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  • GOP-backed limits on voting lead to spirited backlash from Democrats

    When the Supreme Court threw out part of the Voting Rights Act last year, many predicted it would bolster Republican efforts to tighten voting procedures in advance of this fall's election, particularly in the South. Already, more Americans than ever...
  • Wedding Announcement: Lazier-Schomburg

    Wedding Announcement: Lazier-Schomburg
    Elizabeth Ann Lazier and Joseph Michael Schomburg were married on Aug. 2 at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Glendale, the home parish of the bride's family for more than 20 years. The officiant was the Very Rev. Canon Mark A. Weitzel. Serving as maid...
  • Review: 'Feminism Unfinished,' a history of U.S. women's movements

    Review: 'Feminism Unfinished,' a history of U.S. women's movements
    Earlier this month, the National Book Awards released its nonfiction longlist, and it included only one book written by a woman. None were biographies of women. The longlist reinforced a widely held notion within the publishing industry that because men...
  • 20th century fashion, trends parallel rise in melanoma

    20th century fashion, trends parallel rise in melanoma
    Skin-baring fashions, increased leisure time and acceptance of the idea of a "healthy tan" may have a lot to do with the rising numbers of new melanoma cases each year, suggests a new study. Researchers found that increasing U.S. melanoma rates track...
  • 'Saw' Actor Lyriq Bent Joins Nicolas Cage in 'Pay the Ghost'

    "Saw" actor Lyriq Bent has come on board to star opposite Nicolas Cage in Voltage Films' supernatural thriller "Pay the Ghost." Shooting is underway in Toronto with Uli Edel ("The Baader Meinhof Complex") directing. Producers are Voltage's Nicolas...
  • Williamsburg receives federal grant for dementia care

    Williamsburg receives federal grant for dementia care
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday a federal grant to strengthen and expand services for Virginians experiencing dementia. The following is excerpted from the state's news release: The $441,131, three-year grant from the federal Administration...
  • Three Game-Changing Female Producers Make Sure Passion-Driven Films Hit the Screen

    Perhaps the least interesting thing about Megan Ellison, Gigi Pritzker and Molly Smith is that these game-changing film financiers happen to be the scions of three of America's wealthiest families -- a status that's more Trivial Pursuit factoid than it is...
  • Voters held up in lines

    Florida had the worst voter lines in the country in 2012, and a lack of resources at some precincts contributed to those long waits to vote, studies from the U.S. General Accounting Office and a New York think tank revealed. The GAO study surveyed...
  • War re-enactors get no respect [Commentary]

    War re-enactors get no respect [Commentary]
    For the past 30 years, I've been urging my students to put themselves in the shoes of people who lived in the past. So why do we make fun of Americans who do that as a hobby? I'm talking about military re-enactors like Eric Frein, the 31-year-old man...
  • Marriott hotel chain pushes the envelope on housekeeper tipping

    Marriott hotel chain pushes the envelope on housekeeper tipping
    Sonia Rosales pushes a cart laden with hundreds of pounds of soiled linen, shampoos and cleaning supplies through the JW Marriott hotel at L.A. Live, wrangling 20-pound inserts out of duvet covers, cleaning bathrooms and folding towels. The 45-year-...
  • Tests show Jahi McMath has brain activity, lawyer says

    An attorney for Jahi McMath said Thursday that new diagnostic tests indicate the girl deemed brain-dead after a tonsillectomy last December is showing evidence of brain activity. Chris Dolan held a news conference to disclose testing results that he...