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  • Argentina calls ex-spy chief to testify in prosecutor death

    Argentina calls ex-spy chief to testify in prosecutor death
    The spy novel-like drama that has gripped Argentina since the mysterious death of President Cristina Fernandez's nemesis took a critical new twist Thursday when investigators called one of the country's most enigmatic spy chiefs to testify before them....
  • Julianne Moore brings affecting realism to 'Still Alice' role

    Julianne Moore brings affecting realism to 'Still Alice' role
    Early in "Still Alice," Julianne Moore — as wife, mother and professor Alice Howland — faces a series of cognitive tests administered by her neurologist. She's begun forgetting things ranging from simple words to her location, and mistakenly...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    LAUREN L. SORRENTINO has been named a Member of the firm at Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. She has been an associate attorney with in the firm's Pennsylvania office since 2012. Lauren is Chair of the Norris McLaughlin & Marcus Pennsylvania Family...
  • Broward schools bursting with college signees

    Broward schools bursting with college signees
    When Cypress Bay's Olivia Gott watched her sister, Maddie, sign with Columbia University for softball last year, she couldn't wait for her turn at plate. The day came on Wednesday as she signed with Virginia as one of 17 Lightning prospects that inked...
  • Veteran female diplomats leading U.S.-Cuba negotiations

    Veteran female diplomats leading U.S.-Cuba negotiations
    As Cuba and the United States prepare for their next landmark meeting in Washington, the future of their relations, at least in the short term and at the critical nuts-and-bolts level, rests in the hands of two veteran female diplomats. They are not...
  • James Franco will bring lesser-known John Steinbeck book to screen

    James Franco will bring lesser-known John Steinbeck book to screen
    Actor and author James Franco, who is rapidly becoming the Energizer Bunny of cinema, has announced the main cast for yet another film: an adaptation of John Steinbeck's 1936 novel "In Dubious Battle." According to the Hollywood Reporter, shooting on...
  • Author of Knute Rockne book will make three appearances in the Lehigh Valley this week

    Author of Knute Rockne book will make three appearances in the Lehigh Valley this week
    When most people think about Knute Rockne they think about one of the most famous halftime speeches in sports history. But Rockne's legacy stretches well beyond the campus of Notre Dame University and his "Win one for the Gipper" speech. Jim...
  • Measles outbreak shows flaws in California's vaccine law

    California's permissive vaccine law is under fire as the state struggles to contain an expanding outbreak of measles, a once-controlled infectious disease that has sickened more than 90 people across the state and threatens many more. While state law...
  • Tribune poll: Chicago voters like Obama library park land push

    Tribune poll: Chicago voters like Obama library park land push
    City voters overwhelmingly support Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to use public parkland for a proposed Barack Obama presidential library, a new Chicago Tribune poll has found. But Emanuel's effort to bring movie mogul George Lucas' narrative art museum to a...
  • Charles Townes, physicist who invented the laser, dies at 99

    Charles Townes, the Columbia University physicist who transformed modern society with his invention of the maser and the laser, receiving the 1964 Nobel Prize in physics for his effort, has died. He was 99. Townes, who had been in failing health, died...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Monticello High linebacker commits to W&M

    COLLEGES: Football recruiting: Monticello linebacker Griffin Davis, the 2014 Jefferson District Player of the Year, committed to attend William and Mary, according to multiple reports. Judicial: Pace University cleared head football coach Andy...