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  • Washington mudslide death toll now at 29

    Washington mudslide death toll now at 29
    The official death toll in the Washington state mudslide rose to 29 Thursday, up from 28 on Tuesday, while 20 people were still listed as missing, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's office said on Wednesday. Efforts to recover bodies from the...
  • Our muted relief

    As the United States winds down its nearly 13-year war effort in Afghanistan, it marked a welcome milestone in March. For the first time in more than a decade, a month ended without our forces suffering a single combat death. In Hampton Roads, the...
  • Stanford counting on the freshman

    STANFORD, Calif. A year ago, guard Lili Thompson was filling out NCAA brackets and watching games on television like many women's basketball fans. Sunday, Stanford is counting on the freshman when the second-seeded Cardinal (31-3) faces No. 3 Penn...
  • Steelhead are just one of many signs that spring's bounty has arrived

    RACINE, Wis. There's a rare sense of balance on the first days of spring. Our days are half light, half dark. The sun rises directly in the east, sets due west. But let the clouds part and the mercury rise, and any sense of equilibrium is lost: Our...
  • Mudslide survivors, rescuers tell their stories of tragic day

    Michael Lincoln woke to banging and screams. He and his wife had been sleeping in on a lazy Saturday morning at his house along state Highway 530. Now his son's girlfriend, Amy Miles, was pounding on the bedroom door. "There's a flash flood!" she...
  • O'Neill and Dunn: Quality pre-K education puts children on path to success

    As we all know, 2014 is a major election year in Pennsylvania. On the ballot will be races for the entire state House, half of the state Senate seats and our governor's office. As voters, we have a responsibility to help guide the election debate to those...
  • Sam Donnellon: How Hobey Baker Award got its name

    The list was pared down to four names. This was in 1980, around the time of the Miracle on Ice, and Chuck Bard thought it was high time that college hockey had what college football had: a trophy to honor the best player each year. So he asked for and...
  • Mudslide search could be hampered by flooding from snow runoff

    SEATTLE Searchers on Tuesday continued to recover the remains of victims from the muck of the deadly Snohomish County mudslide, but an official warned Tuesday the effort could be threatened by spring flooding. Slide debris blocking the North Fork of...
  • Feds investigating potential environmental violations in NC State's Hofmann Forest

    RALEIGH, N.C. Two federal agencies are investigating whether the managers of North Carolina State University's massive Hofmann Forest violated the Clean Water Act by illegally draining wetlands. An NCSU foundation is in the midst of selling the 79,000-...
  • Disgraced Guantanamo guard got medal for saving detainee from suicide

    MIAMI A former Guantanamo guard being discharged instead of facing a sexual-assault trial did avert a detainee's suicide around the time of last year's prison camp raid that put hunger strikers under lockdown, the military confirmed. Army Col. Greg...
  • Less testing, guns, and God: Letters

    On Sunday, the Sentinel endorsed easing classroom-size restrictions ("Ease class caps, free cash for other school needs"). While the argument primarily focused on reducing costs, the benefits of learning in a smaller classroom were not acknowledged....