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The Swampby Mark Silva "Barack Hussein Obama,'' the New Jersey schoolchildren sang with glee. "Mmmm... mmmm... mmmm.'' "Hooray Mr. President, we're really proud of you,'' they chimed. "He said that all must lend a hand, to make this country strong again.''......
The Swampby Mark Silva The author of a children's book, I Am Barack Obama, says she wasn't responsible for the Obama song sung by young children in Burlington Township, N.J. Charisse Carney-Nunes says she was invited to Bernice Young Elementary School......
The Swampby Mark Silva Osama bin Laden may still be at large, eight years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but his organization "is under more pressure'' and "more vulnerable'' than at any time since those al Qaeda-launched attacks,......
The Swampby Jim Tankersley COPENHAGEN -- Attempting to revive climate negotiations that appear dangerously close to flat-lining, the Obama administration announced today that it would join allies in raising $100 billion by 2020 to help the world's poorest...
The Swampby Mark Silva There is no "global war on terrorism.'' That's the first thing that Anthony Cordesman, a seasoned expert on national security, has to say about the failed Christmas Day bomb-attempt on a U.S.-bound airliner. Inasmuch as we've had......
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KickingTiresMaybe some factories have happier workers, or maybe their production lines are just particularly snappy. Whatever the case, certain vehicle assembly plants produce fewer defects per 100 cars than others, and J.D. Power and Associates has just released its...
Since graduating from Glenbard South High School in 2003, Sharon Wegner has devoted her life to community service. The Wheaton native spent a year-and-a-half with AmeriCorps in Southern California working with emancipated foster youth and helping at...
World Cup competition comes to South Africa in June. Start the celebration of soccer's ultimate event a little early with South African wines. In so doing, experience the country's past, present and future. Winemaking in South Africa dates back 350 years...
Sandy Valdivieso and her husband intended to fly from Los Angeles to Dakar, Senegal. They ended up almost 7,000 miles off-course in Dhaka, Bangladesh. How something this bizarre could happen illustrates how a single mix-up on an airline's part can...
The subsets of filmgoers likely to fall for the wonderful"Searching for Sugar Man"include the following: People who like music. People who watch movies. Also: People who appreciate a good mystery. People who respond to stories about second chances....
When Jekesai, the young African woman at the core of the intense and deeply affecting new play by Danai Gurira, first arrives at the home of Chilford, the catechist who'll change her life, she sniffs his floor. In this part of southern Africa, the part...
Parents often flock to books dispensing advice about how to rear children who possess both the social skills to be well liked among their peers and the academic chops to make it to the Ivy League. Hyde Park residents Grayson Kachingwe and Donna...
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