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Kelly Dalla Tezza, a Fulbright scholar who planned a career in the U.S. Foreign Service, died Friday in an automobile accident in Morocco. She was 22 and lived in Parkville. Family members said she had a flat tire while driving on a road near Rabat and...
At last week's press conference, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney again misrepresented the central issue of President Obama's Sept. 12 Rose Garden remarks on Benghazi. Carney's statements mirrored debate moderator Candy Crowley's inappropriate...
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Knoxville News SentinelToday the News Sentinel announces its second annual Top 20 Scholars Awards, naming our picks for the brightest and best students in our region. These students have received one or more national-level honors such as acing ACT (36) or SAT (2400) tests,...
Bangor Daily News, MaineA junior at Hampden Academy and a freshman at John Bapst Memorial High School were the first-place winners in the Penobscot County Bar Association's annual Law Day essay and poster contest. Law Day was celebrated May 1. The $500 scholarship prizes...
On Thursday afternoon, motorists driving along Mercury Boulevard in Hampton or Route 17 in York County might notice runners keeping a steady pace, and looking like they have a purpose. They do. The first-ever Virginia Run for the Fallen kicks off...
CHICAGO — Members of Anne Smedinghoff's family consoled themselves Sunday with the thought that the young U.S. diplomat died in the service of a cause that mattered deeply to her. "She was doing what she loved," her father said, "and she was doing...
Re "Ambassador Kennedy?," Editorial, April 3 In deriding Caroline Kennedy's possible nomination to be the U.S. ambassador to Japan, The Times makes the mistake of equating knowledge of a country and language fluency — skills found in career U.S....
The origins of the board game Diplomacy can be traced to an old geography book that Allan B. Calhamer discovered while rummaging around with a friend in the attic of his boyhood home in suburban Chicago. Calhamer was fascinated by the exotic countries...
Re "Who should pay?," Letters, Feb. 2 Many people say illegal immigrants should just go back home and stand in line like anyone else. That sounds reasonable only if you know nothing about how immigration visas are actually granted. In Mexico, demand...
For all the children who should be loved always, but especially on this wondrous night, with our arms around them and a long good-night kiss on the temple, a kiss more precious than anything wrapped in a box. For all the parents who linger in the...
Dennis, I'm in a pool trying to predict when (your) next column on Benghazi will come out. Now with the (retired Gen. David) Petraeus scandal, just give me a little clue ... OK? I'll split the winnings w/ya! — email from reader G.H. G.H., you...
U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens. U.S. Foreign Service Information Management Officer Sean Smith. Former Navy SEAL commandos Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty. Remember them? They were the four Americans killed in the terrorist attack at the U.S. diplomatic...
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