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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Alan Landsburg dies at 81; Emmy-winning producer and leading horseman

    Alan Landsburg dies at 81; Emmy-winning producer and leading horseman
    Emmy-winning producer Alan Landsburg thrived on variety during a five-decade career in Hollywood. Among his hundreds of credits were documentaries, the pioneering naturalist series "The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau" and issue-driven TV-movies such...
  • Surprising Primary Guests: Race And Class

    Midterm elections as a rule do not inspire much interest or excitement. The majority of the recent party primary contests in Connecticut adhered to this rule, but two were noticeable exceptions. In both, race or class unexpectedly showed up. Race was an...
  • Towson U. recognized by NSA

    Towson U. recognized by NSA
    Towson University is one of five schools recognized Tuesday by the National Security Agency's National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations Program. Towson will receive the CAE-Cyber Operations designation for the 2014 through 2019...
  • Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity

     Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity
    Most references to director, writer and actress Desiree Akhavan place a neat three-word descriptor by her name: bisexual Iranian American, often followed by the words "the next Lena Dunham." Yet Akhavan isn't trying to fit into an already defined...
  • Is organic chicken worth the price?

    Is organic chicken worth the price?
    Just because a chicken is labeled "organic" does not mean that the bird on your plate lived a bucolic farm life before you cooked it. To officially be called "organic," the animal must be fed organic food (grown with no pesticides), receive no...
  • Illinois among states extending bar exam deadlines after software havoc

    A company that makes software used to administer bar exams in dozens of states has said that delays experienced by thousands of aspiring attorneys across the country have eased, and many states have extended test deadlines. ExamSoft Worldwide Inc said...
  • Spot this tip to foresee possible investing risks

     Spot this tip to foresee possible investing risks
    If you buy stocks on your own but aren't confident you are proficient enough with financial data to spot threats to your investments, here's one easy test that even a novice can master: Watch if a company you own schedules its annual meeting far from...