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  • App review: New YouTube app features kid-centric videos and parental controls

    App review: New YouTube app features kid-centric videos and parental controls
    Parents need to know that YouTube Kids is a kid-centric portal to YouTube that features curated TV shows, music, educational videos, and user-created content. There are parental control features in place — like a timer and a way to disable the...
  • 'Uncle Tom's Cabin,' iconic novel on slavery, has suburban D.C. roots

    NORTH BETHESDA, Md. On a busy street in a well-to-do Washington suburb is an unlikely piece of African-American history. The Colonial house with an attached log cabin on one and a half acres near a major intersection is, at first glance, a typical...
  • Child care quality should count, too

    Child care quality should count, too
    My latest column looks at the high cost of child care.  Thankfully, more people are starting to talk about the cost of child care and the sad reality that too many people can't afford quality programs.  One sign that the conversation is moving in...
  • European cruise giant Viking plans Mississippi River tours

    European cruise giant Viking plans Mississippi River tours
    European river cruise giant Viking, already gaining a high profile in the United States with its sponsorship of popular PBS television shows, announced Tuesday that it will make New Orleans its first North American home port for Mississippi River...
  • Performance art meets comedy: Casey Jane Ellison's 'Touching the Art'

    Performance art meets comedy: Casey Jane Ellison's 'Touching the Art'
    The first time Casey Jane Ellison took the stage as a stand-up comedian, things didn't go well. "I opened with, 'Don't worry, I'll lose the weight,'" she recalls. "And there was silence. It did not feel very good." That early attempt, at age 19,...
  • Rep. Schock reimburses government for 'Downton Abbey' renovation

    Rep. Schock reimburses government for 'Downton Abbey' renovation
    Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock repaid $40,000 from his personal checking account for redecorations to his congressional office in the style of the TV show "Downton Abbey," according to financial records reviewed by The Associated Press. Schock paid $35,...
  • Journalist's videos capture mayoral campaign in close-up

    Journalist's videos capture mayoral campaign in close-up
    There are few places less hospitable on a Chicago winter morning than an "L" stop. But that's where hundreds of thousands of us spend time and where candidates for political office occasionally show up, smiling and pressing the flesh and otherwise...
  • East Columbia 50+ offers morning harmonize exercise

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •The Howard County Department of Citizen...
  • 'Good Wife' returns; 'Downton Abbey' ends

    This weekend, one of TV's best dramas returns, one of TV best-loved dramas ends its season, and one of TV's most popular dramas rolls on. "The Good Wife," back at 9 p.m. Sunday on CBS, reminds everyone why it's the best showcase for guest stars. The...
  • Obama sends Rice, Power to AIPAC meeting amid Netanyahu flap

    WASHINGTON National Security Adviser Susan Rice and Samantha Power, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will represent the Obama administration at a pro-Israel lobby group's annual conference where Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu also is...
  • Netanyahu to meet McConnell, Reid on day of speech to Congress

    WASHINGTON Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet next week with the top Republican and Democrat in the U.S. Senate after rejecting a request for a meeting from two of the chamber's key Democrats. Netanyahu is scheduled to address a joint...