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  • 'The Dallas Buyers Club,' the AIDS film no one wanted to make

    METAIRIE, La. — In the summer of 1992, an aspiring filmmaker named Craig Borten drove from Los Angeles to Dallas to see a man named Ron Woodroof. Borten was just a few years out of Syracuse University and didn't know what kind of movies he wanted to...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he'll seek reelection, not rehab

    Toronto city leaders on Wednesday urged disgraced Mayor Rob Ford to resign or take a leave of absence to "address your challenges privately," calling his admissions to smoking crack cocaine a distraction and a stain on the city's reputation. But the...
  • Toronto City Council votes to strip Mayor Rob Ford of key powers

    Toronto City Council members voted overwhelmingly Friday to strip Mayor Rob Ford of his powers of appointment and emergency rule, an act of damage control as the leader of Canada's biggest city continues to provoke scandal and revulsion. The City...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford remains defiant despite gutted authority

    A new episode in Canada's political soap opera aired Monday when the Toronto City Council voted to strip Mayor Rob Ford of much of his budget and staff, an act of frustration by a governing body lacking the legal authority to remove the foul-mouthed,...
  • Peter Wintonick, Canadian Documentarian, Dies at 60

    Peter Wintonick, co-director of the acclaimed 1992 feature documentary "Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media" and a producer, director, writer and editor on feature dramas, theatrical documentaries, educational films, television programs...
  • Figure skating TV schedule: 2013 Skate America

     
    Figure skating TV schedule: 2013 Hilton HHonors Skate America: NBC airs live coverage of the ISU Grand Prix Series Skate America from Joe Louis Arena in Detroit on Sunday, Oct. 20, at 4pm ET, featuring live performances from the ladies’ free skate...
  • Mary K. McPherson, educator

    Mary K. McPherson, educator
    Mary K. McPherson, a retired private-school educator who had been on the faculty of Oldfields School and Bryn Mawr School, died Oct. 5 of cancer at Roland Park Place, where she had lived for the past decade. She was 89. Mary King McPherson was born and...
  • Canadian Helmer Greyson Released From Egyptian Jail

    ROME - Egyptian authorities have released Canadian filmmaker John Greyson and physician Tarek Loubani after they spent nearly 50 days in a crowded Cairo prison without charges being pressed. Their detention had prompted a campaign for their release...
  • Fall rail round-up

    Fall rail round-up
    Although Amtrak is relatively quiet, the Canadians and Europeans are offering some good deals on rail travel. ViaRail Canada. Depending on where you read this, you might still be able to get in on ViaRail's 50 percent off sale. Buy through October 9;...
  • L.A.-bound man carrying bomb parts detained at Montreal airport

    A 71-year-old man was being interrogated by Montreal police on Monday after attempting to board a Los Angeles-bound flight with components in his carry-on luggage that could be assembled to make a bomb, Canadian media reported. Montreal police said...
  • Rob Ford: The 'best father' and prime minister wannabe remains defiant

    With all the recent drama surrounding Rob Ford, you have to wonder what the next stop is on the Toronto mayor's "crazy train." Even outside of Canada, Ford fatigue may be setting in. Sunday saw him attending a Canadian Football League game -- despite...