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  • Gay marriage: Woman with terminal cancer finally weds despite delay

    Gay marriage: Woman with terminal cancer finally weds despite delay
    After a five-year ban on same-sex weddings in California, Los Angeles County issued a total of 621 marriage licenses countywide Monday and conducted more than 100 civil ceremonies at county offices in Norwalk, according to the registrar-recorder’s...
  • Protests against secret NSA tactics to light up Web July 4

    In support of activists protesting NSA's collection of data of U.S. residents, major Web services such as Reddit, 4chan, and Mozilla plan to post messages on their sites on the Fourth of July urging Americans to join their fight against unreasonable...
  • Time for a textbook revolution

     
    From Why are textbooks so absurdly expensive? by Jordan Weissmann, Atlantic: You thought the rising cost of college tuition was bad? Then check out the rising cost of college textbooks. The American Enterprise Institute's Mark Perry has put together this....
  • Brain teaser

     
    From Australia comes the right-brain v. left-brain test. If you see the dancer turning "clockwise, then you use more of the right side of the brain and vice versa." I can see both, but have a very hard time shifting......
  • If religions can have limits, why can't gun owners?

     
    I got a lot of feedback on my Sunday column/letter to the NRA, but in the spirit of the season I figured I'd wait until after the holidays to fire back. At the end of the column, I rhetorically asked,......
  • Kelly's staff might almost be set

     
    Nobody can say for sure. Except Wikipedia, which has definitively listed Pat Shurmur as the offensive coordinator of the Philadelphia Eagles, along with fellow assistants Bill Lazor (quarterbacks), Duce Staley (running backs), Bob Bicknell (wide...
  • ‘Arrow’: Seth Gabel’s take on Vertigo inspired by Ledger’s Joker

     
    The roster of villains on the CW's “Arrow” series continues to grow, and fans of the “Green Arrow” comic book ......
  • The bigger Boston question: Why not?

     
    (Reuters photo) Ultimately we'll get some shabby, confounding, infuriating answer to the question, "Why?" Why did someone or some group place a series of homemade bombs near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday. What was their point? What......
  • ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’: Benedict Cumberbatch enjoys being villain

     
    Settle in and make yourselves comfortable. Benedict Cumberbatch is taking off his tie. Only a few minutes into an interview […]...
  • Meet the commenters: 'CBT'

     
    Commenter ID: CBT Real name: Tom (CBT stands for Computer Boy Tom, that was my moniker back when I was a regular caller to the Heavy Fuel Crew show on WSCR, the Score Sportsradio) Gender: Male Age: 50 Occupation: Customer......
  • Deutsch Sprache? Nein!

     
    In Friday's post entitled "Deutschland, Deutschland Uber Alles," I provided a translation of an anonymous email I recevied regarding a previous Warrior column on bicycle and pedestrian traffic regulations. I am no language expert, and I assumed from the...