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  • Oxbow wins 2013 Preakness, beating Derby winner Orb

    Oxbow wins 2013 Preakness, beating Derby winner Orb
    No Triple Crown winner this year, no first-female-jockey-to-win, no sunshine? No problem, said those who flocked to Pimlico Race Course on Saturday and waited out a midafternoon downpour to watch Oxbow leave behind Kentucky Derby winner Orb to capture the...
  • Margaret Thatcher's death dominates British headlines

    LONDON – An influential and divisive figure in life, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher dominated the national headlines here after she died at the age of 87. British television and radio stations broke into their regularly...
  • Margaret Thatcher: In her own words

    As education secretary in the 1970s, Margaret Thatcher said she did not think a woman would become British prime minister in her lifetime. She would occupy the job for nearly a dozen years, moving into 10 Downing St. in 1979. Thatcher died Monday at the...
  • With gay marriage in Britain, rainbows multiply on social media

    Social media became a more colorful place in Britain as Queen Elizabeth II gave gay marriage the official OK. The rainbow emblem of the gay movement is seen in images including the queen in seven striking suits as supporters celebrated their controversial...
  • At least 60 dead in Egypt clashes; military blames Morsi backers

    CAIRO -- Egypt’s military-backed government blamed supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi for instigating clashes early Saturday that led to the deaths of at least 60 people and tipped the country further into chaos. Interior Minister...
  • Britain's Royal Mail to be sold off to private investors

    LONDON – Britain’s Royal Mail, whose origins date back to the reign of Henry VIII, is to be sold off to private investors, the government announced Thursday, setting up a bitter battle over the selling of a national icon. Even former Prime...
  • Scottish independence referendum sparks debate about identity

    Scottish independence referendum sparks debate about identity
    LONDON – Exactly a year before Scotland decides whether to remain part of Great Britain or go it alone, supporters of independence clashed Wednesday with those who want to stay in the British fold, heralding 12 months of searching debate over...
  • ...thrifty, brave, clean, reverent and wimpy.

     
    News: Boy Scouts of America delay vote on ending ban on gays Views: I get the sense that the organization wants to take a plebiscite of its stakeholders-- ...due to the complexity of this issue, the organization needs time for......
  • Hear Dave Fry's Ballad of the Jubilee Bell today

     
    Local folkie and children's performer Dave Fry debuted his new song written to commemorate the hiding of the Liberty Bell in Zion's Church in Allentown during the Revolutionary War, fittingly on the Fourth of July. Today he will reprise the song "The...
  • Five British troops charged with murder in Afghan incident

     
    Five Royal Marines have been charged with murder in an allegedly unlawful death in Afghanistan last year, defense officials said Sunday, marking what is believed to be the first time that the British military has taken such a step since the conflict began...
  • Conservatives welcome Obama victory -- in Britain

     
    Britain's lawmakers, including from the ruling Conservative Party, greeted Brack Obama's reelection with hearty applause in Parliament on Wednesday, a reflection of the warm relationship between Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron....