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  • Moravian Book Shop best sellers: Children's chapter books

    THE MISADVENTURES OF THE FAMILY FLETCHER By Dana Alison Levy (Delacorte Press, $15.99) The start of the school year is not going as the Fletcher brothers, Sam age 12, Jax age 10, Eli age 10, and Frog age 6, hoped. Each boy finds his plans for...
  • Obama orders review of police use of military hardware

    EDGARTOWN Mass./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police out of concern at how such equipment has been used during racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri....
  • Obama to send Attorney General Holder to Ferguson, urges restraint

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Monday he was sending Attorney General Eric Holder to Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday to investigate the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white policeman, and urged restraint on the part of...
  • Treasury to take time to weigh options on tax inversions: official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration will need more than a few weeks to weigh potential administrative actions to discourage U.S. companies from reducing their tax bills by moving to other countries, a Treasury Department official said on...
  • Obama to speak about Iraq, Ferguson at 4 p.m.: White House

    EDGARTOWN Mass. (Reuters) - The Obama administration has been pleased by changes in the situation in Ferguson, Missouri, where tensions have eased recently after earlier violent clashes between protesters and police following the shooting of an black...
  • Boehner's troubles with House conservatives may only get worse

    FOND DU LAC Wis. (Reuters) - Glenn Grothman is a fiery conservative who wants to slash welfare programs and crack down on illegal immigrants who he says will "destroy" America. And if U.S. House Speaker John Boehner wants to keep his job next year, he...
  • James Jeffords dies; ex-senator quit GOP, tipping control of chamber

    James Jeffords, a former U.S. senator from Vermont who tipped the balance of the Senate in 2001 after he left the Republican Party and became an independent, died Monday. He was 80. Diane Derby, Jeffords' former press secretary and a spokeswoman for his...
  • Quick call for help: New mobile app links Lehigh students to police

    Twice in one day, someone went to Jenn Nguyen's front door and tried to open it. The Lehigh University senior keeps the front door of her off-campus apartment locked, so no one got in. But she was alarmed enough to call Bethlehem and Lehigh police about...
  • Family loses camera, vacation memories, but good Samaritan puts them back in the picture

    Family loses camera, vacation memories, but good Samaritan puts them back in the picture
    When Bob and Sunny Riling came home to Cooper City after a family vacation earlier this month, they planned on having plenty of photos from Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia that their kids could share with classmates. A day before their American...
  • Even with his troubled history, law let school shooter have guns

    SEATTLE After Aaron Ybarra's deadly assault at Seattle Pacific University in June, some wondered why the suicidal, psychotic 27-year-old was allowed to have a gun in the first place. After all, Ybarra possessed a well-documented history of mental...
  • Jesse Zwick follow in filmmaker dad Ed's footsteps? Nah ... well ...

    Jesse Zwick follow in filmmaker dad Ed's footsteps? Nah ... well ...
    Ed Zwick has won an Oscar, co-created an iconic TV series and seen his films gross more than $100 million. But on a balmy day in upstate New York last summer, he got kicked off a set. By his own son. He was trying to be careful. This was Jesse Zwick's...