WESLACO, Texas - A pit bull fatally mauled a 5-year-old boy staying at a southern Texas home with relatives, authorities said.
NEW YORK - In March 2003, Zeinab Taleb-Jedi was a middle-aged widow who found herself trapped in a cold, dusty bunker in Iraq as invading U.S. forces began blowing up buildings and inflicting casualties all around her.
HUNTS POINT, Wash. - Rolling the waterfront house onto a barge on Lake Washington took slightly more than 20 minutes. The home's maritime trip to British Columbia is taking a bit longer.
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Painter Robert Motherwell, who died in 1991, wrote, "If you can't find your inspiration by walking around the block one time, go around two blocks - but never three."
Shared enterprises can hold special rewards in the year ahead, especially if you associate yourself with those who are enterprising and futuristic. If a partner has an expertise in a particular field, that's all the better.
DEAR DR. GOTT: Can you give me some advice about ulcerative colitis? I have had this condition for 25 years. I have seen several doctors and taken lots of medication over the years and had to quit my job because of it. My doctor insists it is caused by bacteria, but I was wondering if it could be caused by allergies.
DEAR ABBY: The letter from "Not Ready to Kick the Butts in Kenosha" (April 13), the smoker asking how to respond to people who lectured him/her about quitting, had ME "smoking." "Not Ready" said it's none of their business. And, with reservations, you agreed.
An English instructor at Ogeechee Technical College needed no words to express how he felt about receiving the Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year award - his emotions said it all.
(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
GUANGZHOU, China - Floodwaters began receding Tuesday in parts of southern China after killing at least 63 people, swamping 2.5 million acres of farmland and causing billions of dollars in damage, the government said.
ARGHANDAB, Afghanistan - Taliban militants destroyed bridges and planted mines in several villages they control outside southern Afghanistan's largest city in apparent preparation for battle, residents and officials said Tuesday.
Maintaining personal control over your affairs, both at work and in social situations, will be of immense importance to your happiness in the year ahead. You'll sense this, and do your part to manage what you can whenever you can.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I want to respond to your column regarding hemorrhoids and how hard it is to get rid of them. I would like to tell you about the experience of my husband's grandmother. During one of her physical exams, her doctor informed her that she had hemorrhoids and would need surgery to repair them. She refused the surgery because she had read an article in Prevention Magazine claiming honey would help heal hemorrhoids. She immediately put honey on everything she could (toast, hot cereal, etc.), and, by the time she saw the doctor again, they were gone ...
English letter writer and novelist Horace Walpole, who died in 1797, wrote, "Mystery is the wisdom of blockheads."
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