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  • El expresidente George W. Bush toma su balde de agua fría

    El expresidente George W. Bush toma su balde de agua fría
    WASHINGTON - El expresidente George H.W. Bush recibió hoy un balde de agua helada derramado por su esposa Laura, sumándose a un reto que se ha popularizado dentro de una campaña de recolección de fondos para combatir una enfermedad. El "Reto del balde...
  • Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, dies

    Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, dies
    Victoria F. "Vickie" Gelfman, a prosecutor in the Howard County state's attorney's office whose blog posts about her struggle with acute myeloid leukemia served as an inspiration to others, died Friday of the disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The...
  • Go ahead, take the ice bucket challenge

    What do Lady Gaga, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and the cast of "Grey's Anatomy" have in common? They've all dumped buckets of ice water over their heads in the name of ending a deadly neurodegenerative disease. You could be next. As of Monday, the ice...
  • Hip Hop International keeps the world (head)spinning

    Hip Hop International keeps the world (head)spinning
    Hip-hop dance is not going global -- it's been global for years, and the evidence was once again presented at the recent Hip Hop International's USA and World Hip Hop Dance Championships and World Battles in Las Vegas. The global reach was evident not...
  • James Alter, Chicago businessman and civic leader, 1922-2014

     James Alter, Chicago businessman and civic leader, 1922-2014
    In war, as a combat aviator during World War II, and in peace, as a businessman, civic leader and powerful player in local politics, James Alter was always fighting the good fight. Mr. Alter, 92, died of congestive heart failure Thursday, Aug. 14, in...
  • Food-centric film 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' promotes French haute cuisine

    After a recent screening of "The Hundred-Foot Journey," a moviegoer turned to me and asked if I had ever tasted sea urchin. The prickly purple pincushion plays a pivotal role in this elaborate and engaging food tale. The roe, or the inner belly, is...
  • Is Amazon the bully or the hero?

    The Seattle Times recently invited children's book author Nina Laden and writer Frank Schaeffer to debate on the fractious contract negotiations between online retailer Amazon.com and book publisher Hachette. Laden argues Amazon is a marketing behemoth...
  • In Nebraska, Yazidi community is paralyzed by guilt

    In Nebraska, Yazidi community is paralyzed by guilt
    When they cook, they weep, knowing their relatives in Iraq have nothing to eat. When they see their beds, they think of those trapped on a mountaintop who must sleep on nothing but rocks. Many members of the Yazidi community here say they have stopped...
  • Box Office: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Delivers $65 Million Debut, Sequel Announced

    Paramount Pictures was so pleased by "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles's" $93.7 million global debut this weekend that it said it is moving forward with plans for a sequel to the franchise reboot. Domestically, the film kicked up a sterling $65 million...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' Veteran Derek Hough Joins 'Nashville' Season 3

    Derek Hough is dancing over to "Nashville." The "Dancing With the Stars" veteran has booked a multi-episode arc on the ABC drama, reps of the show have confirmed. The 29-year-old will play movie star Noah West, who lands a lead role in a famous country...
  • Emmys Behind the Scenes: From Streisand's Shoe Crisis to Jimmy Fallon's Springsteen Send-up

    By Steve Pond LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - They don't have the glamour and prestige (or the ratings) of the Oscars, the enormous scale of the Grammys, the looseness of the Golden Globes or the class of the Kennedy Center Honors. They blow through emcees...