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Is this 2014 or 1348? The plague — yes, the infamous Black Death — was reported in China and Colorado. It's the same disease as the Middle Ages pandemic. Only now we know how to treat it.
Ban Ki-moon called on Israel and Hamas to abide by international humanitarian law, saying there were other ways of resolving the issue than killing. More than a dozen people were killed in the attack.
The magazine has helped depict and define American men since 1933. David Granger says male attitudes toward style — and women — have seen big shifts in the 17 years he's been at Esquire's helm.
The Wisconsin Republican is rolling out a plan that he says will fight poverty more effectively than the programs launched by former President Johnson's War on Poverty, but progressives are skeptical.
Many kids and teenagers leave Central America to avoid climbing levels of gang violence, extortion and drug trafficking. Sometimes, it's to find their families.
Albany, NY, Nov 20, 2012 — Gas drilling companies in New York State says they're "exhausted" by a more than four year long review process on whether to allow hydro fracking in New York, that they say they now fear will drag on into 2013. Go to full article
by NCPR News
Hamden, CT, Nov 20, 2012 — Most New York City voters say Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Michael Bloomberg did an "excellent" or "good" job responding to Hurricane Sandy. But according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today, when asked who did the best job, 36% say New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and 22% President Barack Obama--beating out both Cuomo and Bloomberg. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Canton, NY, Nov 20, 2012 — Part of an exhibition of Rockwell Kent's work at St. Lawrence University explores his literary side. Kent was one of America's most famous 20th century artists, and owned a... Go to full article
Watertown, NY, Nov 19, 2012 — Marital fidelity is a sensitive subject for many in the military. Relationships are stressed by distance, frequent moves and the dangers of war. Gen. David Petraeus's... Go to full article