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  • WWII author Rick Atkinson says faces learning curve for next project

    By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Author Rick Atkinson, who won a Pulitzer Prize for a best-selling World War Two history, said on Wednesday he was facing a steep learning curve for his next project on the American Revolution. After 15...
  • 'Star Wars Rebels' to re-air on ABC with Darth Vader cameo

    'Star Wars Rebels' to re-air on ABC with Darth Vader cameo
    "Star Wars Rebels" will begin its regular run on Disney XD on Monday, but later this month, the first episode of the animated series will air on ABC with a special bonus for fans: a cameo from Darth Vader himself. The first episode, which originally...
  • ‘Star Wars Rebels': Ralph McQuarrie legacy on view in animated series

     
    The sun was shining brightly on one recent afternoon at Skywalker Ranch, George Lucas' lush yet cozy retreat in Marin […]...
  • Weezer pretends it's 1994 on new album

    Weezer pretends it's 1994 on new album
    Whatever Rivers Cuomo does in Weezer will always be held up against the band's first two albums, the self-titled "blue album" (1994) and "Pinkerton" (1996), and inevitably found wanting. Cuomo acknowledges as much on "Back to the Shack," the first...
  • 'Star Wars Rebels' artists voyage to Skywalker Ranch for inspiration

    R2-D2 rests on the floor inside a dimly lit storeroom next to the Ark of the Covenant from "Raiders of the Lost Ark." An array of light sabers fills an entire shelf, enough to rival even the most well-prepared Jedi armory. Bizarre alien masks, including a...
  • Uninsured, truth, and motorcycles: Letters

    Uninsured, truth, and motorcycles: Letters
    Risks of being uninsured Florida's refusal to expand Medicaid is a moral failure. Now that a patient is being treated for Ebola in the U.S., in a Texas hospital, it's apparent that it also could become a major public-health and financial failure....
  • Effort To Build Memorial To Black Soldiers In American Revolution Began In Plainville

    A proposed national memorial to the thousands of African Americans who fought in the American Revolution won crucial federal approval Sept. 11, a key step for a project that began 30 years ago with a Plainville woman's struggle to join the Daughters of...
  • Once again, it's Republicans vs. historical fact

    To the editor: The Republican National Committee denounces the College Board's AP United States history guidelines for their alleged "radically revisionist view of American history." ("New U.S. history curriculum sparks education battle of 2014," Oct. 1)...
  • New U.S. history curriculum sparks education battle of 2014

    To improve the Advanced Placement class for U.S. history, some of the best and brightest history scholars in the country worked for six years on a new curriculum. The idea was to replace traditional memorization with more emphasis on critical thinking...
  • Baltimoreans take pride in anthem and the 'O' [Letter]

    Baltimoreans take pride in anthem and the 'O' [Letter]
    Born and raised here, a true "Son of Baltimore," I have witnessed the evolution and controversy of the "O!" sung during "The Star-Spangled Banner" since its origins in the cheap seats of Memorial Stadium some 30-plus years ago ("Stop desecrating the...
  • Graying activists return to Berkeley to mark '64 free speech protests

    Graying activists return to Berkeley to mark '64 free speech protests
    Fifty years ago, Jack Weinberg was the first to be arrested in an unprecedented student protest over free speech restrictions on the UC Berkeley campus. Thousands of demonstrators surrounded the police car in which Weinberg was detained for 32 hours....