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  • Keeping A Mother's Promise

    Keeping A Mother's Promise
    The gravity of the moment that comes with holding your child for the first time — looking into their eyes, rocking them to sleep, allowing their breath to fill your heart, marveling at how nature has taken a part of you and a part of your husband to...
  • What's Left For Gun-Control Advocates After Crash-And-Burn In U.S. Senate?

    One of the phrases repeated often by advocates of stricter gun laws since the Dec. 14 Newtown school massacre has been: "If not now, when?" That rhetorical question became a literal one Wednesday when a federal gun-control bill crashed and burned in 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...
  • 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...
  • College crisis team aims to prevent violence

    At an Orange Coast College night class more than a year ago, a student walked outside during a break and said he wanted to kill the professor, according to a school official. The student then pointed his index finger, mimicking a gunshot from a pistol,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Endeavour: Retired astronaut Mark Kelly recalls 'incredible' shuttle

     
    Retired astronaut Mark Kelly might have commanded space shuttle Endeavour's final mission, but he admitted Thursday he's not jealous of the person who has to guide it down the streets of Los Angeles....
  • Was Gabby Giffords wrong to come to Newtown?

    Was Gabby Giffords wrong to come to Newtown?
    Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords came to Newtown last week for a private meeting with family members of the victims of the Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Giffords was a victim of a mass shooting, too, on Jan. 8, 2011....