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  • Australia left to cringe once again at a leader's awkward moment

    Australia left to cringe once again at a leader's awkward moment
    The adolescent country. The bit player. The shrimp of the schoolyard. For Australians it's not so bad — most of the time — to be so far away, so overlooked, so seemingly insignificant as to almost never factor in major international news....
  • The U.N. must coordinate the fight against the Islamic State

    The U.N. must coordinate the fight against the Islamic State
    Sectarian violence is tearing apart much of the Middle East. One of the major antagonists, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is also becoming a serious domestic security challenge for more than 80 countries around the world grappling with...
  • Woodlands restored to re-create 16th century landscape in L.A.

    Woodlands restored to re-create 16th century landscape in L.A.
    Descanso Gardens on Saturday will unveil an oak woodland that provides a glimpse of what Los Angeles might have looked like before 16th century European settlers and their livestock arrived and forever changed the Southern California landscape. The 7.7-...
  • Counties' ambitious stream restoration projects stir debate

    Counties' ambitious stream restoration projects stir debate
    Whitemarsh Run looks a mess, more a construction site than a stream. With its flow temporarily dammed and diverted, a track hoe is carving out a new, more sinuous channel for the badly degraded waterway running through a built-up patch of northeastern...
  • Middletown Area Becomes Latest To Use 2-1-1 To Combat Homelessness

    MIDDLETOWN — Middlesex County along with Meriden and Wallingford on Monday became the sixth of eight zones in the state to join the 2-1-1 system to provide better services to the homeless. The Connecticut Coordinated Access Network will receive...
  • Meet the men who designed the costumes for the last two 'Hunger Games' movies

    Meet the men who designed the costumes for the last two 'Hunger Games' movies
    They dressed Britney Spears in an epic wardrobe of embellished crop tops and low-rise pants from 1999 to 2004. Earlier this year, they received a Costume Designers Guild Award nomination for outfitting Matthew McConaughey in western garb and Jared Leto in...
  • Digital entertainment, Uzi, and Mother Earth: Letters

    Digital entertainment If you search YouTube for your favorite album, chances are you will find it. You can play it to your heart's content. But with easily available and free software it can also be downloaded. "Torrent" sites — illegal download...
  • Neil Young songs drown in a sea of strings, horns

    Neil Young's brilliant if confounding career has a messy inconsistency, brimming with genius but also toss-offs, digressions and disasters. A few would-be duds ("On the Beach," "Trans") proved their value over time, if not quite up to par with the...
  • 'Subirdia' author on how to coexist with birds

    'Subirdia' author on how to coexist with birds
    Impassioned ornithologist John Marzluff has combed the United States — specifically the suburbs that ring large cities — to research what our feathered friends are up to. The result, "Welcome to Subirdia: Sharing Our Neighborhoods with Wrens,...
  • Eric Silagy: Arbitrary mandates hinder smart energy conservation

    At Florida Power & Light Co., we take pride in helping Florida compete in a challenging global economy. In a world that is ever changing, we work hard to deliver electricity to millions of Floridians around the clock through all kinds of weather. We...
  • Best strategy for global leadership: Leaner energy consumption [Commentary]

    Best strategy for global leadership: Leaner energy consumption [Commentary]
    There are endless metrics to gauge whether the United States is ahead or behind other countries. Finland does education better and cheaper. Russians and central Europeans beat Americans in alcohol consumption. But it takes only five minutes for the...