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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,...
  • NBA roundup: Cousins injures knee at Team USA practice

    The Sports Xchange NBA roundup: Cousins injures knee at Team USA practice Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins injured his right knee in Thursday's practice, the first since Team USA lost Indiana Pacers star forward Paul George to a leg injury....
  • 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...
  • Resort's new beverager manager creates cocktails

    Lake Worth resident Krystal Kinney is bringing her skills as a certified advanced sommelier to Manalapan's Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa, 100 S. Ocean Blvd., as its new beverage manager. "I have always been a foodie," she said. "To this day I can still...
  • 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...
  • Local vets get French Legion of Honor medals

    It was a special week for a number of World War II and Korean War veterans as they filled the auditorium at the Boynton Beach Civic Center recently. The veterans, mostly in their 80s and 90s, were there to receive France's highest civic and military...
  • Tilar Mazzeo's 'The Hotel on Place Vendome' revisits grandeur of the Ritz, Paris

    "WHEN I dream of an afterlife ... the action always takes place at the Ritz Paris," said Ernest Hemingway in 1944, as World War II was hurtling toward an end. I have two good friends, Peter Rogers in New Orleans and Jim Mitchell of NYC. Both wrote me...
  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Leads Foreign Box Office, 'Apes' Still Swinging

    "Guardians of the Galaxy" dominated the international box office this weekend, powered by the global strength of the Marvel brand. The space adventure blasted off with $66.4 million in 43 territories, including Russia, where the film bowed to $13...
  • 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...
  • Aussie truffles on U.S. restaurant menus

    Aussie truffles on U.S. restaurant menus
    NEW YORK — From the truffle-infused beef-cheek ravioli at Babbo restaurant in New York to the all-black-truffle menu at La Toque in Napa Valley, Calif.,, the pungent mushroom has conquered the summer menu and is no longer just a treasured winter...
  • Diaw cleared to play for France in FIBA

    The Sports Xchange Diaw cleared to play for France in FIBA Boris Diaw played an integral role for San Antonio as the Spurs won the NBA title this past season. Diaw parlayed his excellent play into a new three-year, $22.5 contract. No wonder the Spurs...