HILLSBOROUGH: Kids can study baseball for credit – Packet Online

HILLSBOROUGH: Kids can study baseball for creditPacket Online”Students will learn how the game spread from America’s cities to the rural outposts of America thanks to the outbreak of the Civil…

Kiev Protesters Set Square Ablaze to Thwart Police – New York Times

New York TimesKIEV, Ukraine — With hundreds of riot police officers advancing from all sides after a day of deadly mayhem here in the Ukrainian capital, antigovernment protesters mounted a…

Social media must stop censoring images of war – Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa CitizenIn hindsight, it was inevitable. Facebook, which began life as an innocuous social networking site for Harvard students, has now become a theatre of war, and a record of…

Syrian Peace Envoys Clash as Civil War Negotiations Start – Businessweek

BusinessweekSmoke billows from buildings as fighting between opposition forces and troops loyal to the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad continues in the city of Daraya, southwest of Damascus, on…

Syria Conference Opens with Acrimony – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaMONTREUX, SWITZERLAND — The long-awaited second international conference on Syria opened with confrontational statements by the country’s government and opposition Wednesday, and their main international backers, Russia and…

Unflinching look at humanity – Independent Online

Independent OnlineThe opening scenes of 12 Years a Slave, Steve McQueen’s searing adaptation of the true-life account of a free black man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in…

Alicia Rhett Dies at 98 – People Magazine

People MagazineAlicia Rhett, a Southern actress who gained minor stardom on the strength of a single movie role – as the spinster India Wilkes, in 1939’s Gone With the Wind…

African Leaders Press For Peace in South Sudan – New York Times

New York TimesJUBA, South Sudan — As clashes between government troops and rebels continued in South Sudan on Thursday, diplomats moved swiftly to drag the warring sides to the negotiating…

Canzano: What happened to Oregon on the way to a national title? – OregonLive.com

OregonLive.comJosh Huff helped rescue Oregon’s season on Friday in the Civil War. (Randy L. Rasmussen/Oregonian). Print

No. 12 Oregon escapes Civil War with one-point victory – USA TODAY

USA TODAYEUGENE, Ore. — Marcus Mariota threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Josh Huff with 29 seconds left and No. 12 Oregon overcame a tenacious effort by Oregon State 36-35…

John Carter Movie Fail Causes Disney To Turn To Zennie62

This is a wild, “no kidding” moment I have to blog about. I received an interesting message on my YouTube message and here it is for you to see and…