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  • Anna Deavere Smith mines for meaning in 'uhhs,' 'you knows'

    Anna Deavere Smith mines for meaning in 'uhhs,' 'you knows'
    The Baltimore-born writer and performer Anna Deavere Smith looks for the places in language where the intellect breaks down and raw feeling takes over. Nearly always, she finds it in the "uhhs," "you knows," sentence fragments and the other stuff that...
  • Why is Obama keeping secret 4 seconds of a Nixon-era tape?

    WASHINGTON After promising to be the "most transparent" in history, the Obama administration is still refusing to release four seconds of a recording that Richard Nixon's chief of staff, H.R. Haldeman, made 42 years ago. Ken Hughes, a University of...
  • Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, March 31, the 90th day of 2015. There are 275 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 31, 2005, Terri Schiavo, 41, died at a hospice in Pinellas Park, Florida, 13 days after her feeding tube was removed in a...
  • Clinton/Warren: 2016's dream team?

    Clinton/Warren: 2016's dream team?
    Remember way back when Bill Clinton was nominated for president in 1992? His first big decision was to choose a running mate. When he selected Sen. Al Gore, the political gurus pounced: big error, two good-old Southern boys, too much alike, limited...
  • Bauer, 3 Indians relievers lose no-hit bid in 9th vs Astros

    Even if four Cleveland Indians pitchers had combined on a no-hitter, manager Terry Francona wasn't certain it would've been cause for celebration. Jed Lowrie broke up the bid by homering with one out in the ninth inning for Houston's only hit Thursday in...
  • 5 things to know about White House state dinners

    Guess who's coming to dinner at the White House? Not as many people as you might expect. President Barack Obama has held the fewest number of state dinners since Harry Truman occupied the Oval Office 70 years ago. Obama held seven state dinners during...
  • 50 years later, a nation still splintered

    50 years later, a nation still splintered
    Almost 50 years ago, an 11-member panel convened by President Lyndon B. Johnson investigated the causes of the 1960s urban riots and proposed intervention strategies for the federal government to transform American society into a real cosmopolitan...
  • Condo marks 50 years on the Mile

    Condo marks 50 years on the Mile
    A well-known icon of the Galt Ocean Mile just turned 50 years old. The Fountainhead Condominium on A1A at the southern edge of Lauderdale by-the-Sea has been reigning since Lyndon Johnson was president. But residents are not touchy about their...
  • Partisanship goes overboard

    WASHINGTON -- It used to be said that partisanship stops at the water's edge. That is, it's fine and expected that our political parties differ on domestic affairs, but when it comes to conducting foreign policy, it should be left in the hands of the...
  • Seuss on the loose in San Diego

    The San Diego History Museum is staging an exhibition dedicated to the art of Dr. Seuss, March 25 to April 19, at the museum in Balboa Park. Titled “Ingenious! The World of Dr. Seuss,” the show will look at the breadth of Theodor Geisel&...
  • Santaluces High School students screen 'Selma'

    Santaluces High School students screen 'Selma'
    Thanks to 10th grade English teacher Leann Harms, students at Santaluces Community High School recently were able to have a special on-campus screening of Oprah Winfrey's latest film, "Selma." Harms emailed Ava DuVernay, the director of the film, and...