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  • Pardon me! A tradition continues

     
     Apple the National Thanksgiving Turkey, left, is a fine specimen of the species, deemed worthy of presidential pardon by President Barack Obama and National Turkey Federation Chairman Yubert Envia during the annual ceremony Wednesday in the Rose Garden....
  • Presidents Day Weekend activities headed to Key West

     
    Here's an idea for celebrating Presidents Day: Descendants of four United States presidents will share insights about living in the “presidential fishbowl” during a presentation at Key West's Harry S. Truman Little White House, Florida'...
  • John F. Kennedy’s Inauguration in Pictures

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo Jan. 20, 1961: Here is the story of President Kennedy’s inaugural as told through photos from The Times archives. Above, President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy shortly after the inauguration. Keep...
  • State of the Union addresses: So many words for so little action; Tonight, Barack Obama tries again

     
    Obama aides claim he'll not provide the traditional laundry lists of goals but a broader overview....
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did the Governor of Colorado lose Pikes Peak in a football bet?

     
    FOOTBALL LEGEND: The Governor of Colorado lost Pikes Peak to Texas in a football bet. Bets between politicians are a common tradition in the world of professional sports. Just this past year, before the Major League Baseball (MLB) World Series......
  • Give pioneering Marines rightful props

     
    It’s a seductive recruiting slogan: The Few. The Proud. The Marines. Yet, prior to 1941, the words bespoke a damnable irony. The few who served in the Marines were white. And the Corps stood proud of it. Even after President Franklin D. Roosevelt&#...
  • New study offers insight on Palestinian suicide attacks

     
    A new study shows a strong correlation between unemployment, tough econonmic conditions and the nature of suicide attacks carried out by Palestinians in recent years. The study analyzed the backgrounds of 157 Palestinians who carried out suicide attacks...
  • Musical moments with U.S. presidents

     
    President Obama sang the blues on Tuesday with B.B. King, Mick Jagger and Buddy Guy for a White House blues concert. The President is one of many chief executives who have shown their musical talents in office....
  • Today is National Prayer Day

     
    Communities and congregations across the country are observing National Prayer Day on Thursday, May 3. A joint resolution by Congress, signed by President Truman in 1952, declared an annual, national day of prayer. President Reagan made the day...
  • PIAA track & field records, Eric Futch

     
    Don’t look for Penn Wood’s Eric Futch to defend his 3A 300 hurdles title this weekend. He was disqualified from last weekend’s District One meet for “unsportsmanlike behavior.” The senior, while waiting for his gold medal...
  • Pictures in the News | Aug. 3, 2012

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....