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  • 'True Detective' leads TCA Awards 2014 nominees

    'True Detective' leads TCA Awards 2014 nominees
    It's the sort of news that Rust Cohle might celebrate with an unhurried swig of Lone Star beer:  "True Detective" picked up four nominations for this years Television Critics Assn. Awards. The hit HBO anthology series was nominated for program of the...
  • Been fired or laid off? Seven destructive responses to avoid

    Been fired or laid off? Seven destructive responses to avoid
    After the dark days following 9/11, I was laid off from my high-level corporate job, and it was devastating. Not only had my world turned upside down from the tragedy, but I lost my employment in a way that stripped me of my self-esteem and my sense of...
  • Memorial Day Weekend Box Office Drops 28 Percent, What's Behind the Fall?

    "X-Men: Days of Future Past" dominated the Memorial Day weekend box office and is on pace to become the highest-grossing film in the mutant franchise's 14-year history. However, domestic ticket sales dropped 28% to $227 million for the four-day period,...
  • TV ratings: Fox takes quiet Memorial Day with 'Masterchef,' '24'

    TV ratings: Fox takes quiet Memorial Day with 'Masterchef,' '24'
    Not many people watched TV on Memorial Day, but many who did saw Gordon Ramsay and Jack Bauer.  With the help of the Season 5 premiere of "Masterchef" and another episode of "24: Live Another Day," Fox won the night in ratings in the key young-adults...
  • Six people shot, three fatally, in city over holiday weekend

    Six people shot, three fatally, in city over holiday weekend
    The four shots, which came in the early hours of Memorial Day, sounded as if they had been fired from some distance by a small-caliber gun. Bernice Latou's dogs scampered in from the backyard of her Southwest Baltimore home, and she wondered whether...
  • 'Mad Men' Q&A with Matthew Weiner: 'Life and Death Are Bigger than Money'

    Matthew Weiner spent most of Memorial Day in his office writing the final finale of "Mad Men," while fans parsed the state of the Sterling Cooper universe after Sunday's midseason finale. He took a few moments away from focusing on next year's last seven...
  • Lawmakers nearing end of spring session and still no budget

    Lawmakers nearing end of spring session and still no budget
    The General Assembly will be back in session today on one of the last days of the spring session, with lawmakers still trying to agree on a state budget. The Senate is set to reconvene at 10 a.m. and the House at 11:30 a.m. House Speaker Michael...
  • Isla Vista slayings: Campuses show solidarity with UC Santa Barbara

    Isla Vista slayings: Campuses show solidarity with UC Santa Barbara
    Thousands of students continued to share their grief this week at UC campuses across Southern California, where vigils were being organized to honor the six victims killed in the deadly Isla Vista rampage carried out by Elliot Rodger. As investigators...
  • Madigan makes power play for Lincoln library and museum

    Madigan makes power play for Lincoln library and museum
    SPRINGFIELD — The latest political power play at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum comes from Speaker Michael Madigan, who is pushing a plan to set up the center as a free-standing state agency despite opponents’ concerns...
  • Eco-tourism rises as Iran's currency woes clip travelers' wings

    In a building full of shops selling nightgowns and wedding dresses, three young women in the modest offices of the Zhivar Tourist Agency chat up clients about prospective vacation spots in Iran. Business is good. The falling value of Iran's currency,...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Snow in Paradise'

    With British cinema overrun as ever with grimy London gangland tales, there is precious little territory that hasn't yet been covered within the genre: Even the narrative tension between crime and spirituality in "Snow in Paradise," an ultra-brooding...