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  • Netflix Wins International Award at BAFTA for 'Breaking Bad'

    Netflix took home the International Award for "Breaking Bad" at the BAFTA Television Awards on Sunday. Crime drama "Broadchurch" was recognized in three categories: Olivia Colman won the BAFTA for leading actress for her performance as Ellie Miller,...
  • Killed In Action In Gulf War: Plainfield's Cindy Beaudoin

    Killed In Action In Gulf War: Plainfield's Cindy Beaudoin
    Army Spec. Cindy Beaudoin didn't have to go to war. The UConn freshman had scoliosis, a spinal condition that could have exempted her on Nov. 17, 1990, the day the 142nd Medical Company was called up to active duty. Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi dictator,...
  • 50 Cent, Johnny Weir, Gloria Allred Among 'Dream School' Season 2 Instructors

    SundanceTV has greenlit season two of non-fiction original series "Dream School," the network announced Monday. The six-episode season is scheduled to premiere in fall 2014. Hip-hop artists Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and Chuck D. will executive produce and...
  • With gold and photons, scientists offer way to turn energy into matter

    With gold and photons, scientists offer way to turn energy into matter
    God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. Then four physicists said, “We have a simple idea for turning that light into matter” – and they may set off a race to demonstrate an idea first proposed 80 years ago....
  • Spies coming in from the cold for TV shows

     Spies coming in from the cold for TV shows
    It's the job of a spy to be covert, secretive, undercover. But a quick glance at TV's current landscape reveals that spies are far from in hiding: There's FX's lauded "The Americans," AMC's new "Turn," Showtime's Emmy-winning "Homeland" and even BBC...
  • Amazon Adds HBO Series to Prime Instant Video Including 'Boardwalk Empire,' 'Sopranos'

    Amazon.com is now streaming the first wave of HBO programming, including original series "The Sopranos," "Boardwalk Empire" and "True Blood," on Prime Instant Video under the exclusive deal the companies reached last month. The pact covers library...
  • Eastern Ukrainians reject pro-Russia separatists, magnate claims

    A steel and mining magnate who employs 300,000 workers in eastern Ukraine claimed Wednesday to have mobilized a million-strong protest against pro-Russia separatists as Kremlin support for the agitators appeared to weaken. Just four days before...
  • 'Game of Thrones' Actress Natalia Tena Joins 'The Refugees'

    CANNES -- "Game of Thrones" actress Natalia Tena will star in "The Refugees" - a new English-language sci-fi drama co-produced by BBC Worldwide and Atresmedia Television. The British actress of Spanish heritage is best known for her role as Osha in...
  • Blackbeard epic 'Crossbones' has NBC crossing its fingers

    The real Blackbeard was a notorious English-born pirate who was chased down and beheaded by a Colonial naval force off the coast of North Carolina in 1718, when he was believed to be in his 30s. In "Crossbones," the nine-episode historical epic from NBC...
  • Vacation plans in a foreign country? Learn a language

    Vacation plans in a foreign country? Learn a language
    Need to learn a foreign language in a week? In a month? In a year? Ideally, we'd all have endless hours to devote to perfecting this skill, but with summer holidays and other vacations creeping up, what's key is figuring out the best way to maximize the...
  • Netflix in Talks for Epic British Royal Series 'The Crown' From Sony Pictures Television

    Netflix and Sony Pictures Television are in negotiations for what could be the streamer's next big original series: "The Crown," a drama following the life of Queen Elizabeth II, sources have confirmed. The 20-plus-hour series will have a projected...