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  • Oprah's new book club pick: 'Ruby' by Cynthia Bond

    Oprah's new book club pick: 'Ruby' by Cynthia Bond
    It's been more than a year since Oprah asked her fans to join her in reading a book. On Tuesday she got back into the swing of Book Club 2.0 with a new selection: "Ruby" by Cynthia Bond. "I have never read a book like this before," Oprah says in her...
  • Happy birthday, Toni Morrison!

    Happy birthday, Toni Morrison!
    Today is Toni Morrison's 84th birthday. The Nobel laureate is the author of the novels "Beloved," "Song of Solomon," "Sula" and more than a dozen others. Morrison is a literary and cultural force. When other writers are slowing down, Morrison...
  • Academy Awards show producers hope their third time is a charmer

    Academy Awards show producers hope their third time is a charmer
    The day after the Oscars last year, the show's producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron received a call from John Travolta apologizing for fumbling the name of singer Idina Menzel. Travolta's mispronunciation — Adele Dazeem — had become a trending...
  • From this Selma house, Martin Luther King made civil rights history

     From this Selma house, Martin Luther King made civil rights history
    Jawana Jackson scrunched her eyebrows, momentarily puzzled as she stared at a bedroom bureau. "I really thought the pajamas were in one of these drawers," she said in the tone of an aunt concerned that her visiting nephew might go without proper...
  • Nominees gather to bask, kibitz at annual luncheon

    Nominees gather to bask, kibitz at annual luncheon
    When Neil Patrick Harris rose to a podium at the Beverly Hilton on Monday afternoon, the Oscar host promised the assembled group of Academy Award nominees, including Clint Eastwood, Oprah Winfrey, Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone and Common, that at this year's...
  • Selma

    The story of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s epic 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., in support of civil rights legislation to protect African-American voters. David Oyelowo's performance as King has drawn rave reviews. Oprah Winfrey and Cuba...
  • Michael Sam to Oprah: There are other NFL players who are gay

    Michael Sam to Oprah: There are other NFL players who are gay
    Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team, told Oprah Winfrey that he still dreams of playing in a regular season game and that he is not the only homosexual in pro football. In his first interview since disclosing his...
  • Fairfield Native Stars In truTV's New Series 'Breaking Greenville'

    Fairfield Native Stars In truTV's New Series 'Breaking Greenville'
    When Lucy Biggers of Fairfield graduated from Tulane University two years ago, she looked for the kind of job that would give her a lot of experience. WAGB, the ABC affiliate in Greenville, Miss., certainly gave her that. Though it was the 190th...
  • Jenny McCarthy: anti-vaxxer, public menace

    Jenny McCarthy: anti-vaxxer, public menace
    To provide context to the ongoing outbreak of measles linked to visits to Disneyland and the influence of the anti-vaccination movement, science writer Seth Mnookin revisits the saga of one of the most celebrated anti-vaxxers, starlet Jenny McCarthy. ...
  • Lance Armstrong says he'd cheat again if doping remained pervasive

    Lance Armstrong says he'd cheat again if doping remained pervasive
    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, who admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs extensively during his career, said he would use them again if he was competing in the doping-abundant culture that existed in professional cycling during the 1990s. In...
  • Letter to the Editor: Sex trafficking is hidden blight in Lake County

    If you think human trafficking is a problem only in third-world countries and not here in the U.S., think again. The average age for girls to enter the commercial sex trade is just 12-14 years, while for boys, it is from 11-13. Runaways are prime targets...