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  • Sato claims pole for IndyCar opener

    Sato claims pole for IndyCar opener
    Takuma Sato weathered a three-hour rain delay on Saturday to win the pole for Sunday's Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, the first race of the season in the IndyCar series. Sato, driving for AJ Foyt Racing, posted the fastest lap of 1 minute, 1....
  • Lift the veil from the Nazi art cache

    Lift the veil from the Nazi art cache
    Grainy photographs of what appears to be a lithograph by Otto Dix show a bourgeois matron rendered as a ghoulish skull adorned in an outlandish feathered hat, her sunken eyes glowering from beneath a lacy brim and her fur collar a blazing red inferno....
  • Is maestro Valery Gergiev being scapegoated for Russia's anti-gay laws?

    Is maestro Valery Gergiev being scapegoated for Russia's anti-gay laws?
    Valery Gergiev is the major conductor today for whom the most superlatives apply. He is commonly hailed as Russia's greatest living conductor. As the general and artistic director of the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg — which includes Russia'...
  • Osceola junior Fox Baldwin sets national record for career wins

    Osceola junior Fox Baldwin sets national record for career wins
    Osceola junior Fox Baldwin now holds the national career record for most wins by a varsity wrestler. The three-time defending state champion defeated St. Petersburg's Bryce Frost in the first round of the Class 3A-2 region tournament at Osceola on Friday...
  • With Olympics underway, Russia's gay-rights record leaves some Marylanders uneasy

    With Olympics underway, Russia's gay-rights record leaves some Marylanders uneasy
    When Maryland first lady Catherine Curran O'Malley sits down to watch the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, she'll feel a little uneasy. Like many Marylanders and others around the world, the start of the games has left O'Malley wondering what more...
  • Bounty's sinking result of 'reckless' decision in Hurricane Sandy

    The captain went down with his ship. The body of Capt. Robin Walbridge, a stubborn and profane seaman who often said he feared no storm, was never found after the tall ship Bounty sank in the Atlantic Ocean after being pummeled by Hurricane Sandy on...
  • Yuri Temirkanov and St. Petersburg Philharmonic in soaring concert at Strathmore

    Yuri Temirkanov and St. Petersburg Philharmonic in soaring concert at Strathmore
    The scary snow forecast was not enough to deter a decent-sized crowd from trekking to Strathmore Wednesday night for a concert by the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra led by its longtime music director Yuri Temirkanov. I, for one, would have risked...
  • Russian filmmakers focus on Green family's organ donation story

    Russian filmmakers focus on Green family's organ donation story
    In the past two decades, La CaƱada resident Reg Green has gotten really comfortable with the word “yes.” He’s become a spokesman for organ donation after the 1994 death of his 7-year-old son, Nicholas, during a family vacation in...
  • Segerstrom Center's 2014-15 season to feature new dance stagings

    Segerstrom Center's 2014-15 season to feature new dance stagings
    What if the story of Eva Peron were told by Argentine dancers and musicians performing traditional tangos from Argentina instead of a Broadway score by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice? Will Southern California audiences, who apparently never have...
  • St. Thomas Aquinas, American Heritage No. 1 in first state softball rankings of season

    The first Miracle Sports high school softball state rankings were released on Tuesday. Defending state champ St. Thomas Aquinas is ranked No. 1 in Class 7A and American Heritage is No. 1 in 5A. Five teams from Broward and Palm Beach counties are ranked in...
  • Six Broward and Palm softball teams ranked in Class 8A

    Defending Class 7A state champion St. Thomas Aquinas is the state's No. 1-ranked high school softball team regardless of classification, according to the new Miracle Sports state rankings released Tuesday. Palm Beach Gardens, which is No. 3 in 8A, is No....