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  • Guns for Jesus: Churches fill their pews with weapons giveaways

    Guns for Jesus: Churches fill their pews with weapons giveaways
    What would Jesus shoot? Some churches in Kentucky and in upstate New York are doing what it takes to get people into the pews to hear the word of God — and in their neck of the woods, that means giving away guns. The flier for the raffle at...
  • SXSW: Watch Coldplay, Damon Albarn, Lady Gaga and more online

    SXSW: Watch Coldplay, Damon Albarn, Lady Gaga and more online
    There's good news and bad news if you're interested in, say, seeing Lady Gaga in Austin, Texas, on Thursday.  First, the bad news. To secure entry into the concert, which is sponsored by a snack food company and part of the South by Southwest festival...
  • Chevy brings high speed gaming to vehicles

    GamerHub.tv Backseat gaming is going to take on a whole new meaning very soon. And it's not going to be an exclusive feature for the world's most expensive brands. Chevrolet is rolling out 4G LTE technology this summer across its 2015 Corvette, Impala,...
  • Carl Kasell retiring from NPR's 'Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!'

    Carl Kasell retiring from NPR's 'Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!'
    Carl Kasell, the official judge and scorekeeper of NPR's news quiz show "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!" is retiring from the show after a long career at the public radio nonprofit. The veteran newsman, 79, will record his final broadcast for the show this...
  • Carl Kasell to retire from NPR's 'Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!'

    Carl Kasell to retire from NPR's 'Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!'
    Carl Kasell, sober-voiced radio newsman-turned-comic foil, will retire from his role as official judge and scorekeeper of the hit NPR comedy-quiz show “Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me!,” Kasell and NPR announced Tuesday. Kasell, a...
  • Removal of U.S. writers from British curriculum stokes furor

    Removal of U.S. writers from British curriculum stokes furor
    Is Michael Gove, Britain’s education minister and Conservative member of Parliament, suspicious of the political agenda of certain members of the American literati? Works by John Steinbeck, Harper Lee and Arthur Miller have long been a part of the...
  • 'Overwhelmed' working moms, take note: Chill out, appreciate your husbands

    'Overwhelmed' working moms, take note: Chill out, appreciate your husbands
    Back in the early days of feminism -- the 1970s -- the theme song of the wife who had a career outside the home was the Enjoli perfume commercial:             I can bring home the bacon,             Fry it up in the pan,             And never,...
  • Bob and Ray: Life is a funny business

    Bob and Ray: Life is a funny business
    For almost half a century, the comedy team of Bob and Ray took the ordinary and made it extraordinarily funny. During that span they influenced comedians and writers such as Johnny Carson, David Letterman, George Carlin and Garrison Keillor....
  • Why Obama has changed his mind on Syria

    President Obama's foreign policy speech at West Point last week was in large part a list of all the things he doesn't want to do. He doesn't want to withdraw from the world. At the same time, he doesn't want to use military force to solve every problem....
  • Welcome to the high and low

    Welcome to the high and low
    In 1946, L.A. journalist Carey McWilliams wrote what would become one of the most seminal books on Southern California, published at a time when the region was set to explode in size and prominence. “Southern California: An Island on the Land”...
  • Maglev man Morris makes the rounds again

     Maglev man Morris makes the rounds again
    It sure sounds wonderful:  A privately funded magnetic train floating silently along from the Orange County Convention Center to Orlando International Airport. The problem is, magnetic levitation trains are not serving the public in the U.S. anywhere...