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  • Me, My Shelf and I: Susan Hanes

    Me, My Shelf and I: Susan Hanes
    The library of Susan Hanes' Gold Coast residence is the perfect place to while away a chilly winter's eve — cozy armchairs, a crackling fireplace and, everywhere you look, books: stacked on a coffee table, filling wall-to-wall shelving and arrayed...
  • A holiday sack full of big movies

    A holiday sack full of big movies
    It's Christmas Day. The presents are opened and dinner is done. What next? Head to the movies, of course. Christmas Day is one of the biggest days of the year for going to the movies. No wonder so many biggies open on Christmas and just before. This...
  • 'Into the Woods' weaves a magical tale

    Once upon a time, there was a magic land. Little Red Riding Hood lived there, with Cinderella, Rapunzel and Jack from the beanstalk. They tried to find unconditional love for their families but found it can be a horrible battle. Especially while...
  • Peanuts comic will come to life in French TV series

    Lucy van Pelt sits, as she has for decades, with her arms folded at a desk under a sign that reads "Psychiatrist Help 5ยข." Snoopy, the enigmatic beagle owned by Charlie Brown, sits on a small wooden stool. Lucy's frustration grows as Snoopy remains...
  • Punishment can worsen bedwetting

    Punishing children for bedwetting won't solve the problem and may make it worse, researchers say. In a new study, children who were punished for wetting the bed at night were more likely to be depressed and had worse overall quality of life overall...
  • How the hackers taught Hollywood a lesson about cheap stunts

    — If I were a cartoonist, a phrase cartoonists are loath to hear, I'd sketch a chubby imp donned in a diaper, sporting a chia mohawk and munching the last Big Mac on Earth, while straddling a nuclear-armed missile that bears a striking resemblance...
  • Recess timing may not affect kids’ fruit and vegetable intake

    In efforts to get kids to eat more fruits and vegetables, it seems to make no difference if play time is scheduled before or after lunch, according to a new study of fourth- and fifth-graders. A small segment of kids did show a possible impact from the...
  • Christmas Box Office: Sellouts Reported for 'The Interview'

    Nearly all Christmas Day screenings of Sony's "The Interview" have sold out at the 17 Alamo Drafthouse locations -- an initial positive signal over the studio's decision to go with independent theaters to release the political satire. "We're seeing...
  • Amish romance novels spur boom in 'bonnet rippers'

    Amish romance novels spur boom in 'bonnet rippers'
    The man rides along in a buggy, black hat shading his face, horse trotting ahead of him. As author Mindy Starns Clark pens him, he's thinking, maybe praying, enjoying his surroundings as the vehicle rolls through Lancaster County. And the next time...
  • Review: 'The Cause of All Nations' by Don H. Doyle

    Review: 'The Cause of All Nations' by Don H. Doyle
    For many years, our popular conception of the Civil War has been of the war itself — military strategists peering over giant maps, soldiers advancing on the battlefields at Antietam and Gettysburg, Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House —...
  • We Need Diverse Books sparks children's lit movement

    We Need Diverse Books sparks children's lit movement
    Last month, Daniel Handler, the author of the successful "A Series of Unfortunate Events" franchise, himself created an unfortunate event that got the book industry roiling. Handler was emceeing the National Book Awards in New York City, where, after...