City may use boulders to protect street lights

City officials are considering the placement of unobtrusive rock boulders in downtown medians to slow down or stop vehicles before they damage the area's historic street lights after two were destroyed in a collision this ...

'No effort' spared, Pope says, but offers no details

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis vowed Monday that "no effort must be spared" to root out priestly sex abuse and cover-up from the Catholic Church, but gave no indication that he would take action to sanction complicit bishops or end the Vatican culture of secrecy that has allowed the crisis to fester.

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Dear editor: Do you love the United States? Like the fact that unemployment is down; the stock market is up? Don't tell me that the stock market is just for the rich. Every 401(k), insurance annuity, and retirement plan for every citizen of the U.S. is invested heavily in the stock market. Everyone benefits. Approximately 230,000 new jobs have been created per month in the past 20 months -- more job opportunities than there are ...