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  • Israel, Hamas trade violence over teen killings

    JERUSALEM Israel faced the prospect of escalation on two fronts Thursday as the repercussions of the kidnapping and slaying of three Israeli teens in the West Bank threatened to ignite a broader conflagration. Israeli forces were bolstered around the...
  • Why John Wynn is nervous about Comedy Takeover

    Why John Wynn is nervous about Comedy Takeover
    John Wynn learned to make people laugh by making mistakes. When he started his standup comedy career six years ago, he performed in small bars, where he was often unable to crack a single laugh from the audience. "The third time I had ever been...
  • BTJA Critics' Choice Awards Frontrunners Explore Social Issues

    When Ryan Murphy began developing HBO's "The Normal Heart," he didn't go about it with his usual eye for unabashedly entertaining commercial fare with a social theme (or two) layered into the plot. Murphy, best known for creating Fox's "Glee" and FX's...
  • Judge throws out George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC

    Judge throws out George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC
    A Sanford judge today put an end to George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC Universal. Circuit Judge Debra S. Nelson ruled that the former Neighborhood Watch volunteer is entitled to no money from the media giant. She issued a summary judgment in...
  • Judge throws out part of Zimmerman libel case against NBC

    Judge throws out part of Zimmerman libel case against NBC
    SANFORD – A judge on Thursday threw out part of George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC Universal and held out the prospect that she may throw out the whole thing. Circuit Judge Debra S. Nelson tossed the allegations related to one of five...
  • Dan Snyder should just do the right thing and drop 'Redskins'

    Dan Snyder should just do the right thing and drop 'Redskins'
    If it was possible to embarrass Washington businessman Dan Snyder into changing the patently offensive name of his Redskins National Football League team, the name would have been changed long ago. But if a ruling Wednesday withstands the appeal, Snyder...
  • Redskins' 'disparaging' trademark canceled by U.S. patent office

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has canceled the trademark registration of the Washington Redskins, calling the name "disparaging to Native Americans." Although that doesn't mean the Redskins will have to change their name, it limits the team's...
  • LAPD detective is suspected of racial, vulgar comments

    LAPD detective is suspected of racial, vulgar comments
    Los Angeles police officials are investigating allegations that a veteran detective made racially charged comments about shooting black menĀ and disparaged several superiors with vulgar insults during a training lecture given to other cops. Frank Lyga, a...
  • Jim Norton, uncensored

    Jim Norton, uncensored
    As a comic who is often on tour, Jim Norton has come across some very weird things. "A guy showed up with a tattoo of my face on his arm. Actually that's the second strangest thing. The strangest thing was when I signed a guy's ass cheek and got my...
  • New York congressional race shows changing demographics

    Harlem is not the same. Even though 43-year incumbent Rep. Charles Rangel, D-New York, ultimately won after going punch for punch with New York state Sen. Adriano Espaillat, his "safe" seat is safe no longer. The battle was bloody at times, with most...
  • Tension between Shelly and Donald Sterling plays out in court papers

    The much-anticipated courtroom showdown of Sterling vs. Sterling did not materialize Monday morning, as the couple fighting over ownership of the Clippers awaited a U.S. District Court decision over whether the federal courts would intervene in the...