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  • Upended assumptions in "Augment This" at Cherry and Martin Gallery

    Upended assumptions in "Augment This" at Cherry and Martin Gallery
    “Augment This (Meditations on the Image)” brings together work by eight international artists. At Cherry and Martin, guest curator Christopher Eamon means to throw a monkey-wrench into casual assumptions about modern technology, and largely he...
  • U.S. still has time to stake out a position of strength on Ukraine

    U.S. still has time to stake out a position of strength on Ukraine
    American and European stock markets have been jumpy for weeks as they contemplate possible armed conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Inside Ukraine, certainly, Kiev's forces have been pushing back separatists supported by Moscow , and they've been...
  • Canada on mission to map Arctic, lay claim to broader boundaries

    Canada on mission to map Arctic, lay claim to broader boundaries
    Canada has dispatched two icebreakers to map the Arctic seabed beneath the North Pole to support a bid to extend the country's maritime territory deeper into the waterways at the top of the world. A preliminary submission to the United Nations...
  • Parkville man convicted in Iran embargo plot

    A Parkville man was convicted Monday of conspiring to ship industrial components to Iran in violation of the U.S. trade embargo on that country, the U.S. attorney's office announced. After a two-week trial in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, a jury...
  • Iraq militants pull back from two towns after Kurdish counterattack

    Iraq militants pull back from two towns after Kurdish counterattack
    The town was largely abandoned, except for laid-back groups of Kurdish troops, and there was little sign of combat — a few burned-out storefronts, scattered cartridges on the streets, the bullet-riddled body of an Islamic militant drawing flies next...
  • Marcellus Shale boom to hit Lehigh Valley: Proposed pipeline would cut through Northampton County

    While Pennsylvania's northern tier has seen an influx of drilling rigs and natural gas wells, the Marcellus Shale natural gas boom has largely skirted the Lehigh Valley. Until now. PennEast Pipeline Co., a consortium that includes a UGI Corp....
  • Ancient Artifacts From Shipwrecks Part Of 'Lost at Sea' At Lyman Allyn

    Ancient Artifacts From Shipwrecks Part Of  'Lost at Sea' At Lyman Allyn
    Since people started sailing in ships, about a million have wound up at the bottom of the sea. That is the estimate by Robert Ballard, one of the world's most famous maritime explorers. Ballard has led teams that have found the remains of 50 or 60 of...
  • Venezuela begins overnight closures of border to deter smuggling

    Venezuela begins overnight closures of border to deter smuggling
    In a bid to slow, if not stop, the massive flow of contraband fuels and foods to Colombia, the Venezuelan government has begun a nightly closure of all border crossings to its neighboring country. The shutdown of the 1,370-mile border from 10 p.m. to...
  • Obama's great-uncle, innovative librarian

     Obama's great-uncle, innovative librarian
    Charles Payne, President Barack Obama's great-uncle, worked for more than 30 years at the University of Chicago Library, where he brought an engineer's methodical approach to analyzing library systems and helping to develop library automation....
  • Japan protests Russian military drills on disputed islands

    Japan protests Russian military drills on disputed islands
    Japan's Foreign Ministry lodged a "strong protest" Wednesday over Russian military exercises on two islands seized by the Soviet Union after World War II and claimed by both countries. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the war games onĀ Etorofu...
  • Valley motorists see relief at the pump

    Gas prices have swung again — but this time in favor of motorists. Just a couple of months ago, gas prices were shooting up. The last time summertime prices had been so high was 2008. But now they've come back down. On Wednesday, the average...