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  • Williamsburg author's tale rich in medieval history

    Williamsburg author's tale rich in medieval history
    In 12th century France, women were generally regarded as useful only in the home – meant to run the household and raise children. It was men's work to handle politics and warfare. There have been exceptions to this unwritten rule throughout history,...
  • Acclaimed and controversial Polish film screening locally

    The suspenseful Polish film "Aftermath" is a gripping edge of your seat thriller that has garnered both acclaim and controversy. The film screened in South Florida theaters earlier this year and returns for a local run at Miami-Dade College's Tower...
  • Pass rush of Eagles still looking for lift

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Philadelphia Eagles - INSIDE SLANT The Philadelphia Eagles managed to win 10 games and a division title last season despite a weak pass rush that recorded just 37 sacks and finished 31st in the league in sacks per...
  • Interactive bus shelters tout 'Houdini' miniseries

    Interactive bus shelters tout 'Houdini' miniseries
    The History channel is promoting its upcoming "Houdini" miniseries with interactive bus shelters challenging Chicagoans to hold their breath for three minutes — duplicating one of the magician's legendary tricks. The two-day series will run...
  • Gators, Jaguars, Bucs, Dolphins? FSU is once-proud State of Florida's only saving grace on gridiron

     Gators, Jaguars, Bucs, Dolphins? FSU is once-proud State of Florida's only saving grace on gridiron
    Thank you, Florida State. Thank you for saving us from being in a total State of Embarrassment. A complete State of Disarray. In the name of Bobby Bowden, Don Shula, Steve Spurrier, Howard Schnellenberger and Tony Dungy, what happened to the college...
  • A bold-school Steve Ballmer steals show at Clippers' Fan Festival

    A bold-school Steve Ballmer steals show at Clippers' Fan Festival
    He entered from the stands, swaggering into Staples Center through the crowd like a prizefighter in dress slacks, pinstripe shirt and Clippers cap. A rap song screamed and the balding middle-aged man screamed with it, weaving through stunned and...
  • Arts funding on the November ballot

    Arts funding on the November ballot
    This year, election day in Los Angeles County will be about arts funding as well as politics. Among the decisions voters will face on the Nov. 4 ballot is whether to absorb $23 in annual per-parcel property taxes over the next 30 years for...
  • Md. agency failed to monitor placement of foster children, audit says

    Md. agency failed to monitor placement of foster children, audit says
    Some foster children were placed in the care of relatives with a history of alleged abuse or neglect because Maryland's social services agency did not properly monitor local agencies, according to a new audit. State auditors found that 16 children,...
  • A slaughter, then oblivion, mark France's deadliest day in World War One

    ROSSIGNOL Belgium (Reuters) - The bloodiest day for the French Army in World War One - indeed in its entire history - draws no national tributes, no eulogies by dignitaries, few wreaths laid in respect. The storied campaigns at the Marne and Verdun...
  • Smithsonian accepts archival material from Baltimore's LGBT community center

    Smithsonian accepts archival material from Baltimore's LGBT community center
    Old photographs, newspapers and other miscellaneous "gay pride ephemera" from the last half-century of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history in Baltimore will be added on Tuesday to one of the nation's most esteemed museum collections....
  • Toronto Film Festival Completes Lineup

    Jennifer Aniston, Juliette Binoche, Steve Carell, Michael Douglas, Tina Fey, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Diane Keaton, Melissa Leo, Bill Murray, Bill Nighy, Al Pacino, Vanessa Redgrave, Adam Sandler, John Travolta and Kristen Wiig are among the array...