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  • Santa helps war widow and her family

     
    Los Angeles Times reporter Tom Bridger, as Santa Claus, pays unexpected visit to family of Mrs. Pauline Barrow and her seven children to deliver food, presents and a Christmas tree....
  • Obama opens relations with Cuba, easing half-century standoff

    WASHINGTON The United States will restore diplomatic relations with Cuba in the most sweeping changes to U.S.-Cuba policy since President Dwight Eisenhower severed ties with its communist rulers and the two countries faced each other in the most dangerous...
  • Colombia's rebels declare indefinite cease-fire

    BOGOTA, Colombia Colombia's largest guerrilla group Wednesday declared an indefinite cease-fire amid a two-year peace process that may be the country's best chance of ending the half-century civil conflict. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia,...
  • Connie Curran, nurse and health care executive, dies

     Connie Curran, nurse and health care executive, dies
    Connie R. Curran started out as a nurse before moving into consulting and executive positions during a career focused on health care and education. "Connie was such a strong voice for nursing and for board governance," said Daniel Hamburger, president...
  • It's in Newport News' budget: $2,719,989 for community support

    Newport News has budgeted $2.7 million this fiscal year to support 32 nonprofit organizations that serve the city. The Virginia Living Museum is receiving the largest chunk of the money — $928,007, a jump from $528,007 in last fiscal year's budget....
  • Gallery owner Richard Challis dies at 94; he promoted watercolorists

    Gallery owner Richard Challis dies at 94; he promoted watercolorists
    Laguna Beach gallery owner Richard Challis, a World War II veteran whose roster of artists included the renowned watercolorist Rex Brandt, died Dec. 10 of natural causes. He was 94. Diane "Dee" Challis said her father valued watercolor paintings at a...
  • Two dogs rescued from burning house in Lauderhill

    Two dogs rescued from burning house in Lauderhill
    Two dogs were rescued from a burning house Tuesday in Lauderhill. Lauderhill Fire Rescue responded to a fire in the 3400 block of Northwest Second Street about 2:40 p.m., said Capt. Jerry Gonzalez, the agency's spokesman. First-arriving units found...
  • Western allies

    The wartime Western allies, their judges sitting in judgement on war crimes in the city of Nuremberg, ordered hung until dead eleven major World War II criminals at Spandau Prison in Germany on October 6, 1946. Those judged were not hung because their...
  • Weston house fire displaces nine

    Weston house fire displaces nine
    Five adults and four children were displaced after a house fire Tuesday in Weston. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue received a call around 12:15 p.m. about the fire at the two-story, single-family house in the 200 block of La Costa Way, said Mike Jachles,...
  • Man injured, family displaced by Chesapeake fire

    A man was injured after he tried to put out a fire at his Chesapeake mobile home Monday, officials said. The fire also displaced six people in all. Just after 11 a.m., firefighters were called to his home at Midway Mobile Home Park at 1561 Campostella...
  • Six dogs die in Miramar fire

    Six dogs die in Miramar fire
    Six dogs died in a Monday morning house fire in Miramar, authorities said. Nobody was home when a neighbor called 911 about 8 a.m. to report smoke streaming out of the side of a two-story home in the 2600 block of Southwest 181 Terrace, said Jose...