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  • The era known as 'the Sixties' really began in 1965

    The era known as 'the Sixties' really began in 1965
    Fifty years ago Thursday, President Lyndon B. Johnson turned on the lights of the National Christmas Tree and proclaimed, “These are the most hopeful times in all the years since Christ was born in Bethlehem.” He continued, “Today — as never before — man has in his possession the capacities to end war and preserve peace, to eradicate poverty and share abundance, to overcome the diseases that have afflicted the human race and permit all mankind to enjoy their promise in life on this Earth.”
  • Fugitive's secret life has victim's family seeking answers

    MILWAUKEE Even before he broke out of a Wisconsin prison in 1978 in a hot-wired El Camino, Thaddeus "Ted" Cydzik made headlines as a prisoner. Serving life for a fatal Brookfield supper club robbery, he became the first state inmate to earn a bachelor's...

    Handling holiday returns helps fuel Lanham firm

    Handling holiday returns helps fuel Lanham firm
    In Optoro's sprawling warehouse in Lanham, dozens of workers scan, sort and pack toys, shoes, laptops, books, headphones, power tools — almost anything that consumers bought online and at stores then sent or brought back. The returned goods may be...

    Homeless students receive laptops to help them succeed

    MIAMI Four high school girls who are currently homeless and have high career aspirations in nutrition, computer engineering, the culinary arts and fashion merchandising got a helping hand recently. Dayna Steele, a motivational business speaker and...

    Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted

    Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted
    A University of Virginia student's harrowing description of a gang rape at a fraternity, detailed in a recent Rolling Stone article, began to unravel Friday as interviews revealed doubts about significant details of the purported attack. The fraternity...