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  • Hartford Stage Has Its Hamlet

    Hartford Stage Has Its Hamlet
    Yale School of Drama grad Zach Appelman (Broadway's "War Horse," Julie Taymor's production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and the title role in "Henry V" at Washington, D.C.'s Folger Theatre) will star in the title role in Hartford Stage's "Hamlet."...
  • Vacations by the book

    Vacations by the book
    Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the...
  • McDonnell trial: Former Gov. McDonnell testifies about his life, not yet about his marriage

    McDonnell trial: Former Gov. McDonnell testifies about his life, not yet about his marriage
    RICHMOND – Former Gov. Bob McDonnell took the stand in his own defense Wednesday afternoon, speaking directly to jurors for the first time in the 18-day-old federal trial against him and his wife. McDonnell eased into his testimony, laying out a...
  • Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows

    Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows
    Autopsy results showing that Morgan State University football player Marquese Meadow died of heat stroke have prompted his mother to question whether coaches and trainers monitored the heat at practice or gave players enough water breaks. Meadow, an 18-...
  • U.S. prepares military options in Syria against Islamic State

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is preparing military options, including surveillance flights, to pressure Islamic State in Syria, U.S. officials said on Monday, but they cautioned no decision had been made to expand U.S. action beyond the...
  • California launches controversial effort to add more names to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. When he was a boy back in Oregon � before his mother remarried and brought him to West Sacramento � Gregory Keith Hodson put together model airplanes, and his father suspended them on fishing line over his bed. At night,...
  • Judge dismisses lawsuit over U.S. businessman's Bahamas copter crash

    MIAMI, Aug 25 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge dismissed a federal lawsuit on Monday that was filed against Florida businessman Jeffrey Soffer over a 2012 helicopter accident in the Bahamas that killed an American lawyer and injured four people. Soffer,...
  • 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...
  • 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...