June 9, 2014

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Whitehall-Coplay School District hires eight new elementary and middle school ...

... and earned her elementary education teaching certification in May 2009. She is currently pursuing her master's degree in special education from DeSales University in...

'Mistresses' Recap: The Ladies Show Their Weaknesses and Fears

It seems fears and weaknesses are the name of the game this week on Mistresses. Just two episodes into season two, and the women are...

Shortcomings found in area VA hospitals, clinics

The VA's Richmond medical center and clinics in Virginia Beach and Elizabeth City, N.C., are among 112 sites flagged for further investigation during a systemwide...

Prodding Congress, Obama acts to ease student debt

Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., who is championing the bill, said Democrats are "completely flexible" and open to GOP alternatives for how to pay for the bill.

NDP spending scandal could hurt Mulcair's credibility

Hill Times (subscription) Party leader Tom Mulcair came close to losing his temper during a post-caucus scrum, bickering with journalists over whether the rules on out-of-town...

University of Louisiana system may name interim Grambling president

She previously held positions at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina, Florida A&M University and the University of Texas School of Public Health in...

University of Louisiana system may name interim Grambling president

She previously held positions at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina, Florida A&M University and the University of Texas School of Public Health in...

5 answers: Why the surge in migrant children at border?

As many as 90,000 unaccompanied minors may be caught crossing border this year. President ... "Half of them are fleeing for their lives," said Elizabeth...

Obama uses executive authority to ease student loan burdens

NPR Elizabeth Warren and fellow Democrats push a more sweeping overhaul to the college loan system. Congressional Republicans, meanwhile, blasted the White House ... He urged...

Mulcair postpones McMurray visit

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair has cancelled his Tuesday morning tour of Fort McMurray, saying he has been invited to attend the funerals of three RCMP...

Tony Abbott finds friend in Canadian PM Stephen Harper over anti-carbon tax ...

Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper say they will put their economies before action on climate change. Both conservative leaders have...

Dining Out Review: Osteria Rossa on Monroe Center

For the ever-passionate Bonham, alum of the vibrant Chicago dining scene and New York City's French Culinary Institute, Osteria Rossa may be the missing piece...

Stephen Harper Calls Out 'Extreme Nationalist', 'Imperialist' Putin

... Stephen Harper Ukraine, Stephen Harper Vladimir Putin, Canada Politics News. OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says Russian President Vladimir Putin is an "extreme...

White House Addresses Border Crisis: Trend Is Larger Than We Anticipated

Authorities arrested 47,017 unaccompanied children on the border from October through May, up 92 percent from the same period a year earlier. A draft Border...

Canadians wouldn't accept legalizing activities of johns, pimps: PM

OTTAWA -- The Conservatives are cracking down on johns and pimps because legalizing their activities would be unacceptable to Canadians, says Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

Harper: Canada More 'Frank' Than Rest Of World On Climate Change

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper solidified his government's like-mindedness with Australia's hard-right Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Monday as the two meshed their views on the...

Dallas High School graduates

... Shannon Marie Martin, Danielle Lynn Martinson, Adelena R Mata, Jacob Anthony Matveev, Courtney Leanne May, Maria Mei-Li McCarthy, Lacey Marie McKelvie, Noah S McKinney,...

Study finds 16 percent increase in homelessness in NJ

Jay Everett, an associate on the Ending Homelessness Team at Monarch, said the increase may be attributed to an increase in people staying in homeless...

Prostitution bill responds to harm of sex trade, Harper says

Vancouver Sun Prime Minister Stephen Harper defended his government's proposed prostitution legislation on Monday, saying it responds to a “fundamental truth” that the sex trade is...

Lyons hospital on VA's audit list for further review

Washington Post Lyons Medical Center was visited May 12, while the VA's flagship hospital in East Orange was visited on May 15. An outpatient clinic in...

Stephen Harper and Australia's Tony Abbott won't let climate policies kill jobs

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Australian counterpart, Tony Abbott, made the statements following a meeting on Parliament Hill. Abbott, whose Liberal party came to...

Tony Abbott, Stephen Harper take hard line against carbon tax

Toronto Star Stephen Harper and Tony Abbott together took a hard line Monday against measures to limit the emissions that cause climate change if there's a...

Obama moves to extend student loan payment relief

Washington Post Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, joined a half-dozen other Democratic lawmakers as Obama urged Congress to pass the bill. "This should be a no-brainer," ...

Ontario election foreshadows next year's Mulcair-Trudeau battle: H├ębert

More so perhaps than any recent federal election, it will feature a fight to the finish for progressive voters between Thomas Mulcair and Justin Trudeau.

Canada 'more frank' on climate change, Stephen Harper says

Stephen Harper and Tony Abbott together took a hard line Monday against measures to limit the emissions that cause climate change if there's a threat...

High Flying Clinton Has a Few Chinks in her Armor

With appearances scheduled with all four major television networks, a new poll out showing the former First Lady, senator and Secretary of State light years...

Australian PM Tony Abbott calls Stephen Harper 'guide' to centre-right

Australia's prime minister says Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been a guide to centre-right politicians around the world. Tony Abbott arrived in Canada yesterday for...

Forest Hills schools want to hear from residents in first-ever survey

At the end of May, the district launched its first-ever online district climate survey, which is expected to conclude around Monday, June 16. The survey's...

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott meeting Stephen Harper

Australia's prime minister says he hopes to get a few tips from Canada on financial management when he sits down with Prime Minister Stephen Harper...

Wynne warns Ontario 'kids at risk' if Hudak keeps job cut promise

“That would put kids at risk,” she told reporters in the library of St. Elizabeth Catholic School on Monday after reading to a class of...

What the World's Oldest Orca Adds to the Blackfish Debate

The elderly whale's grand entrance into the orca conversation may further fuel the movement to change captivity practices. One California lawmaker has already put forth...

More exercise would help many women with breast cancer

Science World Report ... Local · In Depth. By Mary Elizabeth DallasHealthDayJune 9, 2014, 12:25 PM ... the journal Cancer. "Medical care providers should discuss the...

Police investigate Lemoyne borough employees suspected of selling borough ...

Police said charges have not yet been filed, but a search warrant was executed May 30 by West Shore Regional Police for two bank accounts...

Has Stephen Harper found his conservative soulmate in Australian PM Tony ...

(blog) (blog)If you happened to read the Australian newspapers this morning, you'd think that Stephen Harper was engaged in a burgeoning international bromance with...

Outsmarting Breast Cancer With Evolving Therapies

(blog) (blog)“The size of the tumor and presence of positive nodes may not matter as much as we thought,” said Dr. Deborah M. Axelrod,...

Australian PM calls Harper 'a beacon' for Conservative leaders

Yahoo News Canada (blog) “He has been regarded as something of a beacon to centre-right parties around the world and certainly I have regarded Stephen Harper...

Justin Trudeau following in father's footsteps

(blog) (blog)According to Justin Trudeau, his father, Pierre, was a devout Catholic. I beg to differ. By legalizing abortion, he proved he was far...

Harper welcomes Australian PM

Australia's prime minister says he hopes to get a few tips from Canada on financial management when he sits down with Prime Minister Stephen Harper...

Foreign Mergers Expand Ranks at Big Law Firms

The most recent figures from the Labor Department found that the overall legal services sector was down 700 jobs in May, to 1.14 million jobs.

Police on the lookout for Berlin burglary suspect

Berlin Police say a man wanted on theft and burglary charges eluded their arrest late Friday. Police said Orion Christopher Conway, 24, of Berlin, and...

Wonkbook: Obama's plan to address the $1.2 trillion student debt problem

(blog) (blog)The president has spent much of this year initiating modest changes in programs that may provide a boost to Democrats in advance of...

Nameberry: Report for May: Hetty, Sullivan and Moon

There was one set of twins this month, the beautifully named boy-girl pair Casper William Carnegie and Ramona Elizabeth Islay, each with one particularly meaningful...

Fatal Brockton domestic violence case followed too-familiar pattern

The case illustrates how it can be difficult for a victim of domestic violence to get out of an abusive relationship – and why victims,...

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Groupie from Down Under

Well he may be making a fool of himself on the world stage. Posing as a champion of democracy and Vladimir Putin's worst nightmare. Prime...

Celladon Corporation Appoints Elizabeth E. Reed General Counsel

Because such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking...

Could Elizabeth Warren have made it in today's America?

The nation has stopped investing in its children, which helped both them and the nation prosper, she said at a book reading in early May.

Prince Philip sets energetic pace as he turns 93

In May this year, the Duke had a 'minor procedure' carried out on his right hand at Buckingham Palace and was seen wearing a bandage...

Elizabeth Potter: Anti-cuts campaigners are targeting politicians of all colouring

Baby, we'll turn back the hands of time," when I read in the (Saturday, May 31) about Labour-controlled Derbyshire County Council's latest announcement that...

Tony Abbott backs Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper's tough rhetoric on ...

Globalnews.ca Mr Abbott's strongest comments on Russia to date came while he was in Ottawa, and followed Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper's criticisms of president Vladimir...

Tories, Libs trying to knock NDP off their ethical 'high horse' over free ...

(subscription) (subscription)The Procedure and House Affairs Committee called NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair (Outremont, Que.) to answer questions on the party's use of Parliamentary resources...