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  • Trayvon Martin a 'symbol' of issues facing blacks in Baltimore, protesters say

    Trayvon Martin a 'symbol' of issues facing blacks in Baltimore, protesters say
    Hundreds of protesters marched through downtown Baltimore on Monday evening to express outrage over the Trayvon Martin case but also to use the teen as a symbol of systemic issues facing the black community in the city and around the country. Several...
  • Getting to 'Yes, but . . . ' on the Zimmerman verdict

    Getting to 'Yes, but . . . ' on the Zimmerman verdict
    The long overdue, productive conversation about race and justice in America, now sputtering to a start, is going to stall if we continue bickering over the acquittal of George Zimmerman. That quarrel is now pointless. Pointless because the jury has...
  • Anant Singh Builds Durban's First Film Studio

    In the apartheid era, the coastal city of Durban featured pristine "whites only" beaches and a boardwalk dotted with hotels and high-rise apartment blocks, a popular holiday destination. Legislation has changed all that and Durban stands as a symbol of...
  • Whitey Bulger: Who should play him in the movie? [Poll]

    Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger is the kind of notorious, made-for-the-movies character who motivates actors to brush up on their scowls. With Bulger's conviction Monday on charges of murder, extortion, money laundering and weapons possession, the...
  • Goodbye to Tom Bergin's and the best colcannon in L.A.

    Goodbye to Tom Bergin's and the best colcannon in L.A.
    When you walked into Tom Bergin's on a Sunday afternoon, through the front door of the fragrant Irish pub and past the half-dozen people screaming at the Saints game on the bar TV, you were likely to come across the restaurant’s true regulars:...
  • Getting to 'Yes, but...' on the Zimmerman verdict

     
    The long overdue, productive conversation about race and justice in America, now sputtering to a start, is going to stall if we continue bickering over the acquittal of George Zimmerman. That quarrel is now pointless. Pointless because the jury has......
  • Notre Dame football tickets go on sale

    Notre Dame football tickets go on sale
    We're still more than a month away from the start of Notre Dame football season -- but to make sure you can see the Irish in-person you have to plan ahead! Tickets are going fast today, as the final seats went on sale Tuesday morning for the Notre...
  • Alicia Gonzalez, fighting child obesity

     Alicia Gonzalez, fighting child obesity
    It's hard to imagine Alicia Gonzalez doing anything in slow motion. "I do enjoy yoga, believe it or not," says Gonzalez, executive director of Chicago Run, a nonprofit organization that works with Chicago public schools to help fight childhood obesity...
  • New Irish announcer expects scrutiny

    New Irish announcer expects scrutiny
    Dan Hicks knows he will be subjected to intense scrutiny as NBC's new play-by-play voice for Notre Dame football. And that will be from within his own home. His wife, ESPN's Hannah Storm, and members of her family are avid Notre Dame alums. "Her...
  • Shailene Woodley gets shorn, launches hair-donation trend

    Step aside, Beyoncé: When Shailene Woodley decided to chop off her locks, she started a trend. Woodley, "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" actress who played George Clooney's daughter in the Oscar-winning film "The Descendants," has always...
  • Fox Sports 1's signature show may not be for all tastes

    Fox Sports 1's signature show may not be for all tastes
    Just as "SportsCenter" became the centerpiece of ESPN's effort to revolutionize sports television back in the early 1980s, the new Fox Sports 1 network is its hoping that "Fox Sports Live" will become the draw that brings fans over for its nightly dose of...