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  • August Coppola dies at 75; professor was father of Nicolas Cage and brother of Francis Ford Coppola

    August Coppola dies at 75; professor was father of Nicolas Cage and brother of Francis Ford Coppola
    August Coppola, a former literature professor who was the father of actor Nicolas Cage and brother of filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola and actress Talia Shire, has died. He was 75. Coppola died Tuesday in Los Angeles after suffering a heart attack, Cage'...
  • 'Beyond Uncertainty' by David C. Cassidy

    'Beyond Uncertainty' by David C. Cassidy
    Beyond Uncertainty Heisenberg, Quantum Physics, and the Bomb David C. Cassidy Bellevue Literary Press: 480 pp., $27 In June 1925, while recuperating from hay fever on the pollen-free island of Helgoland in the North Sea, Werner Heisenberg conceived...
  • From the archives: Blackwater guards are to be arraigned

    Ask attorney Hassan Jabbar Salman what should happen to five Blackwater Worldwide guards accused of killing 17 unarmed Iraqis and wounding 20 others, including himself, and his answer is simple: They should be hanged. Salman watched helplessly from his...
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  • Martin Tankleff Graduates From Hofstra University

    Martin Tankleff Graduates From Hofstra University
    Clad in a black cap and gown, Martin Tankleff looked like any other graduate on the Hofstra University football field, where a blustery wind and light rain quickened the pace of Sunday's commencement. Yet for Tankleff, 38 - who spent 17 years in prison...
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  • Obama vs. McCain: Debating debates

     
    by Mark Silva Who wants a debate? The underdog, generally. Who doesn't? Someone who has something to lose. Republican Sen. John McCain, pressing Democratic Sen. Barack Obama for a weekly series of "town-hall''-styled debates, faces a mere six-point...
  • McCain's NY promise morphs into his NJ strategy

     
    John McCain stood at Rockefeller Center earlier this year and made a bold prediction: I will carry New York in the fall campaign, something no Republican has done since 1984. "We're going to campaign all over this magnificent state. We're......
  • Presidential debate moderators named

     
    by Frank James The moderators for the three presidential debates and the one vice presidential debate have been named. They are, in short, the usual suspects. Moderating the presidential debates will be Jim Lehrer of Public Broadcasting's News Hour; Tom.....
  • Schieffer to star in "Face the Candidates" in Uniondale*

     
    The Oct. 15 presidential debate at Hofstra University will feature Bob Schieffer from CBS' "Face the Nation" as moderator. A fuller description is here. Reid Epstein filed this photo of him testing a Segway in New Hampshire back during the......