July 18, 2018

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This day in history: June 13

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on June 13: 1900 – The Boxer rebellion began in China. The secret society was dedicated to ending the domination and exploitation of the country […]


This day in history: June 12

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on June 12: 1917 – King Constantine of Greece stepped down in favour of his son, Prince Alexander. 1935 – Bolivia and Paraguay signed a […]

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  • Netflix topples HBO in Emmy nominations, but ‘Game of Thrones’ still rules
    LOS ANGELES — HBO’s medieval fantasy series “Game of Thrones” led nominations for the Emmy Awards on Thursday that spanned satire to the supernatural, but streaming service Netflix knocked HBO off its 17-year pedestal as […]
  • ROBBINS: Trump’s straightforward approach is his appeal
    The complexity of allegations against President Donald Trump continue to grow and Trump’s political and policy moves have remained remarkably simple. That simplicity was likely a key to Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton in 2016 […]
  • HILL: A Socialist restaurant In Maine
    While in Maine recently, we marveled at the beauty of the coastline, the bustling small towns and harbors, and the majesty of Acadia National Park. We also saw tons of portraits and lithographs of Civil […]
  • WILLIAMS: Our rules of the game: U.S. Constitution
    Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, leading to President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, has thrown progressives, the Democratic Party and the news media into an out-and-out tizzy. The online magazine Slate […]
  • ESTRICH: This is what happens when you lose an election
    This is what happens when you lose an election. You get Justice Neil Gorsuch instead of the wonderful Merrick Garland, who President Barack Obama nominated before Democrats lost in 2016. And you get Judge Brett […]
  • Chynoweth hired as Hurricanes assistant coach
    RALEIGH — New Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour rounded out his coaching staff Tuesday, hiring Dean Chynoweth as an assistant coach, the team announced in a press release. Chynoweth, 49, was an associate coach with […]