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  • GOP Candidates Prescribe Over-The-Counter Birth Control Pills

    WASHINGTON — To counter Democratic attacks that they are soldiers in a "war against women," some GOP candidates across the nation, including at least two in Connecticut, are advocating changing federal laws to allow the purchase of over-the-...
  • Dr. Phillips seizes top spot in 8A state football poll

    Miramar's loss to Class 5A Plantation American Heritage in South Florida opened the door for Dr. Phillips (2-0) to rise to No. 1 in this week's AP high-school football Class 8A state rankings. The Panthers received 17 of 20 first-place votes from...
  • Italy could be a primary target for IS militants: minister

    ROME (Reuters) - Italy's interior minister warned on Tuesday that the country could be a target for Islamic State militants, as a symbol of Western civilization and an ally of the United States. Italy, a NATO member, has said it will help arm Iraqi Kurds...
  • Violence -- sexual, psychological, verbal or physical -- is never OK [Commentary]

    Violence -- sexual, psychological, verbal or physical -- is never OK [Commentary]
    Domestic violence is an issue that has been on the minds of many people in recent days, prompted by the horrifying abuse committed by Ray Rice against his now-wife. His status as a professional football player, coupled with the fact that the attack was...
  • Pope marries couples who have cohabited, had children

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis married 20 couples on Sunday, some of whom had already lived together and had children, in the latest sign that the Argentine pontiff wants the Catholic church to be more open and inclusive. In the first wedding he...
  • Parkland football team beats Central Catholic to stay perfect

    Parkland football team beats Central Catholic to stay perfect
    For the first time this season, Parkland went into halftime with a game's outcome still in question. One thing has stayed constant from start to finish in all three of the Trojans' games this season — their defense's stinginess. Parkland owned a...
  • Religion Isn't Right-Wing Extremism

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's campaign is airing a misleading ad that must be refuted. It portrays the Family Institute of Connecticut, which has endorsed Tom Foley, as anti-women and an organization of right-wing extremists, among other accusations. The...
  • Saturday's 9/13 local schedule (updated Saturday PM)

    COLLEGES Football Christopher Newport at Hampden-Sydney, 1 Bluefield at Apprentice, 1 Eastern Michigan at Old Dominion, 6 Hampton at Richmond, 6 Norfolk State at William and Mary, 7 Women’s volleyball Presbyterian at Hampton, 6 CNU Invitational...
  • With drums and flutes, loyalists march in Scotland to keep United Kingdom intact

    EDINBURGH (Reuters) - About 12,000 Protestant unionists, including contingents from Northern Ireland, marched through Edinburgh's Old Town on Saturday in an emotional show of support for keeping Scotland in the United Kingdom. With fife and drum bands,...
  • The nuns on the bus have a new issue

    The nuns on the bus have a new issue
    This week, Republicans in the Senate blocked a proposed constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, a measure that would have fallen far short of the required two-thirds majority even if there had been a...
  • First EasternPAFootball.com rankings have District 12 teams on top

    First EasternPAFootball.com rankings have District 12 teams on top
    So you were expecting something different? The power of District 12 continues, at least through the first week of the new high school football season. David Mika Jr. has released his first postgame big school and small school rankings of the season...