| Jul 19, 2012
| 6:53 PM
A race that is getting a lot of attention in the upcoming Aug. 7 primary election is an open seat for the 48th Legislative District on the Eastside -- in the Bellevue, Kirkland and Redmond areas.
Many say it’s a bellwether for how the state will...
| Jul 22, 2012
Los Angeles Times
Alexander Cockburn, the radical and acerbic journalist who had written longtime columns in both the conservative Wall Street Journal and the leftist outlet the Nation, died Friday in Germany. He was 71.
The influential writer had...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 11:16 AM
OXFORD, England – At the London Diamond League track meet July 13, ten of the 11 finishers in the men’s mile run broke four minutes.
The only rare thing now about that time is how few chances elite international athletes get to run the mile...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 3:29 PM
MUNICH (Reuters) - An Israeli raid on Iran's nuclear facilities would deliver a painful shock to the global economy, revive flagging Islamist militancy and possibly drag the United States into a regional war whether it backed its ally's attack or not.
| Mar 1, 2012
Entering its third century, Lehigh County remains what it has ever been: a place of promise and paradox.
The promise is in the people -- 350,000 of them, give or take, any one of whom might turn out to be the next Frank Buchman or Constantine Hering, the...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 3:55 PM
As a rather frequent contributor to the "Letter to the editor" page in the Daily American, I recently became involved in a friendly literary jousting match concerning our country's direction relative to our energy policy (or the lack thereof).
| Feb 26, 2012
DEAR JOYCE: I get it that sometimes, especially in the last few years, we may have to trim our compensation sails a bit if that's what it takes to get a job you need. But I'm fed up with reading surveys asserting that money is way down on the list of what...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Elizabeth Williamson is the new senior dramaturg and director of new play development at Hartfoird Stage.
Williamson served the past four years as associate artistic director and literary manager for Pioneer Theatre Company in Salt Lake City, where...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:17 AM
The Anchorage School District launched its revamped website on Monday, August 13, which is phase 1 of a three-phase process over the next year.
Heidi Embley, ASD spokesperson, said “it’s totally rebuilt and much cleaner for parents, students,...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Cancer lends itself to the realms of myth.
Siddhartha Mukherjee gave the disease some regal treatment in the title of his prize-winning book "The Emperor of All Maladies," but cancer's no emperor. It's a beast.
Where actual mythological monsters are...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 7:19 PM
They are more likely to get shot, go to jail, drop out of school, end up in foster care, be abandoned by their fathers and have children of their own while they're still teenagers.
Compared with other Americans, young black men have the statistical...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 6:37 PM
Washington College student Brittany Weaver, daughter of Curtis and Dawn Weaver of Williamsport, recently attended the Public Leadership Education Network’s Women and Public Policy seminar in Washington, D.C.
The leadership program provides programs...