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  • Greece is the top European destination for 2014, Lonely Planet says

    Greece is the top European destination for 2014, Lonely Planet says
    If you're European dreaming this summer, think Greece. That's the word from Lonely Planet editors who have compiled a list of the best places to visit in Europe this year.  Lonely Planet's Best in Europe 2014 chose Greece because of its "luxury...
  • 'Fargo' Composer Jeff Russo Finds Strength In the Silence

    In FX's limited series "Fargo," a chance encounter causes an innocent man's life to spiral out of control with deadly consequences. It's trademark Hitchcock territory if it wasn't inspired by the Coen Brothers' 1996 theatrical feature, which makes this...
  • Leading Czech Filmmaker Alice Nellis to Script 'Even Mice Belong in Heaven'

    Czech writer-director Alice Nellis, whose film "Revival" won the audience award at Karlovy Vary last year, has come on board as the scriptwriter for animated feature "Even Mice Belong in Heaven." The project was pitched Tuesday at Annecy Intl. Animation...
  • Safarova first player through to Wimbledon quarter-finals

    LONDON (Reuters) - Lucie Safarova became the first player to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday when she walloped 175th ranked qualifier Tereza Smitkova 6-0 6-2 in an all-Czech showdown. For the first time in the professional era, four women...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: U.Va.'s Mitchell, UNC's McAdoo, others line up NBA summer-league deals

    NBA: Former Virginia forward Akil Mitchell signed a free-agent deal with the Houston Rockets and said he will play for them in a summer league. Mitchell's defense and rebounding were crucial in the Cavaliers' drive to the ACC regular-season and...
  • Capitals draft forward Jakub Vrana with pick No. 13

    With the No. 13 pick in the 2014 NHL draft Friday night, the Washington Capitals selected forward Jakub Vrana from the Czech Republic, the first selection made by rookie general manager Brian MacLellan. An 18-year-old wing, Vrana comes to the Capitals...
  • Why it's way too soon to give up on the Arab Spring

     Why it's way too soon to give up on the Arab Spring
    Three and a half years ago, the world was riveted by massive crowds of youths mobilizing in Cairo's Tahrir Square to demand an end to Egypt's dreary police state. We watched transfixed as a movement first ignited in Tunisia spread from one part of Egypt...
  • Rafael Nadal has shaky Wimbledon start, then wins convincingly

    Rafael Nadal has shaky Wimbledon start, then wins convincingly
    Three of tennis’ marquee players cruised down the road in first-round matches at Wimbledon on Tuesday, and Rafael Nadal, perhaps the brightest star of all, traveled a bumpy path. That’s relatively speaking. Nadal lost a set. The others...
  • Li Na's tennis game is on track, her personality pleasingly off-kilter

    In the midst of a pro tennis world chock-full of players with overwhelming athletic skills and underwhelming personalities, there is Li Na. She is a beacon in the fog, a candle in a mine shaft. She is also a pretty good tennis player who is ranked No....