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  • Mark Purdy: Giants diversify on offense and it is paying dividends

    SAN FRANCISCO In their 6-4 victory Wednesday night, the Giants drove in half of their runs without getting a hit. In certain circles, these would be called "cheap runs." Which has never made sense to me. Because in baseball, last time I checked, there is...
  • Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon

    Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon
    The Mark Twain House's annual fundraiser event, Mark My Words 2014: A WICKED Cool Evening!, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Author Gregory Maguire, whose novel, "Wicked: The Life and Times of the...
  • Napier forcing his way into Heat discussion at point

    The Miami Heat have had their share of impressive nicknames over the years, from Mark Strickland as "Pogo man" for his leaping ability to the sublime "Flash" that Shaquille O'Neal bestowed upon Dwyane Wade. But "The Big Sponge"? It doesn't exactly...
  • 2 questions to help teach kids responsibility

    Back in sixth grade, my teacher devised a system to keep our class in line. He divided a bulletin board into halves and wrote "Responsible" on one side and "Not Responsible" on the other. He put every child's name on a circle of paper and pinned the...
  • Why Britain is still losing its fight against radicalization

    LONDON (Reuters) - Mizanur Rahman laughs when he recalls the de-radicalization programme he was sent on in 2008 after he was released from a British jail where he had served two years for inciting violence against British and American troops. "I'd go...
  • John M. Crisp: Two pundits point toward a Mideast inevitability

    At the end of September, two adjacent columns on the New York Times website pointed toward an inescapable conclusion, expressed in the last two sentences of the second column, which we will get to in a moment. The first column is by Thomas Friedman,...
  • Witness: Give Oscar Pistorius house arrest for killing girlfriend

    Witness: Give Oscar Pistorius house arrest for killing girlfriend
    South African track star Oscar Pistorius should serve three years of partial house arrest and community service for the negligent killing of his girlfriend, a witness said Monday at the first day of the athlete's sentencing. The 27-year-old Paralympic...
  • Hannah Arendt and the politics of storytelling

    Hannah Arendt and the politics of storytelling
    One of the most passionate defenders of oral storytelling was the celebrated German Jewish political theorist Hannah Arendt (1906-1975). A brilliant philosopher, Arendt believed that storytelling was a vital element of the vita activa — the ways...
  • Big Brazil banks look well placed to ride out economic downturn

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's economy has stagnated and will remain weak well into 2015 but its big private-sector banks are poised to safely weather the downturn thanks to a cautious business model that keeps a lid on risky lending and costs. Latin...
  • David Rothkopf: How Malala can help defeat the Islamic State

    David Rothkopf: How Malala can help defeat the Islamic State
    The Nobel Peace Prize committee rightly cited the work that Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi did to lead the "struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education," but it was Malala's work...
  • Saudi convicts 22 on militant charges, sentences one to death: SPA

    DUBAI (Reuters) - A Saudi court sentenced one person to death and 21 others to various jail sentences after they were convicted of a range of militant crimes, including setting up training camps and identifying oil locations to hit, state news agency...