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  • Tsunami aid pledges top $3 billion

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Australia promised $764 million - the largest government pledge - to the tsunami relief effort, topping a $674 million German aid package on the eve of a crucial donors conference today. World leaders were competing to head the donors...
  • Influx of foreigners troubles Indonesia

    BANDA ACEH, Indonesia - Indonesia's military asked aid groups in tsunami-stricken areas yesterday to draw up a list of international relief workers - and to report on their movements - as fears arose for the safety of foreigners helping survivors in a...
  • Jeb Bush sets better tone for Republicans

    Many paid attention to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush when he said illegal immigrants who broke the law by sneaking into the country to provide for their families are not committing a felony. Rather, he said, "It is an act of love." Bush's remarks reminded...
  • Dodgers fans sum up betrayal over cable deal: 'No Vin? It's a sin!'

    Dodgers fans sum up betrayal over cable deal: 'No Vin? It's a sin!'
    Bad TV deals are becoming a ruinous force, the Time Warner Cable deal the latest example, with Dodgers fans held hostage in yet another standoff. Welcome to America, 2014. It used to be copious bundles of advertising cash were once enough to keep TV and...
  • Colin Powell's Throwback Thursday selfie: 'Eat your heart out Ellen!'

    Colin Powell's Throwback Thursday selfie: 'Eat your heart out Ellen!'
    Former Secretary of State Colin Powell got in the Throwback Thursday fun on Facebook with a vintage selfie -- one that was taken long before selfies became a thing. He posted a black and white photo of himself on his Facebook page with the caption:...
  • Obama announces initiative for young black and Latino men

    Obama announces initiative for young black and Latino men
    WASHINGTON — After addressing the issue of race sparingly in his first term, President Obama on Thursday unveiled an initiative explicitly aimed at a group he says demands urgent attention — black and Latino young men. Obama announced a...
  • Wilmette man crafts table for Obama to give as gift

    Wilmette man crafts table for Obama to give as gift
    As a custom furniture designer on the North Shore, Rohan Ward has had his share of discerning and distinguished clients. But when Ward, 37, was hired to create a table for President Obama to present to French President Francois Hollande, the Wilmette...
  • Wilmette artist creates gift for Obama to give to French president

    As a custom furniture designer on the North Shore, Rohan Ward has had his share of discerning and distinguished clients. But when Ward, 37, was hired to create a table for President Obama to present to French President Francois Hollande, the Wilmette...
  • History channel will look at 'World Wars' with six-part series

    History channel will look at 'World Wars' with six-part series
    History's next big miniseries will be titled "World Wars," and as the name suggests, it'll be looking at the 30-year span of time that saw World War I and World War II. History announced the project Wednesday and revealed that the six-part series will...
  • Singer of one of the biggest hits of all time moving Christmas show to Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    A singer who had one of the biggest hits of all time, a hit 1970s television show and a long-running theater show in Branson, Mo., was playing Easton’s State Theatre in 2000 and staying in Bethlehem when he saw his......
  • It's not 'our' Iraq anymore

    It's not 'our' Iraq anymore
    Gains by Al Qaeda-allied groups in Iraq — including in Fallouja, the site of a bloody U.S. offensive in 2004 — understandably anger Americans who lost loved ones in a "war of choice" that was supposed to secure democracy in that country. But...
  • Stephen Hill's YouTube debate query put focus on gays in military

    Stephen Hill's YouTube debate query put focus on gays in military
    An American soldier sits alone in a wooden box in the desert, trying to erase himself. Off comes the Velcro patch that says CAPTAIN. Off comes the name tag that says HILL. He positions the camera so it will show nothing to betray his identity: just a...