The list of what a child needs in order to flourish is short but nonnegotiable. Food. Shelter. Play. Love. Something else, too, and it’s meted out in even less equal measure. Words. A child needs a forest of words to wander through, a sea of words to splash in. A child needs to be read […]
After some R&R, the dogs and cats flown here from California kill shelters are ready for adoption, except those too young or not sterilized. Local dogs also need homes, like Landen, a black Lab stigmatized because of his color.
Texas A&M scores its last 10 points at the free-throw line and Gonzaga misses a shot at the buzzer to fall, 62-61 on Thursday. The Bulldogs will play in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament’s third-place game on Friday.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A tug-of-war over a Russian warplane downed by a Turkish fighter jet at the border with Syria escalated Thursday, with Moscow drafting a slew of economic sanctions against Turkey and the Turkish president defiantly declaring that his military will shoot down any new intruder. The spat reflected a clash of ambitions […]
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards is spending Thanksgiving in the hospital. Edwards’ wife, Trina, says in a text message that her 88-year-old husband won’t be discharged Thursday from a hospital where he’s being treated for pneumonia. But he won’t have to eat hospital turkey. Trina Edwards says her mother is […]