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  • Panera Asks Customers To Leave Guns At Home

    Panera Asks Customers To Leave Guns At Home
    Newtown gun control activists won another victory Monday when the CEO of Panera Bread announced company plans to adopt a stricter firearms policy. Last year, advocates focused their lobbying efforts on legislatures, but since the defeat of gun control...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Theeb'

    . Naji Abu Nowar's impressive debut feature riffs on oater themes, and the stunning location work in southern Jordan has the grandeur of Monument Valley, yet this is no Western knockoff but a well-told WWI-era story grounded in Bedouin-specific customs....
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Haemoo'

    Turning a real-life human trafficking tragedy into a comment on social inequality and the cost of survival, "Haemoo" dramatizes a stark nautical ordeal fraught with tension. Produced and co-written by internationally recognized Korean auteur Bong Joon-...
  • Healthy aging requires knowledge and skills

    "Let the adventure begin" is the 2014 theme for Active Aging Week, set by the International Council on Active Aging for Sept. 21 through 27. This year the ICAA is highlighting foot health, walking including walking groups, falls prevention, bone health,...
  • Toronto: 'Merchants of Doubt' Director Exposes Energy and Tobacco Lobby

    Robert Kenner's "Merchants of Doubt" pulls back the curtain on the illusionists deployed by oil, gas and tobacco companies to use pseudo-science and spin to create an alternate reality in which cigarettes and gas guzzlers are our friends. "The...
  • Export-Import Bank may get a reprieve

    Export-Import Bank may get a reprieve
    The Export-Import Bank, in danger of closing at the end of the month because of strong conservative opposition, neared a reprieve late Tuesday as Republican leaders included a nine-month extension of its charter in a short-term budget bill. The...
  • Ferrari chairman quits to leave Fiat's Marchionne in driving seat

    MARANELLO Italy (Reuters) - Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, chairman of Italian luxury sports car maker Ferrari, is quitting to be replaced by the boss of parent group Fiat after the two men clashed over strategy and the Formula One team's poor results....
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism" by Edward E. Baptist; Basic (528 pages, $35) The image of the genteel, benevolent Southern slave owner was the...
  • 'Station Eleven' suggests life-denying plague is already here

    "Station Eleven" by Emily St. John Mandel; Knopf (342 pages, $24.95) The Ebola epidemic certainly adds resonance to Emily St. John Mandel's introduction of a game-changing plague in "Station Eleven," her haunting and riveting new novel: "Of all of...
  • GOP Candidates Prescribe Over-The-Counter Birth Control Pills

    WASHINGTON — To counter Democratic attacks that they are soldiers in a "war against women," some GOP candidates across the nation, including at least two in Connecticut, are advocating changing federal laws to allow the purchase of over-the-...
  • A results-oriented approach to chronic homelessness

    Her name was Anne. I found her in the lobby of our church crying hysterically, unable to be comforted by our staff. When I finally got her in a room by herself, I innocently asked, "What can I do to help you?" She then yelled, "Look at me! Look at me....