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  • Photographer-author dives into the beauty and the tragedy of the world's oceans

    Photographer-author dives into the beauty and the tragedy of the world's oceans
    "The Last Fisherman: Witness to the Endangered Oceans" Abbeville Press, $49.95 Jeffrey L. Rotman is an author, but he is better known for his efforts as an underwater photographer. His work has appeared in National Geographic and on the Discovery...
  • The making of 'Amazing Grace: The Musical,' and of the hymn

     The making of 'Amazing Grace: The Musical,' and of the hymn
    Despite its bucolic name, the quiet hamlet of Sandy Point Town, St. Kitts, on a friendly island in the West Indies, has a history written in blood. In the 18th century, Sandy Point offered Caribbean Sea shelter to the oft-battered slave ships that plied...
  • Islamic State has offered to trade hostages for imprisoned 'superstar'

    Islamic State has offered to trade hostages for imprisoned 'superstar'
    For months, Islamic State militants have engaged in a high-stakes game of deadly extortion, threatening to behead American captives they are holding in the Middle East unless their demands are met, including an end to U.S. airstrikes targeting their...
  • Walgreens' designs prove an upgrade for shoppers

    Walgreens' designs prove an upgrade for shoppers
    Not long ago, you always knew where to find a Walgreens — at the corner of happy and homely. Walgreens' banal, cookie-cutter buildings made one part of America indistinguishable from another. Inside were narrow, harshly-lit aisles piled high...
  • Upscale new residential complex opens in L.A. arts district

    Upscale new residential complex opens in L.A. arts district
    In what may be the strongest sign of the neighborhood's upscale transformation, a massive residential project — which looks more like a long train than a typical apartment complex — has opened in the arts district of downtown Los Angeles....
  • 'Holy Land' Filmmaker Launches Production Company, Plans Al Qaeda Movie

    Eitan Gorlin, producer 2001 Israeli movie "The Holy Land," has formed film production company Detente613 with backing from Peter Chernoff and Reuven Kahane. Detente613 is developing "The Shot That No One Heard," centered on Al Qaeda's lesser-known...
  • Las Vegas: Hershey's Chocolate World opens on the Strip

    Las Vegas: Hershey's Chocolate World opens on the Strip
    With the opening Tuesday of Hershey’s Chocolate World on the Las Vegas Strip, visitors may feel as though they’ve landed on the Candy Land game board. Hershey’s Chocolate World plans to distribute 1 million free Kisses when it opens...
  • 'Sharknado 2' aims to have even more bite

     'Sharknado 2' aims to have even more bite
    If it's true that lightning never strikes in the same place twice, then neither does a sharknado. For the sequel to last summer's surprise social media phenomenon, director Anthony C. Ferrante knew he had to take his low-budget sharks-in-a-tornado...
  • Possible Ravens draft pick Eric Ebron gets engaged hours before NFL draft

    Possible Ravens draft pick Eric Ebron gets engaged hours before NFL draft
    Updated 9:15 p.m.: Ebron went No. 10 overall to the Detroit Lions. The Ravens may say yes to North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron toninght. They may say no. No worries: He already has at least one willing partner. And it's a pretty important one. It'...
  • Vince Gilligan and Beau Willimon on Netflix, Antiheroes and Their Biggest Mistakes

    "Are we just supposed to pretend we're in a smoky café in Budapest and just talking about making TV?" asked Beau Willimon, at the start of his conversation with "Breaking Bad's" Vince Gilligan for Variety. If only! In reality, both showrunners were...
  • L.A.'s tallest skyscraper to get observation deck

    L.A.'s tallest skyscraper to get observation deck
    U.S. Bank Tower, the tallest building in the West, will soon have an observation deck and sky-high restaurant catering to visitors to downtown Los Angeles. The deck, the first of its kind in Southern California, will provide visitors with a sweeping...