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  • Giants midseason report: Optimism abounds despite slump

    The Sports Xchange By Dave Del Grande, The Sports Xchange Giants midseason report: Optimism abounds despite slump San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy calls his team lucky. That is the only way he can explain how a club that lost 22 of its past 32...
  • CNU professor studies afterlife with $57,000 grant

    CNU professor studies afterlife with $57,000 grant
    NEWPORT NEWS — Eric Silverman is exploring some topics that defy final answers — at least in this life. Is there anything to do in heaven or the afterlife? What about relationships, how do those work? The Christopher Newport University...
  • Author explores era 'When the United States Spoke French'

    Author explores era 'When the United States Spoke French'
    What remarkable lives they led. The five men, who hailed mostly from the pinnacle of French aristocracy, were liberals who threw off their own privileges to build a more equitable society. Individually, they danced with Marie Antoinette, fled the...
  • The Films of Richard Linklater: Ranked From Best to Worst

    JUSTIN CHANG: Andrew, if you'll allow me a brief (sort of) digression before we get down to business: A few nights ago, as part of our foolhardy mission to rank the films of Richard Linklater, I watched "Waking Life" for the first time since I'd seen it...
  • Bordeaux history notes

    Bordeaux history notes
    Bits and pieces about Bordeaux: •It sits on the Garonne River and has been an important port at least since Romans came here, about 56 BC. Before long, viticulture took root. •In 1154, England took control when Henry II ascended to the...
  • Comic-Con 2014: 12 vital comic and graphic novel creators to watch

     
    Over the course of four decades, San Diego's Comic-Con International has grown from modest roots to become a powerful marketing […]...
  • Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, an L.A. band, stare at 'Hypnotic Eye'

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, an L.A. band, stare at 'Hypnotic Eye'
    Before easing into a conversation about his new album with the Heartbreakers, "Hypnotic Eye," the longtime Malibu beach-dweller Tom Petty has a score to settle. It's in response to an old Times survey of Los Angeles' most enduring rock bands....
  • Top Los Angeles beauty artists

    Top Los Angeles beauty artists
    Like the bubbles from so many award season glasses of Champagne, a new list of beauty talent has risen to the top of the editorial pages. Skill, artistry, tenacity and in some cases the added alchemy of being paired with the right celebrity at the right...
  • Extension of Iran nuclear talks gets mixed Israeli response

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel responded skeptically to the extension of Iranian nuclear talks with world powers on Saturday, saying it saw no cause for the optimism voiced by some Western diplomats about prospects for an accord. After failing to meet a...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Robert Smart promoted to dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac University

    Robert Smart, of Middletown, professor and chair of English and director of the writing program, has been promoted to dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac University. "Bob brings to the position incredible experience, energy, vision...
  • Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration

    Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration
    Much to English teacher Ed Raines' surprise, his students had never heard Puccini's soaring melodies that inspired David Henry Hwang's "M. Butterfly," nor the way Louis Armstrong could make a trumpet talk in Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man." In the...