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  • Royal & Ancient Golf Club Backs Move to Allow Women Members

    The Royal & Ancient Golf Club, which governs the sport outside the U.S. and Mexico, is backing a move to allow women to become members.

  • Mitt Romney’s Cranbrook: The Untold Story

    How well I remember the day many years ago that I was walking through the quad at Cranbrook School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

  • Haiti, Philippines Suffered Most From Climate Related Disasters

    Haiti and the Philippines suffered the biggest climate-related disasters last year, a study showed as United Nations envoys from 195 nations discussed ways to assist countries coping with the impacts of global warming.

  • Solar Energy Is Ready. The U.S. Isn't

    Clean energy has become a dirty word in presidential politics. In their second debate, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama each tried to outdo the other’s love of fossil fuels: Obama extolling his record on oil and natural gas production, Romney vowing to take “advantage of the oil and coal we have here.” The Republican candidate has ridiculed the administration’s $535 million loan guarantee to Solyndra, the bankrupt California-based solar panel maker, and accused Obama of living “in an imaginary world where government-subsidized windmills and solar panels could power the economy.”

  • Burns, Santana Discuss 'The Central Park Five'

    Charlie Rose, Nov. 21: A discussion about the documentary film "The Central Park Five" with director Ken Burns; Sarah Burns, author of "The Central Park Five: The Untold Story Behind One of New York City's Most Infamous Crimes"; and Raymond Santana, member of the Central Park Five.

  • Women in Green Show Corporate Clout Overtakes Masters Gentility

    Women in green jackets aren’t the only change at Augusta National Golf Club as it prepares to host the Masters Tournament next week.

  • Muni Defaults May Be 36 Times More Frequent Than Reported

    Municipal bond defaults occur with a frequency at least 36-fold greater than reported by credit raters, Federal Reserve Bank of New York researchers say.

  • U.S. Military Disables Iraqi Insurgent Websites, Book ‘Counterstrike’ Says

    The U.S. military has hacked and temporarily disabled Iraqi insurgent and terrorist-based websites, a little-known tactic that’s part of a government “counterstrike” capability, according to a new book.

  • Alleged Bulger Gunman Describes Decades of Killings

    John Martorano, a government witness in the federal murder trial of James “Whitey” Bulger, started his testimony by identifying 10 of the people he killed over his decades in organized crime.

  • Hot New Surplus Store Goes on Safari

    Patricia: Mel and I gave the store and the catalog everything we had, all day, every day of the week. It would have been unthinkable for either of us to let the other down.

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