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  • Bev York: historian and teacher

    Bev York has been active with the Windham Textile and History Museum for all of its 25 years, serving in the past as its director and currently as museum educator. "In a small museum with only a couple of part-time staff, we wear many hats to keep the...
  • Is it smart to skip your annual physical?

    Is it smart to skip your annual physical?
    The poorly told truth may be the most misleading falsehood. Last year, Ezekiel Emanuel, a leading American physician, provoked national debate by suggesting that most people should not live past age 75. This month he sparked further controversy,...
  • Lawyer: Internal Boy Scout files depict long, 'sordid' history of abuse within organization

    The sexual abuse of a 13-year-old Boy Scout by an adult volunteer was part of a "sordid history of child sexual abuse" within the organization that has been documented internally for nearly a century, the victim's attorney said Monday in his opening...
  • Hawks say winning ways are sustainable

    The air around these Hawks is rare. Few teams in NBA history have won with the regularity of the Hawks over the past two months. The Hawks own a franchise record of 16 straight wins. They have not lost in January. Only 26 other teams in league history...
  • Whispering our story

    Actors in colonial garb may be a common sight at Colonial Williamsburg, but on Monday the landscape had a more dramatic flair as the Revolutionary City hosted filming for the television series "Turn." Preparing for its second season, the show follows a...
  • Mexican TV reporter's marriage proposal for Tom Brady is wackiest of past Media Day moments

    Tom Brady already had a child with actress Bridget Moynahan and was dating supermodel Gisele Bundchen when a Mexican television personality created one of the wildest moments in Media Day history here in Arizona before the 2008 Super Bowl. Ines Gomez...
  • Tiki titans McGee, Cate talk Lost Lake

    Tiki titans McGee, Cate talk Lost Lake
    It's just after 10 a.m. on a subzero morning in Logan Square, and my hands are wrapped around a hot cup of black coffee. It's cold. Really cold. Sitting across from me is Martin Cate, wearing a tiki-print short-sleeved shirt and a trio of necklaces that...
  • Bianchi: Olé, Olé, Olé! Kaká already talking MLS championship for expansion Orlando City

     Bianchi: Olé, Olé, Olé! Kaká already talking MLS championship for expansion Orlando City
    Running off at the typewriter … Here's hoping the Orlando City Lions never, ever, ever become Americanized. Here's hoping the team president never stands up at the podium and tells the media, "We're acquiring the cap flexibility we need to...
  • Klay Thompson sets scoring record for one quarter in Warriors 126-101 win over Kings

    OAKLAND, Calif. Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson scored a career-high 52 points and in doing so etched his name in the NBA record book by catching fire as no player ever has. The 37 points he scored in the third quarter of a 126-101 win Friday...
  • Stubborn like a musk ox -- why Homo sapiens can't think straight about nuclear weapons

    Stubborn like a musk ox -- why Homo sapiens can't think straight about nuclear weapons
    Most people can be forgiven for ignoring the threat posed by nuclear weapons. It might seem surprising, but we have been preprogrammed by our own evolutionary history to engage in such ignorance. The nuclear age is just a tiny blip tacked on to our very...
  • The reality of American Sniper Chris Kyle

    The following editorial appeared in The Dallas Morning News on Friday, Jan. 23: To say that truth is stranger than fiction is really to say it's more complex. Life, real life, is always more layered and difficult than anything we will read in a book...