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  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan" by Rick Perlstein; Simon & Schuster (856 pages, $37.50) "The Invisible Bridge" is the third beefy volume in Perlstein's chronicle...
  • Industry group: Seismic testing off Atlantic coast would be safe [Letter]

    Opening the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf to geophysical activities represents a unique opportunity for the nation to assess available resources and to do it in an environmentally responsible manner ("Some Md. lawmakers oppose seismic testing," Aug. 4)...
  • Thursday: Is Gov. Scott's environmental concern sincere?

    Thursday: Is Gov. Scott's environmental concern sincere?
          I don’t want to be cynical here. Just not my style. But I see where Gov. Rick Scott has unveiled a 10-year, $1 billion proposal to protect the environment. Ironically, this comes just a few months before the November election, at a...
  • The urgent need to wean the economy from fossil fuels [Letter]

    The urgent need to wean the economy from fossil fuels [Letter]
    Your Aug. 4 editorial ("Cap and dividend") does not take into consideration the phenomenon of peak oil. I'm in favor of measures that help regular people — and government — make the transition to an energy future that can actually sustain us...
  • Islamic State's momentum complicates the fight in Syria

    Islamic State's momentum complicates the fight in Syria
    The rebel fighters peered through small holes in the wall of the abandoned poultry plant and across the farm fields where forces of the Islamic State had massed. Hidden here, breathing the rank air, the rebels could see evidence of their foes' recent...
  • War, poverty and now Ebola in West Africa

    War, poverty and now Ebola in West Africa
    Colonial poverty, then civil war, and now, a deadly plague. Among the world's poorest states at the bottom of global development indexes, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea had shown signs of leaving behind brutal wars and leaping into Africa's economic...
  • Accounting is most profitable industry, study shows

    Here's something that's probably not a surprise to many: An industry all about crunching numbers is also the most profitable. And 7 of the 15 most profitable industries are related to health care or real estate, according to newly released data....
  • China finds shale gas challenging, halves 2020 output target

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China has halved the quantum of shale gas it expects to produce by 2020 after early exploration efforts to unlock the unconventional fuel proved challenging, according to an industry website and a government source. China, believed to...
  • It may be too early to give up on the bull market in equities

    NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Investors fretting about the possibility of a big reversal in global stock markets may just want to borrow a slogan from the British - and just keep calm and carry on. It won't be easy given the background noise. Fears of a...
  • James Garner dies at 86; TV antihero of 'Maverick,' 'Rockford Files'

    If Sam Spade was a tough guy, Jim Rockford was … well, he could throw a punch, but he didn't like to because it hurt his hand. Rockford's idea of a good time was eating Oreos and fishing with his dad, not spending a lost weekend with some smoky...
  • Olive-oil stores offer wide variety, along with education

    Olive-oil stores offer wide variety, along with education
    Olive-oil specialty stores in Central Florida are counting on Americans' fascination with the Mediterranean diet and interest in cooking to fuel their bottom lines. The concept is simple: Offer a variety of oils, allow customers to taste them before...