Photos: Remembering 9/11

A couple embraces during the Sept. 11th Memorial Ceremony Friday at Rotary Park on Riverside Drive.
Ryan to seek speakership if embraced

...WASHINGTON - Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan told GOP lawmakers late Tuesday that he will run for speaker, but only if they embrace him by week's end as their consensus candidate - an ambitious bid to impose unity on a disordered and divided House...
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Ravens embrace underdog role in AFC title game

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The Ravens have another opportunity to embrace the underdog role, this time in the AFC championship game against the New England Patriots.Playing at home - where they've...
Episcopalians vote to allow gay marriage in churches

...Episcopalians overwhelmingly voted Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's embrace of gay rights that began more than a decade ago with the pioneering election of the first openly gay bishop.The vote came...
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My Turn: Medicaid reform is the real red herring

...Dispatch News last week, Rep. Wes Keller, R-Wasilla, called Medicaid expansion a red herring and concluded "we need to embrace Medicaid reform and let reform be the plan for a healthy Alaska." Writing for Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, Chad...
After deadly attack, Israel arrests extremist By DANIEL ESTRIN

...a Palestinian family, arresting a high-profile activist accused of leading a new movement of defiant settler youths who embrace violence and reject the rule of law in the name of the purity of the Holy Land.Meir Ettinger, whose arrest Monday was extended...
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GOP faces chaos it hoped to avoid

...a prolonged and vicious 2016 primary. It concluded it must embrace an overhaul of the nation's immigration laws and adopt a...tone, the RNC outlined a single policy imperative: "We must embrace and champion comprehensive immigration reform. If we do not...
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He? She? Ze? Colleges add gender-free pronouns, alter policy

...pronouns they use, with suggested gender-neutral options like "ze" or "they." Harvard isn't the first college to embrace gender-neutral pronouns, but it's among a wave of major institutions that are widening their policies and pronouns to...
Carson blames 'PC culture' for Muslim comment flap

...against electing a Muslim president.Carson told reporters in Ohio that his view is that anyone wanting to be president must embrace the Constitution and American principles. He added that he would oppose a Christian for president who wanted to establish...
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Top ten ways to cope with the rain

...the rain outside is louder than your alarm clock inside, there doesn't seem to be any point in getting up in the morning. Embrace the work ethic of our forefathers, who labored from sunup to sundown. As the days get shorter, you'll gain a few extra...


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