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  • Review: 'This Dark Road to Mercy' by Wiley Cash

     Review: 'This Dark Road to Mercy' by Wiley Cash
    Twelve-year-old Easter Quillby's earliest memory of her father was watching him, from a distance, play baseball. When she was 9, Wade Chesterfield (she calls him "Wade," not "Dad") abandoned Easter, her younger sister Ruby, and their mom, Corinne. Three...
  • George Clooney's 'Monuments Men' no work of art, reviews say

    On paper, "The Monuments Men" has a lot going for it, including a starry cast led by director and co-writer George Clooney and a remarkable true story -- about a group of soldiers on a mission to protect priceless works of art in World War II Europe -- as...
  • 'Lego Movie' a colorful, outside-the-box adventure, reviews say

    Playtime has just begun for "The Lego Movie," and film critics could scarcely be more delighted. Directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller's new 3-D animated film about an ordinary Lego minifigure-turned-unlikely-hero is meeting with nearly unanimous...
  • 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' competent, not compelling, reviews say

    When it comes to reviews of "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit," superlatives are in short supply. Most movie critics agree that the reboot of the Tom Clancy action franchise, starring Chris Pine and directed by Kenneth¬†Branagh, is competent — or...
  • Big steps for Stonewall

    Big steps for Stonewall
    The Stonewall National Museum and Archives is writing a new chapter. Already the largest circulating library of gay literature and periodicals nationally, the Fort Lauderdale center is now aiming for more: with a new "Dear Abby" exhibit; the launch of a...
  • West Hartford Family Disheartened After MA Hearing On Custody Of Daughter

    West Hartford Family Disheartened After MA Hearing On Custody Of Daughter
    BOSTON — A West Hartford couple was distressed Tuesday after leaving juvenile court, frustrated in their attempts to regain custody of their sick 15-year-old daughter, Justina Pelletier, from the state of Massachusetts. The case was continued to...
  • Would-be witness in 'Whitey' Bulger mob trial found dead

    A man who at one time was expected to testify against reputed mobster James "Whitey" Bulger -- and who was one of Bulger's more vocal critics -- was found dead outside Boston, officials said Thursday. The body of Stephen "Stippo" Rakes, 59, of Quincy,...
  • Update: New Hampshire man kills son, 9, then self during YWCA visit

    An estranged father shot his 9-year-old son several times during a supervised visit at a New Hampshire YWCA before turning the gun on himself Sunday morning, officials said. Both were killed.  Muni Savyon, 54, of Manchester, N.H., had been separated...
  • Mysterious death in 'Whitey' Bulger trial: Book has back story

    A harsh critic of James "Whitey" Bulger, who had once been expected to testify against the gangster at his trial, was found dead in his home Wednesday, with no obvious signs of trauma on his body. There will be an autopsy on to determine the cause of...
  • Roxy celebrates at Miami Swim Week kickoff party

    Roxy celebrates at Miami Swim Week kickoff party
    Roxy celebrated its 25th anniversary at the official party kicking off Miami Swim Week on Thursday night by introducing the Roxy Pop Surf collection. Models Chrissy Teigen and Hannah Davis were on hand, along with DJ Chelsea Leyland. [Miami Herald]...
  • Bill Sharman dies at 87; basketball legend and former Lakers coach

    Bill Sharman dies at 87; basketball legend and former Lakers coach
    The Lakers had plenty of talent when Bill Sharman showed up as their new coach in the summer of 1971. The Hall of Fame lineup included a towering Wilt Chamberlain at center, flanked by Jerry West and Gail Goodrich. What the team lacked — after...