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  • Cannes 2014: 'Winter Sleep,' 'Foxcatcher' take home big honors

    Cannes 2014: 'Winter Sleep,' 'Foxcatcher' take home big honors
    The longest film in the Festival de Cannes walked off with the biggest prize Saturday night as Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s three-hour and 16-minute “Winter Sleep” took home the Palme d’Or. Turkish director Ceylan was visibly moved...
  • Peninsula Pilots prepare for Coastal Plain League season as reigning champ for first time

    Peninsula Pilots prepare for Coastal Plain League season as reigning champ for first time
    HAMPTON — It was just a moment shared with former prep heroes, has-beens and never-weres, maybe a few low-level college jocks here or there and plenty of beer bellies and creaking joints, but it meant a lot to Hank Morgan. When you advertise...
  • Cory Hahn's life changes with accident, but baseball remains the same

    He had already rolled across the stage to accept his degree, the graduation ceremony halted to create a safe path for his wheelchair, wild cheering everywhere. But Cory Hahn had to take one more test. The former Southland baseball star, who graduated...
  • 10 things you might not know about war heroes

    10 things you might not know about war heroes
    Memorial Day honors those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in our nation's wars. In recognition, "10 Things" highlights war heroes — and stipulates that those who have fought to defend our freedom are all heroes in our book. Here's a 10-gun...
  • Former Dieruff wrestling coach Dick King to be remembered with a new award

    There was a lot to celebrate at Dieruff High School during the 2013-14 school year, not the least of which was the school's four Freddy Awards on Thursday night at the State Theatre. Only Freedom earned more Freddys (six) than Dieruff, which delivered...
  • Remembering war through art

    Remembering war through art
    A Korean War veteran tells the story of swimming in a river near the Korean Demilitarized Zone and making a horrific discovery on the river floor. A Gulf War veteran talks about the seemingly benign ways the military is glorified in toys and even...
  • Pope Francis calls on Israel, Palestinians to back two-state solution

    Pope Francis calls on Israel, Palestinians to back two-state solution
    On a day bookended by visits to the sites of Jesus' birth and death, Pope Francis on Sunday called on Palestinians and Israelis to recognize that "there is simply no other way" than a two-state solution for them to coexist peacefully after decades of...
  • In Israel, Pope Francis says there is 'no other way' but peace

    Landing in Israel on his whistle-stop tour of the Holy Land, Pope Francis declared Sunday that “there is simply no other way” besides a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians to live in peace in this violence-racked region. The...
  • How about a salmonella and carcinogen-free Memorial Day cookout? [Letter]

    Folks ready to fire up their outdoor grill on Memorial Day face a deadly choice of inflicting food poisoning or cancer on family and friends: food poisoning by E. coli and Salmonella bacteria, if they under-cook the meat; cancer, if they heat meat to...
  • History's 'World Wars' makes for fine Memorial Day viewing

     History's 'World Wars' makes for fine Memorial Day viewing
    Over the past few years, History has made a concerted attempt to package its subject matter — history — in ways that might appeal to a new audience. As in Young People with their Digital Addictions and Limited Attention Spans. Some of...
  • Memorial Day 2014: WWII vet remembers one that was left behind

    Memorial Day 2014: WWII vet remembers one that was left behind
    More than six decades after he left military service at the end of World War II, Bill Howland still tears up at one particularly bad memory among many bad memories. An Army medic, he removed the leg of a fellow soldier in the cellar of a French home...