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By Donald Lambro
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Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Theodore Kaczynski
They're almost here. With reports of sightings in Northern Virginia, the nation's capital is bracing for the inevitable return of the moulting, mating, singing cicadas.
The Boston marathon bombing suspect has added to his legal defense team a prominent death penalty lawyer who has worked on high-profile cases such as the Unabomber and the gunman who killed six and wounded 13, including former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, in Tucson in 2011.
Harvard University alumni attending their 50th-anniversary class reunion this week are getting updates on classmates - including Unabomber Ted Kaczynski.
Libyan state television broadcast images Wednesday of a man it said was Col. Moammar Gadhafi's youngest son in an attempt to refute rebel claims that he had been killed in a NATO airstrike.
A mother's claim on national television that she injected her 8-year-old daughter with Botox is under scrutiny after she purportedly said she made up the story for money.
The FBI has requested a DNA sample from "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski as part of its investigation into the 1982 deaths of seven Chicago-area people who took cyanide-laced Tylenol from packages that had been tampered with, officials said Thursday.
The shackled suspected shooter in the attempted assassination of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona Democrat, and the killing of six others showed no emotion and said little during a brief court appearance Monday, while the nation mourned and doctors remained optimistic about the congresswoman's recovery.
Very few Americans are fans of both "The Communist Manifesto" and "Mein Kampf," as 22-year-old Jared Lee Loughner, the purported Tucson killer, apparently was. Fewer still post on the Internet fears about "brainwashing," "mind control" and "conscience dreaming"; have long records of public disruption and aberrant behavior; were expelled from community college; or were rejected summarily for military service.
The nation got its first look on Monday at the 22-year-old loner accused of trying to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Jared Loughner, head shaved, a cut above the right temple and his hands cuffed, scanned a packed courtroom and sat down.
A cargo ship that broke down in Alaska's Aleutian Islands while carrying canola seeds and nearly a half-million gallons of fuel oil continued its slow journey to a safe harbor Sunday as a tugboat pulled it through rough seas and up to 25-foot waves.
She declined to say whether the agency would try to compel Kaczynski to give a sample, but in a motion filed in California court, Kaczynski said he was told the FBI would try to force his hand.
She declined to say whether the agency would try to compel Kaczynski to give a sample, but in a motion filed in a California court, Kaczynski said he was told the FBI would try to force his hand.