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WASHINGTON — President Obama, the four living ex-presidents and thousands of others head to Dallas on Thursday for the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. The challenge facing library officials will be to keep the...
Even after 36 years, Carl Maxwell Jr.'s thoughts leap to the rustic house at the edge of the golf course, and what happened there. "It is so old, but it is so fresh," Maxwell said, recalling the many nights that members of Troop 222 spent at the home...
AMC Entertainment wants to thank you for patronizing its movie theaters. But not too much. The company, which recently was purchased by a Chinese conglomerate, has quietly rejiggered its rewards program to be a good deal less generous in doling out...
Tags: Movies, Entertainment, China, Sales, Business
-------------------- Why Does the World Exist? An Existential Detective Story Jim Holt Liveright: 310 pp., $27.95 -------------------- "How old is the Universe?" Kurt Vonnegut asked in his 1973 novel "Breakfast of Champions." "It is one half-second...
Tags: Stephen Hawking, Authors, Science, Steven Weinberg, Cosmology
James R. Browning, the rural Montana native who rose to head the powerful U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and unified its diverse judges in campaigns to enlarge the bench and protect the sprawling circuit from division, has died. He was 93. Browning...
"A Separation" Hopscotch Films, Golem Distribution U.S. release: September The premise Nader (Peyman Moaadi) refuses to leave Iran with his wife because his aged father (Ali-Asghar Shahbazi) suffers from Alzheimer's disease, causing a schism between...
Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan environmentalist who made it her mission to teach her countrywomen to plant trees and became Africa's first female Nobel Peace Prize winner, has died. She was 71. One of Kenya's most beloved figures, Maathai died Sunday after...
Nation NowPenn State scandal: The Second Mile, a charity that Jerry Sandusky founded back in 1977, is now under scrutiny about what it knew and when -- and what it did to protect its young wards....
The Philadelphia InquirerThe destitute Philadelphia schools are counting on Kevin Sosinavage, and others like him, to come to the rescue by continuing to do what they're doing: smoking and drinking. Sosinavage, 45, sat at the bar at SugarHouse Casino on Friday, sucking on a...
The Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewCity Councilman Bill Peduto grabbed the front-runner status he once claimed to have in the Pittsburgh mayoral race, seizing on growing disapproval of chief opponent Jack Wagner in the campaign's bitter, final weeks, a Tribune-Review poll shows. Peduto...
Tags: Politics, Primaries, Undecided Voters, Advertising, Elections
Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, an internationally known expert on the epidemiology and prevention of type 2 diabetes who was director of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Tuesday of...
The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va.Thumbs up ... to Woodrow Wilson High School senior Mihir Dave, the only National Merit Scholarship winner in southern West Virginia and one of only 13 in the state. Dave plans to attend the University of Pittsburgh, major in biology and eventually...
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