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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • So Many Gun-Related Deaths

    Thanks to The Courant for a previous letter crying for our country to stop the deaths by guns by giving an international perspective, wherein it was pointed out that we have more homicides annually here than all the servicemen and servicewomen killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, while a country like Japan had only eleven.
  • BBC Chief Tony Hall Promises a 'Competition Revolution'

    BBC director-general Tony Hall has pledged to open up the public broadcaster still further to competition from the independent sector, and liberate its in-house producers, drawing on comparisons with Hollywood. In a speech delivered Thursday at City...

    Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits

    Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits
    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Invisible" by James Patterson and David Ellis (Little, Brown, $28). An FBI researcher on leave thinks hundreds of murders, rapes and kidnappings are connected, but no one believes her. Last week: 1 2. "Top Secret Twenty-One" by...

    For specialists in Middle East affairs, no consensus on what the future holds

    WASHINGTON In a sign of the complexity of the crisis in Iraq, where Islamic radicals have declared a modern caliphate that stretches across century-old borders and politicians appear deadlocked on who should lead a new government in Baghdad, scholars who'...

    Once a Laurel landmark, sanitarium now forgotten

    Once a Laurel landmark, sanitarium now forgotten
    Much of the information on the Internet about the long-gone Laurel Sanitarium is riddled with errors and repeats old rumors and myths. The truth about this legendary Laurel landmark is quite a story. Sanitariums were common across the country from the...