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  • In Afghanistan, childhood is often a full-time job

    In Afghanistan, childhood is often a full-time job
    Sami Rahimi sleeps fitfully on a bread rack above the bakery's cold concrete floor. He rises at 5 a.m., sweeps up, washes in a pan of chilly water, then prays. Before the sun has risen, Sami is pushing a dented wheelbarrow through the dim streets, at 13...
  • Hopkins code cracks baseball scheduling

    Hopkins code cracks baseball scheduling
    In baseball, it turns out, making a perfect schedule can be as elusive as throwing a perfect game. There are a lot of rules, starting with the basics: For each major league team, 81 games must be on the road and 81 at home, with 13 home weekend series...
  • Hearty Kitchen Already Known For Its Chicken And Waffles

    Hearty Kitchen Already Known For Its Chicken And Waffles
    Justin Lovelace admits he might have underestimated his customers' infatuation with fried chicken and waffles. It was the most popular item during the soft opening of his new West Hartford restaurant Hearty Kitchen, and during a recent Saturday brunch,...
  • Obama tours Washington mudslide devastation, praises rescuers

    OSO, Wash. — Standing beneath a banner proclaiming "Oso Strong" one month after the deadly landslide, President Obama told the residents of the hard-hit Stillaguamish Valley that the nation is grieving with them as they struggle to rebuild homes,...
  • Glendale Unified looks to make energy upgrades

    Glendale school officials will spend $1.1 million updating three sites in the district that consume the most electricity. The district will spend state funds made available to them through the California Clean Energy Jobs Act, which gives K-12 schools...
  • Spring brings seasonal sights, sounds of chirping baby birds

    Bluebirds have been at it for weeks, and hummingbirds will be at it soon – nesting and feeding baby birds. It's part of the magic of the spring season, an annual ritual that never grows old or boring. Why do birds nest where they do – in...
  • Vast oil trove trapped in Monterey Shale formation

    Vast oil trove trapped in Monterey Shale formation
    SHAFTER, Calif. — A bustling city is sprouting on five acres here, carved out of a vast almond grove. Tanker trucks and heavy equipment come and go, a row of office trailers runs the length of the site and an imposing 150-foot drilling rig...
  • Amid police shootings, Albuquerque residents grow fearful

    ALBUQUERQUE — When Wynema and Michael Gonzagowski moved to town about two years ago, family and friends warned them about what they described as the heavy-handed tactics and aggressive attitude of Albuquerque police. At first the couple brushed...
  • Searchers track new 'pings' in hunt for missing Malaysia plane

    Searchers track new 'pings' in hunt for missing Malaysia plane
    An Australian ship searching for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner has picked up signals consistent with the beacons from aircraft black box recorders, in what search officials said on Monday was the most promising lead yet in the month-long hunt....
  • U.S. 460: Virginia has spent $270 million for a road that may not be built

    U.S. 460: Virginia has spent $270 million for a road that may not be built
    With more than $270 million already spent and more on the line, state transportation officials are working against the clock to keep the state's U.S. 460 project from becoming an unmitigated disaster. Not an inch has been paved. Taxpayers have already...
  • Jeanie Buss talks about all things Lakers

     Jeanie Buss talks about all things Lakers
    "Born to the purple" means someone who comes into the world privileged and royal. That doesn't exactly describe Jeanie Buss. She was teenager when her father, Jerry Buss, bought the Los Angeles Lakers. After he died, Jeanie stepped into the job of...