This year's pallet bonfire still anyone's guess

...the Rings fans.In years past, they've mostly built replicas of iconic buildings or local landmarks. They've done the Roman Pantheon, Eiffel Tower and the Empire State Building (complete with a King Kong on the top, gripping a blonde doll.) They've...

...shipping to New York.Two other Belmont hopefuls - Conquest Curlinate for trainer Mark Casse and Keen Ice for trainer Dale Romans - joined American Pharoah on the track during a reserved training session Tuesday morning.War Story, 16th in the Kentucky...
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Boston bomber will get chance to break silence at sentencing

...Tsarnaev said the attack was meant as retaliation against the U.S. for its actions in Muslim countries. During his trial, a Roman Catholic nun who visited Tsarnaev in prison said he expressed sympathy for the victims of the bombings."He said emphatically...
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Searchers comb Colony Glacier for GIs killed in 1950s crash

...Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage.He was flying a similar helicopter four years ago when his crew chief, Sgt. Roman Bradford, spotted some yellow fabric on Colony Glacier. That turned out to be a life raft from the Globemaster. A check of...
Deadly balcony collapse tied to rotted beams frozen in shock," said Philip Grant, Ireland's San Francisco-based consul general.The Rev. Aidan McAleenan, a Roman Catholic priest who was sitting Wednesday with two of the injured at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, said that they...
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Slack Tide: Save some daylight for me

...out, the idea of adjusting daily schedules according to seasonal solar variation dates back to antiquity. For example, the Romans changed the scales in their water clocks for different months of the year, thereby altering the length of each hour. They...
On Writing: How to Think

...who wrote the first book on rhetoric, it was the Ancient Romans who in the pursuit of political power perfected rhetoric as...know?)In England, Francis Bacon distinguished between the Roman rhetorical model, which he called "magistral" because it...
Conservative challenger Duda wins Polish presidential vote

...43-year-old lawyer with experience in the government, will be taking office in August, for a five-year term.Duda, a Roman Catholic, traveled on Monday to the Jasna Gora shrine in Czestochowa, and prayed there."Regardless of whether they voted...
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Against IS, airstrikes may not suffice

...Turkish border. But in recent days, its fighters have captured the ancient town of Palmyra, site of 2,000-year-old Roman ruins. That has brought it closer to Damascus.There are coalition success stories - most recently in Saddam Hussein's hometown...
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...votes by the legislature.___Q: Approval of gay marriage in Ireland is seen as signaling the declining influence of the Roman Catholic Church, which campaigned for a "No" vote. What's the comparable situation in the U.S.?A: The Catholic church...
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