MIAMI >> Despite being a relative pageant newcomer, Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries.At Sunday's pageant in Miami, Vega, a 22-year-old student of business administration from Barranquilla, Colombia, said she would wear the c […]
OSWIECIM, Poland >> A decade ago, 1,500 Holocaust survivors traveled to Auschwitz to mark the 60th anniversary of the death camp's liberation. On Tuesday, for the 70th anniversary, organizers are expecting 300, the youngest in their 70s."In 10 years there might be just one," said Zygmunt Shipper, an 85-year-old survivor who will attend t […]
Area schools have announced school delays and closings due to the snow.• Boyertown Area School District: closed• Coventry Christian Schools: closed• Daniel Boone School District: closed. The school board meeting scheduled for tonight at 7:30 at 2144 Weavertown Road, Douglassville, will be held as planned.
WASHINGTON >> This should be a golden era for tea party conservatives, whose energies helped Republicans gain a historic House majority and take control of the Senate. But the House's die-hard conservatives face new frustrations and uncertainty, thanks to a higher number of establishment-friendly Republicans and a leadership push to "show we […]