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  • Eurovision spotlight puts Azerbaijan on defensive

     
    Eurovision, human rights, Azerbaijan, Europe: It’s a kind of “European Idol” -- a flashy international contest to choose the best singer before the eyes of millions of television viewers. When Azerbaijan was chosen to host the 2012...
  • Measles outbreak kills at least 20 Afghan children

     
    Health officials on Tuesday reported a deadly measles outbreak in rural western Afghanistan that they said was compounded by severe winter weather hampering access to the area....
  • Bobblehead Dad: We Can Save 1.7 Million Children

     
    I recently took my teenage son to the pediatrician for an annual check-up. Driving to the doctor’s office, my son asked, “Do I have to …...
  • Emmaus girls coach Billy Dunn is a winner; look for his water at Walmart

     
    A few weeks ago I wrote about the national contest that Emmaus girls basketball coach Bill Dunn and his associate, T.J. Foltz, had entered. Well, out of 4,000 entries and after more than one million votes were cast, their HumanKind water was chosen the...
  • U.S. denies role in Kenya's Somalia operation

     
    U.S. denies role in Kenya's Somalia operation: The U.S. denied any role in Kenya's invasion of Somalia, as Kenya sentenced a Shabab militant to life in prison for a grenade attack at a crowded bus station....
  • Banjo wars

     
    A Wall Street Journal Online commenter simply posted a link to this video... ...in response to humorist Joe Queenan's essay, "The Only Good Banjo Is a Dead Banjo." Another pointed to Mark Twain's eloquent appraisal: When you want genuine music--music........
  • Somalia's famine eases in some areas

     
    Somalia's famine eases in some areas: Somalia's famine has eased in three of six famine-hit regions, but three areas remain in famine and 250,000 are likely to die of starvation according to the United Nations....
  • Seminole kids may need immunizations

     
    The start of the new school year is just around the corner in Seminole County, and part of the preparation fo the return to classes may include getting immunizations. The Seminole County Health Department is reminding parents that a slew of shots are...
  • Measles case is reported in San Diego County

     
    An unvaccinated toddler who traveled to England brought measles back home to San Diego County, health officials said. The 20-month-old boy is being quarantined at his home in Solana Beach, about 20 miles north of San Diego. County public health......
  • Passenger on flight from Baltimore to San Diego was infected with measles, officials warn

     
    Passengers aboard a Southwest Airlines flight from Baltimore to Denver and San Diego on Feb. 22 are in danger of contracting measles because one of the passengers was infected with the virus, San Diego County health officials said Saturday. Passengers.......
  • Measles cases rising in California, health officials say

     
    As the summer vacation season nears, measles cases are on the rise in California, driven by unimmunized travelers infected elsewhere who are entering the state, health officials said Friday. "We see that as worrisome," Dr. Gilberto Chavez, deputy director...