| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:06 AM
By Daniel Wallis and Ellen Wulfhorst
FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - A St. Louis-area grand jury was expected on Monday to resume deliberations over whether to bring charges against a white policeman who shot and killed a black teenager in a case that has...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 7:22 AM
From poetry readings to author fairs, there are plenty of opportunities this week to meet and chat with local authors.
- Thursday, 7 p.m. Award-winning author Jamie Quatro will speak at the College of William & Mary's Tucker Hall Theater as part of the...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:41 AM
Those standing in line outside Hollywood's Egyptian Theatre on Tuesday night for the 9 p.m. screening of Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" heard a loud roar go up from inside the historic building shortly after 8.
It was the sound of Ava DuVernay's...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 5:49 PM
I have no trouble believing that a beloved national figure who has brought joy and laughter to millions of people is a pervert in private.
In the last couple of years alone, we’ve seen a string of stellar reputations shredded to bits...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Baseball fans remember Bill Veeck mostly for his bizarre stunts.
The maverick team owner once signed a player with dwarfism, then sent the 3-foot-7 batter to the plate to draw a walk.
Another time, he let the crowd hold up placards to dictate in-...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 3:28 PM
LOS ANGELES - Jared Leto, Will Smith, Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney and Cara Delevingne will make up the all-star cast of Warner Bros.' supervillain tentpole "Suicide Squad," it was announced on Tuesday.
Based on the DC comicbook, the story...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 1:44 PM
The College of William and Mary hosted alumnus and author Jamie Quatro following the success of her debut short story collection, "I Want to Show You More."
The book of short stories was published in 2013 and has received numerous accolades. Among them,...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Preparation and a forward-looking mindset is key to good leadership. Good leaders act with a plan and a purpose. Often that plan goes astray, and in those circumstances survival is determined by adaptability and the ability to stay calm and make...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Beyond "The Walking Dead," "The Mentalist" and football, Sunday night will offer quite a range of programming. I wrote about some offerings, but the Sunday after Thanksgiving is a far busier TV night than it used to be. A sampling in Sunday cable:
| Nov 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
If Thomas Jefferson could be faulted for one thing in composing the Declaration of Independence, it might be his inclusion of the words "the pursuit of happiness" in the text.
Happiness is a vapor that cannot be grasped; a temporary feeling based on...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Devon Still and his cancer-stricken daughter, Leah, have captured the hearts of NFL fans this season. But a recent allegation from Leah's mother may cast a dark cloud over the inspirational story.
The New York Daily News posted segments from a letter...