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  • EEUU prepara opciones militares contra Estado Islámico en Siria

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Estados Unidos está preparando opciones militares para presionar a Estado Islámico en Siria, dijeron el lunes las fuerzas armadas estadounidenses, pero las autoridades advirtieron que no se ha tomado ninguna decisión para ampliar...
  • Barricaded soldier shoots herself at Fort Lee

    WASHINGTON A distraught female solider at the Fort Lee army garrison shot herself in the head Monday morning as negotiators tried to calm her at the base south of Richmond, Va. The incident triggered fears of another deadly base rampage. Maj. Gen....
  • Prescription painkiller deaths fall in medical marijuana states

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Researchers aren't sure why, but in the 23 U.S. states where medical marijuana has been legalized, deaths from opioid overdoses have decreased by almost 25 percent, according to a new analysis. "Most of the discussion...
  • Planeload of Ebola supplies set to leave Texas

    FORT WORTH, Texas When pilot Mick Waldrop guides his company's 737 to takeoff Tuesday at Fort Worth Alliance Airport, he will be embarking on a mission that, in many ways, is just like any other flight of his in four decades of aviation. But in other...
  • War memories stirred in veterans traveling to Washington

    War memories stirred in veterans traveling to Washington
    THE VILLAGES — Adele Walker had been to Washington, D.C., numerous times, but a trip she took in April made the 90-year-old feel like it was the first. "It was so different this time — it was breathtaking," said Walker, who served...
  • Playboy bunnies recall Baltimore club

    Playboy bunnies recall Baltimore club
    When the Playboy Club in Baltimore opened in 1964, it quickly carved a niche for itself in the city. Like its counterparts across the nation, the local franchise prided itself on being upscale and professional, former Playboy Bunnies who worked there...
  • 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...
  • Demandan al gobierno por deportaciones de niños

    Demandan al gobierno por deportaciones de niños
    WASHINGTON - Cuatro organizaciones defensoras de los derechos civiles demandaron al Gobierno por la deportación de madres y niños inmigrantes que, según la querella, huyen de la violencia en Centroamérica. El Consejo Estadounidense de Inmigración, la...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...