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5 decades later, US-Cuba diplomatic ties restored

...Interests Section in Havana plans to announce its upgrade to embassy status in a written statement on Monday, but the Stars and Stripes will not fly at the mission until Kerry visits in August for a ceremonial flag-raising.Shortly after midnight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-20/5-decades-later-us-cuba-di
Al Jazeera YouTube channel airs satirical video about US

...world's pornography. "That makes porn as American as church on Sunday," the man said.At its end, a man in a stars-and-stripes hat said that "if anybody ever tells you that American is not that great, just say, 'God bless the country...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-07-06/al-jazeera-youtube-channel-airs
Ripe for reform

...of the senior people have to go," Todd Henshaw of the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business told Stars and Stripes. "(McDonald is) going to need some people coming in from the outside."An old saying goes that it's impossible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-17/ripe-reform
City displays 36-star flag where 50-star should be, vice versa

...flagpoles.Historical flags from the three nations that explored America (Spain, France and Great Britain), the stars and stripes of the 13 original colonies and several flags representing Georgia's secession before the Civil War are also displayed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-26/city-displays-36-star-flag-w
Kid-friendly crafts can help add to spirit of Independence Day

...red, white and blue ? or nothing.For Independence Day, she recommends two simple crafts: firework flowers and stars and stripes bunting. The flowers take minutes to make, and the essential supplies are just cupcake liners and straws. Directions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-06-28/kid-friendly-crafts-can-
US arrives in congested Sao Paulo for World Cup

...bus with the American flag and the slogan "United by team, driven by passion." Police on motorcycles with the Stars and Stripes sticking out of their wheels led the way, and a helicopter hovered.Four soldiers in fatigues and about two dozen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-09/us-arrives-congested
Wine Time: Cherry Tart Pinot Noir 2012, California

...wine, my wife, Teri, and I had it with my favorite Augusta pizza from Guiseppe's. I hummed a little bit of Stars and Stripes Forever as we put out the American flags and flag paper plates to serve the pizza. I almost felt like singing the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-06-30/wine-time-cherry-tart
Readers recall the day JFK died

...unit. For the next several days we were on a heightened state of alert ... (Attached is my copy of the Pacific Stars and Stripes newspaper published Nov. 24, 1963.) ? Bill Wood ? I was in my sophomore biology class at Presentation Academy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-21/readers-recall-day-jfk-died
US teenager Mikaela Shiffrin recovers from bobble, wins Olympic slalom gold

...fifth. But the slalom is her specialty."I did envision this moment so many times," said Shiffrin, who wore a stars-and-stripes "USA" temporary tattoo on her neck. "On the chairlift ride to the start in the second run, I started crying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-21/us-teenager-mikaela-shif
Summer Camps Guide 2013: DAY CAMPS

...and Groovin'); June 17-21 (Color Your Day); June 24-28 (Going Green); July 1-5 (no camp July 4; Stars and Stripes); July 8-12 (Jump Start!); July 15-19 (Walk on the Wild Side); July 22-26 (Imaginarium Week); July...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-05-09/summer-camps-guide-20