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  • Nonprofit set up to promote San Diego's Balboa Park disbands

    Nonprofit set up to promote San Diego's Balboa Park disbands
    SAN DIEGO - Amid a series of financial and management problems, a nonprofit organization formed to organize a year-long celebration of Balboa Park, the city's "crown jewel," is calling it quits. Balboa Park Celebration Inc. is disbanding and turning...
  • Balboa Park centennial event organizers end efforts

    Balboa Park centennial event organizers end efforts
    SAN DIEGO — Amid a series of financial and management problems, a nonprofit organization formed to organize a yearlong celebration of Balboa Park, the city's "crown jewel," is calling it quits. Balboa Park Celebration Inc. is disbanding and...
  • A year after Chavez's death, Venezuelan leader cuts ties with Panama

    CARACAS, Venezuela — President Nicolas Maduro said Wednesday that  he is breaking diplomatic relations with Panama, a decision he announced amid commemorations of the first anniversary of predecessor Hugo Chavez's death and continuing protests...
  • Deputies: Video voyeur exposed by his selfie

    Deputies: Video voyeur exposed by his selfie
    A man who tried take video of women in a bathroom will face charges because he captured footage of himself in the act, according to the Walton County Sheriff's Office. Ernest Moschino, a Panhandle sunglass shop manager, allegedly placed his cellphone in...
  • Vice President Biden says Baltimore's port needs new CSX facility

    Vice President Biden says Baltimore's port needs new CSX facility
    After touring the expansion of the Panama Canal, Vice President Joe Biden and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Tuesday they plan to increase their advocacy for a proposed CSX transfer station in Baltimore.  "You had [Panama] President [Ricardo]...
  • B-17 Flying Fortresses from Langley Field made milestone flight in 1938

    B-17 Flying Fortresses from Langley Field made milestone flight in 1938
    The B-17 Flying Fortress was still a few years away from becoming an iconic workhorse of American air power in World War II  when a flight of six planes took off from Langley Field on Feb. 16, 1938 for what would be a milestone intercontinental mission....
  • Panama Canal expansion bogs down in disputes, cost overruns

    MEXICO CITY -- A long-planned $5.25-billion expansion of the Panama Canal, one of the world’s most important shipping lanes, is under threat by cost overruns and acrimonious disputes among builders and managers. Negotiations to resolve some of the...
  • Panama Canal expansion creates opportunity for American manufacturers [Commentary]

    Panama Canal expansion creates opportunity for American manufacturers [Commentary]
    In 1956, the world's first container ship, the Ideal X, sailed from New York harbor to the Port of Houston. Instead of sacks and crates stuffed in a musty hull, the ship carried 58 neatly packed containers on its deck. Shipping costs fell drastically...
  • It's A Gray Area: Consider the wisdom of Teddy Roosevelt

    Today we conclude our short series about classic American patriots with a discussion about Theodore Roosevelt, who was known for his exuberant personality and large range of interests and achievements. For example, he was awarded both the Nobel Peace...
  • Justin Bieber turns himself in to Toronto police on assault charge

    What did Justin Bieber's team decide during that huddle they just had in Panama? Perhaps it was to get Bieber's legal life in order: The pop star on Wednesday afternoon turned himself in to Toronto police in response to an assault charge stemming from a...
  • O.C. man accused of stealing nearly $3 million arrested in Panama

    A Newport Beach man who prosecutors say ran a Ponzi scheme that stole nearly $3 million from investors has been extradited from Panama to face trial in Orange County.   Thomas F. Tarbutton allegedly fled to Brazil in 2011 after charges were filed and...