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Pulitzer Prize Awards

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  • Rosemary Grant Higgins, Cook County associate judge

    Rosemary Grant Higgins, Cook County associate judge
    It's a Friday morning in Courtroom 206 at the Cook County Criminal Courts Building, and Associate Judge Rosemary Grant Higgins is getting an update on the progress of one of her cases. "It looks like you've really taken to the program," Higgins says,...
  • Racial prejudice and militarized cops are a bad mix [Commentary]

    Racial prejudice and militarized cops are a bad mix [Commentary]
    The killing of a young black man by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., and the subsequent military-style police response to protests has illuminated two very disturbing phenomena. One is older than our republic -- racial prejudice -- and the other is...
  • What does mourning on Twitter mean?

    What does mourning on Twitter mean?
    "About seven years ago, Lauren Bacall showed up at my place for a party," the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer John Patrick Shanley tweeted Wednesday morning. "It was like having a yacht show up in your bathtub." Shanley's anecdote was wry but...
  • Venice Fest To Fete Frances McDormand With Persol Award

    ROME - The Venice Film Festival will fete Frances McDormand with its Persol Tribute to Visionary Talent Award. McDormand will receive the nod during a ceremony on September 1, following the out-of-competition screening on the Lido of Lisa Cholodenko-...
  • Zosia Mamet of 'Girls' pens column on her eating disorder

    Zosia Mamet of 'Girls' pens column on her eating disorder
    "Girls" star Zosia Mamet shared a huge secret with Glamour magazine: She has a long history with an eating disorder. The dark-haired actress, who plays tightly wound, bun-loving Shoshanna Shapiro on the HBO comedy, admitted to the disorder in an...
  • Grant Park premiere honors composer's longtime love affair with Chicago

    Grant Park premiere honors composer's longtime love affair with Chicago
    Unless I miss my guess, no American city has done more to advance a composer's international reputation than Chicago has done for William Bolcom in recent decades. Under two successive regimes, Lyric Opera of Chicago has commissioned and premiered three...
  • Maureen Dowd Joins New York Times Magazine

    By Linda Ge LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Maureen Dowd, the New York Times columnist, has joined the New York Times Magazine as a staff writer, the newspaper announced on Monday. "Maureen is one of The Times's signature writers. Period. And as we work...
  • Los Angeles Times Media Group Appoints Austin Beutner as Publisher & CEO

      Entrepreneur, Philanthropist and Public Servant to Report to Jack Griffin, CEO of Tribune Publishing Company Beutner Succeeds Eddy W. Hartenstein, Recently Named as Non-Executive Chairman of Tribune Publishing Company Board of Directors LOS...
  • Authors United: Who signed?

    More than 900 authors signed an open letter to Amazon that appeared in print Sunday and is online at the website Authors United. The letter appealed to Amazon to treat books from Hachette fairly. "As writers -- most of us not published by Hachette -- we...
  • Neil Simon pays visit to 'Broadway Bound' in Los Angeles

    Neil Simon pays visit to 'Broadway Bound' in Los Angeles
    The audience at Sunday's matinee performance of "Broadway Bound" at the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble in Los Angeles got a surprise visit when the play's author -- Neil Simon -- made an appearance in the front row of the small theater where the revival...
  • Orlando Shakespeare Theater announces 2014-15 actors

    Orlando Shakespeare Theater announces 2014-15 actors
    Orlando Shakespeare Theater has given us a heads up on the faces old and new we'll see during the upcoming 2014-15 season. Lots of familiar local talent is in the lineup, as well as actors making their Central Florida debut. Single tickets the Shakes'...