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  • 9/11 museum a powerful reminder of the unthinkable

    9/11 museum a powerful reminder of the unthinkable
    There is a long list of things that the newly opened National September 11 Memorial Museum doesn't accomplish, or doesn't fully accomplish. It doesn't deal much with the messy, ongoing aftermath of the attacks of that day. It doesn't present the world's...
  • Travel to North Korea at your own risk

    I think the State Department needs to issue a directive: "If a strong travel warning has been issued regarding a foreign country, the U.S. shall make no effort to free a citizen who may be caught and detained there." ("Tourist from Ohio is detained in...
  • Domestic flights continue to get more crowded, data show

    Domestic flights continue to get more crowded, data show
    The nation's airlines continue to pack passengers on domestic flights at record rates by limiting the number of seats and planes they add as demand grows, according to the latest federal data. The percentage of filled seats on domestic flights grew to...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 09/10/14

    Today's Birthday (09/10/14). Capture your flowering creativity this year. Communications and networking provide extra power through 12/23. After that, begin a new domestic phase. Family comes first. Spiritual and philosophical practices lead to deep...
  • Quake alerts' success spurs effort to complete early-warning system

    Quake alerts' success spurs effort to complete early-warning system
    When the 6.0 earthquake struck Napa County last month, a computer at a university lab here raced to warn agencies across the Bay Area. BART received an alert ordering trains to stop. San Francisco 911 operators had eight seconds to brace for an...
  • How earthquake waves move through rock

    To the editor: The article states that the warning alerts sent over this new system travel at the speed of light over wires and airwaves but the earthquake energy travels slower at the speed of sound, meaning the warnings arrive sooner. ("Quake alerts'...
  • Americans held by North Korea implore U.S. to send an envoy soon

    Americans held by North Korea implore U.S. to send an envoy soon
    In a rare opportunity to speak with foreign media, the three Americans being detained by North Korea implored the United States to send someone to negotiate for their release. Matthew Miller, Jeffrey Fowle and Kenneth Bae spoke Monday to CNN and the...
  • Watching for an eruption in Iceland

     Watching for an eruption in Iceland
    Venezuela: Direct flights between the U.S. and Caracas have been reduced by 50 percent since January, the U.S. Embassy in Caracas said, thus travelers should book flights as early as possible and confirm itineraries. Especially important is confirming...
  • The logistics of getting Penn State to Ireland for the Croke Park Classic

    The logistics of getting Penn State to Ireland for the Croke Park Classic
    After fitting more than 300 people and 10 tons of cargo onto their chartered Boeing 747, Penn State's operations staff will search for one crucial piece of equipment they purposely left at home. An air horn. Head coach James Franklin can't conduct...
  • Foreign Briefing: Warnings issued for Mideast, Africa and Ebola

    The U.S. State Department has issued several new warnings — none surprising but all important — as trouble plagues the Middle East and Africa. Iraq: In an Aug. 10 warning, the agency warns travelers "against all but essential travel to Iraq....
  • Ebola death toll rises to 887 as spread of disease picks up speed

    Ebola death toll rises to 887 as spread of disease picks up speed
    The deadly Ebola virus sweeping through West Africa continues to accelerate, according to numbers released Monday by the World Health Organization. The virus has now claimed at least 887 lives, the WHO reported, with 163 new cases and 61 deaths in...