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Sudden movement raises alarm in Wyoming slide area

A house breaks apart as a slow-moving landslide in Jackson, Wyo. advances downhill on Friday, April 18. 2014. The slide has cut off access to a 60-person neighborhood and has threatened town utilities, including a water line. (AP Photo/Jackson Hole News and Guide, Angus M....

Officials Halt Search For 2 Missing In Lake Erie

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have again suspended the search for two boaters still missing in western Lake Erie after the bodies of a woman and a teenage girl were found off the Ohio shoreline. The Port Clinton News-Herald ( ) reports the Department of Natural Resources...
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Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested

Lee Joon-seok, center, the captain of the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast, leaves a court which issued his arrest warrant in Mokpo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014. The investigation into South Korea’s ferry disaster focused on...
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Datsyuk’s late goal lifts Detroit over Boston 1-0

AP Photo/Winslow Townson BOSTON (AP) — Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period, moments after Jimmy Howard’s best save of the game, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the top-seeded Boston Bruins 1-0 in the opener of their Eastern Conference playoff series...
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Canadiens top Lightning again for 2-0 series lead

AP Photo/Chris O’Meara TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Rene Bourque had two goals and David Desharnais and Brendan Gallagher also scored Friday night, helping the Montreal Canadiens beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. Carey...

‘The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014’ by Carlotta Gall

Journalist Carlotta Gall shreds the Pakistani general’s blueprint in her book “The Wrong Enemy” by arguing that Pakistan is “perfidious, driving the violence in Afghanistan for its own cynical, hegemonic reasons.” She writes of a Pakistan that is more an active participant...

‘The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal’ by William D. Cohan

But what does the Duke University lacrosse scandal teach us eight years later? “The Price of Silence,” an exhaustive and exhausting new book by William D. Cohan, suggests that the whole sorry mess — viewed in hindsight with the benefit of exclusive interviews and a full review of...
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‘Eliot Ness: The Rise and Fall of an American Hero’ by Douglas Perry

History ELIOT NESS The Rise and Fall of an American Hero By Douglas Perry Viking. 335 pp. $27.95  Eliot Ness was the real thing. Working as a federal Prohibition agent, he led a bold campaign against bootleggers in Chicago and helped send Al Capone to prison. His “Untouchables”...
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Yardley: ‘An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964’ by Todd S. Purdum

There is reason to believe that we may be experiencing the first wave of a tsunami of nostalgia and sentimentality washing over the designated heavy hitters of Washington journalism. First up was Chris Matthews, he of ubiquitous television celebrity, whose “Tip and the Gipper:...

Lincoln Locomotive Replica Won’t Visit Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A full-size replica of a steam locomotive that pulled Abraham Lincoln’s funeral car won’t stop at the Ohio Statehouse as scheduled next week. The Leviathan 63 engine is part of the 2015 Lincoln Funeral Train project that will re-enact the...