| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:55 PM
More than half a century ago, Howard and Esther Kaidanow met on a blind date in Philadelphia, both having traveled long and dangerous roads to survive the Nazi depredations of World War II in Eastern Europe.
On Friday night, Howard, 83, and Esther, 77,...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 11:43 AM
JERUSALEM (AP) — Insisting "peace is possible," President Barack Obama on Thursday prodded both Israelis and Palestinians to return to long-stalled negotiations with few, if any, pre-conditions, softening his earlier demands that Israel stop...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 8:20 AM
When the president of Ohio's state school board posted her opposition to gun control, she used a powerful symbol to make her point: a picture of Adolf Hitler. When a well-known conservative commentator decried efforts to restrict guns, he argued that if...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The last weekend of March offered up a bunch of TV events, but you ain't seen nothing yet. April 2013 brings showers of season and series premieres, finales and films to add to the already launched new seasons of "Game of Thrones," Doctor Who" and others....
| Mar 26, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Pa. churches plan special Easter services this weekend
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The United Churches of the Chambersburg Area will present special services on Good Friday and Easter Sunday.
From noon to 3 p.m. March 29, area pastors and musicians will...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Sometime in the new millennium, "global warming" evolved into "climate change." Amid growing controversies over the planet's past temperatures, Al Gore and other activists understood that human-induced "climate change" could better explain almost any...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Don't mess with Jodi Picoult. The author of a string of best-selling popular novels with weighty themes ripped from the headlines, Picoult pulls no punches. Her latest book, out this month, is "The Storyteller," which is about a young woman who finds...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 2:34 PM
You can’t always judge a book by its author. But if that book is written by Alyson Richman, there’s a good chance the storyline will be woven around art.
She has told the tale of a young Japanese man who studied with the Impressionists in...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 4:59 PM
I thought Ticketmaster was the most hated company in America, but it turns out to have had some competition for that title in recent years. It lost last year to AT&T, Bank of America, Walmart and Electronic Arts, the maker of digital games.
| Feb 18, 2013
After World War II, social workers typically urged Holocaust survivors to forget their horrific wartime experiences and get on with their lives.
That struck Florabel Kinsler as a foolish and impossible order. During a decades-long career, the Los...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 9:55 AM
The little girl is only 8, and so she does not yet read newspapers or watch or listen to the local news. But she knew of the death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton — some of the older kids she knows had been talking about it. So last Sunday, some...