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FILE - This Aug. 9, 1982, file photo shows a police officer looking at an injured man being carried away on a stretcher from the scene of a terror attack at Jewish restaurant and deli Jo Goldenberg in Paris, France. On Aug. 9, 1982, grenade-throwing Palestinians burst into Jo Goldenberg deli and sprayed machine-gun fire, killing six people _ including two Americans. Over 32 years after a deadly terror attack in Paris’ old Jewish quarter, French authorities have finally identified three suspects and are seeking their arrest. (AP Photo/ Lionel Cironneau, File)

3 Sought in 1982 Attack in Paris’ Jewish Quarter

Friday, March 6, 2015

Paris — More than 32 years after a deadly terror attack in Paris’ old Jewish quarter, French authorities have at last identified three suspects and are seeking their arrest. Grenade-throwing Palestinians burst into the Jo Goldenberg deli on Aug. 9, 1982, and sprayed machine-gun fire. Six people, including two Americans, were killed, and 21 injured. The restaurant, which has since …

Archdiocese Teachers R eject S trictures

Friday, March 6, 2015

San Francisco — Eighty percent of faculty and staff at the four San Francisco archdiocese high schools subject to the archbishop’s new moral strictures have signed a petition rejecting his additions to the handbook for the next school year. The petition, delivered to Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone on Wednesday, says his language is “harmful to our community and creates an atmosphere of mistrust …

Actor Harrison Ford Hurt After Vintage Plane Crashes Onto Golf Course

Friday, March 6, 2015

Los Angeles — Harrison Ford was hurt Thursday after his vintage plane crashed on a golf course in Venice on the west side of Los Angeles, a source said. Shortly before 2:30 p.m., the aircraft crashed on the Penmar Golf Course. Ford, 72, is an avid aviator who is often seen flying vintage …

On Fashion: Is Gray the New Black? For Hair, It’s Becoming the Latest Fashion

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Baltimore — Writer Joan Didion, looking fragile and all of her 80 years under wispy, chalk-white hair, is the new face of Celine’s spring 2015 advertising campaign. Joni Mitchell, signature cheekbones as hard as granite under her long, …

When Music and Politics Mix

Sunday, March 1, 2015

New York — Leaving the Metropolitan Opera recently after hearing Valery Gergiev conduct Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta and Bartok’s Bluebeard’s Castle, I walked past a handful of shivering Ukrainian activists standing in the frigid cold on the sidewalk. They waved …

Waning Funds May End Philippines’ 40-Year Organ Festival

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Manila, Philippines — A nearly 200-year-old Philippine bamboo pipe organ, said to be the oldest and most complete in the world, has survived time, storms and wars. But an annual concert festival that has showcased its unique, lilting …

To Your Good Health: Psyllium Allergy Rare but Possible

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Dear Dr. Roach: I would like to know if you have ever heard of a person being allergic to psyllium fiber? My doctor suggested I take Metamucil for constipation, as opposed to stool softeners. However, when I took it, my face and eyes began to itch, I began …

Miss Manners: Don’t Blame Higher Education for People Who Are Rude

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Dear Miss Manners: What do you think of a daughter who sends her mother the following requirement (among others) for a “cordial” relationship with her? “Accept that husband is going to call you by your first name. We need you never again to register a verbal or nonverbal …

Labs Named Top Breed in U.S.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

New York — America’s fondness for Labrador retrievers is still setting records, but bulldogs are breaking new ground. Labs reigned as the nation’s top dog last year for the 24th year after breaking poodles’ decades-old record in 2013, according to American Kennel Club rankings set to be released …

Around the Remote: TV Picks for March 1-7

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Don’t Miss Downton Abbey — It’s the holiday-themed Season 5 finale of this still-addictive period drama and we have lots of questions: Why won’t the cops leave Anna (Joanne Froggatt) alone? Will Tom (Allen Leech) stay or go? Is poor Lady Edith (Laura Carmichael) finally in her happy …

Shelby Lyman on Chess: Ludic Joy

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Hint and Explanation: Force Checkmate We watch with laughing eyes as our Australian greyhound/border collie chases with abandonment several Kong balls we have kicked into the air. Cody leaps and leaps and leaps again with irrepressible excitement, igniting a tableau of three at play, humans and canine. One …

Going Nose-to-Snout with the Locals in Gainesville, Fla.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Gainesville, Fla. — Rule No. 1 when it comes to fleeing an alligator: Don’t run in a straight line. I learned this while standing feet from a prehistoric-looking, kayak-size animal that had crawled up onto the bank of …

How to Sell that ‘Unsellable’ Home

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Do you think your house is unsellable due to its location? Highly rated real estate agents on Angie’s List explain how to sell a house, even in the most undesirable spot. If the most important thing in real estate is location, location, location, how do you sell your …