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Week In Review

GOP opposition to diplomat Rice begins to crack

December 2, 2012

Republican opposition to U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice as the next secretary of state began to crack Sunday as Sen. John McCain said she was “not the problem” in the White House’s handling of the Sept. 11 attack in Libya and suggested he could be persuaded to swing behind her possible nomination.

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Elmo actor Kevin Clash resigns amid second sex allegation

November 25, 2012

Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash has resigned in the wake of an allegation that he had sex with an under-aged youth. In its statement Tuesday, Sesame Workshop said “the controversy surrounding Kevin’s personal life has become a distraction that none of us want….”

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Israel-Hamas cease-fire remains elusive

November 25, 2012

Israel and the Hamas militant group edged closer to a cease-fire Tuesday to end a weeklong Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip, but after a day of furious diplomatic efforts involving the U.S. secretary of state, U.N. chief and Egypt’s president, a deal remained elusive and fighting raged on…

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Healing the divisions in postelection America

November 18, 2012

Baine’s Books sits in the heart of this historic village, a Main Street institution where townspeople gather for coffee and conversation and, every Thursday after sundown, an open mic night that draws performers from near and far with guitars and banjos in hand, bluegrass and blues on their lips.

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Presidential, social votes show changing mindsets

November 9, 2012

Obama bet, and won, on the assumption that the electorate would retain much of the age, ethnic and racial diversity he brought out in 2008. But across the country, voters affirmed changes in social policy that show a culture changing along with it.

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Fall home decor trends: Comforting hues, flexible design

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Entertainment

Review: A provocative idea that doesn’t work in ‘Antebellum’

September 17, 2020

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Stateside

Trump to Senate: Vote ‘without delay’ on his high court pick

September 19, 2020

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday urged the Republican-run...

Sports

Japan celebrates Osaka; Sponsors cautious about activism

September 17, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Naomi Osaka, of Japan, holds up the championship trophy after defeating Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus,...

Seniors

Know the facts about pulmonary fibrosis

September 17, 2020

BPT Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is a progressive and debilitating disease that leads to scarring of the lungs,...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of September 20

September 17, 2020

All Signs: I believe that in the next few months, we will discover information and data that...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff