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  • Tobias Harris and Victor Oladipo named to USA Basketball's select team

    Tobias Harris and Victor Oladipo named to USA Basketball's select team
    USA Basketball today formally named Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris, Magic guard Victor Oladipo and 11 additional players to its select team. The select team will train with the U.S. national team from July 28-July 31 in Las Vegas as the national...
  • Is Michigan man a war criminal?

    DUBLIN, Ireland They moved in lockstep, nearly 400 of them, to the rhythms of a drummer and a piper. They marched a half-mile through downtown streets in the Irish capital, on their way to the U.S. Embassy. The straight-lined formation of former Irish...
  • Death of N.Y. man sparks closer look at police use of chokeholds

    The death of a New York City man who was allegedly placed in a chokehold by a police officer last week has reignited discussions about an arrest tactic that has been outlawed in most police departments and linked to dozens of in-custody deaths. The case...
  • Facebook Hires NBA's Dan Reed to Head Sports Partnerships

    Dan Reed, president of the National Basketball Association's minor-league operations, is joining Facebook to head up global sports strategy and partnerships with leagues, teams and athletes. Reed will report to Nick Grudin, director of partnerships at...
  • Arts and humanities honorees

    Arts and humanities honorees
    2013 NATIONAL MEDAL OF ARTS •Julia Alvarez, novelist, poet and essayist, Weybridge, Vt. •Brooklyn Academy of Music, presenter, Brooklyn, N.Y. •Joan Harris, arts patron, Chicago •Bill Jones, dancer and choreographer, Valley...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Jennifer Loeber

     
    Sifting through decades of family photos for a slideshow at my mom's memorial service, combined with helping my dad clean out her closet, planted the original seed of an idea. I'm already nostalgic under the happiest of circumstances, so dealing with a...
  • Rev. Joseph Messer, Roman Catholic priest

    Rev. Joseph Messer, Roman Catholic priest
    The Rev. Father Joseph Valentine Messer, a Roman Catholic priest who served in Glen Burnie and Severna Park, died of dementia complications Wednesday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Timonium resident was 90. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of...
  • Friday night SportsFest basketball scoreboard

     
    BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL Easton 64, Ephrata 30 .... Hassan Greenfield 20. Phoenixville 45, Brooklyn NY 41 ... DeAndre Gadsden 11. North Hunterdon 38, Freedom 37 ... Doug Brightly 15. Del Val 60, Liberty 44 ... Giddings 22. Freire 47, Upper Perk 42 ......
  • Saturday scoreboard at SportsFest's "A-Town Throwdown" boys basketball tournament

     
    BOYS VARSITY Nazareth 47, Phoenixville 41 ... Brett Kline 15. Easton 56, Souderton 42 ... Rodney Arrington 12. PM West 57, Ephrata 32 ... Lance Singh 18. Brooklyn NY 58, Catasauqua 49 ... Kobe Telford 12. Liberty 37, Hempfield 34 ... Jaevon Dobbins 21....
  • Two L.A.-area artists make cut for Crystal Bridges exhibit

    Two L.A.-area artists make cut for Crystal Bridges exhibit
    Two Los Angeles-area artists have been selected for a high-profile exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Ark., titled "State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now," featuring 102 largely emerging artists ages 24 to 87....
  • An Industrial Survivor In Winsted

    An Industrial Survivor In Winsted
    The flood of 1955 and the global economy knocked out just about all the factories in the old mills along the Mad River in Winsted, on the south side of Route 44. Not Sterling Name Tape Co., where the original family, still in the original building,...