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  • Love Story: Spring Break Spawns Lifetime Partnership

    Love Story: Spring Break Spawns Lifetime Partnership
    Daytona Beach 1992. Spring break. April Heavens squeezes into a Honda Civic with four other people for the drive south from Cheshire. "Pretty tight, right?" Kevin Woodcock and high school friends catch a Greyhound bus from Boston. On March 23, day...
  • Canadians 'Spocking" the image of ex-PM on $5 bill

    The death of actor Leonard Nimoy last week has inspired people to post photos on social media of marked-up five-dollar Canadian banknotes that show former prime minister Wilfrid Laurier transformed to resemble Spock, Nimoy's famous "Star Trek" character....
  • Venture capitalist testifies in Silicon Valley sex-bias suit

    A legendary billionaire investor defended his Silicon Valley venture capital firm Tuesday while testifying in a high-profile sex discrimination lawsuit that has accused the firm of being an all-boys club where women were denied chances to advance and...
  • Radio pioneer Shirk signs off after 4 decades in Indy market

    In one of the stranger twists in the history of Indianapolis media, it fell to a former professional wrestler from Delaware County, a white guy known as an escape artist, a sort of late 20th century Houdini, to bring rap music to Indianapolis radio. It...
  • Critics wondered if Kimbrel could restore trust, civility

    Critics wondered if Kimbrel could restore trust, civility
    Parents and faculty members at Highland Park and Deerfield high schools have been eager to start fresh with a new superintendent who might restore mutual trust and respect in the school community. But well before California superintendent Laurie Kimbrel...
  • Charlie Hebdo writer vows to work on despite death threats

     Charlie Hebdo writer vows to work on despite death threats
    Zineb El Rhazoui was vacationing in her native Morocco on Jan. 7 when two gunmen allied with an Islamist militant group burst into her Paris workplace, the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, and killed 12 people while injuring others. The...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EST

    Mikulski, longest-serving woman in Congress and pugnacious advocate, won't seek 6th term Sen. Barbara Mikulski, a tough and dogged daughter of working class Baltimore who rose to become the longest-serving woman in the history of Congress, said she had...
  • Lawyer for media fights gag order in mine disaster case

    A gag order in the criminal case of the West Virginia coal mine explosion that killed 29 men violates the First Amendment by barring virtually anyone from discussing it publicly, a lawyer for media organizations said Monday. David Schulz told a three-...
  • Actually, that 'off target' 1995 anti-Internet column was amazingly on-target

    Actually, that 'off target' 1995 anti-Internet column was amazingly on-target
    Back in 1995, astronomer and computer expert Clifford Stoll wrote an article for Newsweek dismissing all the excitement about something called the Internet. It was headlined, "The Internet? Bah!"  Stoll ridiculed the claims of "Internet hucksters" ...
  • As tastes change, big food makers try hipster guises

    At a taco shop in Southern California, milkshakes are served in mason jars and a chalkboard menu lists "The 1%er" made with lobster meat. The logo is a pink skull and instead of buzzers, customers are given license plates so servers can identify them...
  • Rep. Aaron Schock's wide travels raise questions

     Rep. Aaron Schock's wide travels raise questions
    Rep. Aaron Schock lives large and loudly on Instagram, where he broadcasts his exploits from the Greek Isles to the glaciers of Patagonia. He's shown surfboarding in Hawaii, doing the tango in Buenos Aires and parasailing in the Andes. The 33-year-old...