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  • Choosing to photograph, choosing to publish, choosing to look

    Choosing to photograph, choosing to publish, choosing to look
    Before they started snapping pictures, the amateur photographers of the 82nd Airborne Division whose work was recently made famous by the Los Angeles Times had official business to transact: bombings to investigate, corpses to identify, biometric...
  • New Details in Trial of General Charged With Forcible Sodomy

    New Details in Trial of General Charged With Forcible Sodomy
    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- An Army brigadier general stands accused of sexual misconduct with subordinates and a civilian, of threatening one woman’s career and her life, and of responding "I'm a general, I'll do whatever the [expletive] I want” when...
  • Titanic: For many victims, their final resting place is in Halifax, Canada

     Titanic: For many victims, their final resting place is in Halifax, Canada
    Halifax, Canada — A cold wind ripped through Fairview Lawn Cemetery. Then came the frigid rain. In a minute, I was thinking, the headstones will be shivering. "Now," said Blair Beed, my guide, "imagine how it would have been in those lifeboats....
  • Portugal refuses to extradite American fugitive George Wright

     
    American fugitive George Wright has been freed by a Portugese court after it refused a U.S. request to extradite the convicted murderer to complete his 15- to 30-year sentence for the shooting death of a gas station employee during a robbery the day after...
  • Portugal won't extradite fugitive killer George Wright to U.S.

     
    Escaped hijacker and killer George Wright wins his bid to remain in Portugal. A court in Portugal has rejected the U.S.' request to extradite him....
  • Her cup is more than half full

    Her cup is more than half full
    On any weekday morning, you’ll find Wanda Bergstrom at Montrose’s City Hall Coffee Shop, where she’s waited on customers for 41 years. It’s 5:30 a.m., and her regulars won’t arrive for another 15 minutes, so she has time to...
  • Lehigh Valley Recreation

    AMUSEMENT PARKS APPLE BLOSSOM VILLAGE, 690 Allegheny Road, Mt. Bethel, 570-897-9050, http://www.appleblossomvillage.com CAMELBEACH MOUNTAIN WATERPARK, P.O. Box 168, Tannersville, 570-629-1661, Voted No.1 water park; 30 water slides, flowrider, pharaoh's...
  • NJ Fugitive On The Run For 40 Years Captured In Europe

    NJ Fugitive On The Run For 40 Years Captured In Europe
    A fugitive who was convicted of murder and hijacking a US airliner decades ago is back in police custody after more than 41 years on the run, authorities said. George Wright, who was found guilty of murdering a man during a gas station robbery in Wall,...
  • Academic Progress Rate performance costs HU in football, men's indoor track

    Hampton University lost 6.3 scholarships in football and 0.28 in men's indoor track in the 2011 Academic Progress Rate data released Tuesday by the NCAA, mirroring a larger trend among historically black colleges and universities, which continue to...
  • Kids Hailed as Heroes in Wisconsin Temple Attack

    Kids Hailed as Heroes in Wisconsin Temple Attack
    OAK CREEK, Wisconsin -- Two young children have emerged as heroes after warning others of a gunman on a rampage at their Sikh house of worship in suburban Milwaukee. Abhay Singh, 11, and his sister, Amanat, 9, were sitting outside the gurdwara Sunday...
  • Police ID Army vet as Wis. temple shooting gunman

    Police ID Army vet as Wis. temple shooting gunman
    An Army veteran who neighbors say played in a far-right punk band was the lone shooter in the rampage at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin that killed six people and wounded four, according to information Monday from law enforcement authorities. Wade Michael...
  • Sources Name Alleged Gunman In Wisconsin Temple Shooting

    Sources Name Alleged Gunman In Wisconsin Temple Shooting
    The man who shot six people to death and wounded three others during a rampage at a Sikh temple in a Milwaukee suburb was an Army veteran who may have been a white supremacist, according to information from authorities and neighbors. Law enforcement...