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  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Jan. 1, 1941

     
    Jan. 1, 1941: Reports are some drastic cutting must be done, else Hattie McDaniel will steal "The Great Lie" from Bette Davis, Jimmie Fidler says....
  • DVD Review: Top Gear, 14 & 15

     
    Well, there goes another weekend. There isn't a lot of TV that I find addicting. But the one show I watch obsessively these days is the Brit import, “Top Gear.” I grew up in the South, and for most males down here, you're a car guy by...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Feb. 12, 1941

     
    Feb. 12, 1941: Tom Treanor, who was killed covering World War II for The Times, writes about his experiences in Romania. “Poor old beautiful, callous, hard-luck Rumania, a happy-go-lucky country trying not to be sad and finding it hard going,"......
  • Nokia to cut 3,500 jobs by 2012 in latest round of layoffs

     
    Nokia announced its second round of layoffs in the last 6 months as it restructures itself in the face of taking on Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system, this time with this time a total of 3,500 job cuts tied to "manufacturing, Location & Commerce,...
  • Paperback writers: Two survivor stories

    Paperback writers: Two survivor stories
    Many memoirs, and some of the best, are survival stories, tales told by that supposedly fortunate person who emerged living but not unscarred from the carnage of natural disaster or personal tragedy. Survival comes with a price tag: Not only must the...
  • Romanian Internet fraud rings work out of South Florida

    Romanian Internet fraud rings work out of South Florida
    It was one of those deals people dream of finding on Internet auction sites — a 2005 Honda Accord for sale for $2,700 by an American serviceman about to be transferred overseas. An eager buyer sent money to a wire transfer counter inside a...
  • Comments & Curiosities: Adults can enjoy Halloween too

    You have one week. Not to live — until Halloween. Sorry, didn't mean to scare you. As you know, Halloween is the official, certified start of the holiday season. How is that possible? Wasn't the Fourth of July about six weeks ago? Wasn't Labor...
  • Online Dish: 10-Year-Old Gives Birth and Her Mother Is Delighted

    Online Dish: 10-Year-Old Gives Birth and Her Mother Is Delighted
    A 10-year-old girl gave birth in Spain and her mother couldn't be happier. The Romanian Gypsy says she's "delighted" to have a new granddaughter and doesn't understand why the birth was such a shock to anyone, let alone why it became and international...
  • Tennis: Young Boston lefty continues to shine in Kingsmill women's qualifying

    Nicole Frenkel beat her second home-state opponent in two days during the qualifying rounds for the $10,000 Kingsmill Resort Tennis Classic, a minor-league U.S. Tennis Association Women's Circuit event. Frenkel, a left-hander from the Boston area who...
  • Tennis: U.Va.'s Xi earns first-round victory at Kingsmill women's $10K event

    Li Xi, a Chinese player who starts for the University of Virginia, beat Simone Pratt of the Bahamas 6-3, 6-1 in the main draw's first round of the $10,000 women's USTA Pro Circuit Kingsmill Resort Tennis Classic. Xi joined seeded players from Japan,...
  • Tennis: Young San Francisco lefty upends top seed King on hot day at Kingsmill

    Tennis: Young San Francisco lefty upends top seed King on hot day at Kingsmill
    A 90-degree-plus Thursday at Kingsmill meant that plenty of water and plenty of players were gone by the end of the afternoon. One of those was the top seed in the $10,000 USTA Women's Pro Circuit's Kingsmill Resort Tennis Classic. In an intriguing clay-...