbecue, hush puppies and Kenny Chesney out yonder. An aggressive, confident marketing campaign instead...
  • Nik Wallenda cruza Gran Cañón sobre cuerda floja | VIDEO y FOTOS

    Nik Wallenda cruza Gran Cañón sobre cuerda floja | VIDEO y FOTOS
    El temerario Nik Wallenda completó una histórica hazaña al cruzar andando el Gran Cañón del Colorado sobre un cable de acero de cinco centímetros el domingo, siendo recibido con sonoros gritos después de su peligrosa acción. Wallenda, que se describe...
  • 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...
  • Commentary: Take guns from the hands of shooters

    Re. "Commentary: It's time to arm school personnel," (Jan. 9): Chuck Cassity has the gun issue about as upside-down as a person can. To begin, he cites "the hysterical pleadings from the gun-haters." The only hysteria I've heard is from his side of the...
  • Smith: I'm moving beyond grief and toward marriage

    Cancer is a good way to die. Not the best way, but a good way. Cancer is not a good way to die if it strikes early, but that is true of any type of death. If it is age appropriate, so to speak, cancer eases everyone into the concept of life without...