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  • Epic Games details new free PC game 'Fortnite'

    GamerHub.tv Epic Games is best known for its "Unreal Tournament" and "Gears of War" franchises. The independent development studio is working on a brand new free to play game, "Fortnite," which pits teams of four players against invading monsters. The...
  • Serial rapist's search for housing underscores challenges of release

     Serial rapist's search for housing underscores challenges of release
    Ending a 13-month ordeal to reintroduce him to society, a man who admitted sexually assaulting more than 40 women over about 12 years is scheduled to move this month into a small, white house in the blustery desert east of Palmdale. On a dirt road...
  • Contest to scrap 'too solemn' Swiss anthem gets 200 entries

    ZURICH (Reuters) - More than 200 budding Swiss songwriters have entered a public competition to come up with a new, more rousing national anthem, according to organizers who want to ditch a traditional work many view as far too solemn. The contest,...
  • Literary stars come to South Florida Book Festival at African-American Research Library

    Literary stars come to South Florida Book Festival at African-American Research Library
    Eric Jerome Dickey's novels delve into myriad aspects of contemporary African-American life. Known for their brisk pace, realistic characters and a heavy emphasis on romance, the novels are written in a variety of genres. His 21st novel, "A Wanted Woman,"...
  • Yorktown native to lead mystery conference

    Yorktown native to lead mystery conference
    Award-winning mystery and science fiction author Donna Andrews, whose titles "Murder with Peacocks" and "Revenge of the Wrought Iron Flamingos" are set in her native Yorktown, has been named toastmaster of the 2014 Deadly Ink Mystery Conference. The...
  • Works By Stoimen Stoilov, Poems By William Meredith, Richard Harteis At Provenance Center

    Works By Stoimen Stoilov, Poems By William Meredith, Richard Harteis At Provenance Center
    The exhibit on the walls at Provenance Center in New London this summer is called "Stoimen Revisited," but that title only tells half the story. Actually, only one-third of the story. It is an exhibit of the work of Bulgarian painter and printmaker...
  • Lyric Opera Baltimore scales back to one production and concerts for 2014-2015 season

    Lyric Opera Baltimore scales back to one production and concerts for 2014-2015 season
    Lyric Opera Baltimore, which scaled back from three productions to two after its 2011-2012 inaugural season, is scaling back again. Only one staged work, Puccini's "Madama Butterfly," will be presented during 2014-2015, the company's fourth season. "The...
  • 7-night western Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Epic sailing from Miami from $379

    7-night western Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Epic sailing from Miami from $379
    Norwegian Cruise Line offers a 7-night western Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Epic for as little as $379 per person, based on double occupancy. The Norwegian Epic sails out PortMiami on a Sunday-Sunday itinerary with stops in Ocho Rios, Costa Maya...
  • World Cup showcases national anthems

     World Cup showcases national anthems
    Chicagoan Roxanne Spruance has heard "The Star-Spangled Banner" countless times before sporting events, but this week, as she stood among thousands of red, white and blue-cloaked fans at Soldier Field to watch the U.S. play Belgium in a World Cup match,...
  • Film Review: 'Set Fire to the Stars'

    Dylan Thomas knew the transcendent power of great art: "The world is never the same," he famously said, "once a good poem has been added to it." The world, it has to be said, does not look terribly different after viewing "Set Fire to the Stars," a...
  • Allen Grossman

    Allen Grossman
    Allen Grossman,a prize-winning poet who spent 15 years teaching his craft to students at the Johns Hopkins University, died June 27 at his home in Chelsea, Mass. He was 82 and had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease. "Allen was an inimitable...