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  • Harry Kalas

    Harry Kalas
    It is with great sorrow that myphl17 reports, Harry Kalas, legendary announcer and voice of the Phillies, has passed away at the age of 73. Mr. Kalas was found unconscious during preparations for the today's game against the Washington Nationals home...
  • In profile: Rev. Robert Trache of St. Mark the Evangelist Episcopal Church

    In profile: Rev. Robert Trache of St. Mark the Evangelist Episcopal Church
    Other job experience: Former office staff member for Sen. Jacob Javits of New York; former associate dean of admissions at Rutgers and Catholic University of America; former executive director of ecumenical ministry to homeless and working poor in south...
  • Barack Obama retakes oath—and then proceeds to govern

    Barack Obama retakes oath—and then proceeds to govern
    WASHINGTON — In his first full day in the White House, Barack Obama pushed his top military advisers for a plan to withdraw combat troops from Iraq, and in an extraordinary exercise took the oath of office a second time over concern about a miscue...
  • How Fast Will The Presidency Age Obama?

    How Fast Will The Presidency Age Obama?
    When a new U.S. President takes the oath of office, he often exudes a youthful optimism. President Obama has been hard at work since the inauguration, but when he leaves Washington, D.C., will he visibly wear the stress of his position? According to a...
  • Former San Diego cleric calls for killing of American civilians in al-Qaida video

    CAIRO (AP) — A U.S.-born cleric who has encouraged Muslims to kill American soldiers called for the killing of U.S. civilians in his first video released by a Yemeni offshoot of al-Qaida, providing the most overt link yet between the radical...
  • After shopping for a home, tired buyers often make poor mortgage choices

    New research suggests that buyers' minds are so taxed after they go through the ordeal of finding a house that they often rush into the next step — applying for a loan — and make poor choices. Sometimes they opt for the first choice presented...
  • Safer bets: From ABS to traction control to air bags and more, cycles take a page from cars

    Technology that has made cars far safer is now being used to improve motorcycles, and some of it to greater effect. Motorcycles are never going to be as safe as cars, said Anne McCartt, senior vice president for research at the Insurance Institute for...
  • Primary care docs in short supply

    Primary care docs in short supply
    As the U.S. grapples with a shortage of primary care physicians, many in health care fear that access will sharply decline as health reform adds millions more Americans to the ranks of the insured. A new study highlights a trend that could make things...
  • Ex-FEMA director could help BP out of its disaster

    Ex-FEMA director could help BP out of its disaster
    James Lee Witt, America's go-to guy for disaster response, knows how to take an unpopular organization and turn it around. If BP hires the former Federal Emergency Management Agency director to help with community relations, it could further a makeover of...
  • Dick Cheney Likely to Leave Hospital

    Dick Cheney Likely to Leave Hospital
    One of Dick Cheney's daughters says the hospitalized former vice president could go home on Monday after receiving medication to treat a fluid buildup related to his aggressive form of heart disease. The 69-year-old, who has had five heart attacks, was...
  • Comfort Level is Key to Workout

    Comfort Level is Key to Workout
    Glenda Griffen is like a lot of Americans who need to lose some weight - the gym scares her. "I went a few times," said the 55-year-old Detroiter who wants to lose 70 pounds, "and didn't like it." In fact, the hair stylist is so gym-averse that she's...
  • McCain's Wife, Daughter Openly Back Gay Marriage Movement

    McCain's Wife, Daughter Openly Back Gay Marriage Movement
    WASHINGTON - Cindy McCain, the wife of 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain, and their daughter Meghan have posed for photos endorsing pro-gay marriage forces in California. Mrs. McCain appears with silver duct tape across her mouth and...