Widow of bombing suspect hires criminal lawyer The widow of dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has hired a criminal lawyer with experience defending terrorism cases as she continues to face questions from federal authorities. More
Russia had elder Boston suspect under surveillance Russian agents placed the elder Boston bombing suspect under surveillance during a six-month visit to southern Russia last year, then scrambled to find him when he suddenly disappeared after police killed a Canadian jihadist, a security official told The Associated Press.... More
Bombing suspects' mom also in terror database Two government officials tell The Associated Press that U.S. intelligence agencies added the Boston bombing suspects' mother to a federal terrorism database about 18 months before the attack.... More
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A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Sirius America Insurance Company - Morningstar.com A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Sirius International Insurance ... - Yahoo! Finance 10/3/2014 - 12:23 pm | View Link
China’s explanation for the Hong Kong protests? Blame America. - Washington Post Of Course Beijing Thinks the Hong Kong Protests Were Orchestrated by ... - Slate Magazine 10/3/2014 - 11:17 am | View Link
Shaking Up the Ranks of America’s Big Charities Giving to the nation’s biggest and most popular charities grew by nearly 11 percent last year, fueled largely by affluent donors, who are reordering the top ranks of America’s nonprofits, according to The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual rankings ... 10/19/2014 - 10:41 am | View Link
A new 'America’s Team' A new Harris Poll has stripped the moniker of America's Team away from the streaking Dallas Cowboys. The new head honchos of the NFL are now the Denver Broncos, who moved up two places to become America's new favorite team. This is the first time since ... 10/19/2014 - 10:36 am | View Link
Chip Paillex feeds hungry through America’s Grow-a-Row Chip Paillex has a calling. Paillex, 47, a resident of the Pittstown section of Union Township, Hunterdon County, is doing the honorable and the necessary, doing simply what Jesus did — feeding the hungry. As founder and president of America’s Grow-a ... 10/19/2014 - 9:30 am | View Link
Pittsburgh beats out Scranton for 'America's ugliest accent' title It's official: Pittsburgh has America's ugliest accent. So said a slight majority of voters in the final round of a tongues-in-cheek online tournament by Gawker.com that pitted Pittsburgh against 15 other cities. In last week's final round of the bracketed ... 10/19/2014 - 5:42 am | View Link
Deadline tomorrow to vote for Dubuque as America's top riverfront Monday at noon today marks the last chance to vote for Dubuque as America's best riverfront. Online votes are determining the honor among 10 riverfronts featured in a USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice list. 10/19/2014 - 5:01 am | View Link
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The Nitro-based IOBI Tutoring and Mentoring will host a free ACT course and free STEM seminar for high school students in November at South Charleston Christian Academy, 149 7th Ave. First is the "Opportunities for STEM Students" seminar at 3 p.m. Nov. 9. This will cover college applications, scholarships, internships and summer research for students interested in pursuing a career in science, technology engineering or math.
By Paul J. Nyden
Studying literary scholarship, along with Hebrew language and culture, inspired Robert Alter to study various translations of the Bible and to begin publishing new translations of his own. "My training was in the field of comparative literature. I worked on 18th-century to 20th-century European literature and American fiction," Alter said, during an interview with the Gazette-Mail.
By Douglas Imbrogno
At the heart of Jewish religious life lies the Torah, which encompasses the first five books of the Old Testament: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. And behind every hand-lettered rendition of the Torah found in Jewish temples is a sofer, who carefully and prayerfully renders these holy books in a tradition thousands of years old.
Republican lieutenant governor candidate Karyn Polito and her Democratic rival Steve Kerrigan debated for the first time yesterday in a heated 30-minute battle on Boston Herald Radio that touched on a host of issues. Here are some excerpts from the debate:• On Republican Charlie Baker’s national award for turning around Harvard Pilgrim Health Care: