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  • Louis Simpson dies at 89; Pulitzer-winning poet

    Louis Simpson dies at 89; Pulitzer-winning poet
    "A poet," Louis Simpson once wrote, "should wish for enough unhappiness to keep him writing." Simpson may not have wished for trouble, but he kept writing for 60 years — spare, powerful poems about war, infidelity, suburban alienation and other...
  • Review: The dark sensibilities of 'Kingston Noir'

    -------------------- Kingston Noir Edited by Colin Channer Akashic Books: 285 pp; $15.95 trade paper original -------------------- Starting in 2004 with "Brooklyn Noir," the more than 50 titles in the Akashic Books series of crime fiction have been...
  • A celebration of all things books at USC

    A celebration of all things books at USC
    Since background-check legislation was voted down in the Senate on Thursday, Adam Winkler, author of "Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America," expects a "lively" conversation at his panel on guns in America at the 18th annual Los...
  • Honduras vs Mexico 2013 World Cup qualifier March 22 on Telemundo

     
    San Pedro Sula's Olympic Stadium in Honduras is the site for the World Cup qualifying match of Honduras vs Mexico on Friday, March 22, live at 4pm ET on Telemundo‘s Rumbo al Mundial. Andrés Cantor will call the play-by-play action, with analysis by....
  • 100 to become U.S. citizens at Valencia College

     
    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' (USCIS) Southeast Region Director Kathy Redman will administer the Oath of Allegiance to 100 candidates who will become America’s newest citizens at Valencia College on Friday, August 10, at the...
  • Born too late

     
    According to a chart in today's Tribune, the 7th place finisher in the Olympic 100-meter race (last except for Asafa Powell, who pulled up lame) would have had the gold-medal time in 1984 and every Olympics prior to that except......
  • Spirit Airlines resumes seasonal Lauderdale-Punta Cana flights

    Spirit Airlines on Thursday resumed its seasonal service from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.  The Miramar-based ultra low-cost carrier is offering twice weekly non-stop flights (Wednesday and...
  • Florida Cruise Guide: Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas ship itinerary

    This itinerary was last updated September 23, 2009. For more Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas cruises, click here. 4 Night Labadee Extravaganza Cruise 2009 Departure Date: Dec. 1 Cruise Ports: Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Labadee, Haiti; Fort Lauderdale,...
  • Olympian Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce On Being The World's Fastest Woman

    Olympian Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce On Being The World's Fastest Woman
    Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is currently the fastest woman in the world. In the 2008 Olympic Games Shelly-Ann was a mere 21 years-old when she became the first Caribbean woman to win 100m gold at the Olympics. This year in London, she successfully defended...
  • Pasadena police to go international

    Pasadena police to go international
    Pasadena police will deploy local officers on brief overseas assignments to support federal drug trafficking suppression and other efforts. William Brownfield, assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and...
  • Tropical Storm Ernesto could threaten Jamaica as hurricane

    Tropical Storm Ernesto could threaten Jamaica as hurricane
    Tropical Storm Ernesto is expected to steadily strengthen over the weekend and draw perilously close to Jamaica as a Category 1 hurricane on Sunday. The system should remain well south of Florida, thanks to a ridge of high pressure keeping it on a...