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  • Robert M. Levine, founder of Fire & Ice jewelry and mineral shops, dies at 74

    Robert M. Levine, founder of Fire & Ice jewelry and mineral shops, dies at 74
    Robert M. Levine, the founder of the Fire & Ice mineral and jewelry retail shops who was an original 1980 Harborplace merchant, died of cancer Nov. 19 at his North Baltimore home. He was 74. Born in Boston, he was the son of Henry Levine, a liquor...
  • Man charged with hijacking taxicab in River North

    Man charged with hijacking taxicab in River North
    A Chicago man alleged to have hijacked a taxicab after hailing it early Saturday morning and refusing to tell the driver where he wanted to go was ordered held in lieu of $25,000 bond Saturday. Mino P. Emini, of the 500 block of West Kinzie Street,...
  • Obama appears to be seeking a more forceful Defense secretary

    Obama appears to be seeking a more forceful Defense secretary
    As he searches for his fourth Defense secretary in six years, President Obama appears to be looking for a more forceful, articulate military leader to navigate the tough but limited wars that are likely to consume much of his final two years in office....
  • Mohammed Khaku: White House should confront Saudi Arabia over terrorism

    Mohammed Khaku: White House should confront Saudi Arabia over terrorism
    Two million Muslims recently completed the once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage to Mecca, the birthplace of Prophet Muhammad. More than a billion Muslims across the globe turn to Mecca in Saudi Arabia to offer their five daily prayers. The holy cities of Mecca...
  • Expected California Supreme Court nominee Leondra Kruger a 'mind blower'

    Expected California Supreme Court nominee Leondra Kruger a 'mind blower'
    Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he would nominate Leondra R. Kruger, a federal government lawyer, to the California Supreme Court. Kruger, 38, who grew up in Pasadena, was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2002 but has not practiced...
  • Expanding joint plan with Iran on uranium is best course for U.S.

    After long and intense negotiations, the so-called P5-plus-1 nations (the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany) and Iran finally agreed to extend the deadline for their ongoing talks until July 1. This was the second time both...
  • U.S. Army tries to identify soldiers most likely to commit suicide

    U.S. Army tries to identify soldiers most likely to commit suicide
    The U.S. Army has a new analytical tool that officials hope will counter a surge in suicides by identifying soldiers whose history, age and injuries indicate they are at high risk of taking their own lives. In an analysis involving all 40,820 U.S....
  • Jerusalem synagogue attack leaves four rabbis dead

    Jerusalem synagogue attack leaves four rabbis dead
    — In the pious Har Nof neighborhood in the hills of West Jerusalem, early-morning prayers at a landmark synagogue are an integral part of the rhythm of daily religious life. Those who chose that time and place to strike seemed to know that....
  • L.A. Times names Internet strategist Nicco Mele deputy publisher

    L.A. Times names Internet strategist Nicco Mele deputy publisher
    Nicco Mele, the Internet strategist credited with pushing political campaigns into the digital era, has been named deputy publisher of the Los Angeles Times. "We intend to be one of the great journalism organizations of the 21st century, not just the...
  • Krauthammer to speak in Norfolk on Tuesday

    Krauthammer to speak in Norfolk on Tuesday
    For a political columnist, there is no better or more exciting time that the weeks right before and right after an election. So Charles Krauthammer is coming to Hampton Roads at just the right time. Krauthammer, whose syndicated column runs in the Daily...
  • Jon Stewart, Sen. Al Franken: Sunday guests

    Jon Stewart, Sen. Al Franken: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning lineup of guests: Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., talk to "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon on CNN. A panel on Obama and immigration features Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.;  Alberto Gonzales, former...