Over the past few months, Harold Ickes, a longtime ally of Hillary Rodham Clinton, has helped organize private meetings around the country with union leaders, Clinton backers and Democratic strategists.The pressing topic: Who will step up to be the Democrats' megadonors in the 2016 presidential race?Tensions were running high Saturday in southwestern Pakistan after dozens of heavily armed gunmen, wearing the uniforms of security forces, stopped two buses, singled out ethnic Pashtuns, and fatally shot at least 22 of them Friday night.Mohammed Soltan, an American citizen who spent nearly two years in an Egyptian prison on charges that he supported an Islamist protest, was released by Egyptian authorities and flew back to the United States on Saturday, his family said in a statement. Beau Biden, who followed his father, Vice President Joe Biden, into politics and was twice elected attorney general of Delaware, died Saturday of brain cancer nearly two years after he was first diagnosed. After the Korean War ended in 1953, Kim Myeong Bok and 75 other North Korean prisoners of war detained in South Korea opted to live abroad rather than risk hostile welcomes in either half of their homeland.He is a sensitive guy who needs a leader to keep him secure. Dusty bonds very deeply with his human companions and can become very protective of them. Mark Gotcher, superintendent of the Atkins School District since 2013, will become deputy commissioner of the Arkansas Department of Education, Education Commissioner Johnny Key announced Friday. 72203 or call 378-3475 during business hours Monday through Friday.The Democrat-Gazette wants its news reports to be fair and accurate. If you know of an error, write: Frank Fellone Deputy Editor P. The path to the NBA Finals for Steve Kerr and David Blatt, a rare pair of rookie coaches on basketball's biggest stage, started with a meeting organized by their agent at Los Angeles International Airport last June.
Emily Carosone scored on Morgan Estell's bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the 10th inning to give Auburn an 11-10 victory over UCLA on Saturday night in an elimination game at the Women's College World Series.
CHICAGO — New research shows that the move to make cancer treatments gentler for children has paid a double dividend.
More kids are surviving than ever before, and without the long-term complications that doomed many of their peers a generation ago. — Two young Boston men were stabbed, one seriously, at a fraternity house at Tufts University early Sunday, leading the school to briefly issue a shelter-in-place order as police searched the campus.
When President Barack Obama met recently with the mother of James Foley, the U. hostage beheaded in August by Islamic State militants, she said, he told her that freeing her son and the other U. Now he wants to go home, though he may find little more than rejection and suspicion.
Russia's Vladimir Putin won't be on the guest list when President Barack Obama and other world leaders assemble in Germany next week, as part of the punishment for purported Kremlin-supported aggression in Ukraine.