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  • Ukraine, pro-Russia fighters trade blame over aid worker's death

    Fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russia gunmen raged around Donetsk's international airport Friday, a day after the artillery battle spilled into the nearby city and killed a Swiss aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross....
  • Fall guide: Craft bazaars pop up all over the Peninsula

    From moms with handcrafted hair bows to painters with works valued in the thousands, Peninsula arts and crafts shows offer something for every interest, and the fall season is ripe with shopping opportunities. Consider this your comprehensive guide to...
  • Louis S. Rizzo

    Louis S. Rizzo
    Louis S. Rizzo, a retired Domino Sugars supervisor and a World War II merchant mariner who was a longtime volunteer aboard the Liberty ship SS John W. Brown, died Monday at Gilchrist Center Howard County in Columbia of pulmonary fibrosis. The longtime...
  • Howard County health digest

    Classes at hospital Howard County General Hospital will sponsor the following classes at the HCGH Wellness Center, Suite 100, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia unless otherwise listed. Advanced registration for all programs at hcgh.com. Information: 410-740-...
  • Scientists speed up analysis of human link to wild weather

    BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate scientists hope to be able to tell the world almost in real-time whether global warming has a hand in extreme weather thanks to an initiative they plan to launch by the end of 2015. In recent years,...
  • French forces kill at least five after Central Africa clashes

    PARIS (Reuters) - French peacekeeping troops in Central African Republic killed at least five gunmen after coming under attack from Muslims and Christians at two different locations in Bambari, northeast of the capital Bangui, an army spokesman said....
  • Blasts kill 15 people at Bulgaria explosives plant

    Blasts kill 15 people at Bulgaria explosives plant
    A series of powerful blasts at a Bulgarian explosives plant killed 15 employees and injured three others on Wednesday night, just two months after government officials warned of serious safety breaches at the factory. The government announced a day of...
  • Houston art exhibit showcases Gandhi and history of nonviolence

    HOUSTON Reuters) - A hollowed-out handgun becomes a first-aid kit for gunshot victims. Fragments from the feet of Buddha statues stand near a painting of ghostly dancers entitled "Hiroshima." Photographs of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi hang...
  • International Red Cross confirms Swiss killed in Donetsk

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) confirmed that a Swiss staff member was killed on Thursday by a shell that landed close to its office in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine. "One of our colleagues, a Swiss national, was...
  • At least 40 families displaced by Elk Grove apartment fire

    At least 40 families displaced by Elk Grove apartment fire
    A fire in Elk Grove Village damaged one wing of an apartment building and displaced at least 40 families Tuesday night. The fire started around 5:30 p.m. in a first-floor unit of the apartment building in the 900 block of Ridge Square, according to...
  • Audrey Diamond: Volunteer led life of service, adventure, love

    Audrey Diamond: Volunteer led life of service, adventure, love
    Audrey Earle Diamond was a wife, mother, teacher and adventurer whose volunteerism defined her life. Diamond was such a devoted volunteer for Hospice of the Comforter that the Central Florida nonprofit named one of its highest volunteer honors after...