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An ancient way to cut grass, scything's also a state of mind

Jun 19, 2018

Scything Zen: An ancient way to cut grasses can also be a state of mind

Police: Chicago-area man fatally shot wife, daughter

Jun 19, 2018

Police have determined that a man fatally shot his wife and 7-year-old daughter then turned the gun on himself in their west suburban Chicago home

Bruce Springsteen performs at benefit at bowling alley

Jun 19, 2018

Bruce Springsteen helped rock a refurbished 1960s bowling alley-turned music venue a stone's throw from the Asbury Park boardwalk

In death, one young man stands tall in North Korea relations

Jun 19, 2018

Otto Warmbier's legacy is still being written, one year after his death

School district to improve bus safety after deadly crash

Jun 19, 2018

A New Jersey school district will improve the safety of its buses after a crash last month that killed a student and a teacher

China blasts new US tariff threat, warns it will retaliate

Jun 19, 2018

China has threatened "comprehensive measures" in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's new tariff hike, raising the possibility Beijing might target operations of American companies

Army splits with West Point grad who touted communist revolt

Jun 19, 2018

A West Point cadet who tweeted pictures of himself at graduation with the message 'communism will win' is out of the Army with an other-than-honorable discharge

New Jersey considers honoring chef Bourdain with food trail

Jun 19, 2018

New Jersey lawmakers considering honoring celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain with a food trail

US housing starts jumped 5 pct. in May off Midwest building

Jun 19, 2018

US housing starts climbed 5 percent in May to strongest pace since 2007

Japan to check concrete walls after Osaka quake deaths

Jun 19, 2018

Japan's government has ordered nationwide inspection of school walls after two of the four deaths in Monday's earthquake in Osaka were caused by falling concrete walls

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