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  • Secret Service disarray fuels questions over Obama's safety

    Secret Service disarray fuels questions over Obama's safety
    WASHINGTON - When Secret Service officer Timothy McCarthy took a bullet to protect Ronald Reagan in a 1981 assassination attempt and agent Jerry Parr shoved the president into a limousine, their quick reflexes projected a Hollywood-style image of...
  • Ukraine, Islamic State and now Russian woolly mammoths?

    Ukraine, Islamic State and now Russian woolly mammoths?
    I was reading the online version of The Moscow Times the other day, doing my part to keep an eye on our enemies, when this headline popped up: "Putin Shows Interest in Cloning Woolly Mammoths." Uh-oh. Things are already rather tense in the world,...
  • Are Republicans extinct in L.A.?

     Are Republicans extinct in L.A.?
    The scene at Mayor Eric Garcetti's minimum-wage announcement on Labor Day was telling in a way that had little to do with his proposal. Joining him on the podium were the head of Los Angeles' labor federation, the city's preeminent businessman and...
  • Miley Cyrus and the VMA-Jesse Helt Affair -- what's next?

    "NO GOOD deed goes unpunished," said Clare Booth Luce. Mrs. Luce also said, "The difference between an optimist and a pessimist is that the pessimist is usually better informed!" BOTH OF the above could certainly pertain to the not-entirely-surprising...
  • Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding poised to honor John Warner

    Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding poised to honor John Warner
    Newport News Shipbuilding will christen the Navy's newest submarine Saturday in a ceremony that will more than mark a construction milestone. It will celebrate the legacy of retired U.S. Sen. John Warner, one of Virginia's most venerated leaders. Warner...
  • Bezos picks Politico co-founder as new Washington Post publisher

    Bezos picks Politico co-founder as new Washington Post publisher
    Washington Post Co. owner Jeff Bezos on Tuesday named Frederick J. Ryan Jr. as the publication's new publisher, turning to the founding chief executive of Web-savvy Politico to lead one of the nation's premier news organizations. Ryan will take over...
  • Few Nicaraguans among Central America's exodus to U.S.

    Nicaragua has many of the same problems as much of Central America. Extreme poverty. Joblessness. Violence, especially against women and children. Government repression. And yet, in the latest exodus of Central American minors and others toward the U.S....
  • Believe It or Not: 'The Greatest American Hero' Joins TV's Parade of Remakes

    Stephen J. Cannell's "The Greatest American Hero" is suiting up for a revival at Fox, a network that didn't exist during the show's initial run on ABC in 1981-83. The quirky action-comedy is one of a spate of classic-TV remakes percolating at the major...
  • Easton police investigate shots-fired call

    Easton police investigate shots-fired call
      Easton police said they are investigating a shots-fired call received early Saturday. Police said sometime around 2:40 a.m., several gunshots were fired in the area of Ninth and Ferry streets. No one was injured and no property was damaged, police...
  • On immigration, will Obama shape his legacy or the next election?

    On immigration, will Obama shape his legacy or the next election?
    President Obama and his team spent hours last week deliberating over how and when to fulfill his promise to use his executive power to change the immigration system. They pored over legal precedent and policy data and debated political fallout. But none...
  • Man wanted in Easton shooting arrested in Allentown

    Man wanted in Easton shooting arrested in Allentown
      Easton police said an Allentown man charged with attempted homicide in a West Ward shooting was arrested just before midnight Saturday in Allentown. Ricardo Mendez-Acevedo, 18, was arrested by Allentown police and taken into custody without...