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  • Kurdistan, Scotland and Catalonia: They just want to be free, or do they?

     Kurdistan, Scotland and Catalonia: They just want to be free, or do they?
    Massoud Barzani, president of Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdistan region, rattled many cages this month when he announced in parliament that the KRG would be moving ahead soon on a referendum on independence from Iraq. If Kurdistan goes ahead with such a...
  • Cuomo: Settlement reached to avert rail strike in New York

    Cuomo: Settlement reached to avert rail strike in New York
    A planned strike on the Long Island Rail Road, the nation’s busiest commuter rail line, was averted when the parties agreed on Thursday to a new contract after Gov. Andrew Cuomo personally intervened in the stalled talks. “It is my...
  • N.Y. police seek link between body parts found in two towns

    N.Y. police seek link between body parts found in two towns
    Homicide investigators in Long Island, N.Y., are investigating the discovery of a dismembered body and other scattered human remains found in two towns earlier this month. On July 8, police found the partially dismembered body of a woman in a parking...
  • Huntington's new gallery rooms show promise

    Huntington's new gallery rooms show promise
    Sometimes an art museum opens new galleries more as an expression of ambition and possibility for the future than as the culmination of a completed achievement. That seems to be the case at the Huntington in San Marino, which on July 19 will inaugurate...
  • Showtime's 'The Affair' looks at infidelity from multiple perspectives

    Don't judge a show by its title. "The Affair," which premieres on Showtime on Oct. 19, both is and isn't about infidelity.  "We really do think of the show as a show about marriage, actually, more than a show about an affair," said co-creator Sarah...
  • Lehigh Valley right fit for plastics manufacture

    The onset of the Great Recession might not seem like the ideal time to launch a manufacturing business. But that's exactly what Christina Wong did, and today her business — Ecopax in Forks Township, maker of single-use, take-out food containers...
  • Roundup: CIA writing manuals, Instagram TV and alien phone chargers

    Roundup: CIA writing manuals, Instagram TV and alien phone chargers
    I'm officially out this week (enjoying the sauna that is New York), but there's always time for a roundup. And it's got all kinds of weirdness, from a CIA writing manual to the attempt to save a brutalist building by Paul Rudolph to stories about...
  • Rivals become allies in Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic

    Rivals become allies in Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic
    Under Armour All-Americans Taylor Hensh and Tianna Wallpher have never played lacrosse together, but that doesn't mean they're not familiar with each other's games. For four years, they faced off in one of the hottest rivalries in Maryland high school...
  • Local standouts primed for Under Armour Lacrosse Classic

    The 2014 edition of the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic appears as if it will have a little something for every lacrosse fan. At least it should since 55 games are scheduled when the showcase begins Friday, July 11 at Towson University and concludes on...
  • A cool spell inside the Morse Museum on Friday

    A cool spell inside the Morse Museum on Friday
    On Friday, when the city of Winter Park celebrates its annual 4th of July celebration, the tradition will include music in Central Park, hot dogs, kids activities and a bicycle parade for families to enjoy. There’s one other tradition to keep in...
  • Jeff Van Gundy: Billy Donovan would be "outstanding" NBA coach

    Jeff Van Gundy: Billy Donovan would be "outstanding" NBA coach
    Why won't Florida Gators basketball coach Billy Donovan shut the door on the NBA? I'll tell you why: Because he is intrigued by the league, because he is a fan of the league and because his friends tell him he would be a success in the league. Friends...