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  • Race relations arguably worse in 'Age of Obama'

    WASHINGTON When President Barack Obama was elected the nation's first black president in 2008, it suggested a move toward a post-racial America, the kind of society that Martin Luther King Jr. envisioned in his "I Have a Dream" speech nearly a half-...
  • A look at this month's upcoming movies

    December can be a delightful month for movie lovers, because it often brings the best of both worlds — mainstream blockbuster hits that will pack multiplexes, and smaller films with outstanding performances that are arriving in time for Academy...
  • SAG Awards nominations begin to clarify season -- and yet they don't

    SAG Awards nominations begin to clarify season -- and yet they don't
    For months, the only consensus about this year's awards race has been that there is an overall lack of consensus. But the Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations Wednesday started to bring some clarity, focusing the conversation around two front-runners...
  • Merv Griffin, often overlooked, gets DVD set and Paley Center tribute

    Merv Griffin, often overlooked, gets DVD set and Paley Center tribute
    He may not have the enduring popularity of Johnny Carson, but Merv Griffin's charm, wit and intelligence made the talk-show host one of the masters of the genre. Just as contemporary talk shows feature actors, musicians and celebrity chefs hawking their...
  • SAG Awards 2015: Five things to expect at the nominations

    SAG Awards 2015: Five things to expect at the nominations
    No offense to the venerable Hollywood Film Awards, but awards season doesn't actually heat up until Wednesday morning. That's when the Screen Actors Guild will announce its nominations for the best film performances of the year.  This is a big week...
  • Area Girls Basketball Games To Watch

    Area Girls Basketball Games To Watch
    E.O. Smith at Weaver, Wednesday: E.O. Smith's young team will try to slow down Weaver's top backcourt. Northwest Catholic at Bristol Eastern, Wednesday: Good early test for Northwest Catholic. Avon at Enfield, Friday: 6-3 center Abby Laszewski faces...
  • Glen Campbell's 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You' in tight original song race

    Glen Campbell's 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You' in tight original song race
    Last year's original song Oscar race seemed like the slowest Iditarod in history as we all waited for "Frozen's" "Let It Go" to collect its ice sculpture. This year, there is no slam-dunk front-runner … except perhaps the heartbreaking famous...
  • Boca resident to receive highest civilian honor Congress bestows

    Boca resident to receive highest civilian honor Congress bestows
    A city resident will be among the 40 founding members of the Civil Air Patrol who will receive the Congressional Gold Medal this week — the highest honor Congress bestows on civilians. After Wednesday's ceremony in Washington, D.C., the name of...
  • In a nation holding its breath, Ferguson is everywhere

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday, Dec. 5: Since last week in America, Ferguson has been everywhere. In New York and Oakland, Calif., in Seattle and Denver, in Washington, D.C., in St. Louis. The decision by...
  • Response to Ferguson rioters: Restitution and shaming

    No matter whose side you are on in the upheaval following the killing of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, everyone should agree on the profound sadness of it all: sadness that an 18-year-old boy-man walked a path that...
  • Theo Lippman Jr.

    Theo Lippman Jr.
    Theo "Ted" Lippman Jr., a former Baltimore Sun editorial writer and author of several books, died Saturday morning of complications after a fall at his home in Fenwick Island, Del. He was 85. "He wrote with a great sense of humor," said Joseph R.L....