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U.S. goals in Mideast evolve as combat ends

WASHINGTON – Firmly and finally ending the U.S. combat mission in Iraq, President Barack Obama will have but a moment before trying to hasten peace nearby between Israelis and Palestinians. Left...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Bombs kill 7 U.S. troops in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan – Roadside bombs killed seven American troops Monday – including five in a single blast in Kandahar – raising to more than a dozen the number who have died in the last three...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Cautious investors trade stocks lower

NEW YORK – Stocks fell in thin trading Monday after more signs of slowing economic growth got investors worried ahead of a key report on jobs later this week.The Dow Jones industrial average lost...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Indonesian volcano erupts

TANAH KARO, Indonesia – Tens of thousands of people packed emergency shelters Monday after a long-dormant volcano in western Indonesia spewed clouds of hot ash and smoke more than a mile into the...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

DHS Volleyball: Demons spike Montrose

 DHSVolleyball: Demons spike Montrose October6, 2002 Herald Staff Report For the Durango High School volleyball team, Saturday’smatch was as easy as 1-2-4.The Demons, still supercharged from a...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Katrina lingers 5 years later

NEW ORLEANS – Gulf Coast residents tried to put Hurricane Katrina behind them Sunday, marking its fifth anniversary by casting wreaths into the water to remember the hundreds killed. But part of...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

‘Mad Men,’ ‘Modern Family’ earn top Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES – The darkly intimate 1960s-era drama “Mad Men” and the comedy romp “Modern Family” were the top honorees at Sunday’s Emmy Awards while American life past and present proved a winning...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Drug given to sleepless vets faces doubts

WASHINGTON – Andrew White returned from a nine-month tour in Iraq beset with signs of post-traumatic stress disorder: insomnia, nightmares, constant restlessness. Doctors tried to ease his symptoms...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Former writer Loh dies at 79

NEW YORK – For most of his four decades as a reporter, Jules Edward Loh traveled the United States, reaching every state and using his honeyed Georgia accent to charm his way into the hearts, minds...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

2 police officers fatally shot in Alaska town

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A standoff was under way Sunday in a tiny southeast Alaska village after a man fatally shot two of the village’s four full-time police officers the night before, then barricaded...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Internet may phase out printed Oxford Dictionary

LONDON – It weighs in at more than 130 pounds, but the authoritative guide to the English language, the Oxford English Dictionary, eventually may slim down to nothing.Oxford University Press, the...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Massage therapists offer services to firefighters

 Massagetherapists offer services to firefighters Related items: Vallecito residents evacuated from homes once again Fire prevention preparations urged to reduce danger More homes burglarized...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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