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  • And the band plays on

    She noticed. Talking about Moscow's not very disguised invasion of Crimea, Hillary Clinton made the obvious comparison with Hitler's seizure of one piece of Europe after another in the 1930s: "Now if this sounds familiar," she told a fundraising luncheon...
  • Many clicks, One Laguna

    Many clicks, One Laguna
    Anybody stepping into One Laguna should feel, well, connected. Exposed brick and hardwood interiors, outfitted with surfboards, art, motor suits and other memorabilia, are juxtaposed with 17 touch screens of different sizes. Details and images of Laguna...
  • How your occupation will affect your child's job choice

    How your occupation will affect your child's job choice
    Working moms and dads, have you given any thought to what your occupation may mean for the job choices of your children? NPR tried to answer that question with a look at some actual data from a survey that has tracked a specific group of 12,000 people...
  • Make it a double with Pink Martini and the von Trapps

    Make it a double with Pink Martini and the von Trapps
    By the time the von Trapp children met Pink Martini founder Thomas Lauderdale, the great-grandchildren of the real-life Captain and Maria von Trapp had sung "The Sound of Music" on Broadway, played with the Boston Pops Orchestra and performed on "The...
  • Tribune to launch app for audio streaming of news

    SAN FRANCISCO — Tribune Co., looking to bolster readership, is wading into growing competition for the time and attention of people who consume news on mobile devices. Tribune said it is rolling out a free mobile app Thursday that lets...
  • For a dying wordsmith, some lovingly crafted lines

    LOS OSOS, Calif. — He led an active electronic life, so the cyber silence was ominous. No emails. No posts to any of the thousand-plus friends on Facebook. When word finally surfaced, it wasn't from him. "If you have noticed Jim's absence from...
  • Tribune Digital Unit Launches Streaming-Audio News App with Robot and Human Voices

    Ready for a computer to deliver you a daily radio newscast? Tribune Digital Ventures, the technology arm of Tribune Co., has launched Newsbeat, a news-aggregation app that sifts through around 7,000 stories per day from newspapers -- including Tribune'...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, March 23 Artful event Art Fest at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis, will be held 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Demonstrations, hands-on activities, gallery events and mini performances. Information: 410-263-5544. Maryland Day...
  • 'This American Life' Loses Public Radio Distributor

    After 17 years, Public Radio International announced today that it will end distribution of one of its most popular shows, "This American Life." The Ira Glass-hosted program, which has been distributed by PRI since 1997, has a weekly audience of 2.2...
  • 'This American Life' parting ways with distributor PRI

    'This American Life' parting ways with distributor PRI
    Chicago Public Media’s signature program, “This American Life,” is parting ways with its national distributor after 17 years, but the show will go on, according to its producers. The weekly show has been marketed since 1997 by Public...
  • '60 Minutes' Producer Adrian Taylor Dies at 60

    TV news producer Adrian "Clem" Taylor, who recently won a Peabody Award for his "60 Minutes" segment about an improbable orchestra in the heart of the Congo, died Friday at age 60. Taylor had been battling pancreatic cancer since May 2013. He died at...