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  • Clinton defends family foundation from charges of favoritism

    Hillary Rodham Clinton dismissed swirling questions about her family foundation Monday as little more than political attacks from Republicans eager to gain an early advantage in the 2016 presidential contest. Clinton, campaigning for the Democratic...
  • 'FlyGuy and Other Stories' is like 'Saturday Night Live' for kids

    'FlyGuy and Other Stories' is like 'Saturday Night Live' for kids
    What is it like being a worm? Can flies find love? Can three mice reconcile their social differences? Theatreworks USA's "Flyguy and Other Stories" will attempt to answer these questions and more Monday at the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan. The play's...
  • Helen McCrory enjoying her 'golden period'

    PASADENA, Calif. Actress Helen McCrory grew up in the most exotic corners of the world. She credits that for two afflictions in her life: wanderlust and a love of acting. "I became very quickly aware that there was no such thing as normal, and there was...
  • Email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor

    Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series "Finding Your Roots" not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks, and the information never appeared on the program. PBS and Harvard...
  • Jonathan Crombie, star of 'Anne of Green Gables,' dies at 48

    Jonathan Crombie, star of 'Anne of Green Gables,' dies at 48
    Jonathan Crombie, the Canadian actor best known for his role as Gilbert Blythe in the "Anne of Green Gables" television miniseries, has died.  His sister, Carrie Crombie, told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on Saturday that he died Wednesday in...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Italy searches by sea, air for 700 migrants believed lost in Mediterranean north of Libya Emergency services mounted a major search and rescue operation Sunday north of Libya after a ship containing hundreds of migrants trying to reach Italy capsized...
  • How my media diet is killing me

    How my media diet is killing me
    The first step in addressing a problem is recognizing there is a problem, and because I recognized I had a problem I went to see Sue Becker. I drove out to her home in Downers Grove and she met me at the front door. She was polite and formal and...
  • The Grand Canyon, just as the Kolb brothers pictured it

    The Grand Canyon, just as the Kolb brothers pictured it
    They were just a couple of greenhorns from Pittsburgh, but the Kolb brothers knew the greatest photo op in the West when they saw it. It was 1902. The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway had just begun service to the Grand Canyon. The Kolbs gaped at the...
  • Musurlian's documentaries to air on PBS

    Two of the latest documentaries by longtime city of Burbank employee and Glendale resident Peter Musurlian will air back-to-back on PBS in Los Angeles this week. Musurlian, an Emmy- and Golden Mike award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker, is...
  • Home entertainment: 'Alone at Night' ranks as a true vampire original

    Home entertainment: 'Alone at Night' ranks as a true vampire original
    A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night Kino Lorber, $24.95; Blu-ray, $34.95 A true original, writer-director Ana Lily Amirpour's bizarre and partly metaphorical vampire movie is set in a fictional Iranian town called Bad City, where criminals and...
  • 'Storied Streets' a family project, with Susan Sarandon guiding the way

    'Storied Streets' a family project, with Susan Sarandon guiding the way
    Just a few weeks after college graduation, Jack Henry Robbins accepted the invitation of a homeless man and rode a city bus with him from Santa Monica to skid row. It was the first stop on Robbins' nine-city cross-country tour as director of "Storied...