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  • Joanne Froggatt on the hushed tones but hard edge of 'Downton Abbey'

    Sitting poolside in a shaded veranda, Joanne Froggatt orders a green tea, her bright-blond hair loose and untied, trailing over her shoulders. It's a far remove from the mostly stoic, always-serving Anna Bates, her character on the PBS hit "Downton Abbey"...
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  • World Cup: Best players never to play in it or never to win a title

    Even great players aren't guaranteed a chance to play in a World Cup. And the vast majority of those who make it to the tournament never get to hoist the trophy. Here are our choices for the 10 best players never to play in a World Cup, followed by the...
  • Embattled Kashmir is getting back on tourists' radars

    Embattled Kashmir is getting back on tourists' radars
    The signs that greet you as you emerge from the little airport in Srinagar, Kashmir's main city, give you a sense of how unexpected the place is going to be. The first one I saw advised, "Do not get your daughter married before the age of 18. (It is a...
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  • Guitar bought by Beatle at discount in Illinois could fetch $600K at auction

    Guitar bought by Beatle at discount in Illinois could fetch $600K at auction
    Back in 1963, Gabe McCarty was living in downstate Benton and playing bass for the Four Vests when he got a call from a woman whose younger brother was visiting after scoring a hit in England. The woman was Louise Harrison and her younger brother,...
  • Observing the 70th anniversary of D-Day, June 6, from near and far

    June 6 is the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, marking the beginning of the liberation of Europe and the end of World War II. People around the world will gather at museums and memorials to commemorate the bravery and sacrifice of the 175,000...
  • Stephen Hawking has a theory on how England can win World Cup

    Physicist Stephen Hawking is an expert on black holes -- and that would seem to make him eminently qualified to help England’s soccer team climb out of the World Cup hole it's been stuck in since 1966. In the hopes of devising a winning formula...
  • The Haxan Cloak wants to make you sick

    The Haxan Cloak wants to make you sick
    It’s not surprising to learn that Bobby Krlic, the 28-year-old London native behind the Haxan Cloak, is heavily influenced by film scores, considering the artist’s sophomore album, the creepy, ambient “Excavation,” would double...
  • Colin Pillinger, colorful scientist of failed Mars probe, dies at 70

    Colin Pillinger, colorful scientist of failed Mars probe, dies at 70
    Colin Pillinger, a colorful British space scientist who sported thick mutton-chop whiskers and became a symbol of national pluck in masterminding a failed search for life on Mars, died Thursday in a Cambridge hospital. He was 70. Pillinger collapsed...
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