Multiple public safety agencies will conduct a disaster preparedness drill in Reid Park Thursday.
A U.S. Marine stands guard as rescue workers search the rubble of the U.S. Embassy in Beirut for bodies. Rescue workers search the collapsed front of the building after the terrorist bombing on April 18, 1983. (AP Photo/Bill Foley)
Rescuers continue to probe the wreckage of the U.S. Marine command, Monday, Oct. 24, 1983 in Beirut building that was destroyed on Sunday by a terrorist bomb. In the background can be seen the control tower of the Beirut airport. (AP Photo/Zouki)
MANILA, Philippines — The fourth typhoon to lash the Philippines
in a month brought pounding rain and winds to the eastern coast
today as it barreled toward Manila along the same path as an
earlier storm that left the capital still partially submerged.
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Top defense officials from 24 nations in
the Asia-Pacific region discussed how to combat piracy and deliver
disaster assistance at a meeting in Hawaii.
"Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters"
It is crunch time on Afghanistan, so here's my vote: We need to
be thinking about how to reduce our footprint and our goals there
in a responsible way, not dig in deeper. We simply do not have the
Afghan partners, the NATO allies, the domestic support, the
financial resources or the national…
DEAR ABBY: I attended a business-related function with my boss
and some co-workers. I had way too much to drink and ended up
having sex with my boss. (He offered me a ride to my car and took
advantage of me.) If I had been sober, it would never have
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WASHINGTON — NASA needs to make a major detour on its grand
plans to return astronauts to the moon, a special independent panel
told the White House on Thursday.
Loss of music is disheartening
A gorgeous fall here on the upper Mississippi, but among the old
grumblers I drink cheap coffee with, the mood these days is dark,
due to low interest rates and the advance of the glaciers, which is
why I, sunny optimist that I am, seek out the company of the young
and ebullient and drink $4…