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Memorial Day

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  • ‘X-Men’ star Hugh Jackman shows off Wolverine’s exhibitionist streak

     
    To be clear, Hugh Jackman says it was his idea for Wolverine to be naked in “X-Men: Days of Future […]...
  • U.S. soldier free after almost five-year captivity in Afghanistan

    U.S. soldier free after almost five-year captivity in Afghanistan
    President Barack Obama, flanked by the parents of a U.S. soldier released after being held for nearly five years by the Taliban, said in the White House Rose Garden on Saturday that the United States has an "ironclad commitment" to bring home its...
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl freed in Taliban prisoner exchange

    Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a Taliban captive for nearly five years, was handed over Saturday to the U.S. military in Afghanistan in a negotiated exchange for the release of five senior Taliban detainees at the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba....
  • Florida lands four on Dr. Beach best beach in the U.S. list

    Florida lands four on Dr. Beach best beach in the U.S. list
    The annual list of best beaches in the U.S. has been announced and Florida beaches have taken four of the top 10 spots. Dr. Beach, aka Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, is the Director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal Research....
  • How Can We Take Guns Out Of Deadly Equations?

    How Can We Take Guns Out Of Deadly Equations?
    Before day's end, 86 Americans who were alive yesterday will be dead from gun violence. One of us dies from a bullet every 17 minutes. That statistic lends a certain futility to the anguished plea of Richard Martinez: "Not one more!" He made this appeal...
  • Los Angeles Recalls Sacrifices of Patriot Dead in Memorial Day Observance

     
    From the L.A. Times archives, May 31, 1928....
  • ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’: Simon Kinberg shares franchise secrets

     
    For about four hours in the summer of 2012, Simon Kinberg came perilously close to revealing the secrets of the […]...
  • Kim and Kanye -- wedding of the ... microsecond?

    "A FAMILY can only develop with a loving woman at its center," said the German writer Karl Wilhelm Fredrich von Schlegel. Kris Jenner, materfamilias to the Kardashians, surely has that bromide embroidered on a pillow. I WANTED to wait until we all...
  • 'Game of Thrones' recap, 'The Mountain and the Viper'

    'Game of Thrones' recap, 'The Mountain and the Viper'
    First off, let’s just get this out of the way: This has been the most consistently excellent season of "Game of Thrones" yet. Every episode has been strong, and the season has – somewhat amazingly – avoided the obvious issues with...
  • Kid-friendly vacation ideas: Ropes course, schooner, water parks

    Kid-friendly vacation ideas: Ropes course, schooner, water parks
    If you'd like to know where your kids want to go this summer, just ask them. Sixty-three percent of U.S. parents say their children influenced where the family went on summer vacation, a 2014 Portrait of American Travelers report says. Before anyone...
  • Consumers' daily spending hits nearly 6-year high, Gallup poll finds

    Consumers' daily spending hits nearly 6-year high, Gallup poll finds
    Americans reported they spent more on average each day last month than at any time since 2008, boosted by a Memorial Day spending spree, according to Gallup poll results released Monday. The self-reported average daily spending of $98 in May was up...