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  • Columbia's legacy will be seen in space program, Cheney says

    WASHINGTON - As a hazy sun lighted the National Cathedral's stained-glass windows, including one that depicts man's first mission to the moon, Vice President Dick Cheney told hundreds of mourning NASA employees yesterday that their strength and skill...
  • After summer of flops, a season of quality?

    Hail, hail, the "Gang"'s finally here. That would be "Gangs of New York", Martin Scorsese's long-awaited latest, an epic tale of love and loyalties, played out among the rival immigrant groups of 19th-century New York City. Not since "Titanic" has a film...
  • All Lanes Open On I-95 South In Stratford After Bus Accident

    STRATFORD — The right lane of I-95 southbound near Exits 32 and 31 was briefly closed Monday afternoon following a motor vehicle accident involving a school bus, state police said. The accident was reported after 4 p.m. and involved two vehicles,...
  • Ohio man walks into traffic, sets himself on fire: police

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - A Ohio man was in critical condition on Monday after he walked into busy traffic outside of Cleveland and then lit himself on fire in front of three young children, police said. Hugo Ramos, 28, pulled his vehicle over in Pittsfield...
  • Miramar truck crash sends drivers, bus passengers to hospitals

    Miramar truck crash sends drivers, bus passengers to hospitals
    An early-morning collision between a Broward County Transit bus and a large truck Monday sent the two drivers and three passengers to area hospitals, officials said. The truck driver was cited for careless driving, said Tania Rues, spokeswoman for...
  • A portrait of James Joyce in Trieste

    A portrait of James Joyce in Trieste
    A quickening breeze off the Adriatic brings a spray of rain sweeping across the city's grand plaza, empty on this late July morning. A two-hour train ride away, the smaller Saint Mark's Square in Venice is filled with U.S. tourists, but I hear no American...
  • ER Visits And Hospitalizations For Asthma On The Rise

    Ava Passley covered her nose and giggled as Dr. Jacob Hen walked into an examination room at his pediatric pulmonology office in Trumbull recently. Ava, 3, of Bridgeport, knows what to expect from a visit with Hen, having dealt with asthma since she...
  • Mum is Jim Mora's word on Brett Hundley's injury

    Mum is Jim Mora's word on Brett Hundley's injury
    At UCLA Sunday, no news was … well, no news. Whether quarterback Brett Hundley will be available against Arizona State on Sept. 25 remained unanswered. A tight-lipped Coach Jim Mora said that Hundley, who suffered an elbow injury in a 20-17...
  • Woman fatally struck by CTA bus on Southwest Side

    Woman fatally struck by CTA bus on Southwest Side
    A woman was fatally struck by a CTA bus this morning on the Southwest Side, said police. The accident happened about 6:20 a.m. at 47th Street and Western Avenue in the city's Brighton Park neighborhood, according to the Chicago Police Department...
  • Chargers lose Hardwick for the season

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - San Diego Chargers - INSIDE SLANT The reigning Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks roll into San Diego on Sunday after the Chargers absorbed a couple haymakers against the Arizona Cardinals in their season opener on...
  • 818 Roundup: Crash kills 3 Burbank teens; Options discussed for bridge from Glendale Narrows to Griffith Park area

    818 Roundup: Crash kills 3 Burbank teens; Options discussed for bridge from Glendale Narrows to Griffith Park area
    Good morning, locals. Today is Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.  Temperatures today are expected to reach a high of 97 and a low of 73 degrees in the Glendale area today. Headlines from the area: - Three Burbank teens were killed early Friday morning in a...
  • Ukrainian refugees on edge as they flood into Russia

    Ukrainian refugees on edge as they flood into Russia
    Tatiana Poludnitsina fled her home in the eastern Ukrainian town of Luhansk in her robe and flip-flops after artillery shells hit it in mid-August. With the help of strangers, she crossed the border into Russia, where she now resides in a temporary...