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  • Maxine Kumin dies at 88; Pulitzer Prize-winning poet

    Maxine Kumin dies at 88; Pulitzer Prize-winning poet
    Decades before she won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Maxine Kumin was a student at Radcliffe College who had summoned the courage to show a handful of her poems to an instructor. His comment couldn't have been more withering. "Say it with flowers,"...
  • Maxine Kumin, Pulitzer-winning poet, dies at 88

    Maxine Kumin, Pulitzer-winning poet, dies at 88
    Maxine Kumin, the Pulitzer Prize-winning New England writer and onetime U.S. poet laureate, began writing poetry in the 1950s. She hated it when early mentors told her they liked her work because “she wrote like a man.” Alongside her friend...
  • Sochi Olympics safety fears soar after video, 'white widow' report

    Sochi Olympics safety fears soar after video, 'white widow' report
    A video threatening attacks on the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and the reported spotting of a suspected "white widow" volunteer for suicide bombing have intensified security concerns for the event and prompted U.S. military plans to evacuate...
  • Russians seek alleged female terrorist in Sochi, site of Olympics

    Russians seek alleged female terrorist in Sochi, site of Olympics
    MOSCOW – Russian police and security agents were searching Monday for a suspected terrorist in Sochi, the host city of next month's Winter Olympics, a local website reported Monday. Authorities distributed a photograph and personal details about...
  • Russia security concerns intensify with U.S. warning to airlines

    Russia security concerns intensify with U.S. warning to airlines
    MOSCOW -- U.S. warnings that terrorists might try to smuggle explosives aboard Russia-bound flights have added to fears of attacks ahead of Friday's opening of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. The Department of Homeland Security hasĀ alertedĀ airlines flying...
  • Suicide bomber strikes south of Lebanon's capital

    Suicide bomber strikes south of Lebanon's capital
    BEIRUT — A suicide bomber killed himself and wounded at least two others Monday when he detonated an explosives belt while traveling in a passenger van south of Beirut, the Lebanese capital, authorities said. The official National News Agency said...
  • Car bomb in Lebanon kills at least 3 near the border with Syria

    Car bomb in Lebanon kills at least 3 near the  border with Syria
    BEIRUT — A car bomb killed at least three people and injured about two dozen Saturday in a Lebanese town close to the Syrian border, the latest deadly attack in Lebanon apparently linked to the war raging in the neighboring country. An Al Qaeda-...
  • Suicide rate among active-duty soldiers falls sharply

    Suicide rate among active-duty soldiers falls sharply
    WASHINGTON—Suicides among soldiers on active duty dropped steeply last year but went up among those in the National Guard and reserves, according to Army data, suggesting discrepancies in efforts to stem the epidemic of soldiers taking their own...
  • Judge opens inquiry into California prison death

    Judge opens inquiry into California prison death
    SACRAMENTO -- A federal judge Thursday agreed to hear evidence in the death of a California prison inmate who, while on suicide watch, was pepper sprayed by guards because he refused to remove his hands from his cell door. The inmate relied on a...
  • Russians name Volgograd suicide bombers, arrest alleged accomplices

    Russians name Volgograd suicide bombers, arrest alleged accomplices
    MOSCOW -- Two suicide bombers whose attacks last month in Volgograd raised fears of terrorist strikes in Russia during the coming Olympic Games have been identified and two accomplices arrested, authorities said Thursday. The two bombers struck the...
  • Four dead, including gunman, in Louisiana rampage

    Four dead, including gunman, in Louisiana rampage
    [Updated at 2:25 p.m. PST Dec. 27: A gunman upset with his current and former wives and angry at a former boss killed three people and wounded three others before committing suicide in a post-Christmas shooting rampage in southern Louisiana, officials...