Pope Francis wraps up joyful US visit with big open-air Mass

PHILADELPHIA - Pope Francis urged hundreds of thousands of the faithful gathered Sunday for the biggest event of his U.S.
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Moview Review: 'Everest'

...Thin Air." "Everest" mixes outdoor action-adventure with searing human drama that will have you thankful you're on the edge of your seat, and not the edge of a mountain.Jason Clarke stars as Rob Hall, Kiwi mountaineering guide and head of...
Parts of toddler's dismembered body found in Chicago park

...clues about the young victim's identity.A dog with a K-9 unit sniffed though shrubbery, branches and boulders on the edge of Garfield Park on the city's west side, while investigators felt the muddy lagoon bottom with their hands, looking...
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'Blowing my mind': Peaks on Pluto, canyons on Charon

...area on the surface of Pluto the Tombaugh Reggio. American astronomer Clyde Tombaugh spied the frozen, faraway world on the edge of the solar system in 1930.Thanks to New Horizons, scientists now know Pluto is a bit bigger than thought, with...
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Empire Editorial: Whale sculpture a worthy endeavor

...Completion of the State Library, Archives and Museum building will do the same. The pursuit of a large-scale sculpture on the edge of Juneau's waterfront is a worthy endeavor. We believe the generosity of private donations toward the creation of...
After 10-hour wait for wind, Dustin Johnson leads championship

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Even with 155 years of history, the British Open can still serve up some strange twists at St. Andrews. Dustin Johnson gave Saturday some semblance of order.
Halibut anger lands on wrong target

In Tuesday's 'My Turn' feature, Mr. Grutter states that the North Pacific Fishery Management Council halibut bycatch reductions approved in June are a 'non-action.
'Mind blowing' flames destroy homes in Washington state

WENATCHEE - From just across the Wenatchee River, Dominick Bonny watched a whole neighborhood in his central Washington town burn as a wildfire destroyed two dozen homes and forced hundreds to flee.
Blackhawks shut out Lightning for another Stanley Cup title

...was an appropriate conclusion to a series full of near misses and close calls that had fans in Chicago and Tampa Bay on the edge of their seats for almost two weeks. It was only the second final to begin with five one-goal games, and no team...
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Helping Alaska's future

...boards, staff and communities are working to meet these challenges with less and less support and are now teetering on the edge. School districts have continued to reduce teaching and administrative staff as well as supplies, custodial services...


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