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  • Colorado school shooting: State again finds itself in gun debate

    Colorado school shooting: State again finds itself in gun debate
    As it struggles to deal with the latest deadly school shooting, Colorado finds itself in a familiar place, enmeshed in the ongoing debate over how to control gun violence. On Saturday, police continued their investigation into the latest attack, the...
  • Judge upholds most, but not all, of New York's assault weapons ban

    Judge upholds most, but not all, of New York's assault weapons ban
    A federal judge handed a major defeat to gun-rights supporters in New York on Tuesday, ruling that most of the state's wide-ranging new gun restrictions do not violate gun owners' 2nd Amendment rights. New York's so-called SAFE Act, enacted in January,...
  • Mayor Bloomberg targets online gun sales after Navy Yard rampage

    NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg stepped up his call for universal background checks for gun buyers Wednesday in the wake of the deadly Navy Yard rampage in Washington, D.C., releasing a study that he said showed thousands of felons had used federal...
  • Starbucks caves to the radical gun lobby

    Starbucks caves to the radical gun lobby
    If there was any doubt about how cowed America is by the gun lobby, it was erased today by Howard Schultz, the president, chairman and CEO of Starbucks Coffee Company. After months of controversy over whether patrons should openly be allowed to carry...
  • Catapult, featuring Easton sisters, advances in "America's Got Talent"

     
    Catapult, the creative shadow-story-telling dance group that includes two Easton sisters among its nine members, has made it through to the next round on "America's Got Talent." Catapult which did a shadow number about a a couple reuniting under the......
  • Easton native and Catapult perform in "America's Got Talent" semi-finals

     
    Easton native Rebecca Moore and with Catapult, a New-York based troupe that creates "living shadows" performed last night at Radio City Music Hall on "America's Got Talent," but this time the judges were not as impressed. After bringing all four......
  • School shooting a watershed moment

    Turn on the news. We've become far too used to that sentence. It usually means something horrible has happened. We heard it when O.J. Simpson was being chased by police cars. We heard it when planes flew into the World Trade Center. We heard it Friday,...
  • We must challenge fatalistic wisdom

    On Sunday night, President Obama spoke at an interfaith service for the victims of the horrific elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Not surprisingly, it was a poignant and moving speech, hitting all the right notes. But the sad, horrible, tragic...
  • Father, forgive us; for we know not what we do

    Jonylah Watkins died on a Tuesday. She was with her father, who was sitting in a minivan in Chicago on the night of March 11 when someone opened fire. Doctors worked 17 hours trying to repair what a bullet had done to her body, but to no avail. She...
  • Three Valley natives to compete Tuesday on "America's Got Talent"

     
    Catapult, the shadow-story-telling dance group that boasts three Lehigh valley natives in its troupe will perform with the rest of the top 12 finalists on "America's Got Talent"at 9 p.m. Tuesday. The results will be announced on the show at......
  • Maryland's concealed carry law stands

    Those who promote the right to carry around a handgun in public were no doubt disappointed by the U.S. Supreme Court's decision this week not to take up Maryland's handgun permit law. Certainly quite a few could be found sharing their rather disparaging...