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12 min ago | The Star

AAUW to host best-selling authors at luncheon

SUBMITTED PHOTO Best-selling authors Caroline and Charles Todd will speak in Aiken on Sept.


Related Topix: Aiken, SC

Mon Sep 01, 2014

News Max

Connecticut Republicans Sense Sweep In Works

Although Bill Clinton is coming to campaign Tuesday night, and both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are expected to make stops in Connecticut before November, Republicans in the Nutmeg State feel "cautiously optimistic" that they will not only take the governorship that narrowly eluded them in 2010 but win other key offices as well.


Related Topix: US News, Connecticut, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama

CBS 3 Springfield

Battle of the Bulge veterans in Columbia for reunion

As America's population of World War II veterans continues to shrink, respect for their role in history appears to be growing.


Related Topix: Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Sleepless in Midland

Good read of the day -- 'The president who is uninterested in other people' by Michael Barone

We all like to psychoanalyze people in power, and Michael Barone appears to be no different.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George Bush

Deutsche Welle

How Nazi policies of expansion led to World War II

On September 1, 1939, the Wehrmacht invaded neighboring Poland without warning. Hitler had been planning the Blitzkrieg since 1933.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and -- watched by officials as they spoke -- called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Bill Clinton, Miamisburg, OH

Lowell Sun

Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

Jeffrey Fowle, an American detained in North Korea, speaks to the Associated Press, Monday, Sept.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Bill Clinton, Miamisburg, OH

ABC News

Richard Clarke Calls Obama 'Wrong' on World's Dangers

President Obama is "wrong" to downplay the dangers facing the United States, longtime counterterrorism official and ABC News contributor Richard Clarke said in response to the president's attempts to calm concern over the escalating threat from ISIS and turmoil in the Middle East.


Related Topix: Metal, Isis, Bill Clinton, George Bush, New Mexico, New Mexico Government

Sun Aug 31, 2014


Omaha Public Library live in-studio interview

Omaha Public Library Executive Director Gary Wasdin is live in the KETV Newswatch 7 Studio with the lineup for this year's "Omaha Reads" campaign SCHOOL'S BACK IN SESSION -- AND IT'S TIME TO HIT THE BOOKS.


Related Topix: Omaha, NE

Dominion Post

War Memorial Park tunnel named

The tunnel will be named Arras Tunnel, named after the French town the New Zealand Tunnel Company dug tunnel networks during World War I. "Not solely through the memorial of the company's fallen soldiers erected by the town, but also by the graffiti they left in the tunnels during construction, including messages in Cook Island Maori," Finlayson ... (more)


Post and Courier

Pope to honor dead on both sides of WWI next month

Pope Francis will honor the dead from both sides of World War I during a visit next month to northern Italy that witnessed some of the decisive final battles of the conflict - and where his own grandfather fought.


Related Topix: World News, Slovenia,

National Public Radio

Gaza's Shattered Airport, Once A Symbol Of Sovereignty

The destroyed and deserted main gate of the Gaza international airport in the southern city of Rafah.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Bill Clinton


Well-deserved honor

The date was July 3, 1863, and one young man's death, historians say, played a major role in changing the tide of the Civil War's pivotal Battle of Gettysburg in favor of the Union soldiers.


Related Topix: Wisconsin

The Las Vegas Sun

The people and politics behind Sen. Harry Reid's Clean Energy Summit 7.0

Former President Bill Clinton, left, waits backstage with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid before giving a keynote address during the National Clean Energy Summit 5.0 at the Bellagio Tuesday, August 7, 2012.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Bill Clinton, Searchlight, NV, Las Vegas, NV

Arkansas Online

A senator and the Great War

This summer marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I, or the Great War as it was known until the extreme horrors of World War II dwarfed the earlier conflict.


Related Topix: Arkansas

Sat Aug 30, 2014

News Max

Bill Clinton to Speak at Miami Rally for Charlie Crist

Former President Bill Clinton will be the keynote speaker at a rally in Miami Friday for Democrat gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist in his heated battle to unseat Republican Gov. Rick Scott.


Related Topix: Charlie Crist, Bill Clinton, US Governors, US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, Rick Scott

The Times-Tribune

It's more than the economy

More than 20 years ago, political consultant James Carville coined the phrase "the economy, stupid" to help elect Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton president.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, George Bush, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Democrat, Opinion

The Washington Post

Can a $1 million global teacher competition (backed by Bill Clinton) boost the profession?

There's no question that many teachers feel demoralized amid a punitive school "reform" movement and that their profession could use a boost, but is a $1 million global competition for a single "exceptional" teacher really the way to go about doing that? The $1 million Varkey GEMS Foundation Global Teacher Prize contest is underway, with Oct. 5 the ... (more)


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Education

WTOC-TV Savannah


World War II veterans of the Battle of the Bulge are scheduled to meet in the Columbia area as well as tour Fort Jackson and a museum.


Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Jackson


No escaping Clinton, Obama in Ark.

Bill Clinton hasn't called Arkansas home in over 20 years, and Barack Obama has never lived here.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, African-American


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