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  • Help Islamic State destroy itself

    Help Islamic State destroy itself
    How smart are the American people? Smart enough to be quite skeptical of President Barack Obama's vow to "degrade and destroy" the Islamic State without putting American boots on the ground. We already have 1,600 pairs of American boots on the ground in...
  • Legendary Runners Slow Down Long Enough To Marry

    Legendary Runners Slow Down Long Enough To Marry
    They lived 8,000 miles apart, a 36-hour trip door to door. Literally the other side of the Earth is how Kathrine Switzer describes the distance between her and Roger Robinson. They knew each other as statistics. Kathrine was the runner whom Boston...
  • Clean Bandit's electronic-classical hit means there's no place it would 'Rather Be'

    Clean Bandit's electronic-classical hit means there's no place it would 'Rather Be'
    British electronic group Clean Bandit, whose summer breakout song “Rather Be” is pushing the top of the pop charts with its funky mix of classical strings with a house/dance beat, wasn’t trying to create a new musical genre when its...
  • Culture clash: Genre-mixing quartet Clean Bandit is reveling in foreign fans

    Culture clash: Genre-mixing quartet Clean Bandit is reveling in foreign fans
    Clean Bandit straddles the line between the concert hall and the club, combining live, classically derived string arrangements with gurgling electronic beats. It’s a formula the British quartet—Neil Amin-Smith, Grace Chatto and Luke and Jack...
  • The Scots have little to gain and a whole lot to lose with independence

    The Scots have little to gain and a whole lot to lose with independence
    The gravest immediate threat to the West's long-term security does not emanate from Vladimir Putin or from the militants of the Islamic State. Rather, surprisingly, it comes from peace-loving Scots. With polls now showing a majority of Scots...
  • Wolf-crying from England over Scottish independence

    Wolf-crying from England over Scottish independence
    To the editor: Cambridge University professors Brendan Simms and Jason Pack think that the "gravest immediate threat to the West's long-term security" comes from "peace-loving Scots." Peace-loving? Have the lads looked at a single page of Scottish...
  • Will Scotland Break Free Of United Kingdom?

    Tucking into a dish of Scottish haggis is not a task for the fainthearted. There are various haggis recipes, but basically it is sheep's pluck — the heart, lungs and liver — cooked together, then mixed with suet and oatmeal and boiled in a...
  • Clever trout rival chimpanzees at choosing good allies, study finds

    Clever trout rival chimpanzees at choosing good allies, study finds
    Don’t play games with the coral trout – it might just outmaneuver you. These fish appear to be just as skilled as chimpanzees at picking the best, most able allies to help them nab some food, new research shows. The findings, described in...
  • Passings: Hamish Maxwell; Kenneth Bunting

    Hamish Maxwell Philip Morris Cos. CEO Hamish Maxwell, 87, who steered Philip Morris Cos. in its purchase of General Foods Corp. and takeover of Kraft Inc., milestones in transforming the tobacco company into a consumer products conglomerate in the...
  • Check It Out: Looking for a literary laugh?

    When a customer asks a librarian to help them find a funny novel, it can be a challenge to find one that fits an individual's sense of humor. One person may appreciate dark humor, while another may enjoy satire or gentle humor. If you think you might...
  • China's Tibet conundrum: how to conquer a myth

    Beijing has no shortage of issues to confront. There's the South China Sea, uncontrollable corruption, a slowing economy and factional disputes within the party and military. But Chinese officials also face one of the most difficult challenges in modern...