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Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - As investigators sort through the wreckage of the space shuttle Columbia, Congress is preparing a major re-evaluation of the space program's budget, its mission and its future course. Key lawmakers are seeking a detailed account of what...
Chicago TribuneThere were three swift boats on the river that day in Vietnam more than 35 years ago--three officers and 15 crew members. Only two of those officers remain to talk about what happened on February 28, 1969. One is John Kerry, the Democratic presidential...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsWorkers laid pipe across Kansas last summer, and earlier this year oil started gushing through it on its way from Canada to Oklahoma. That took it right through Mike Voit's property south of Chapman. "We kind of had the last pipeline agreement we signed...
NOW THAT was a cool coincidence: "Firefighter Appreciation Day 2001" at Oriole Park fell in the midst of the diehard, underground inferno that put the city's Fire Department to an extraordinary test. Too bad many of the firefighters who deserved the...
KWCH 12, KBSD 6, KBSH 7, KBSL 10 and KSCW maintains quarterly reports and other records regarding its broadcast of children’s educational and informational programming. These reports and records are available for inspection by the public at www.fcc....
Producer-director Bud Yorkin and his wife, actress Cynthia Sikes, have listed their Holmby Hills estate for $49.5 million. The gated traditional home, built in 1938, has five bedrooms and 7 1/2 bathrooms in about 11,900 square feet. The house has an...
Though she was released from federal prison in 1985, Floretta Leavy's drug conviction the year before has long hung over her head. So, the Rockford woman was still beside herself Saturday after learning that she was among nine people pardoned by...
Tribune correspondentSometimes, history comes full circle. On Tuesday, Hannah Jane Hurdle-Toomey, one of the last living children of an African-American slave, will be watching intently on TV as an African-American family takes up residence in the White House, a national...
Washington BureauOne evening in February 2005, in a four-hour meeting stoked by pepperoni pizza and grand ambition, Sen. Barack Obama and his senior advisers crafted a strategy to fit the Obama "brand." The charismatic celebrity-politician had rocketed from the...
Tribune staff reportersThe expected launch of Barack Obama's presidential campaign is still days away, but his quest to become the nation's first black commander in chief already is forcing a delicate examination of how candidates talk about race. That conversation took an...
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Special to the Los Angeles TimesFor thousands of years, the high, arid San Luis Valley has spawned tales of the strange and the fantastic. Native Americans called it the Bloodless Valley, setting aside their weapons as they made vision quests up sacred Blanca Peak, the great sentinel...
Those planning a summer vacation in the U.S., have plenty of special, enriching events to enjoy in various parts of the country. Here are more than a dozen events –just some of what's on tap for the summer--arranged chronologically. These festivals...
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