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  • U.S. is short-sighted in Egypt

    U.S. is short-sighted in Egypt
    Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi celebrated his recent return from the U.S. by imprisoning prominent opposition blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah for participating in a peaceful demonstration. Historically, Washington's renewed pledges of massive military aid have...
  • Groups competing for Hogan's attention

    Groups competing for Hogan's attention
    With Maryland's long campaign for governor now over, the unexpected election of Republican businessman Larry Hogan has given rise to an intense new campaign now just beginning: the jockeying among advocates and interest groups for attention, jobs and...
  • Brazil: Journey deep into the Amazon aboard a river cruise

    Brazil: Journey deep into the Amazon aboard a river cruise
    Rainforest Cruises takes passengers deep into Brazil's Central Amazon Conservation Complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its biodiversity and threatened species such as the river dolphin. The seven-day trip departs from (and returns to) Manaus...
  • Provider Fair held to connect schools with resources

    Provider Fair held to connect schools with resources
    The Vernon Community Network, in conjunction with Vernon Public Schools, held a Providers' Fair on Nov. 4, in order to get staff in the Vernon School District more acquainted with the offerings of social and support services in the area. The event...
  • Factbox: Reactions to Obama's push for strong net neutrality rules

    The following are written statements issued in response to President Obama's comments on Monday pressuring the federal communications regulator to adopt Internet traffic rules that would treat Internet providers more like public utilities. Statement from...
  • Chase Brexton names director for new LGBT health center in Mount Vernon

    Chase Brexton names director for new LGBT health center in Mount Vernon
    Chase Brexton Health Care has selected a former Catholic Charities administrator to lead its new LGBT Health Resources Center, set to open in the primary care provider's Mount Vernon headquarters this spring. Nate Sweeney, 36, will serve as executive...
  • Hoping for Republican leadership on climage change

    To the editor: The expected leader of the Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee, Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.), thinks climate change is "the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people." Presumably, he would say members of the United...
  • Volunteers needed for Seminole homeless families event -- and much more

    Volunteers needed for Seminole homeless families event -- and much more
    If you're one of those well-intentioned souls who thinks about volunteering for a worthy charity each holiday season -- only to have your noble ideals fall victim to a mad marathon of shopping, cooking, wrapping and decorating -- here's a thought:...
  • Mom's co-workers saw signs of domestic violence before toddler's death, reports show

    Mom's co-workers saw signs of domestic violence before toddler's death, reports show
    Days before her 2-year-old son was found unconscious at an Orange County extended-stay motel, Merissa Anderson had placed a panic-stricken call to her boss from her hiding place inside a closet. The call came about 8:40 a.m. May 30, a Friday. Anderson's...
  • Do you trust telecom industry? That's why we need open Internet

    Do you trust telecom industry? That's why we need open Internet
    Be honest now: Do you trust big businesses to play fair when they issue credit cards or loans? Do you trust them to release only safe products, to protect the environment, to follow all financial rules and to act in the best interest of society? Thank...
  • Voters entrusted climate policy to climate change denier

    Voters entrusted climate policy to climate change denier
    People who voted for the GOP in the congressional elections this week may be surprised to learn they chose a militant climate change denier to oversee federal efforts to deal with climate change. The widespread expectation is that, when Republicans take...