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  • Women's Place In History Should Be Front And Center

    Women's Place In History Should Be Front And Center
    On the evening of April 26, 1777, 16-year-old Sybil Ludington, the daughter of a respected militia colonel, jumped on her horse and rode from her family's home in Patterson, N.Y., to warn of an impending attack by the British. Ludington rode 40 miles in a...
  • 'Madam Secretary' Tea Leoni's nomination is heartily confirmed

    'Madam Secretary' Tea Leoni's nomination is heartily confirmed
    Of the non-comic-book-related dramas debuting this fall, Barbara Hall's "Madam Secretary" on CBS is clearly a front-runner. Smartly written and formidably cast, the series, which premieres Sunday, offers a welcome dose of Téa Leoni, female sanity and...
  • ‘Maze Runner’ director talks Dylan O’Brien, James Dashner, real grime

     
    In the new film “The Maze Runner,” a teen named Thomas is suddenly deposited into the Glade, a pastoral enclave […]...
  • Mike Tyson called hero after aiding motorcyclist in crash

    Mike Tyson called hero after aiding motorcyclist in crash
    Retired boxing champion Mike Tyson is being hailed as a hero after he came to the aid of a motorcyclist who had been severely hurt in a crash on a freeway in Las Vegas last week.  The incident happened Tuesday evening, when Ryan Chesley, 29, was...
  • Josh Shaw's story drawing more than sports interest

    Josh Shaw's story drawing more than sports interest
    USC's opener is Saturday against Fresno State. But the conversation on the sideline at Brian Kennedy-Howard-Jones field isn't about football. It's about Josh Shaw. And the chatter is going far beyond routine sports coverage. Wednesday morning's...
  • USC's Josh Shaw suspended indefinitely for fabricating heroic story

    USC's Josh Shaw suspended indefinitely for fabricating heroic story
    LOS ANGELES -- USC defensive back Josh Shaw has been suspended indefinitely after admitting he fabricated a story about saving his nephew from drowning. The university said in a news release that Shaw came clean Wednesday and has apologized. Shaw said...
  • HBO picks up six-hour miniseries on race from David Simon

    HBO picks up six-hour miniseries on race from David Simon
    The long relationship between HBO and David Simon will continue with the Baltimore filmmaker co-writing and producing "Show Me a Hero," a six-hour miniseries, for the premium cable channel. Based on the non-fiction book of the same title by Lisa Belkin,...
  • 3 Chicago actors cast in 'Wire' creator's newest project for HBO

    3 Chicago actors cast in 'Wire' creator's newest project for HBO
    A trio of actors with deep Chicago ties have been added to the cast of the HBO mini-series "Show Me a Hero," the latest project from David Simon. Longtime TV actor Jim Belushi, Steppenwolf co-founder Terry Kinney and Lakeview native and Columbia College...
  • What It Takes To Be A Hero

    I just read Colin McEnroe's column on Robin Willliams and Phillip Seymour Hoffman [Aug. 17, Opinion, "Why Grieve Them? Robin Williams And Philip Seymour Hoffman Are Heroes"]. I realize Mr. McEnroe has been a longtime contributor to the newspaper, yet I...
  • James Foley and other heroic journalists in war zones

    To the editor: The execution of American photojournalist James Foley by Islamic State militants is an evil, despicable act and a harrowing reminder of the heroism of our war-zone journalists. ("Militants blame U.S. for their apparent beheading of U.S....
  • McEnroe Missed Mark On 'Heroes'

    Colin McEnroe's Aug. 17 column "Why Grieve Them? Robin Williams And Philip Seymour Hoffman Are Heroes"] reveals how Colin is a work in progress and needs to understand better the definition of "hero." Indeed, the nun featured in the same edition of The...