The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 27, the 239th day of 2002 with 126 to follow.
By United Press International

What U.S. newspapers are saying

U.S. newspaper editorial comment on issues of international interest.

Bhopal: 'An atomic bomb about to explode'

WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- Here is a quick quiz; which recent nefarious event killed the most people, and who was responsible for it?

Reagans presented with congressional honor

WASHINGTON, May 16 (UPI) -- Former President Ronald Reagan and his wife, Nancy, were presented Thursday with one of the nation's oldest awards -- the Congressional Gold Medal for distingui

Sermon of the week: Being lights

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- In this 45th installment of the UPI series of sermons, the Rev. Gerald E. Murray, pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in New York, reflects on the upcoming Ash Wednesday.

Bush names Towey to faith office

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush on Friday chose an advocate for seniors who worked alongside Mother Teresa for more than a decade to lead his office of faith-based ini
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, UPI White House Reporter

Rock 'n' Roll -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

Fans of the Roche Sisters have been waiting eagerly for "Zero Church," a new album by Suzzy and Maggie Roche, a musical collection of prayers which just been re
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Dec. 30, the 364th day of 2001 with one to follow.
By United Press International

Smoke and water damage to NYC cathedral

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Church officials do not have a dollar figure on the damage caused by Tuesday's five-alarm fire at the St. John the Divine Church in Upper Manhattan.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 17, the 290th day of 2001 with 75 to follow.
By United Press International
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