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  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Navy announces command moves affecting Hampton Roads

    Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Adm. Jonathan Greenert, chief of naval operations, announced the following assignments Monday with Hampton Roads connections. Rear Adm. Brian L. LaRoche Assigned: reserve deputy commander, Navy Installations Command,...
  • Beware, mortgage scammers on the rise again

    For years, it was "the Wild West" of real estate scams. As the housing crisis pummeled struggling homeowners, scammers pounced. They offered "easy" loan modifications and "foreclosure counseling" that were often nothing more than attempts to wrest money...
  • Delay morning school start for teens: pediatricians

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Middle and high schools should delay their start times to at least 8:30 a.m. to benefit the health and welfare of students, according to a new policy statement from a large organization of U.S. pediatricians. Instead of having...
  • 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...
  • American writer held by Syrian militants freed after nearly 2 years

    WASHINGTON Al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate on Sunday unexpectedly freed an American writer from nearly two years of captivity after secret international negotiations for his release that were apparently led by Qatar. The Nusra Front may have freed Peter Theo...
  • Has Gov. Nixon's national political future been lost in the smoke of Ferguson?

    ST. LOUIS At the beginning of the month, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon was in a position most politicians would envy. As the moderate two-term Democratic governor of a Republican-leaning state, he could tout a stellar state credit rating, a scandal-free...
  • Snyder wants new stadium for Redskins

    The Sports Xchange Snyder wants new stadium for Redskins The Washington Redskins are taking steps toward finding a spot to build a new home to replace their 17-year-old stadium. Redskins owner Dan Snyder told CSNWashington.com on Wednesday that he...
  • Apple v. Samsung: Judge refuses sales ban on Samsung smartphones

    Apple is not entitled to a court-ordered sales ban on nine Samsung smartphones found earlier this year to violate the iPhone maker's patent rights, a San Jose, Calif., federal judge ruled on Wednesday. In a 42-page ruling guided by several previous...
  • U.S. moves prisoners from Afghanistan to Pakistan, Yemen

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has moved 11 new prisoners out of a military prison near the Afghan capital, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, as the Obama administration seeks to shut down a controversial detainee program in Afghanistan ahead of...