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24 min ago | Washington Post

National roundup: Fugitive killed after shooting law officers in New York

Two U.S. marshals and a New York City police detective were shot and injured Monday during a shootout in Manhattan while trying to capture a fugitive charged with child molestation, authorities said.


Related Topix: New York, New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Actor James Shigeta is dead at age 81

Mr. Shigeta was a Hawaiian born third-generation American of Japanese descent. After studying drama at New York University, Shigeta served in the Marines during the Korean conflict, rising to the rank of Staff Sergeant.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Paradise, Hawaiian Style, Musical Movies, Animation Movies, Flower Drum Song, Family, Drama Movies, Mulan, Adventure, James Shigeta, Entertainment, Drama, Television


Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New York's most bustling neighborhoods, officials said Monday.


Related Topix: San Diego County, CA

Foreign Policy

The United States Lowers Israel's Diplomatic Shield at the United Nations

Despite a history of rocky relations between U.S. President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Obama administration could largely be counted on to watch Israel's back in the U.N. Security Council, where it succeeded for more than five years in blocking successive efforts by the Palestinians to gain more of the trappings ... (more)


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Consumer Reports

Must-have small appliances for college students

If you are among the parents packing college students off to school for the first time, you may be tempted to equip their dorm rooms with all the creature comforts of home, including small appliances to satisfy their needs.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee

Learning the smell of fear: U-M team shows moms transmit fears to babies via odor

Babies can learn what to fear in the first days of life just by smelling the odor of their distressed mothers, new research suggests.


Related Topix: Medicine, Psychiatry

Right Wing News

Typical US Household Worth One-Third Less Than Under Bush

The inflation-adjusted net worth for the typical household was $87,992 in 2003. Ten years later, it was only $56,335, or a 36 percent decline, according to a study financed by the Russell Sage Foundation .


ABA Journal

Center studying law and culture moves to NYU

This summer the forum - along with its director, Thane Rosenbaum - moved to the New York University School of Law, where it will carry on its tradition of telling the story of the law through movies, novels and other cultural works.


Related Topix: Fordham University, US News, US Supreme Court

The Detroit News

Cops: 'Spider-Man' slugged officer in Times Square

New York -- A man dressed as Spider-Man was arrested on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Times Square.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WT names student affairs VP

West Texas A&M University President J. Patrick O'Brien named Michael Knox vice president for student affairs starting Aug. 11, pending approval by the university system's board of regents.


Related Topix: West Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University, University of Texas at Arlington, West, TX, Canyon, TX

The Tribune

NYC's aging bus terminal to get patchwork fixes

At the nation's busiest bus station, winding lines of riders wait amid cracked floors, crumbling ceiling tiles and a wheezing air-conditioning system helped along by old-fashioned floor fans.


Related Topix: Jackie Gleason, Chris Christie, US Governors

WTOP-FM Washington

UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts

In this July 17, 2014 photo, Dr. Robert Howe, a medical doctor and a PhD candidate in music history, displays antique English horns at the University of Connecticut's Depot Campus in Mansfield, Conn.


Related Topix: University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Scared Monkeys

Obamanomics is Crushing America Typical US Household Getting...

President Barack Obama likes to play class warfare and talk about the income divide.


Next on 'Metro Focus': The Rise and Fall of Penn Station and Jane Pauley

The next edition of "MetroFocus" features The Rise and Fall of Penn Station, Toms River, Jane Pauley and Little Free Libraries.


Related Topix: Books, Your Life Calling, Toms River, NJ, Libraries


Overseas students put China to the test

With Chinese students flocking to schools overseas, students from other countries are, in turn, spending their summer vacations in China to prepare for college entrance tests.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, University of Chicago


Shipping crates get new 'lease' on life

With the U.S. importing more than it exports, shipping containers are piling up at American ports.


National New Play Network Presents Mfa Playwrights' Workshop, Now thru 8/3

The National New Play Network , the country's alliance of non-profit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, in collaboration with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and Stanford University's National Center for New Plays, will host nearly fifty playwrights, directors and dramaturgs ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The National, Theater, Arts, Stanford University, Hunter College, City University of New York, UC San Diego

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Marshall Independent

A passion for music

After she got a postcard in the mail about a seminar where she could work with Broadway percussionists, Meghan Carmody of Marshall decided to take the chance.


Related Topix: Southwest Minnesota State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Rehab Management

Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation recently welcomed board certified physiatrists from the Rehabilitation Associates Medical Group to the Casa Colina healthcare team at its 20-acre hospital and rehabilitation campus in Pomona, Calif.


Related Topix: Pomona, CA, Medicine, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, Albany Medical College


Harlem Renaissance explored

An expert on the early-20th century Harlem Renaissance will be in the city Saturday to speak about this cultural and literary period in American history.


Related Topix: African-American