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  • Film Review: 'The Only Real Game'

    Baseball ranks as "The Only Real Game" in Mirra Banks' surprising documentary, which discovers this most American of pastimes in the unlikeliest of places -- the small, war-torn ex-kingdom of Manipur in Northeast India. The arrival of two gung-ho Major...
  • A celebration of pollination

    A celebration of pollination
    Bees do it. Butterflies do it. Moths do it. In fact, lots of insects pollinate our flowers and edibles. That's why National Pollinator Week – June 16-23 – is so important. The week spotlights the significant role that pollinators play in...
  • City worried about water jetpacks and similar devices

    Newport Beach city staff are concerned about a "proliferation" of new companies eyeing Newport Harbor as a place to take clients who wish to go airborne using water-propelled jetpacks and similar recreational devices. On Tuesday, City Council members...
  • Boat sales rebounding in Palm Beach County

    Boat sales rebounding in Palm Beach County
    More people in Palm Beach County are taking to the water in new boats. Registrations of new boats increased 14 percent in the year ending in March, after jumping 25 percent the year before, according to Info-Link Technologies Inc., a marine industry...
  • Democrats pick up GOP tactic: Campaign against Supreme Court

    Half a century ago, Richard M. Nixon and other Republicans boosted their political prospects by running against the Supreme Court. Now it’s President Obama’s turn. Within hours of the high court’s decision Monday that at least some...
  • Chicago wins George Lucas museum

    Chicago wins George Lucas museum
    “Star Wars” creator George Lucas has selected Chicago over Los Angeles and San Francisco as the future home of his collection of art and movie memorabilia, according to a spokeswoman for the museum. The museum's board Wednesday is expected...
  • Hobby Lobby ruling an affront to women's rights [Letter]

    Hobby Lobby ruling an affront to women's rights [Letter]
    Your editorial on the Hobby Lobby ruling is correct in saying that by limiting full access to contraceptives, the Supreme Court's decision likely will lead to more unwanted pregnancies and the social harms they cause ("Corporations trump people in Supreme...
  • Supreme Court: Yes, (some) corporations can pray--and you'll all pay

    In its decision Monday in the Hobby Lobby case, the conservative Supreme Court majority that upheld corporations' religious objections to birth control spends an inordinate amount of time defending itself from the reasoning and wrath of Justice Ruth Bader...
  • Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby in birth-control mandate case

    Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby in birth-control mandate case
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that business owners can object on religious grounds to a provision of President Barack Obama's healthcare law that requires closely held private companies to provide health insurance that covers birth control....
  • The craziest thing about the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision

    The craziest thing about the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision
    What stood out as the worst aspect of Monday’s Supreme Court decision on the lawsuit brought by Hobby Lobby against the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate? For advocates of reproductive rights, it's that the highest court in the...
  • Danger sign: The Supreme Court has already expanded Hobby Lobby decision

    The Supreme Court wasted no time in delivering a message to anyone who thought its Hobby Lobby ruling was limited to religious objections to coverage of purported abortion methods: You're wrong. The day after handing down the Hobby Lobby decision on...