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  • Facebook rants carry a hefty price

    Ever ranted on Facebook? Maybe posted a snide comment or two? Most of us have, and never thought anything of it. I imagine Cincinnati photographer Mark Byron figured the same. He expressed anger about his pending divorce and child visitation issues in a...
  • Unhinged by the unthinkable

    It's no idle exercise to ask yourself what you would do to a person who sexually abused your child. Or how you would react if you witnessed such an incident. Recent cases, publicized in horrific detail, have made the subject a water-cooler topic, one...
  • George Zimmerman dispute: No charges for George or Shellie right now

    George Zimmerman dispute: No charges for George or Shellie right now
    A Lake Mary police spokesman said no charges are expected into allegations of domestic violence involving George Zimmerman and his estranged wife, Shellie  A iPad that reportedly captured images of what happened between the couple is badly damanged, the...
  • Facebook murder an example of social media narcissism

    There's a bit of the showoff in all creatures, and some would say that this need to brag and gloat, to stand out in the crowd is the result of centuries of evolution. Think of the peacock. Or the red cardinal. Or the athlete hot-dogging it on the court....
  • Review: 'Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy' by Jim Elledge

    Review: 'Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy' by Jim Elledge
    The breathtaking, disturbing, monumental artwork and writings of Henry Darger (1892-1973), a previously unknown and reclusive Chicago hospital janitor, were found shortly after he moved out of his apartment and into a nursing home. The works detail a...
  • Iran frees prominent dissidents: What the tea leaves say

    There was big news out of Iran on Wednesday: It freed heroic human rights activist Nasrin Sotoudeh, a lawyer whose crime was defending dissidents. She had been serving a six-year sentence, down from 11 years. But almost everything Iran does is part of a...
  • Ex-wife allegedly kidnapped, forced to undergo exorcism in Stockton

    Ex-wife allegedly kidnapped, forced to undergo exorcism in Stockton
    A man and his son have been arrested after allegedly kidnapping his ex-wife and forcing her to undergo an exorcism in Stockton. Jose Magana-Farias, 42 and his son, Victor Farias, 20, arranged to meet with his ex-wife and mother of the son at a Wal-...
  • For black infants, a precarious start in life

    For black infants, a precarious start in life
    The cramping came on quickly. Then the bleeding. Samantha Bradley was only six months pregnant. She had already miscarried once. She knew she needed to get to an emergency room. "I was in tears," she said. "The only thing I could think was 'Get me...
  • Review: San Francisco Opera's 'Dolores Claiborne' moody but conventional

    SAN FRANCISCO — A Stephen King opera had to happen. Many of his 56 novels have been made into movies and have spent time on bestseller lists, making King a king of pop culture accessibility — just what the opera world lusts after these days....
  • Two 19th century Gothic classics get Goth YA makeovers

    Those thoroughly satiated with beach days and summer blonds can seek refuge of a darker sort in two new novels for young adults in which classic 19th century Gothic novels get a postmodern, post-punk makeover influenced by the aesthetic of their 20th...
  • Review: Rich 'Great Expectations' nevertheless under-delivers

    Mike Newell, whose eclectic career has ranged from "Four Weddings and a Funeral" to "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," has given us a classic adaptation of Charles Dickens' beloved bildungsroman "Great Expectations." It is skillfully made and...