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  • D. Watkins finds stories in the streets

    D. Watkins finds stories in the streets
    By the time D. Watkins was in his early 20s, he had filled a shoe box with obituaries. Kids he had grown up with in East Baltimore. Classmates, neighbors, guys from the corners. His uncle. And, eventually, his older brother. The brief paragraphs and...
  • Cannes 2014: 'Winter Sleep,' 'Foxcatcher' take home big honors

    Cannes 2014: 'Winter Sleep,' 'Foxcatcher' take home big honors
    The longest film in the Festival de Cannes walked off with the biggest prize Saturday night as Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s three-hour and 16-minute “Winter Sleep” took home the Palme d’Or. Turkish director Ceylan was visibly moved...
  • Game-fixing investigated in World Cup tuneups

    Authorities in England are reportedly investigating allegations of attempted game-fixing involving a soccer friendly between Scotland and Nigeria to be played in London on Wednesday. The website of the Daily Telegraph newspaper said Tuesday that...
  • Blackbeard's legend gets new wrinkles

    No student of Blackbeard can explore the nearly 300-year-old legend of one of history's most notorious brigands long before realizing that it's riddled by exaggeration and invention. Just six years after the infamous buccaneer's death in 1718, a shadowy...
  • D-day is coming!

     
    In May 1944 everyone knew the Allied invasion of Northern France was coming....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • UK Lawmakers Grill Pfizer Executive On Bid For AstraZeneca

    LONDON — U.S. drugmaker Pfizer hinted it could raise its proposed $106 billion offer if AstraZeneca would only engage in talks, as its boss was grilled by UK lawmakers on his commitment to British research spending and jobs. In response,...
  • NBC presents 2014-15 fall schedule, new shows

    NBC presents 2014-15 fall schedule, new shows
    NBC presented its 2014-15 prime-time lineup Sunday, introducing three new comedies and three new dramas. The fall schedule also moves crime drama "The Blacklist" to Thursday nights in February. In total, NBC picked up five new dramas, seven new comedies,...
  • Cannes: Studiocanal Ups the Ante With Market Slate

    Studiocanal has brought two new, high-profile films onto the market at Cannes. Both pics say much about the strategic choices that Studiocanal, which handles the biggest movie production budget of any company in Europe, is now taking. James Watkins ("...