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  • Fort Monroe: Tours help visitors to new park get to know the old fort

    Fort Monroe: Tours help visitors to new park get to know the old fort
    The authorities in charge of Fort Monroe are looking for new ways to bring history to visitors beyond traditional brick-and-mortar displays within the Casemate Museum. Guides have started hosting weekly walking tours that wind through the nearly 560-...
  • Apps put fitness fans through short, sharp workouts

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Fitness buffs who can't make it to the gym but still want to exercise can turn to apps for a short, intense workout when they are pressed for time. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control recommend that adults do at least 150 minutes...
  • 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...
  • Jim Jeffords dies at 80; Vermont senator who left the GOP in 2001

    Although he made his career in politics, Jim Jeffords was a modest man who disliked cameras and speeches. In May 2001, however, the three-term senator from Vermont found himself in the spotlight when he quit the Republican Party and tipped the Senate...
  • After prison stint, former Providence, R.I., mayor eyes comeback

    PROVIDENCE R.I. (Reuters) - The man who ran Providence, Rhode Island, for 22 of the past 50 years is convinced that his hometown needs him again and isn't going to let a little thing like the five years he spent in prison on a racketeering conviction...
  • Aston Martin may be forced to stop selling DB9, Vantage in US [w/poll]

     
    Filed under: Convertible, Coupe, Performance, Safety, Aston Martin, Luxury There are any number of factors that are making it increasingly difficult for a small-scale, independent automaker like Aston Martin to stay competitive in today's automotive...
  • Maryland sees one of nation's largest job declines in July

    Maryland sees one of nation's largest job declines in July
    Maryland's unemployment rate shot up in July when employers cut 9,000 jobs — one of the largest losses in the country, the federal government said Monday. The estimate from the U.S. Department of Labor suggests a slowdown in Maryland's economy,...
  • Allies diverge on whether Supreme Court should delay same-sex marriage ruling

    Allies diverge on whether Supreme Court should delay same-sex marriage ruling
    Gay and lesbian couples fighting to overturn Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage have counted Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring as one of their strongest allies in the effort. But Herring and the plaintiffs diverged Monday on whether the U.S....
  • 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...
  • Latinos join EPA in taking a stand against bad air days

    Summer heat hasn't begun to wane, and neither have those familiar "bad air day" warnings. They are all too common in cities like Los Angeles, Houston, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C., where high temperatures cause ozone to reach unhealthy levels....
  • Allow legal pot use

    Regarding Barney Bishop's Aug. 1 op-ed, "Amendment 2 not about relief, it's about getting high": It's true that anyone in California who wants a medical marijuana recommendation can get one. The medical recommendation allows consumers to purchase...