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  • 70 years later, Battle of the Bulge vet still shivers at memory of battle

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. Outside his window, rain threatened to turn to ice. "I thought we might be getting some Bastogne weather," Paul Rogers said, standing in his Overland Park living room but thinking back to his forest foxholes in Belgium during the...
  • Sony hacker scandal scarier than a slasher film

    Sony hacker scandal scarier than a slasher film
    The leaked documents, with Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen and James Franco cast as clowns, may at times make it all seem like a comedy. To those whose private correspondence and personal information have been exposed, it may feel like a tragedy. Make no...
  • 'The Imitation Game' created on more than coincidences

    'The Imitation Game' created on more than coincidences
    In 2010, Chicago native Graham Moore published "The Sherlockian," a witty novel both inspired by, and very much about, Sherlock Holmes. Four years later, Moore's first produced screenplay stars Benedict Cumberbatch, an actor perhaps best known for...
  • For Tom Hanks et al., a capital evening at Kennedy Center Honors gala

     For Tom Hanks et al., a capital evening at Kennedy Center Honors gala
    WASHINGTON — Tom Hanks was lauded as America's "favorite son" — and one of the greatest of cinema's stars — at a star-spangled Kennedy Center Honors gala on Sunday. Hanks was honored with four other legends: singer-songwriter Sting,...
  • Kennedy Center: Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga sing for Sting

    Meryl Streep, David Letterman, Bruno Mars and Lady Gaga helped pay tribute Sunday at the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington. This year's recipients were singer Al Green, ballerina Patricia McBride, actor Tom Hanks, comedian/actress Lily Tomlin and...
  • Obama visits 'Colbert Report'; 'South Park' season finale

    Obama visits 'Colbert Report'; 'South Park' season finale
    The folks at Comedy Central have a big week planned. Stephen Colbert had a big night Sunday hosting the Kennedy Center Honors. He tried to interrupt David Letterman, who was honoring Tom Hanks. "Not yet," Letterman told Colbert, who will replace the CBS...
  • President Obama ushers in Christmas with lighting of national tree

    President Obama ushers in Christmas with lighting of national tree
    President Barack Obama and his family presided over the lighting of the National Christmas Tree on Thursday in an annual ritual near the White House that featured musical performances from singers Patti LaBelle and Steve Miller. Obama, who was joined...
  • White House decks the halls for the holidays

    WASHINGTON There are the decades-old traditions you'd expect at the holidays: Christmas trees and fresh garland, satin ribbons and a gigantic gingerbread house. But this year at the White House, there's also a modern twist: ornaments printed in 3-D, an...
  • Waging a noble, solitary war against retail Christmas Creep

    Waging a noble, solitary war against retail Christmas Creep
    Already in the CVSes of this world they have begun and completed their unholy work, stripping the shelves of their cheery weight of candy corn and filling them with green and red foil boxes of seasonal truffles. Yes, Halloween is over. But they were...
  • 'Toy Story That Time Forgot' is Trixie's turn to shine

    The cultural institution and multi-platform franchise known as "Toy Story" is nearly 20 years old, and still very much with us. There is a fourth film coming in 2017, turning a trilogy into a tetralogy — ensuring in the bargain two years of pre-...
  • Waterman hospital offers free holiday movie night

    Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares, will host a free holiday movie night featuring "Polar Express" at 6 p.m. Saturday on the lawn outside the medical office building in back of the hospital, 1000 Waterman Way. The Oscar-winning movie starred Tom...