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  • Winston Churchill bust headed for U.S. Capitol

    Winston Churchill bust headed for U.S. Capitol
    WASHINGTON — So what if the British burned the U.S. Capitol? That was way back during the War of 1812. A bust of Winston Churchill is headed there, 50 years after the legendary British statesman was granted honorary U.S. citizenship. The bust...
  • Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus to write book on abduction, imprisonment

    Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus to write book on abduction, imprisonment
    Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus, two of the three women held captive for about 10 years in a house in Cleveland, are working on a book. And they've got some heavy-hitters to help them. The book, about their years of imprisonment and daring escape, will be...
  • A lifesaver for Jewish kids in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia

    A lifesaver for Jewish kids in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia
    After visiting Prague in late 1938, a young British stockbroker named Nicholas Winton had an "intuition" about the fate of Jews in Czechoslovakia now that the country had come under Nazi occupation. So he began his own Kindertransport organization to...
  • Leisure Club of La Cañada Flintridge will host bagpiper

    Piper Prescindia McIntosh will perform in La Cañada Flintridge next month. The Leisure Club of La Cañada Flintridge is hosting the Aug. 2 event at the the Lutheran Church in the Foothills. McIntosh has played for former British Prime Minister Tony...
  • Unpredictable to the end, Moammar Kadafi ruled Libya for decades

    In the modern pantheon of the world's dictators, Moammar Kadafi stood apart. Far apart. Erratic and mercurial, he fancied himself a political philosopher, practiced an unorthodox and deadly diplomacy, and cut a sometimes cartoonish figure in flowing...
  • Farrakhan defends Libya's Gadhafi as 'brother'

    Warning that destruction could be on America's doorstep because it oppresses “God's chosen people,” Minister Louis Farrakhan, the controversial Nation of Islam leader, defended Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi today, calling the U.S. action in...
  • State park near Camp David to close during G-8 Summit

    A state park will be closed to the public for three days next month while world leaders gather nearby at the Camp David presidential retreat for the G-8 Summit, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. The move is highly unusual, and...
  • Amanda Knox looking for book deal

    Amanda Knox looking for book deal
    Amanda Knox, the American student who was cleared of murder charges in October after spending four years in an Italian jail, is looking for a book deal. Knox has hired prominent Washington attorney Robert Barnett to take her story to publishers, the...
  • Christopher Hitchens dies at 62; engaging, enraging author and essayist

    Christopher Hitchens dies at 62; engaging, enraging author and essayist
    Christopher Hitchens, the engaging and enraging British-American author and essayist whose polemical writings on religion, politics, war and other provocations established him as one of his generation's most robust public intellectuals, has died. He was...
  • Cowabunga! 'The Simpsons' turns 500

    On Sunday, Feb. 19, "The Simpsons" marks an extraordinary feat -- its 500th episode. The characters, which began as droopier versions in 20-second cartoons on "The Tracey Ullman Show," have evolved, as creator Matt Groening and star Dan Castellaneta...
  • Frederick Co. welcomes G-8 summit move to Camp David

    Frederick County officials welcomed news Tuesday that President Barack Obama will host this year's G-8 summit at Camp David. They also acknowledged the potential for protests of the sort that have accompanied past gatherings of the leaders of the Group...