| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:01 AM
Two members of the Rotary Club of Long Meadows were awarded fellowships in appreciation for assistance given for the expansion of literacy in Guatemala.
Rotarians Magnus Dahlgren and Sharon Ruppenthal received the recognition for their contributions...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"Pakistani authorities have long denounced the strikes, out of concern that civilian deaths caused by drone strikes inflame the local population, bolster militant groups and violate Pakistan's sovereignty." -- CNN, July 26
"Analysts said the...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:43 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — While the Obama administration throws its support behind Egypt's military, some members of Congress are looking at withholding some or all of America's annual $1.5 billion aid package if a civilian government isn't quickly...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In a memorable scene from Robert Altman's 1975 classic "Nashville," a ditzy British reporter played by Geraldine Chaplin wanders beside a fleet of yellow school buses, scavenging for glib metaphors about the fissures in U.S. society.
In Mark Kendall's...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 10:52 AM
U.S. Homeland Security special agents have apprehended nine men suspected of attempting to smuggle $1.79 million in marijuana from a boat off Crystal Cove State Park in south Orange County. Border Patrol agents reported that they recovered 26 bundles of.....
| Apr 5, 2013
| 2:05 AM
Humberto Abad Martinez, 53, left his home country of Honduras two months ago to travel to the United States in hopes of finding work.
His journey included riding “the Beast,” a freight train that travels across Mexico and is notoriously...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Rotary’s Guatemala Literacy Project has received a donation from the Rotary Club of Long Meadows. The funds will go toward providing school children in Guatemala with books and other materials to promote literacy in a country that has one of the...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 11:38 AM
SAN VALENTIN, Guatemala (AP) — A Guatemalan official said Friday there was no evidence that Mexico's most-wanted drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, had been killed in a shootout in the rural north, calling such reports a misunderstanding.Interior...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 7:16 AM
The crew members aboard the USS Underwood could see through their night goggles what was happening on the fleeing go-fast boat: Someone was dumping bales.
When the Navy guided-missile frigate later dropped anchor in Panamanian waters on that sunny August...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:00 PM
U.S. Homeland Security special agents apprehended nine men suspected of attempting to smuggle illicit drugs at Crystal Cove State Park early Monday morning.
Border Patrol agents recovered 26 bundles of marijuana with an estimated street value of $1.79...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 10:03 PM
Modern liberals like the environment, and they care about improving the plight of the poor. Both concerns are laudable. It is evident, however, that the means by which they have pursued the one often have deplorable effects on the other.
| May 23, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Latin American presidents who support decriminalization of marijuana won a big diplomatic victory in recent days when the 34-country Organization of American States issued a report that considers that option as one of several policies that might help...