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Updated Feb 5, 2016 at 11:23 AM

Emboldened by their finishes in the Iowa caucuses Monday - sixth, eighth, and 10th, respectively - former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida, Gov. John R. Kasich of Ohio, and Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey announced they are joining together to form a “GOP dream team.”“You may not like any of us individually, but I’ll be surprised if you can’t find something you like about the three of us,” Mr. Christie said.

Updated Feb 5, 2016 at 9:44 AM

What was at stake this week in Norristown, Pennsylvania, when Bill Cosby and his attorneys appeared in court to seek the dismissal of the criminal charges brought against him by the Montgomery County district attorney?

Updated Feb 4, 2016 at 10:09 AM

We live in the greatest democratic republic around, but the method we use to elect the leader of the free world is among the most foolish.Letting Iowa and New Hampshire have undue influence in the process is silly.

Updated Feb 3, 2016 at 12:15 PM

“Hitting a bullet with a bullet” aptly describes the challenge of destroying incoming missiles, but effective defenses do exist. North Korea threats have led the Obama administration to discuss deployment in South Korea of the Lockheed...

Updated Feb 1, 2016 at 4:18 PM

HAWLEY - Christian Dorflinger, the entrepreneur who started the famed cut glass manufacturing center in White Mills, was later behind a glass factory project in Hawley. A reference has been found that claims he also considered starting his cut glass...

Updated Jan 29, 2016 at 7:39 PM

Jan. 28’s performance was the best and worst debate of the 2016 Republican Primary so far.

Updated Jan 25, 2016 at 3:52 PM

WHITE MILLS - Miss Frances Dillon was one of those long-time, faithful teachers who watched over her pupils through the generations. Such is the legacy of any number of good teachers to this day. Miss Dillon had a long tenure as a teacher at the...

Updated Jan 22, 2016 at 11:57 AM

“Sending hardened criminals from death row to solitary confinement is no triumph,” wrote Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Alex Kozinski in a recent editorial for the Yale Law Review Journal. “It merely swaps one type of...

Updated Jan 21, 2016 at 4:29 PM

If Orion changed to wearing suspenders, the constellation would never be the same again.Step out the next clear night, in late January about 9:30 p.m., face south and look about half way up.

Updated Jan 20, 2016 at 2:38 PM

Iran has dismantled its nuclear centrifuges, shipped is nuclear materials out of the country and released four American hostages. Those who long for war with Iran - in Washington, Tehran, Tel Aviv, Riyadh and the editorial page of the Wall Street...

Updated Jan 20, 2016 at 2:13 PM

With wild-eyed friends like Sarah Palin, who needs wild-eyed enemies?Ted Cruz learned a quick lesson about what loyalty means to the over-amplified, star-spangled, word-salad-with-bangs from Alaska.

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