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You know all those warnings about how America's addiction to deficit spending is going to make us look like Greece? Stop worrying. The bigger concern should be that America will look like Argentina. That could happen, theoretically, if the...
Margaret Thorngren 1920-2012 LANCASTER — Margaret Gulley Williams Thorngren, 92, of Lancaster and Lexington, Ky., passed away Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington after a brief illness. Born Nov. 1, 1920, in Lancaster,...
If home is a concept a child might visually articulate in, say, six quick lines, by adulthood it's a notion much more diffuse — a shape-shifter, a Rorschach blot. In her frank and expansive new memoir, "Searching for Zion: The Quest for Home in...
When Sarah Panzer was in the seventh grade in Lakeville, Minn., a Peace Corps volunteer spoke to her Spanish class. Since then, it was her dream to join the Peace Corps. Now Sarah and her husband, Aberdeen native Jordan Wein, are Peace Corps...
The Hartford CourantA Manchester High School student died Wednesday after being found at the bottom of the school's pool, police said. The boy was identified by the state medical examiner's office as Malvrick Donkor, 14, a freshman. He was taking part in a swim class...
World NowThe late Illinois poet Carl Sandburg once called President Obama’s town, Chicago, the “hog butcher of the world.” Here in Kabul, the former Midwest capital of slaughterhouses has a kindred spirit in Butcher Street, a small road lined...
World NowDozens of people were trapped and at least three people died when a multi-story shopping mall in the capital of Ghana collapsed shortly before opening Wednesday, according to Ghanaian authorities....
Every time Taylor Capretz unpacks from her summer trip, it's bittersweet. Not because she'll miss her friends at camp, tubing at the lake or a couple weeks in Cabo San Lucas. Taylor, 17, wishes she could stay longer in the places she visits —...
Tags: Documentary (genre), HIV, Entertainment, AIDS, Nepal
A group from this region is traveling half way around the world to help those in need while also learning. Ten people from the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute are heading to Ghana, Africa on...
If you knew what actually happened to Georgia Gould in 2008 as she regained consciousness on a stretcher in California, IV sticking into her arm, your first question might be a lot like Georgia's. What happened? She knew she'd blacked out on the...
JOHANNESBURG — Ghanaian President John Atta Mills, who vowed that the nation's oil reserves would be used for the good of the people, died Tuesday shortly after becoming ill, officials said. Mills, who turned 68 on Saturday, had planned to run...
Tags: Africa, Western Africa, Politics, Elections
World NowGhana president, John Atta Mills, died suddenly Tuesday shortly after becoming ill, according to a statement by his office....
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