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  • 'Harry Holtzman and American Abstraction' on View at the Florence Griswold Museum

    'Harry Holtzman and American Abstraction' on View at the Florence Griswold Museum
    Harry Holtzman (1912-1987) was, for a brief window of time in the 1930s, practically the face of abstract art in America. The Brooklyn native, who lived in a converted barn in Lyme for the last 20 years of his life, helped inject the optimism,...
  • Silent Sustained Reading Program at Sport and Medical Sciences Academy

    Silent Sustained Reading Program at Sport and Medical Sciences Academy
    Sustained silent reading, also known as “SSR,” is a program that every student, teacher and administrator at SMSA takes part in. The SSR program has been adopted to promote reading for enjoyment and as a life skill. Three times a week, ...
  • Sicilian mobster wins literary prize, stirring controversy

    A jailed Sicilian mobster who cannot remember how many people he has killed has sparked a row in Italy after being awarded a top literary prize for his autobiography. Giuseppe Grassonelli, 49, who was given a life sentence in 1992 for at least a dozen...
  • What is happening to our world?

    The lights dimmed in Britain and various other European counties at 10 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the beginning of the War to End All Wars. At 11 p.m., Aug. 4, 1914 England declared war on Germany. Trench...
  • Seattle Seahawks - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Seattle Seahawks - INSIDE SLANT A year and one Super Bowl title later, the Seattle Seahawks say not much has changed. One notable difference - the Seahawks are the hunted now. And with a Super Bowl title came the perks of being a...
  • Taking off on round-the-world trips (with teens, with dog)

    Taking off on round-the-world trips (with teens, with dog)
    SEATTLE Imagine packing up your life, getting on a motorcycle and traveling around the world. It sounds crazy and impossible, especially for adults saddled by a mortgage, a job and family obligations. But Seattle natives Mike and Shannon Mills and...
  • Weak data to test BOJ's rosy economic view, policy on hold

    TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan will maintain its existing stimulus policy and optimistic economic view when it meets on Thursday, sources say, preferring to take more time to gauge whether a run of weak data is sufficient to threaten a fragile...
  • Venice: Q And A With Saverio Costanzo, Director Of Adam Driver-Starrer 'Hungry Hearts'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Italian director Saverio Costanzo broke out internationally in 2004 with "Private," which was set in a Palestinian home in an occupied zone. "Hungry Hearts," his fourth feature, in competition at Venice and also screening in...
  • The government vs. the Constitution

    The American Civil Liberties Union and other organizations recently filed a lawsuit accusing the federal government of, among other lapses, denying due process to mothers with children detained at the border, including interfering with their efforts to...
  • Lots of magic — but little illumination — in 'Houdini'

     Lots of magic — but little illumination — in 'Houdini'
    Oscar winner Adrien Brody is the big get for History's biopic "Houdini," an attempt to reveal the man behind the great-escape legend. It is also, one assumes, a bid to re-ignite the network's original drama flame sparked by 2012's similarly star-studded...
  • Saudi court jails 17 for seeking to fight in Iraq: SPA

    DUBAI (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian court jailed 17 men for up to 26 years on Monday for seeking to fight in Iraq and funding militants, official media reported, part of a security crackdown in which scores have been imprisoned in recent weeks. Worried...