The Civil Wars, “The Civil Wars” (Columbia)
It’s hard to listen to Joy Williams and John Paul White sing lyrics like “don’t say it’s over” on The Civil Wars’ new disc and not think of the big picture.
The Civil Wars, “The Civil Wars” (Columbia)
ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Three dozen horses, ponies and donkeys are being put up for auction from the estate of a suicidal man who released dozens of exotic animals in eastern Ohio two years ago.
The Columbus Dispatch
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were slipping Monday at the start of a quiet August day on Wall Street.
There was little data to trade on, other than a report from the Institute for Supply Management that
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian authorities have arrested a man on charges of spying for Israel.
The semiofficial Mehr news agency says the unidentified man had allegedly passed on intelligence to a security officer at the Israeli embassy
Youngstown Police and The Ohio State Highway Patrol are searching for a man who bolted from a vehicle during a traffic stop on Youngstown’s South Side.
K.T. Tunstall, “Invisible Empire/Crescent Moon” (Blue Note)
“We are fighters in our prime,” K.T. Tunstall sings to her father on her new album, and the words resonate with poignancy now that he’s gone.
“Invisible Empire/Crescent Moon” focuses on
LONDON (AP) —
Britain’s defense ministry says Adm. John “Sandy” Woodward, who led the Royal Navy task force during the 1982 Falklands War, has died. He was 81.
The ministry did not give a cause, but the BBC
PLEASANT PLAIN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman has been reunited with her dog more than a month after it ran off after being struck by a car.
A caller told Paula Heckathorn a dog had been hanging
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Southern California authorities say a carjacker who slashed a man’s throat during a weekend crime spree killed himself by deliberately crashing into a freeway pillar at more than 100 mph.
The Riverside Press-Enterprise
“Mathew Brady: Portraits of a Nation” (Bloomsbury), by Robert Wilson
Civil War photographer Mathew Brady largely taught himself the finer points of the two pursuits that have linked his name to history: taking pictures and self-promotion. The son
DENVER (AP) — John Backowski says he feared for his son’s life when the young man went snowboarding.
Backowski tells the Denver Post (http://tinyurl.com/otzcdnh ) he would talk to his son after every report of an avalanche to
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Investigators are trying to determine what caused a car to explode in Spokane, Wash., injuring a man and his 3-year-old daughter.
KXLY reports (http://bit.ly/14cVHUE ) the two had gotten into the car and driven
CLAY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A long-distance swimmer who calls himself “The Shark” has jumped into Lake St. Clair near the Michigan-Canada border for a 30-hour, 22-mile dip.
If that isn’t enough, Jim Dreyer is hauling two dinghies
LONDON (AP) — Art lovers who can’t afford a painting by Francis Bacon can bid on the late artist’s paintbrushes at an auction of unusual items.
The eight brushes — given by Bacon to fellow artist Clive Barker
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A juvenile court judge will begin hearing testimony Monday to decide if a Utah teenager accused of killing a soccer referee with a single punch will be tried in juvenile or adult court.
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Women across the U.S. are risking their lives for illegal procedures to make their buttocks bigger, often involving home-improvement materials such as silicone injected by people with no medical training.
Some want to fill
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka marked the opening of its expanded Colombo port Monday, a $400 million project that aims to transform the Indian Ocean island into a regional trading hub by allowing a new, bigger
“The Great Texas Wind Rush: How George Bush, Ann Richards, and a Bunch of Tinkerers Helped the Oil and Gas State Win the Race to Wind Power” (University of Texas Press), by Kate Galbraith and Asher Price
HAT YAI, Thailand (AP) — A well-respected Muslim cleric in Thailand’s violence-plagued south was killed on Monday in one of the highest-profile assassinations of those working with the Thai government in resolving the southern insurgency.
Imam Yacob Raimani,
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian election officials say they will release complete general election results on Saturday and ratify them as official four days later if there are no complaints from the contending political parties.