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  • Parties put governing behind winning political support

    Parties put governing behind winning political support
    We Americans are increasingly given to political escapism. Regardless of our place on the political spectrum — Republican or Democrat, liberal or conservative — we prefer self-serving fictions to messy realities. We avoid unpopular choices...
  • 'Lt. Uhura' from 'Star Trek' dazzles at Allentown Comic Con

    'Lt. Uhura' from 'Star Trek' dazzles at Allentown Comic Con
    Costumed science fiction and fantasy fans of all ages poured into the Great Allentown Comic Con on Sunday to meet Nichelle Nichols, a television icon known for her groundbreaking role in advancing black women on television. Nichols, better known as...
  • New research finds sexting is the 'new norm' for teens

    Texting and "sexting," sending sexually explicit messages via mobile phone, are firmly entrenched in the high school dating scene these days, but until now little solid data has existed on to what extent these social media connections have been misused to...
  • Mo'ne Davis memoir to be released in March

    Mo'ne Davis memoir to be released in March
    Little League star Mo'ne Davis wants you to remember her name. In fact, the teen will make sure you do with the publishing of her memoir early next year. Davis, the female pitcher who helped lead Philadelphia's Taney Dragons to the Little League World...
  • Authors presenting Jewish-themed books

    Authors presenting Jewish-themed books
    The 2014 Miami Book Fair International includes a Jewish flavor. Several authors will present Jewish-themed books during the fair that runs through Nov. 23 at Miami-Dade College's Wolfson Campus, 300 NE 2nd Ave. in Miami. One of the books being...
  • Former reporter Frank Stanfield chronicles career covering 'Vampires, Gators and Wackos'

    Former reporter Frank Stanfield chronicles career covering 'Vampires, Gators and Wackos'
    LEESBURG — The title of Frank Stanfield's latest book tells it all about his career — "Vampires, Gators and Wackos: A Newspaperman's Life." In the book, Stanfield writes about the "tons of cases" he reported on his life in journalism,...
  • Film Review: 'Paddington'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "No bears were harmed in the making of this film," boast the closing credits of "Paddington" -- and happily, that promise extends to Michael Bond's ursine literary creation. Fifty-six years after first appearing in print, the...
  • 'Topless Cellist' depicts life of performance artist Charlotte Moorman

    'Topless Cellist' depicts life of performance artist Charlotte Moorman
    Charlotte Moorman was an ambitious, classically trained cellist when she arrived in New York in 1957. She aimed to become a soloist, but the career she ultimately attained as an avant-garde performance artist was truly singular. Joan Rothfuss, a...
  • Herbie Hancock's memoir recalls a creative life and all that jazz

    Herbie Hancock's memoir recalls a creative life and all that jazz
    Herbie Hancock has had the kind of career that's unlikely to ever be duplicated. Appearing on landmark recordings with Miles Davis as well as his own band in the 1960s, Hancock memorably scaled to even greater fame while fusing jazz and funk with the...
  • AFM: Wild Bunch Acquires Oliver Stone's Untitled Edward Snowden Pic

    Wild Bunch has acquired international rights to Oliver Stone's controversial project about Edward Snowden starring Joseph Gordon - Levitt in the leading role. Unveiled at the AFM, the pact was negotiated between Wild Bunch's Vincent Maraval and Stone's...
  • 'Interstellar' is an ambitious, imperfect sci-fi epic, reviews say

    Like the astronauts at the center of "Interstellar," director Christopher Nolan is on an ambitious mission. His new film, which stars Matthew McConaughey as a single dad piloting a space mission to find a new home for humanity, is visually expansive,...