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  • Go Away With ... Kanae Minato

    Go Away With ... Kanae Minato
    A former home economics teacher, Kanae Minato rocked Japan's literary world with her 2008 debut novel, "Confessions." A movie adaptation of the psychological thriller was selected as Japan's entry for the best foreign language film at the 2010 Academy...
  • Survey: Florida voters optimistic but divided on key issues

    Survey: Florida voters optimistic but divided on key issues
    Floridians want stricter gun laws. They don't want to pay sales tax on Internet purchases. And they don't want additional help going to immigrants who aren't in the country legally. Results of a large statewide survey on a range of issues released...
  • Writer/director Damien Chazelle brings personal experience to 'Whiplash'

    Writer/director Damien Chazelle brings personal experience to 'Whiplash'
    You could take the torment from an ultra-demanding teacher and file it away somewhere in your memory, never to be heard from again outside of nightmares. Or you could do what Damien Chazelle did, using the high school jazz conductor who made his life as...
  • The many ways dieters can sabotage their efforts to lose weight

    The many ways dieters can sabotage their efforts to lose weight
    With two-thirds of American adults considered overweight, a lot of people are trying to shed pounds. It can be a challenging journey, and many folks find that they get tripped up by a major obstacle: themselves. Here are some common ways dieters...
  • Gerald A. Larue dies at 98; former minister debunked biblical stories

    Gerald A. Larue dies at 98; former minister debunked biblical stories
    Gerald A. Larue — an ordained minister who became an agnostic, archeologist, religious scholar and debunker of claims such as Lazarus rising from the dead and the discovery of Noah's ark — has died. He was 98. The longtime USC professor of...
  • Community: Still laughing at 100 years young

    Community: Still laughing at 100 years young
    Perhaps we'd all live to be 100 if we had the happy-go-lucky attitude of Leora Pearl Wilson. A birthday party marking her centennial year was held on Sept. 13 at the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, where she has made many friends over the years....
  • St. Andrew's swimmer Moroney continues undefeated run

    St. Andrew's swimmer Moroney continues undefeated run
    BOCA RATON — Ask around. Megan Moroney just can't lose. Even when she swims in events that aren't her specialty, she just doesn't lose. The St. Andrew's senior entered Tuesday's triple dual meet against Coral Springs Charter, FAU High and Pope...
  • Helen Bamber dies at 89; tireless activist for torture victims

    Helen Bamber dies at 89; tireless activist for torture victims
    Helen Bamber's father read to her as a child in pre-war Britain, but there was nothing warm or comforting about the experience. He read passages from Hitler's anti-Semitic treatise "Mein Kampf" and articles by Hitler's chief propagandist, Joseph...
  • Football | Carmel showing reasons for optimism

    Football | Carmel showing reasons for optimism
    Carmel, Lake Zurich and Mundelein all hoped to have better records as the midway point of the season draws near. In the case of the Corsairs, there is plenty of reason for optimism even if a 2-2 mark isn't their ideal scenario. Friday's performance...
  • Richard F. Thompson dies at 84; USC scientist traced physical aspects of memory

    More than a century ago, Ivan Pavlov showed he could make trained dogs salivate when they heard a bell, invoking the memory of food. But it wasn't until the 1980s that USC neuroscientist Richard F. Thompson cracked the mystery of how those types of...
  • Kane County strikes 2-year deal with Diamondbacks

    Kane County strikes 2-year deal with Diamondbacks
    One week after their two-year working agreement ended with the Chicago Cubs, the Kane County Cougars announced Wednesday that they reached a two-year player development contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks' organization. Coincidentally, the...