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The Swampby Mark Silva A captured pirate gets his first day in federal court today, but who will ahrrrrg-ue his case? This is part of that "rule of law'' that President Barack Obama was talking about in his appearance at the......
The Swampby Mark Silva Heroes walk the halls of the Capitol. We're not talking about John Kerry here. We're talking about Capt. "Sully" Sullenberger, who saved dozens of people when he glide-landed his goose-stricken airliner on the Hudson River. He came......
The TV ZoneYes, Matt got Capt. Richard Phillips. NBC just sent quotes and he told Matt, "I didn't think I'd ever get out of that boat" - referring to the craft he was on that was towed by the U.S.S. Bainbridge.......
The Swampby Mark Silva Bon Jovi, Ben Affleck and Demi Moore walk the carpet tonight at the crowded entrance to an annual, black-tie White House Correspondents Association dinner, where President Barack Obama will make his debut on the stand-up comedy circuit......
The Swampby Mark Silva As if hurricane and monsoon season weren't enough to worry about on the high seas, high pirate season may be on its way. The Maritime Administration today issued an advisory to mariners that piracy is likely to......
The Swampby Mark Silva The economy was the big story of 2009. That and health care. From the start of the year, Americans have paid close attention to both an unfolding economic crisis, the Pew Research Center has found in a......
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelHe lost his chance to do one of his trademark politically-charged historical dramas when Universal bailed out of the Martin Luther King assassination film “Memphis.” And he doesn't want anything to do with the “Bourne” reboot, even...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelTom Hanks has taken on the role of Capt. Richard Phillips, the merchant ship skipper taken hostage, with his crew, on board the Maersk Alabama and rescued by US Navy Seals. He wrote a book about it. Considering the limited scope of the tale, this isn't...
Jacket CopyTwo new inspirational tales enter the hardcover nonfiction list this week, including local hero Father Gregory Boyle's "Tattoos on the Heart" at No. 8. The Jesuit priest is the founder of Homeboy Industries, the gang intervention and jobs organization....
California ports are going green. In a speech at the 28th World Ports Conference on Tuesday, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said the city's port is at the forefront of pushing for clean energy alternatives and reducing pollution. The...
With Information From CNN, Reuters & KTLAA Seattle couple is among the dead in a hijacking off the coast of Somalia. Phyllis Macay and Bob Riggle of Seattle and their friends, Jean and Scott Adam from California were on board a yacht when they were hijacked by Somali pirates Friday. Q13 FOX...
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NAIROBI, Kenya — Four Americans taken hostage by Somali pirates off East Africa were shot and killed by their captors Monday, the U.S. military said, marking the first time U.S. citizens have been killed in a wave of pirate attacks plaguing the Gulf...
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