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  • Nadine Gordimer dies at 90; Nobel laureate chronicled apartheid

     Nadine Gordimer dies at 90; Nobel laureate chronicled apartheid
    From childhood, Nadine Gordimer understood the cruelties of apartheid. "I went to the Convent of Our Lady of Mercy," the daughter of poor South African whites recalled years ago, "but there was no mercy for blacks. I went to dancing classes, blacks were...
  • John Seigenthaler, journalist and civil rights activist, dies at 86

    John Seigenthaler, journalist and civil rights activist, dies at 86
    John Seigenthaler, a journalist, civil rights activist and "right hand" to Robert F. Kennedy — who once hired a young reporter named Al Gore to work under him at the Tennessean — died of colon cancer Friday in Nashville. He was 86. His death...
  • New Yorker who died after apparent chokehold during arrest is mourned

    New Yorker who died after apparent chokehold during arrest is mourned
    The mourners trickled slowly into the crowded church. Inside, a huge man lay in a white casket topped by white and yellow flowers — a man who in life was known to few outside his Staten Island neighborhood. In death, though, Eric Garner has become...
  • Judge rules in favor of Clippers sale

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update2: Additional court details, more quotes Judge rules in favor of Clippers sale A California judge ruled on Monday that the record $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer...
  • Expect the 'race card' in our ongoing immigration debate

    In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-protests by some Hispanic group, one man from the latter group said angrily, "We are as good as you are!" One of the...
  • Witness describes road-rage battle, shooting

    Witness describes road-rage battle, shooting
    As his friend lay dying on the side of the highway, Adam Pidel made a frantic call to 911. In a jumble of words, he repeated the license plate number of the driver who shot his friend after road-rage battle on Route 3 in Millersville. He struggled to...
  • Maynard Evans doesn't deserve to have name on a high school

    The debate over where to put Maynard Evans High School has raged for several years, but so far, no one has questioned whether a new school in a new location deserves a new name. Maynard Evans was a highly respected druggist who served as a member of the...
  • 'Get on Up' revives the funk, and James Brown

    "Get on Up" is a movie of uncompromising soul, unadulterated funk and unalloyed joy. Dazzling, witty and emotional, this warts-and-all musical biography of James Brown rides on the able shoulders of Chadwick Boseman. It turns out that his terrific if...
  • Use of Racial Slur in BBC's 'Top Gear' Broke U.K. TV Rules, Regulator Says

    LONDON -- U.K. media regulator Ofcom has ruled that an episode of BBC motoring show "Top Gear" shot in Burma broke British broadcasting rules through its use of a racial slur. The show has a massive audience worldwide, and Guinness World Records claims...
  • Film academy celebrates Hollywood iconoclast Spike Lee

    Film academy celebrates Hollywood iconoclast Spike Lee
    The American cinematic landscape would be a lot more boring without Spike Lee, who's made a career of stirring things up. Over the last three decades, the 57-year-old African American filmmaker has never played it safe with his often controversial...
  • 'Big Brother' returns for a new season in aftermath of cast turmoil

    Outfitted with a fresh, photogenic cast, "Big Brother" is watching again, launching an all-new season of shifting alliances, back-stabbing and outrageous stunts. "This, I promise you, will be the most twisted season ever," the show's host Julie Chen...