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  • In honor of Veterans Day, let's deal with the real costs of war

    In honor of Veterans Day, let's deal with the real costs of war
    Many Americans may not know that Veterans Day began as Armistice Day. At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the Allied nations and Germany agreed to an armistice, a temporary cessation of hostilities that began the process of...
  • Michigan president apologizes to Brady Hoke

    Michigan president apologizes to Brady Hoke
    Michigan president Mark Schlissel has apologized to coach Brady Hoke after criticizing the team's graduation rate. Schlissel, who is in his first year as president, singled out the football team's low graduation rate during a faculty meeting Monday. He...
  • Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance

    Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance
    Hartford Stage will be entertaining a special audience for those on the autism spectrum for one performance of "A Christmas Carol — A Ghost Story of Christmas." The theater will host its first a "sensory-friendly" performance of its annual holiday...
  • Health: A New Face On Medical Care

    Health: A New Face On Medical Care
    Robots bathing patients, storefront medical clinics and nurses conducting procedures once done by doctors. The future of health care is bound to include practices that might surprise us today but will be commonplace 50 years from now. When hasn't that...
  • Local Maccabi athlete comes full circle

    Melissa Perlman of BlueIvy Communications, a local public relations firm, personally competed twice in the World Maccabi games in Israel representing Team USA and, specifically, her hometown of Boca Raton. She competed once as a youngster in '97, and...
  • Surfrider Foundation finds new leader

    The Surfrider Foundation has named a Laguna Beach resident and former lifeguard to be the nonprofit organization's next chief executive officer. The group's board of directors chose Chad Nelsen to lead Surfrider, a San Clemente-based organization...
  • Why aren't we expecting our kids to do chores?

    Why aren't we expecting our kids to do chores?
    Eighty-two percent of American adults regularly did chores as children, including cleaning, cooking, laundry and dishes. Just 28 percent ask the same of their own kids. A national survey of 1,001 respondents in mid-September found that we are loath to...
  • Emma Watson speaks at U.N., invites men to join feminism conversation

    Emma Watson has extended a formal invitation to men and boys to join the conversation on feminism. The "Noah" actress spoke about gender inequality and the launch of the He for She campaign at U.N. headquarters in New York City over the weekend...
  • Batman's top writer talks about hero's 75th anniversary

    Batman's top writer talks about hero's 75th anniversary
    It would have been nice to get all dramatic and scratchy-voiced right now and say that Wednesday, July 23, 2014, is the 75th anniversary of Batman, and that there can be only one Dark Knight. But that would be a lie. And it wouldn't be honoring the most...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Shakespeare Academy @ Stratford Stages "Cymbeline" And "Hamlet"

    Shakespeare Academy @ Stratford (SA@S) students will perform Hamlet and Cymbeline in repertory through Aug. 10 on the grounds of the former American Shakespeare Festival Theater in Stratford. Avon resident and Brown University student Margaret Valerio,...
  • Long-term unemployed still at record levels

    Long-term unemployed still at record levels
    It has come down to this for Brian Perry: an apple or banana for lunch, Red Sox ballgames on an old Zenith TV and long walks to shake off the blues. At 57, Perry has been unemployed and looking for work for nearly seven years, ever since that winter...