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  • Birthday bash for U.S. National Zoo panda cub 'Bao Boa'

    (Reuters) - A rambunctious panda bear cub celebrated a rare first birthday with a special cake and traditional Chinese gifts at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington on Saturday, zoo officials said. Bao Bao, a 44-pound female, is the second panda in...
  • Obama to business: tell your lawmakers to renew Ex-Im Bank

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Saturday urged business owners to press Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which could halt any new financing Sept. 30 - as some conservative Republicans hope it will - if lawmakers fail...
  • 2 colleges, one location at FIU-Broward College building in Miramar

    2 colleges, one location at FIU-Broward College building in Miramar
    Southwest Broward County has two new college campuses, but it might be hard to tell them apart. That's because Florida International University and Broward College are both in the same four-story building at 1930 SW 145th Ave. in Miramar. About 1,200...
  • Researcher's mission to show Nazis' silencing of music during Holocaust

    Researcher's mission to show Nazis' silencing of music during Holocaust
    Nazi crimes against visual art are easy to grasp. We can see images of paintings they stole. We can read about court battles Holocaust victims and their heirs sometimes have fought to get them back. But how does one show the willful obliteration of...
  • We all make history, positively, says advocate for area's past

    About halfway through her 30-year tenure as a guardian of Central Florida's history, Sara Van Arsdel thought her dreams might go up in smoke, literally. "It was one of the worst days of my life," she remembers of that hot Monday in July 1999 when a...
  • U.S. Republicans pressure Obama to step up action against ISIS

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans on Sunday called for more aggressive U.S. action to defeat Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, accusing President Barack Obama of policies that have failed to thwart potential new threats on U.S. soil....
  • Tom Petty at United Center: The stealth protest singer

    Tom Petty at United Center: The stealth protest singer
    Outside the circle of power in Washington, D.C., it’s difficult not to wonder who those pontificating, posturing, name-calling politicians are going on about and who, exactly, do they work for?  And now here comes Tom Petty, the veteran 63-year-...
  • Blotter: Car scratched during Wiz Khalifa concert in Tinley Park

    Blotter: Car scratched during Wiz Khalifa concert in Tinley Park
    The following items were taken Tinley Park from police reports: A 35-year-old Orland Park man was charged with battery after pushing and punching a 39-year-old man who accidentally spilled beer during the Mötley Crüe concert at the First Midwest Bank...
  • U.S. rice farmers see opportunity in China

    Greg Yielding was given a quixotic task: travel to China and determine if consumers there would be willing to eat American rice. So he set up tables at some of the most popular supermarkets in southern China, hung American flags and began dishing out...
  • As Obama's vacation ends, criticism does not

    EDGARTOWN Mass./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As Barack Obama discovered over the past two weeks, presidents can run into trouble when their playtime is perceived as detached from the concerns of Americans. Obama returns to Washington on Sunday faced with...
  • Rep. Tom Rice of SC is the man behind GOP's Obama lawsuit

    WASHINGTON Behind the tangled web of partisanship surrounding Republicans' impending lawsuit against President Barack Obama, the quiet architect of the GOP's assault on Pennsylvania Avenue has all but disappeared from the spotlight. South Carolina...