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  • TSA officers to try interview technique

    TSA officers to try interview technique
    If you are flying out of Boston Logan International Airport, be prepared to have a brief conversation with a Transportation Security Administration officer who will be interested in more than what you have to say. Under a 60-day pilot program that starts...
  • "Franklin Delano Roosevelt" by Alan Brinkley

    "Franklin Delano Roosevelt" by Alan Brinkley
    "Franklin Delano Roosevelt" By Alan Brinkley Oxford University Press, $12.95, 129 pages FDR At a time of crisis in the American economy, one critic of federal programs charges the administration with stumbling "into philosophies which lead to the...
  • "How Did You Get This Number" by Sloane Crosley

    "How Did You Get This Number" by Sloane Crosley
    "How Did You Get This Number" By Sloane Crosley Riverhead, $25.95, 274 pages Whether she likes it or not, Sloane Crosley keeps being compared to Carrie Bradshaw. Oregon Live called her book “I Was Told There’d Be Cake” “a cooler...
  • "Will Grayson, Will Grayson" by John Green and David Levithan

    "Will Grayson, Will Grayson" by John Green and David Levithan
    "Will Grayson, Will Grayson" By John Green & David Levithan Dutton, $19.99, 304 pages Ages 14 and up One crappy night in Chicago, two teenage boys meet in a dirty old-fashioned porn shop. It’s not weird enough that they’re both wandering...
  • "In the Land of Believers: An Outsider's Extraordinary Journey into the Heart of the Evangelical Church" by Gina Welch

    "In the Land of Believers: An Outsider's Extraordinary Journey into the Heart of the Evangelical Church" by Gina Welch
    "In the Land of Believers: An Outsider's Extraordinary Journey into the Heart of the Evangelical Church" By Gina Welch Metropolitan Books, 2010 320 pp. $25.00 That the United States is both a deeply religious country and a deeply divided one is no...
  • Romance reviews: December

    Romance reviews: December
    "The Mischief of the Mistletoe" By Lauren Willig Dutton, 352 pages, $19.95 It is not exactly an auspicious start to Arabella Dempsey's career as the newest instructor at Miss Climpson's Select Seminary for Young Ladies. Not only is Arabella bowled over...
  • Feds indict businessman in $4M scam

    Feds indict businessman in $4M scam
    Kenneth Dachman appeared to follow the same game plan for many years: woo investors to his startup businesses, spend much of the money on himself, declare bankruptcy to avoid paying off debts and then start all over again, according to former investors....
  • Is Homeland Security spending paying off?

    Is Homeland Security spending paying off?
    On the edge of the Nebraska sand hills is Lake McConaughy, a 22-mile-long reservoir that in summer becomes a magnet for Winnebagos, fishermen and kite sailors. But officials here in Keith County, population 8,370, imagined this scene: an Al Qaeda...
  • Census shows Md. No. 1 in wealth

    Maryland has maintained its perch as the nation's wealthiest state, according to data released Tuesday by the Census Bureau, though more residents in some suburbs were living in poverty than in 2000. The census information contained some good news for...
  • Maryland ranks dead last among states in quick commutes

    Maryland ranks dead last among states in quick commutes
    Enrique Villa can walk from his condominium on Water Street to his job at St. Paul and Baltimore streets in about five minutes. In Maryland, that's rare. Villa and his wife, Kathryn, a physician whose commute by subway to Johns Hopkins Hospital is nearly...
  • With no labeling, few realize they are eating genetically modified foods

    With no labeling, few realize they are eating genetically modified foods
    When a team of activists wearing white hazmat suits showed up at a Chicago grocery store to protest the sale of genetically modified foods, they picked an unlikely target: Whole Foods Market. Organic foods, by definition, can't knowingly contain...