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  • Democrats see chance in Kansas Senate race -- after Democrat drops out

    The topsy-turvy race for the Senate in Kansas took another turn Wednesday when the lackluster Democratic candidate dropped out, elevating an independent newcomer to battle incumbent Republican Sen. Pat Roberts this fall. The sudden narrowing of what had...
  • NFC West Analysis: No easy repeat for Seahawks - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange NFC West Analysis: No easy repeat for Seahawks Despite their status as defending Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks are expected to have a tough time even to repeat as the best in the NFC...
  • Obama's non-ideological foreign policy not working

    So much for non-ideological foreign policy. When Barack Obama ran for president he vowed to be non-ideological. He was a pragmatist and a problem-solver. It wasn't just that George W. Bush's ideology was awful, ideology itself was a kind of sinful...
  • Indian services growth slowed in August, orders waned

    BANGALORE (Reuters) - Indian services activity expanded at its weakest rate in three months in August as firms' order books filled up at a slower pace, a business survey showed on Wednesday. The HSBC Services Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), compiled by...
  • Sicilian mobster wins literary prize, stirring controversy

    A jailed Sicilian mobster who cannot remember how many people he has killed has sparked a row in Italy after being awarded a top literary prize for his autobiography. Giuseppe Grassonelli, 49, who was given a life sentence in 1992 for at least a dozen...
  • Taking off on round-the-world trips (with teens, with dog)

    Taking off on round-the-world trips (with teens, with dog)
    SEATTLE Imagine packing up your life, getting on a motorcycle and traveling around the world. It sounds crazy and impossible, especially for adults saddled by a mortgage, a job and family obligations. But Seattle natives Mike and Shannon Mills and...
  • Helen Bamber dies at 89; tireless activist for torture victims

    Helen Bamber dies at 89; tireless activist for torture victims
    Helen Bamber's father read to her as a child in pre-war Britain, but there was nothing warm or comforting about the experience. He read passages from Hitler's anti-Semitic treatise "Mein Kampf" and articles by Hitler's chief propagandist, Joseph...
  • What is happening to our world?

    The lights dimmed in Britain and various other European counties at 10 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the beginning of the War to End All Wars. At 11 p.m., Aug. 4, 1914 England declared war on Germany. Trench...
  • Lots of magic — but little illumination — in 'Houdini'

     Lots of magic — but little illumination — in 'Houdini'
    Oscar winner Adrien Brody is the big get for History's biopic "Houdini," an attempt to reveal the man behind the great-escape legend. It is also, one assumes, a bid to re-ignite the network's original drama flame sparked by 2012's similarly star-studded...
  • Venice: Q And A With Saverio Costanzo, Director Of Adam Driver-Starrer 'Hungry Hearts'

    Italian director Saverio Costanzo broke out internationally in 2004 with "Private," which was set in a Palestinian home in an occupied zone. "Hungry Hearts," his fourth feature, in competition at Venice and also screening in Toronto, is instead set in New...
  • The government vs. the Constitution

    The American Civil Liberties Union and other organizations recently filed a lawsuit accusing the federal government of, among other lapses, denying due process to mothers with children detained at the border, including interfering with their efforts to...