On Writing: How to Think

...years. Then in the late 16th and early 17th centuries, two writers appeared who gave us new models for nonfiction prose. In France, Michel de Montaigne gave us our modern word "essay" in the title of a collection of short prose pieces, "Essaies...
France OKs health care bill targeting anorexia, cigarettes

...much drinking, sexy cigarette packs: France's parliament is cracking down on all...emergence of new diseases" while preserving France's generous and highly vaunted health...a measure that could cause ripples in France's famed fashion industry, the bill...
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Death toll tops 4,000 in Nepal

...Angeles urban search-and-rescue team was due to arrive Tuesday, he said.Medical and rescue teams from Russia, Japan, France, Switzerland and Singapore were expected in Kathmandu over the coming days, the Nepal army said."We are appealing for tents...
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Today In Sports History for Sunday, April 26

...selected by the Miami Dolphins with the top pick in the NFL draft. St. Louis selects Chris Long of Virginia second.2009 - France's Frederick Bousquet sets a world record in the 50-meter freestyle, becoming the first to break the 21-second barrier...
World Cup 3v3 soccer champions

...Cheng, Nikolas Daniels, Tevin Dick and Kelsi Sell; ECUADOR - Nolan Campos, Wade Gifford, Kai Hargrave and Jack Schwarting; FRANCE - Benjamin Erickson, Elijah Jarrett, Dawson Menz and Bodhi Nelson; GREECE - Kean Buss, Reece Dusenberry, Benjamin Goldstein...
Remembering Rie

...Juneau-Douglas City Museum Rie offered us her place for the winter of 1977 when she was having her first tapestry made in France. Our two year daughter, Anna had brain cancer and we had come back to Juneau for a few weeks to regroup before surgery. Rie...
Fliers get a bit of relief as summer airfares fall

...keeping some business travelers home, helping lower fares for vacationers. Fares are down to airports in Spain, Italy and France. However, cities in Germany and England, whose economies are stronger, are still higher this summer compared to last year...
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White House OKs Congress' say on an Iran agreement

...Congress should have a chance to weigh in and remain skeptical that Iran will honor an agreement.The United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China reached a preliminary agreement with Iran on April 2 to curb its nuclear program and hope to finalize...
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Today In Sports History for April 21

...almost two years, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 4-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners.2013 - Raphael Jacquelin of France wins a record-tying playoff at the Spanish Open, edging Germany's Maximilian Kieffer on their ninth try at the 18th hole...
Sports On TV for Thursday, March 26

...Kentucky vs. West Virginia, at Cleveland6:17 p.m., TBS -NCAA Tournament, regional semifinal, Arizona vs. Xavier, at Los AngelesSOCCER11:55 a.m., ESPN2 - Men's national teams, exhibition, France vs. Brazil, at Paris


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