Today in History

Today is Tuesday, June 4, the 155th day of 2013. There are 210 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 4, 1913, British suffragist Emily Davison was struck and mortally injured after moving into…

Fashion world applauds de la Renta _ and Clinton

NEW YORK (AP) — The big winners at the Council of Fashion Designers of America awards on Monday night were Proenza Schouler for womenswear, Thom Browne for menswear and Phillip Lim for accessories, but the crowd seemed to…

Tampa socialite sues gov’t over Petraeus scandal

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Tampa, Fla., socialite and her husband claimed in a lawsuit Monday that the government willfully leaked false and defamatory information about them in the scandal that led to the resignation of Gen. David Petraeus…

Statue of Liberty screening moved to Manhattan

NEW YORK (AP) — Security screening for visitors to the Statue of Liberty will be held in lower Manhattan instead of on Ellis Island when the site reopens on July 4 after cleanup from Superstorm Sandy. The National…

About 140 arrested in NC during NAACP protest

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — About 140 people have been arrested during the latest weekly demonstration led by the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP against the state’s Republican-led General Assembly. Police estimate that roughly 1,000 people attended a…
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Illinois must adopt ‘fracking’ rules, hire experts

High-volume oil and gas extraction probably won’t begin in earnest in Illinois until next year, even though a bill establishing the nation’s toughest regulations sailed through the Legislature.…
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Sunscreen slows skin aging, if used often enough

If worry about skin cancer doesn’t make you slather on sunscreen, maybe vanity will: New research provides some of the strongest evidence to date that near-daily sunscreen use can slow the aging of your skin.…