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  • Audiobook roundup

    Audiobook roundup
    "The Things They Carried" by Tim O'Brien, read by Bryan Cranston, Audible Inc., 7:47, $19.99 Bryan Cranston's voice rumbles like wheels on gravel, like the quiet confession of a passenger during a long night drive. The star of "Breaking Bad" shows his...
  • Marines who suffered brain injuries doubled risk of PTSD, study finds

    Marines who suffered brain injuries doubled risk of PTSD, study finds
    Up to a fifth of U.S. service members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan have come home with a blast-related concussion or post-traumatic stress disorder — or both. A study published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry helps detail the...
  • Clashes mar vote on Egypt's proposed constitution; 11 killed

    Clashes mar vote on Egypt's proposed constitution; 11 killed
    CAIRO -- Until the early-morning explosion that jolted his wife and children from their beds, Waleed Abdel Salem hadn’t even planned to vote in Egypt’s constitutional referendum. But by midmorning¬† Tuesday, the first of two days of voting,...
  • A decade later, wounds have healed, but the memory remains raw

     
    By Ann M. Simmons Dec. 31, 2003. I remember that day as if it were yesterday. I was serving a temporary stint in the Baghdad bureau of the Los Angeles Times. It was New Year’s Eve and a group of foreign journalists and Iraqi staffers decided to ring...
  • Now we know how super-volcanoes blow

    Now we know how super-volcanoes blow
    Scientists have figured out how and why massive pools of magma such as the one lurking beneath Yellowstone National Park blow sky-high in volcanic super-eruptions. The rare catastrophic events can spew thousands of times more material than the...
  • Supernova dust factory seen at last; may explain early galaxy formation

    Supernova dust factory seen at last; may explain early galaxy formation
    Using a powerful radio telescope, scientists have spotted an enormous cloud of dust billowing in the center of a supernova - finally. The discovery, announced at the American Astronomical Society, helps to confirm what scientists have long thought -...
  • Pipe bomb outside Northern Calif. probation office fails to detonate

    Pipe bomb outside Northern Calif. probation office fails to detonate
    A pipe bomb that was found Monday in front of the main entrance to the El Dorado County Probation Department near Sacramento failed to explode possibly because it malfunctioned, authorities said. The pipe was about 8 inches long and capped on both ends....
  • Glen Burnie man accused of making explosives had potential for 'destruction and terror'

    Glen Burnie man accused of making explosives had potential for 'destruction and terror'
    Along with chemicals, fuses, guns and bomb-making materials, police say Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr. had how-to manuals in his Glen Burnie home with titles such as "Boobytraps," "Deadly Brew," "Highly Explosive Pyrotechnic Compositions" and "The Poor Man's...
  • Next Corvette Z06, GMC Canyon to Debut Next Week in Detroit

     
    In an age where automakers are downsizing engines left and right, the outgoing Chevrolet Corvette Z06 treats displacement like Martin Scorsese's "Wolf of Wall Street" treats f-bombs. A centerpiece to GM's sixth-generation (C6) Corvette, the Z06's...
  • Harvard police: 'No reason to believe' bomb threat; evacuation ends

    Following a report of explosives in four Harvard University buildings that led to evacuations during finals, university police late Monday morning messaged students that they have "no reason to believe there is a threat" on campus. "Access to Harvard...
  • Harvard, UMass: Two threats, two scares during finals week

    A pair of finals-week threats sent shivers through two Boston-area campuses Monday morning, adding to a seemingly ever-growing number of New England universities to face scares over the past two months. Four buildings on Harvard University's campus in...