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  • 'Life of Pi' review: Survival of the surprisingly clean-shaven

    'Life of Pi' review: Survival of the surprisingly clean-shaven
    **1/2 (out of four) Boasting a title that Homer Simpson would decry for false advertising—it’s easy to imagine him hungrily moaning, “Mmm, a life of pie!”—”Life of Pi” is not really about the life of man named...
  • Bill Murray scoffs at doubt as FDR in 'Hyde Park on Hudson'

    Bill Murray scoffs at doubt as FDR in 'Hyde Park on Hudson'
    For Bill Murray, playing Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the new film “Hyde Park on Hudson” meant risking some serious derision. Now 62, Murray carries with him a huge recognition factor thanks to a host of comedies: "Stripes," "Caddyshack,"...
  • 'Hyde Park on Hudson' review: Makes 'Lincoln' look like 'Skyfall'

    'Hyde Park on Hudson' review: Makes 'Lincoln' look like 'Skyfall'
    *1/2 (out of four) President Franklin D. Roosevelt (Bill Murray) drives his fifth cousin Daisy (Laura Linney) to an isolated field. He puts her hand on his thigh and unfastens his pants. You know where this is going. Daisy must be awfully good with...
  • Ina Pinkney retiring after 33 years, closing Ina's

    Ina Pinkney retiring after 33 years, closing Ina's
    Corporations have exit interviews; chefs never have an exit interview," says Ina Pinkney. "So this is really something for me." Pinkney, aka The Breakfast Queen, creator of Heavenly Hots, Chocolate Blobs and other signature dishes, is hanging up her...
  • An unforgettable conversation with Charlie Haden

    An unforgettable conversation with Charlie Haden
    The voice on the phone was practically unrecognizable and difficult to understand, but the name was unmistakable. Charlie Haden, one of the most revered bassists in jazz history and a musician I had covered for decades, was calling. Of course I...
  • Bill Gates: The world is better than ever

    Bill Gates: The world is better than ever
    Bill Gates wants you to feel much better about the future of mankind. Things are looking up, he says, way up. "By almost any measure, the world is better than it has ever been," Gates wrote in his annual letter chronicling the work of the Bill & Melinda...
  • In vaccination debate, children of more responsible parents at risk

    In vaccination debate, children of more responsible parents at risk
    Did I pause, ever so briefly, when it was time for my daughter to be vaccinated as required under California law? Yes. A parent worries. You worry about a negative reaction, or even about claims by some that high rates of autism might be related to...
  • Vaccination time for schoolchildren

     
    As the calendar turns to August, it may not be time for back-to-school just yet, but it is time to schedule an appointment with your pediatrician. Pennsylvania education regulations require parents or guardians to make sure their children's...
  • Pictures in the News | October 21, 2014

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in South Africa, where South African double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius went from global sporting icon to prisoner as he was sentenced to five years behind bars for the negligent killing of his girlfriend on...
  • Beck and Limbaugh weigh in on swine flu

     
    Media commentators Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh have apparently fallen prey to the loony websites of the anti-vaccine folks and have begun campaigning against the swine flu vaccine program, according to the liberal group Media Matters for America. Beck...
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, March 17, 1960

     
    Further Reaction to White 'Negro' A $1 bill and a $5 bill found their respective ways through the U.S. mails this week, onto my desk. Both came to me as a result of the articles I printed concerning author John Howard Griffin's masquerade as a Negro in...