It appears Hutchinson’s July 4 festivities won’t include a fireworks display this year but the annual Patriots Parade is still on.
With flowers, flames and teary eyes, veterans, soldiers and European leaders celebrated peace in ceremonies around the continent marking the 68th anniversary of the Allied victory over the Nazis.
The events offered a moment of reflection and illustrated
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Two nonprofit organizations that bear Jewish diarist Anne Frank’s name are locked in a dispute over the Frank family archives, which have been kept in Amsterdam since 2007.
The Anne Frank Fund, based in Basel,
NEW YORK (AP) — F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” is short, almost novella size. It features larger-than-life characters, glamorous extravagance and dramatic demises. On its surface, it’s the most Hollywood-friendly of the great American novels.
The music and camping festival called Country Stampede will stay in Manhattan at least through 2017.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House Republican and Democrat are pushing a bill that would strip the authority of military officers to overturn convictions for major offenses such as sexual assault.
Republican Rep. Mike Turner of Ohio and Democratic
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — At first, the Islamic extremists in Nigeria’s dusty northeast rode on the backs of motorcycles, firing on government officials and other perceived enemies with worn Kalashnikov assault rifles hidden beneath their flowing robes. Now,
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister has decided to ban the use of air conditioners by government offices to help cope with the country’s pervasive energy shortages.
A statement issued Wednesday from Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso’s
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan’s military spokesman says a rebel force has overrun part of a town in the country’s east near the border with Ethiopia.
Col. Philip Aguer on Wednesday confirmed the fall of part
ROME (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says he will be returning to the Middle East in two weeks to push forward peace efforts between Israel and the Palestinians.
Kerry said he planned to visit Israel and