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  • House passes debt ceiling agreement; Senate vote is Tuesday

    House passes debt ceiling agreement; Senate vote is Tuesday
    Washington -- The U.S. House on Monday passed the debt-ceiling deal worked out by President Barack Obama and congressional leaders, sending it to the Senate for consideration a day before the deadline for the government to face possible default. Senate...
  • Obama Signs Debt Ceiling Bill into Law

    Obama Signs Debt Ceiling Bill into Law
    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama signed a last-minute compromise plan to raise the nation's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling Tuesday afternoon, narrowly averting what could have been an unprecedented default with calamitous economic consequences. The U.S....
  • Sounders FC signs goalkeeper Bryan Meredith

    Sounders FC signs goalkeeper Bryan Meredith
    RENTON, WASH. - Seattle Sounders FC has signed goalkeeper Bryan Meredith, the club announced today. Meredith was Seattle's fourth pick and 29th overall in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft. Per Major League Soccer and club policy, terms were not disclosed.   A...
  • 'Confidence Men' by Ron Suskind

    'Confidence Men' by Ron Suskind
    "The presidency is not something that lends itself to on-the-job-training," Vice President Joe Biden famously quipped of his future running mate in 2007. That's exactly what President Barack Obama did in his first two years of office, according to a...
  • The Third Man: New England native Ran Blake releases his first-ever live album

    The Third Man: New England native Ran Blake releases his first-ever live album
    There are any number of interesting things to talk about in pianist Ran Blake's music, but there's one passage in particular that caught my ear while I was listening to his new CD, Grey December: Live in Rome, released last week on Tompkins Square...
  • LCHS classrooms hit by burglars

    La Cañada High School was struck over the weekend by a facility-wide burglary that hit six different classrooms and left the school missing $17,760 of equipment, according to a report filed at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station. All of the...
  • Arrests made in La Cañada High School burglary

    Sheriff’s deputies have arrested three men for allegedly burglarizing La Cañada High School of approximately $25,000 worth of electronics shortly after midnight on Oct. 31. Two of the suspects, Erik Howell, 20, of Glendale, and David Pinnell, 21,...
  • FDA Warns Against Milk Thickener After Infant Deaths

    FDA Warns Against Milk Thickener After Infant Deaths
    WASHINGTON, D.C. (KTLA) -- The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning Monday against using thickener when feeding premature infants after two deaths were reported. The FDA has discovered that SimplyThick may be causing life-threatening damage to...
  • CAA Rewind, Lightning Round

    Atmospheric conditions in the Mid-Atlantic region led to lightning and blowouts in the second week of CAA football. Six games were affected by lightning – delayed starts, interruptions, or in the case of Old Dominion-Hampton, a mercifully shortened...
  • CAA football to add Stony Brook, Albany in 2013

    Stony Brook and Albany announced Tuesday that they will join the Colonial Athletic Association for football only, beginning in 2013. The moves, long rumored but first reported by New York Newsday last Saturday, will give the CAA 10 football-playing...
  • Stony Brook, Albany quality additions to CAA football

    Rookie Old Dominion strutted into Colonial Athletic Association football last season and promptly earned a national playoff bid in the Championship Subdivision's most rugged conference. Wednesday the CAA formally introduced two new members capable of...
  • Saints Announce 2012 Rookie Free Agent Class

    Saints Announce 2012 Rookie Free Agent Class
    New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced Monday that 18 undrafted rookie free agents have agreed to terms with the team following the conclusion of the NFL Draft. Joining the Saints will be linebackers Kadarron...