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  • Dowdle brothers overcome challenges to shoot film, 'As Above/So Below'

    Dowdle brothers overcome challenges to shoot film, 'As Above/So Below'
    If you had to guess which movie director was recently the first to be granted access to the nonpublic areas of the catacombs six stories beneath the streets of Paris, you might say, Luc Besson, Leos Carax or another of France's most prominent names....
  • Does Antarctic sea ice growth negate climate change? Scientists say no

    In the blue half-light of the Antarctic autumn, a thin film spreads across the continent's coastal waters. It's an embryonic form of sea ice: a mush of microscopic crystals that floats on the dense, salty water of the Southern Ocean. As winter takes...
  • Share rides, split costs with strangers on Uber, Lyft and Bandwagon

    Share rides, split costs with strangers on Uber, Lyft and Bandwagon
    Ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft earlier in August rolled out app features that match up people going to the same destinations who want to split the cost of a ride. Now Bandwagon has joined with taxi-hailing app Hailo to do the same for cabs and...
  • There's no such thing as a gentle execution [Commentary]

    There's no such thing as a gentle execution [Commentary]
    Editor's note: This op-ed has been updated to reflect the correct title of Austin Sarat's new book.  Did Joseph Wood suffer when he was executed in Arizona this summer? Some witnesses reported that Wood gasped over 600 times during his July 23...
  • Hotels to collect record $2.25 billion in guest fees

    Hotels to collect record $2.25 billion in guest fees
    Internet connection fees, bag checking charges and reservation cancellation costs. Most Americans have grown accustomed to nickel-and-dime charges from the airline industry. But hotels and resorts are also taking a bite out of their guests’...
  • Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training

    Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training
    Using live pigs to train future doctors in surgery is unethical and unnecessary, members of a health and animal rights group said Thursday during a protest of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The Physicians Committee for Responsible...
  • Sophy Revisited: Turns Out She Hadn't Failed At All

    Sophy Revisited: Turns Out She Hadn't Failed At All
    For a while, I was mad at Sophy. In 1997, after three months of tagging along with her at Hartford Public High School, I wrote a long, high-profile story for The Courant's Northeast Magazine ("Educating Sophy") that focused on her quest to graduate...
  • Senate challenger Ed Gillespie makes whirlwind stop in Hampton Roads

    Senate challenger Ed Gillespie makes whirlwind stop in Hampton Roads
    VIRGINIA BEACH — The campaign stop by a Republican Senate hopeful Saturday in Virginia Beach felt more like a block party or family reunion, with hot dogs and hamburgers to compliment the short, sweet campaign messages from a couple of national...
  • Seminole banks on new youth sports complex to help local economy

    Seminole banks on new youth sports complex to help local economy
    Seminole County is about to enter the big leagues of youth sports — joining a multibillion-dollar industry that caters to a growing army of families who travel across the country to watch their kids compete in sports tournaments. The county's...
  • What Shakespeare & Co. taught me about being a writer

    What Shakespeare & Co. taught me about being a writer
    I learned how to be a writer at Shakespeare & Co. on lower Broadway in Manhattan. This was in 1987, when I was in my 20s, and trying to figure out how to be a writer in the world. I had been working the buy-back desk at NYU bookstore when I learned...
  • 'The Bridge's' Demian Bichir shares his passion for acting

    BEVERLY HILLS Actor Demian Bichir longed to be a professional soccer player. And he was pretty good in his native Mexico where soccer is a national passion. But it turns out he was simply too gentle for the sport. "I wasn't talented enough, I think," he...