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  • Leon Whiteson dies at 82; architect, critic and novelist

    Leon Whiteson, a Zimbabwe-born architect-turned-critic and novelist who wrote about architecture for publications such as Architectural Digest, the Toronto Star and the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, died of cancer Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 82. His...
  • News of the Weird: Painting With the Vomit of Houseflies

    News of the Weird: Painting With the Vomit of Houseflies
    The conflicted double life of Israeli Orthodox Jew Shadar Hadar, 34, might be as formidable to manage as that of an international spy. Though deeply and defiantly religious, he typically around midnight "trades his knitted white yarmulke" for a "wavy...
  • Around the AL East: Storylines through the first few weeks

    Around the AL East: Storylines through the first few weeks
    We're almost a month into the season, and it seems an appropriate time for another trip "Around the AL East." Here’s a look at a main storyline for each opponent in the Orioles' division as well as a look at who's hot and who's not on each club:...
  • Watch Canada's Alexis Normand botch the U.S. national anthem

    Watch Canada's Alexis Normand botch the U.S. national anthem
    Canadian singer Alexis Normand probably will have to leave the building the next time she hears the U.S. national anthem being sung. Because she tried to sing it Saturday before a hockey game and botched the lyrics. Before a game in the Memorial Cup...
  • News of the Weird: Sex Offender-ville

    News of the Weird: Sex Offender-ville
    “With its neatly cut lawns and luscious tropical vegetation,” wrote a BBC News reporter in July, Miracle Village, Fla., is an “idyllic rural community” of 200 residents — about half of whom are registered sex offenders,...
  • Canadian Helmer Greyson Released From Egyptian Jail

    ROME - Egyptian authorities have released Canadian filmmaker John Greyson and physician Tarek Loubani after they spent nearly 50 days in a crowded Cairo prison without charges being pressed. Their detention had prompted a campaign for their release...
  • Engineer in Canada rail disaster unfairly blamed, lawyer says

    Engineer in Canada rail disaster unfairly blamed, lawyer says
    The train engineer on duty during the July 6 Canadian rail disaster that killed at least 50 people and incinerated the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic is devastated and in seclusion, his lawyer told Canadian journalists Tuesday. Tom Harding, who was the...
  • Selena Gomez's sexy new vibe shines through in 'Stars Dance'

    Selena Gomez's sexy new vibe shines through in 'Stars Dance'
    Followers of celebrity gossip have seen a lot of Selena Gomez's driveway over the last few months. Located off a winding residential street in Tarzana, it's where paparazzi have snapped countless pictures of the former Disney Channel star and where...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: PA Turnpike plans all-electronic tolling.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. This ones for all the Luddites out there. You know who you are. You proudly proclaim to your friends that you've never Tweeted, Facebooked, Four-Squared, Tumblred or even once downloaded music to your laptop. You......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Orie Melvin claims the state doesn't have the power to prosecute her.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you've ever wondered who watches the Watchmen, then you'll love this story out of Allegheny County this morning. There you'll find suspended state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin, who claims in a new......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Former Rep. Joe Brennan begins his jail sentence.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Former state Rep. Joe Brennan, D-Northampton, began serving a minimum 90-day jail sentence Monday for his conviction on charges that he assaulted his estranged wife and then drove away drunk from their home. Brennan,...