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  • Lauren Bacall's gift to high fashion

    Lauren Bacall's gift to high fashion
    News of the death of 1940s style icon Lauren Bacall got me thinking about the deep, historical connection between classic Hollywood cinema and high fashion. One of the last stars of the golden era, Bacall was a muse to many designers, including Yves...
  • Ukraine says Russian aid must be delivered by Red Cross

    KIEV Ukraine said Wednesday that any foreign humanitarian aid will have to be delivered by the International Committee of the Red Cross, dealing a blow to a large Russian convoy en route to the country's embattled east. Any form of humanitarian aid...
  • Russian aid convoy puts Ukraine in difficult position

    The Kremlin's rush to get a massive aid convoy to civilians trapped in eastern Ukraine has confronted the Kiev government with the dubious choice of appearing insensitive as it delays delivery to inspect the cargo or letting through unchecked goods that...
  • Russian aid convoy rolling toward Ukraine without Red Cross escort

    Russia's emergency services ministry dispatched a 280-truck convoy said to be carrying humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine on Tuesday while officials in Kiev warned that Russian military vehicles and personnel won't be allowed through the border. The...
  • President Obama, choose your words carefully

    President Barack Obama, in the interview given last weekend to The New York Times' Thomas Friedman, provided illumination on his foreign policy thinking, at this moment of fraught drama in both Iraq and Ukraine, but the counsels concerning the two didn'...
  • Leaders OK plan for Russia aid delivery to eastern Ukraine

    Leaders OK plan for Russia aid delivery to eastern Ukraine
    The presidents of Russia and Ukraine announced agreement Monday on a plan to get aid to civilians trapped in embattled eastern Ukraine after Moscow agreed to submit to International Committee of the Red Cross oversight and the participation of Western...
  • Barbara Susannah Spencer DavisOctober 19, 1919 - July 5, 2014

    Barbara “Barby” Davis recently passed away quietly and peacefully in Santa Barbara, California. Barbara was born in Los Angeles as the only child of Edward Allen Spencer, Jr. and Jean Paul Armstrong Spencer. At the age of twelve Barby’...
  • 17 displaced in Virginia Beach apartment fire

    Thirteen adults and four children were displaced after a fire that condemned four apartments Sunday morning, according to the Virginia Beach Fire Department. Battalion Chief Jack Crandell said the fire started around 8 a.m. on the 700 block of Emerald...
  • Fort Lauderdale apartment fire displaces eight

    Fort Lauderdale apartment fire displaces eight
    Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue is investigating a fire at an apartment building that left eight residents temporarily without homes on Sunday night. Responders were called at 7:10 p.m. to the 900 block of Southwest 16th Street where there was heavy fire and...
  • Nine Displaced By Manchester Fire

    Nine Displaced By Manchester Fire
    MANCHESTER — Nine people, including seven children, were displaced by a fire in a multi-family duplex on Orchard Street in Manchester on Saturday, Fire Chief David Billings said. The fire broke out around 1:30 p.m., with heavy smoke coming out of...
  • Insect spray sparks explosion, shatters windows of Glendale apartment unit

    Insect spray sparks explosion, shatters windows of Glendale apartment unit
    One person suffered burns and was transported to a hospital after a can of combustible fumigant triggered an explosion Friday in an apartment at 4419 Pennsylvania Ave., according to police. At 2:40 p.m., an occupant placed a can of fumigant used for...