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  • Gabrielle Giffords appeals to Washington state lawmakers on gun control

    SEATTLE — Both sides wielded persuasive statistics at the Washington state Capitol on Tuesday. Both sides made high-minded arguments about protecting constitutional rights during a packed and emotional hearing on gun control. But only one side had...
  • After State of the Union, GOP assails Obama while showing disunity

    WASHINGTON— Republicans took multiple tries to deliver their reaction to President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night. In addition to the officially sanctioned Republican Party response by Washington Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and a...
  • 'Great Gatsby' costumer Catherine Martin a Glamour Woman of the Year

    'Great Gatsby' costumer Catherine Martin a Glamour Woman of the Year
    Glamour has been rolling out this year's roster of Women of the Year a few at a time. We know Lady Gaga is on the cover of the issue, which is to be on newsstands Nov. 5. And we know some of the other choices are Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai,...
  • We must challenge fatalistic wisdom

    On Sunday night, President Obama spoke at an interfaith service for the victims of the horrific elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Not surprisingly, it was a poignant and moving speech, hitting all the right notes. But the sad, horrible, tragic...
  • Gabby Giffords visits first gun show since near-fatal shooting

    Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords made her first visit to a gun show since she was shot in 2011, attending a New York event Sunday with her husband, Mark Kelly, and the state's attorney general. It was no casual trip to the Saratoga...
  • Keeping guns away from people with mental illness is a complex issue

    Keeping guns away from people with mental illness is a complex issue
    WASHINGTON — For years, federal and state governments have struggled to build a background check system that can keep guns out of the hands of mentally troubled people. Monday's mass shooting at the Navy Yard shows that goal remains elusive. The...
  • Review: 'I Wear the Black Hat' by Chuck Klosterman

    Review: 'I Wear the Black Hat' by Chuck Klosterman
    I grew up on Def Leppard and Bon Jovi, so I was congenitally predisposed to like Chuck Klosterman’s first book, “Fargo Rock City” (2001), an account of taking hair metal very seriously in the 1980s. If you’d ever resented the...
  • House Republicans retain their majority in the chamber

    House Republicans retain their majority in the chamber
    WASHINGTON — Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control. "The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to...
  • Giffords accepts Kennedy 'Profile in Courage' award

    Courage comes in many guises. In Boston on Sunday, Gabrielle Giffords was praised for having the courage just to carry on. "It’s been a hard two years for me, but I want to make the world a better place," said Giffords in receiving the 2013...
  • McManus: Gun control, DOA

    McManus: Gun control, DOA
    President Obama pleaded with Congress last week to remember the victims of December's schoolhouse shootings in Connecticut and tighten the nation's gun laws. "Shame on us if we've forgotten," he said. "Don't get squishy." But four months after the...
  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 30, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Africa, where Malian youths restrain an alleged shop looter after arresting him in the northern city of Gao, a key Islamist stronghold until it was retaken by French and Malian troops in a major boost to the...
  • Dallas Green to make appearance in Reading Friday ...

     
    One of the most select clubs in Philadelphia sports history is managers who have led the Phillies to a World Series title. One's still working. The other will be in Reading Friday night. Dallas Green, who led the 1980 Phillies to a World Series win over...