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  • Great Plains storm tapers off, but holiday travel could be rough

     
    The fierce winter storm sweeping across the Great Plains, wreaking havoc on highways and causing at least six deaths, is tapering off. But transportation is still wretched, and holiday travelers this week should plan on a few bumps, according to experts.....
  • STRIP Act targets TSA uniform: End 'impersonation' of 'real cops'

     
    A lawmaker has introduced the STRIP Act, or Stop TSA's Reach In Policy Act to prevent airport screeners from wearing law enforcement uniforms and police-like metal badge and calling themselves officers unless they receive law enforcement training....
  • Jon Bon Jovi dead? This Internet hoax just won't die

     
    Jon Bon Jovi: Jon Bon Jovi dead continues to be the No. 1 search trend on Google, even though the New Jersey rocker continues to insist that he is alive and well -- and says that Heaven looks a lot like New Jersey....
  • Bob Dylan to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

     
    What does American musical icon Bob Dylan have in common with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and ex-astronaut John Glenn? All are on the list of 13 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It's the nation's highest civilian honor,...
  • Pakistani doctor caught between counterterrorism and treason

     
    The treason conviction and 33-year prison sentence given the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA locate Osama bin Laden last year has outraged U.S. leaders who see Shakeel Afridi as a hero in their campaign against terrorism. A Senate panel voted to slash...
  • Neil Armstrong: History honors him with day of programs

     
    Neil Armstrong, who died Saturday at age 82, will be saluted with a day of programs Tuesday on History. The programs focus on the space program and the Apollo 11 mission, during which Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon. The times and...
  • In U.S. visit, Suu Kyi urges end to all economic sanctions

     
    WASHINGTON -- Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, began her first visit to the United States in four decades by urging Washington to begin lifting remaining economic sanctions, which she credited for helping pressure the...
  • Suu Kyi's U.S. visit may lead to more easing of sanctions on Myanmar

     
    Burma United States Obama Democracy: Myanmar democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi makes her first trip to U.S. in decades starting Monday....
  • They're doing it Frank Sinatra's way

    They're doing it Frank Sinatra's way
    Anew era is beginning in the career of Frank Sinatra even if the Chairman of the Board isn't here to participate. The iconic singer died May 14, 1998, and the 10th anniversary is being marked with a flurry of activity, including a new U.S. postage...
  • History calls them -- again

    For years, Robert Searcy tried to forget serving as a Tuskegee Airman during World War II. Sometimes, he thought of his service in the segregated military as two years, 10 months and 27 days lost. He had hoped to become a doctor but enlisted instead at...
  • There's something about ukuleles

    "I think he played in Megadeth?" Shirley Orlando is thinking back to her days as the owner of Huntington Music at Goldenwest Street and Warner Avenue. For 26 years, she ran the place, and in addition to it being a music store, Shirley also used the...