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  • Police departments weigh in on use of military-type gear and guns

    Police departments weigh in on use of military-type gear and guns
    Beginning last Saturday, and then for several nights in a row, the image of Ferguson, Mo., police officers in camouflage pointing high-caliber rifles from armored vehicles at unarmed protesters was inescapable. Seeing that much military-grade equipment,...
  • Nesting hawks attack passersby at New Mexico university

    (Reuters) - A family of hawks protecting their nest at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces have attacked at least six people in recent weeks, leaving one person dazed, a doctor at the campus said on Friday. The Swainson's hawks - two adults and...
  • Arab Bank called Hamas 'paymaster' as trial opens in New York

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Arab Bank Plc served as "paymaster" of funds supporting Hamas, lawyers for a group of Americans suing the bank for compensation stemming from attacks by the Palestinian militant group told a jury on Thursday as a long-anticipated...
  • Taking the Kids -- Farm-to-table fun on Martha's Vineyard

    Taking the Kids -- Farm-to-table fun on Martha's Vineyard
    Fava beans or green beans? What's on the lunch menu all depends on what's ready for the kids to harvest. Yes, the kids. At the nonprofit Farm Institute on Martha's Vineyard off the coast of Massachusetts, the local and vacationing kids who attend summer...
  • 'When Marco Polo Saw Elephants,' 'Displacement' At Five Points

    'When Marco Polo Saw Elephants,' 'Displacement' At Five Points
    In the Five Points Gallery in Torrington, there's a found-object sculpture made of hundreds of newspapers bound together to form an arch. Half of the papers in the installation are editions of the Hartford Courant. The other half are copies of...
  • Audiobooks' Narrator Johnny Heller Giving Talk At Avon Author Festival

    Audiobooks' Narrator Johnny Heller Giving Talk At Avon Author Festival
    If you have ever wondered what it takes to become a successful narrator of audiobooks, you can find out when the Avon Library Author Festival comes to a close with a free event on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m. at Avon Free Public Library, 281 Country Club...
  • Poconos man to plead guilty in counterfeit money case

    A Poconos man has agreed to plead guilty to federal charges alleging he conspired to pass counterfeit money with four other people arrested last year near Scranton, according to federal court documents filed Monday. Calmen Stewart Jr., 23, was one of...
  • Philly woos DNC in bid for 2016 convention

    Philadelphia’s wooing of the Democratic National Committee is underway, with city leaders hoping cheesesteaks will help earn them the right to host the party’s 2016 convention. Pennsylvania’s largest city is competing against four...
  • Musikfest Day 5: Nearing fest's midpoint, here are the free acts you need to see

     
    As the midpoint of Musikfest nears, the daily lineup of acts stays strong. Here are the free-stage acts we think you need to see today: The Ballroom Thieves, 5 p.m. Americaplatz. High energy up-and-coming Boston-based indie pop-folk trio makes a......
  • Two men sought in fatal shooting of Orthodox rabbi

    MIAMI A 60-year-old Orthodox rabbi from Brooklyn, N.Y., on his way to a local synagogue was gunned down in broad daylight Saturday morning during a likely random robbery attempt on Northeast 175th St., according to Miami-Dade police and local Jewish...
  • Orthodox rabbi shot to death in Miami-Dade

    Orthodox rabbi shot to death in Miami-Dade
    A 60-year-old Orthodox rabbi from Brooklyn, N.Y., on his way to a local synagogue was gunned down in broad daylight Saturday morning after two young men opened fire on him on Northeast 175th Street, according to Miami-Dade police and a local activist in...