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  • 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....
  • Inside conservative fold, Perry talks of indictment, immigration

    WASHINGTON Texas Gov. Rick Perry, fresh from his recent indictment on charges of abusing the powers of his office, told a conservative audience Thursday that the "porous" southern border provides an entry point for Islamic terrorists to strike in the...
  • Prosecutor in Rick Perry cased called ethical, fair

    AUSTIN, Texas By all accounts, Michael McCrum is a man of contradictions. He's been a prosecutor and a defense attorney. He's backed both Republicans and Democrats for office. He's a criminal defense attorney who had to defend himself earlier this year....
  • 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...
  • Biden to raise money for Quinn, Democrats in Chicago

    Biden to raise money for Quinn, Democrats in Chicago
    WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden will visit Chicago on Monday to raise campaign money for Gov. Pat Quinn and Democrats running for Congress, a White House aide said.   The Democratic governor is in a tough re-election fight against...
  • 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...
  • National Guard to help restore calm in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. Just moments after Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ronald S. Johnson announced early Monday that new security steps were planned in Ferguson that would not include National Guard troops, Gov. Jay Nixon announced that he was activating those...
  • Foley was fearless, former colleagues recall

     Foley was fearless, former colleagues recall
    James Foley was determined to tell the stories of people suffering in war-ravaged countries, and he risked his life to cover conflicts in the Middle East. But Foley, a journalist trained at Northwestern University who willingly went to countries beset...
  • For these musicians, a fateful first listen

    For these musicians, a fateful first listen
    Music's communicative power — "such sweet compulsion," Milton called it — has been known to change lives. Hearing the right piece at the right time can make a person start to think and feel differently, maybe start down a new path. In a...
  • It's time for the Clintons and the Bushes to step aside [Letter]

    It's time for the Clintons and the Bushes to step aside [Letter]
    Jonathan Strum's commentary on Hillary Clinton's presidential prospects resonated deeply with me ("Dynasty or democracy?" Aug. 18). We have had quite enough of the Bush and Clinton families already. For the sake of a healthy republic it would be best,...
  • Birthday bash for U.S. National Zoo panda cub 'Bao Boa'

    (Reuters) - A rambunctious panda bear cub celebrated a rare first birthday with a special cake and traditional Chinese gifts at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington on Saturday, zoo officials said. Bao Bao, a 44-pound female, is the second panda in...