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  • In Brian Williams' case, will Americans forgive and forget?

    When it comes to the honesty demanded of public figures, Americans appear to be a fickle bunch. Former President Clinton is once again a widely admired leader, despite infamous prevarications regarding his relationship with Monica Lewinsky. In contrast,...
  • Nonprofit service groups watching Rauner for funding cuts

    Nonprofit service groups watching Rauner for funding cuts
    West suburban nonprofit service groups hadn't heard Monday of state funding cuts under the new administration of Gov. Bruce Rauner. But they're keeping a close eye on his budget analysis and potential changes. "We still don't know if we'll hear about...
  • What's inside the $150,000 2015 Oscar gift basket?

    What's inside the $150,000 2015 Oscar gift basket?
    This year's Oscar losers might not take home a golden trophy, but at least they'll enjoy their new sonic toothbrushes and some eco-friendly underwear.  This year's $150,000 swag bags of preposterous, only-in-Hollywood nonsense have been packed tight,...
  • Lance Armstrong ordered to pay $10 million to promotions company

    Lance Armstrong ordered to pay $10 million to promotions company
    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has been ordered to pay $10 million to a promotions company after an arbitration panel found he conducted an "unparalleled pageant of international perjury, fraud and conspiracy" during his career. A three-man...
  • Damien Chazelle's wild, crazy ride to the Oscars with 'Whiplash'

     Damien Chazelle's wild, crazy ride to the Oscars with 'Whiplash'
    Damien Chazelle braced himself for disaster. It was opening night at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, and Chazelle's movie "Whiplash" was about to have its premiere in front of a packed house in Park City, Utah. Just six years out of college, Chazelle...
  • Oscars: Eddie Murphy to present, Lady Gaga to sing

    Oscars: Eddie Murphy to present, Lady Gaga to sing
    Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Murphy and Chiwetel Ejiofor are among the latest presenters announced for the Academy Awards. The new presenters also include Chris Evans, Dakota Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz and Margot Robbie. Lady Gaga, who won a Grammy on...
  • Review: 'My Sunshine Away' by M.O. Walsh

    Review: 'My Sunshine Away' by M.O. Walsh
    The book publicist's job — to turn an unknown book and/or author into a best-selling phenom — is not easy nowadays. Nearly a million books are published annually in the United States. With promotional opportunities shrinking — Oprah's...
  • Western Michigan University business student awarded patent for speech aid

    Motivated by his own struggles with having a speech impediment, a business student at Western Michigan University has been awarded a patent for a device that he said can change lives by helping people around the world enhance their speech. Daniel Floyd,...
  • Oscars: Shirley MacLaine, Ben Affleck to present

    Oscars: Shirley MacLaine, Ben Affleck to present
    Shirley MacLaine will present at the Oscars, and that makes her the most veteran performer announced so far for the Feb. 22 event. The other latest presenters announced are Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Kevin Hart, Chris Pine, Miles Teller...
  • Jon Stewart to exit, and that overshadows the Brian Williams news

    Jon Stewart to exit, and that overshadows the Brian Williams news
    It isn't often that worlds collide with such tweet-sweet poetry as happened Tuesday with the consecutive announcements of Jon Stewart's retirement from "The Daily Show" and Brian Williams' six-month suspension from "NBC Nightly News." One can only...
  • Oprah Winfrey selects Cynthia Bond's 'Ruby' for next book club pick

    From the very first sentence, Oprah Winfrey loved what became her latest book club pick. "I thought, 'Wow, this is so good I have to wait until I actually have the time to absorb the language,'" said Winfrey, during a recent telephone interview with...