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  • Katia nearly a hurricane; Gulf storm brewing

     
    Tropical Storm Katia is now producing top sustained winds of 70 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center, and it is expected to reach hurricane force tonight - just the second storm this season to become a hurricane.Meanwhile, another storm......
  • Release CIA Secret History Of Bay Of Pigs

    At 4 a.m. on Jan. 1, 1959, an hour when there never were commercial flights from Havana, David Atlee Phillips was lounging in a lawn chair there, sipping champagne after a New Year's Eve party, when a commercial aircraft flew low over his house. He...
  • Kennedy Guided U.S. Through Tough Times

    We might not be here with the mists of myths and hectoring of conspiracy theorists — all marking the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination — if he had not insisted on caution during the Cuban missile crisis of October 1962....
  • Our Nation Of Immigrants Forgets Its Past

    Lady Liberty's lamp has been lowered. Its light flickering. The huddled masses are no longer wanted — be they tired or poor, be they homeless or hungry, be they adults or children threatened and yearning to breathe free. The welcome light has...
  • Limburger spread found

    The kids are back in school this week. This means I have to stock up on lunch items. Usually a sandwich with a piece of fruit, cheese crackers and nuts are in their lunch bags. You can keep costs down by planning meals and considering what fruits and...
  • Economic sanctions give Russia new bedfellows

    RIO de JANEIRO, Brazil — When a country imposes economic sanctions on another, there are always unintended consequences. In this case it all began when pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine shot down a Malaysian airline passenger plane. The United States...
  • Boxer Thomas closer to another Olympic shot

    Boxer Thomas closer to another Olympic shot
    Semajay Thomas got a second chance in life when he was acquitted of a first-degree murder charge in November, 2010. Now the 18-year-old Chicago boxer gets a second chance at the 2012 Olympics after squandering his first in a fit of pique at the U.S....
  • Public employees should not have priority parking

     Public employees should not have priority parking
    My first day at my first real job — a dishwasher at one of those 24-hour family restaurants on a busy thoroughfare — the manager warned me, and he'd warned other employees, to park at the back of the parking lot, out near the dumpsters....
  • Una Cuba más grande que la Revolución

    Los libros de Fidel Castro suelen ser extensos y una de sus formas predilectas de expresarse son los diálogos. Así ocurre con algunos clásicos, como Habla Fidel, del italiano Gianni Miná, y 100 horas con Fidel, del español Ignacio Ramonet. Lo mismo ha...
  • Great Bull Run, reminiscent of Hemingway magic, is coming to Berks County

    If you read a synopsis of "Ivanhoe," you might think it's filled with exciting episodes, so how could it be so excruciatingly boring for an adolescent? Then came the real torture, an assignment to read a dolorous soap opera called "Silas Marner." It was...
  • Iran sanctions: Dancing with Tehran

    Iran sanctions: Dancing with Tehran
    If economic sanctions were key to forcing Iran to accept limits on its nuclear program, wouldn't more sanctions have an even greater effect? Critics of last week's interim nuclear deal with Tehran certainly think so. It didn't take long for them to...
  • Gary Stein: The key to success is in the pander

    Thank you for inviting me today, graduates. I know your time is valuable as you try to decide where you will be partying and getting ill tonight, so let's get to the two top issues on your mind. First, of course, are selfies. Seems like the University of...