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  • Sen. David Long's bold play for an Article V convention

    Fed up with Washington? Angry that elections don't seem to matter when it comes time to solving problems? Disgusted by the polarization that puts politicians' careers ahead of taxpayer interests? Frustrated because you don't think anything can be done...
  • Politicians give Chris Christie the benefit of the doubt, for now

    WASHINGTON -- A growing number of Republican and some Democratic leaders said Sunday that, for now, they are accepting at face value New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s word that he knew nothing about the George Washington Bridge traffic-jam scheme...
  • Morning Call book captures a century of the Lehigh Valley

    Morning Call book captures a century of the Lehigh Valley
    Amelia Earhart stops by ABE Airport in 1929. Ronald Reagan visits Allentown's General Electric plant in 1957. Joe DiMaggio signs autographs at Whitehall's George Washington Motor Lodge in 1982. Photos of these legendary 20th century figures are among...
  • 100 more U.S. Marines and sailors, carrier Washington sent to help Philippines

    100 more U.S. Marines and sailors, carrier Washington sent to help Philippines
    WASHINGTON — One hundred additional U.S. Marines and sailors flew to the Philippines on Monday as part of a growing international effort to help survivors of one of the largest Pacific storms on record. Rescuers are still in the early stages of...
  • Typhoon Haiyan: Death toll downgraded by president

    The death toll from the massive typhoon that hit the Philippines is likely closer to 2,000 or 2,500, not the previously reported figure of 10,000, President Benigno Aquino told CNN in an interview on Tuesday. "The figure right now I have is about 2,000,...
  • Typhoon Haiyan: Desperate Philippine survivors turn to looting

    Typhoon Haiyan: Desperate Philippine survivors turn to looting
    Desperation gripped the Philippine islands devastated by Typhoon Haiyan as looting turned deadly on Wednesday and survivors panicked over shortages of food, water and medicine. Five days after one of the strongest storms ever recorded slammed into...
  • Desperation grows among Philippine survivors of Typhoon Haiyan

    MANILA — Drenched by rain and increasingly desperate, typhoon-stricken Filipinos rushed fences and pleaded with guards Tuesday at the battered airport serving as a tenuous lifeline to an international aid effort confronted at every turn by transport...
  • Christie finds relief dissing high school nerd

    For such a smart politician, Chris Christie sure can be dumb. How stupid is it to go after an ally who could hurt you by hurting him first and where it hurts most: revisiting his awkward teenage years? You, the governor of New Jersey, were too cool for...
  • Back Story: All-but-forgotten Marylander was first president under Articles of Confederation

    Back Story: All-but-forgotten Marylander was first president under Articles of Confederation
    "Many consider John Hanson, who was John Hanson Briscoe's relative and for whom he was named, as being the first president of the United States, and not George Washington," said Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, who was discussing the recent death of Briscoe, his...
  • Architect expected to plead guilty to causing firefighter's death

    Architect expected to plead guilty to causing firefighter's death
    A German architect accused of improperly installing a fireplace in his Hollywood Hills mansion, leading to a firefighter’s death in February 2011, is expected to plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter Friday. Firefighters and prosecutors, though,...
  • Bucks County Attractions

    Lodging, Dining and Entertainment Suggestions For a more complete list of lodging, restaurants, attractions and events go to www.visitbuckscounty.com. Where to Stay: >>Golden Plough Inn, Lahaska, PA; 215-794-4000; http://www.peddlersvillage.com/...