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  • Film Review: 'Marie's Story'

    Born five years after Helen Keller in Vertou, France, Marie Heurtin faced many of the same challenges, growing up deaf and blind in a society whose instinct was to institutionalize such girls. "Marie's Story," therefore, is not so different from Keller's,...
  • Childhood growth hormone treatment tied to stroke risk

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Children who receive growth hormone to treat short stature or hormone deficiency may be at an increased risk of strokes caused by burst blood vessels as young adults, suggests a new European study. While the overall risk...
  • Top U.S. lawmaker urges Hospira not to flee tax system

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior U.S. senator said on Thursday he has written to Hospira Inc and urged the drug and medical device maker not to move its tax domicile abroad to save on U.S. taxes. Citing recent reports that Hospira plans to buy the medical...
  • Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits

    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "A Perfect Life" by Danielle Steel (Delacorte, $28). News anchor Blaise McCarthy's perfect world is turned upside down when her blind daughter returns home from boarding school. Last week: 1 2. "Tom Clancy Support and Defend" by...
  • Internationalism prompts boom in language business

    WASHINGTON It's a high-stakes, multibillion-dollar industry with tight deadlines, demanding clients and lives at risk. Any miscommunication could cause a deep financial loss or death. Some in the industry work in war zones while others have cozy home...
  • Eurozone economy stalls, adding new worries for American recovery

    The Eurozone's feeble recovery came to an outright halt in the second quarter, the latest in a batch of disappointing global economic indicators that have clouded the prospects for American growth. Economic output in the 18-nation Euro area stalled in...
  • IMG Signs Tennis Star Petra Kvitova

    IMG has signed tennis star Petra Kvitova to a worldwide marketing and management representation agreement. The No. 4 ranked player in the world most recently won her second grand slam title at Wimbledon last month. Kvitova will be managed at IMG by...
  • GM says to invest $2.8 billion in Brazil over five years

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - General Motors Co will invest 6.5 billion reais ($2.8 billion) in Brazil over the next five years, Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra said on Thursday, reaffirming the automaker's long-term plans despite a sharp downturn in the...
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz: World must speak out as anti-Semitism rises again

    From cafes in Belgium to streets in Paris to right here in South Florida, we have witnessed an alarming increase of horrific acts of anti-Semitism.     This unabashed hatred of the Jewish people is manifesting itself in terrifying ways. Chants of...
  • NDM Acquires Ole Giaever's Toronto Player 'Out of Nature' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Broadening its slate of European films, NDM, the Paris/Mexico based sales company launched by Jaime Romandia's Mantarraya and Carlos Reygadas' Nodream Cinema, has acquired world sales rights to Norwegian Ole Giaever's mountains-set dramedy "Out of Nature....
  • Go Away With ... Carl Reiner

    Go Away With ... Carl Reiner
    Carl Reiner created "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and directed films such as "The Jerk." He has won multiple Emmys, a Grammy and, in 1999, was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame. His books include "All Kinds of Love," "Enter Laughing" and his...