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5 min ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

10 Years Later, Mystery Heroine 'Maisie Dobbs' Gains New Life

If you asked mystery fans to name the most important novel of the past decade, most would say, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo - and they'd be right.


Related Topix: Books, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

2 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Quest for Medal of Honor for Ny Wwi hero continues

A statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in the Arbor Hill neighborhood on Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. .


Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, John McHugh, Republican, US House of Representatives, Albany, NY, Barack Obama

2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Quest for Medal of Honor for Ny Wwi hero continues

Nearly 100 years after he single-handedly fought off a German attack and saved a comrade from capture despite suffering serious wounds, Sgt.


Related Topix: US Politics, John McHugh, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, New York, African-American

2 hrs ago |

Quest for Medal of Honor for Ny Wwi hero continues

A statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in Washington Park on Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will consider whether the black World War I hero from Albany should be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor nearly 100 years after he single-handedly fought off a German attack, killing several of the enemy and ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Albany, NY, Democrat, John McHugh, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

4 hrs ago |

Meadow to mark centenary of World War I

THE Lord-Lieutenant of Merseyside Dame Lorna Muirhead headed a colourful parade on Saturday when she opened a Remembrance Meadow at Mesnes Park to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.


Related Topix: Merseyside County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

8 hrs ago | Suburban Weekly

Photo: Doug Ohman, License: N/a

Clarks Green resident Barry Phillips was chosen as one of 40 participants nationwide in the National Endownment for the Humanities' "On Hallowed Ground: Gettysburg in History and Memory" workshop.


Related Topix: Clarks Green, PA, Pop/Rock, The National, Gettysburg, PA, US National Parks

12 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

Amid Impeachment Talk, Boehner Steers Clear

A loaded term is being bandied about in conservative circles of late, quickening the pulses of many opponents of President Obama.


Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, US Politics, Bill Clinton, Newt Gingrich, George Bush

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Family of World War I vet gets dad's Purple Heart

Fred Demag, left, and Flora Bovat pose Wedneday, July 9, 2014, at the Vermont Statehouse in Montpelier, Vt., an certificate and a purple heart awarded posthumously to their father for wounds he suffered during World War I. The award was presented by the head of the Vermont National Guard.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Montpelier, VT, Prison, East Montpelier, VT


When chemical weapons killed 90,000

World War I ushered in an era of chemical weapons use that lingers, lethally, into the present day.


Related Topix: France, World News, Opinion

5 things about the Tour de France 5th stage

To mark the centenary of the start of World War I, the Tour was routed especially to pass notable battlefields.


Related Topix: France, World News,

Houston Chronicle

Gov. Rick Perry burned by CNN contributor's zinger

As President Obama and Texas Gov. Rick Perry are poised for a face-to-face Wednesday on the contentious issue of border security, politicians and political commentators are duking it out on whether the afternoon meeting favors POTUS OR Gov. Good Hair, a potential Republican candidate for president in 2016.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Bill Clinton, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Times Herald

Blame Mick Jagger for Brazil's crushing World Cup loss?

It may interest you to know that the price of a children's book hasn't wavered much at all in the... Years ago, my father said to me, 'Son, when the day comes that you find that special girl and you... Former president Bill Clinton and rock star Mick Jagger watch a World Cup soccer match between the United States and Ghana at Royal Bafokeng Stadium ... (more)


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, South Africa, World News

Brush News-Tribune

Sarah Palin, Ben Carson headline Colorado Western Conservative Summit

When John Andrews says the 2014 edition of the Western Conservative Summit has a chance to be the most influential in its five-year history, he points to the recent visits of former President Bill Clinton and his wife, possible presidential candidate Hillary, Denver's bid for the 2016 Republican National Convention, and Senate and gubernatorial ... (more)


Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Bill Clinton, Colorado Christian University, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives

5 things of interest to area readers - Wed., July 9

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.


Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Bill Clinton, US Politics, US News, Al Gore

Free Republic

Again: Hillary would like you to know that she struggled to get a mortgage after White House

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reiterated this week that she and her husband, President Bill Clinton, had trouble getting a home loan after they left their taxpayer funded digs at the White House.


Related Topix: US News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, US Politics

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Australia, we're getting fatter

WE'RE smoking and drinking less and we're exercising more but we're still losing the battle of the bulge, a survey of the nation's health shows.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

Civil War still rages: Attempt to sell dead soldier's skull retracted

Due to an outpouring of concern from people across the nation about a planned auction of the skull of a Civil War soldier reportedly killed at Gettysburg, the soldier's remains will not be sold and have been donated to the Gettysburg foundation.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Gettysburg National Military Park

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Now You See It: Attempted kisses lead to disses

Kissing should be like riding a bike, you never forget how. Therefore, it can get awkward when your puckered lips get left hanging.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton, Black Entertainment, Soul, Erykah Badu

WOZZ-FM Appleton

'Clinton: The Musical' gets U.S. debut at NY theat...

"Clinton: The Musical," a bawdy, raucous farce parodying the sex scandal that rocked the White House, with two actors portraying the dual sides of Bill Clinton, makes its U.S. debut this month during the New York Musical Theater Festival.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Sex Scandal, Bill Clinton, Musical Theater, Theater, Arts


Ed Klein, king of hacks: A deluded conservative's return to infamy

The conservative author purports to have all the hottest dirt on the Clintons. Does anyone believe a word of it? There is nothing more entertaining in the world of writing these days than any arbitrarily chosen piece of dialogue by conservative author Ed Klein.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton


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