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  • New York Times veteran visits Newport

     New York Times veteran visits Newport
    For as long as Frank Bruni can remember, food has played a lead role in his life. In his Italian-American household in White Plains, N.Y., every family gathering was marked by culinary creations. He was a ravenous eater, with chubbiness to show for it....
  • Jeb Bush appears before Broward business, government leaders

    Jeb Bush appears before Broward business, government leaders
    Former Gov. Jeb Bush didn’t hedge his positions on two key issues that could give him problems with the Republican Party’s conservative flank if he runs for president, and he also didn’t use an opening Friday to provide any insight about...
  • Barbara Bush remains hospitalized but is in 'great spirits'

    HOUSTON -- Former First Lady Barbara Bush remained hospitalized Thursday after being admittedearlier this week for early signs of pneumonia. Bush, 88, was being treated at Methodist Hospital in Houston's Texas Medical Center for treatment of a...
  • Former First Lady Barbara Bush released from Houston hospital

    Former First Lady Barbara Bush released from Houston hospital
    After six days of receiving treatment for pneumonia, Barbara Bush — the wife of one president and the mother of another — was released from Houston Methodist Hospital on Saturday morning. "I cannot thank the doctors and nurses at Houston...
  • Barbara Bush opposes Jeb Bush run for president in 2016

    Barbara Bush opposes Jeb Bush run for president in 2016
    The parent-and-child relationship is a fraught one, as anyone who has even been either a parent or child can attest. But those push-pull tensions are all the more acute when the parent is a former first lady and the mother of an ex-president and the son...
  • Tonight: Meredith Vieira on ‘A White House Christmas,’ Ann Curry on ‘Rock Center’

     
    The TV highlights Thursday night: 1. Meredith Vieira hosts “A White House Christmas: First Families Remember” at 8 on NBC. If you miss Vieira on “Today,” you'll want to tune in. Sharing their holiday memories in the president's...
  • FASHION PORN: Drag Queens Rule at Lips

    FASHION PORN: Drag Queens Rule at Lips
    So how do real women feel about faux females? Do they think of female impersonators the way black people feel about minstrels shows? Well, if the ladies enjoying the drag show (and the audience made up for the lack of estrogen onstage) at Lips supper...
  • George Ryan, released from prison, at wife's side when she died

    George Ryan, released from prison, at wife's side when she died
    Former Gov. George Ryan was with his ailing wife Lura Lynn as she was taken off a respirator and died at a Kankakee hospital Monday. Ryan was temporarily released from prison in Terre Haute, Ind. so he could be at her bedside during her final hours,...
  • At Bush library, a plea for civility from Nancy Pelosi

    At Bush library, a plea for civility from Nancy Pelosi
    In an era of deep political partisanship, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi made a stop at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library to make a case for political civility. With protesters against the California Democrat out front, Pelosi called on the...
  • Oprah Winfrey lines up George W. Bush, Whoopi Goldberg, Barbra Streisand, Ricky Martin, Julie Andrews, Marie Osmond

     
    Here's something to see: Oprah Winfrey will talk to Whoopi Goldberg about filming “The Color Purple.” The two actresses, who were nominated for Oscars for the Steven Spielberg movie, mark the film's 25th anniversary on Nov. 15. That's just one...
  • Theater review: 'Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown' at the Belasco Theatre

     
    NEW YORK -- Musicals sprung from movies are usually a recipe for freeze-dried nostalgia served over songs. But when I heard that “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,” Pedro Almodóvar's sparkling international breakthrough film from 1988...