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  • At scene of Nevada ranch standoff, 'citizen soldiers' are on guard

    At scene of Nevada ranch standoff, 'citizen soldiers' are on guard
    BUNKERVILLE, Nev. — The first thing you see on the drive to Cliven Bundy's ranch are the American flags — tied to roadside guardrails, flapping in a hard desert wind. At a bend in state Route 170 sits the so-called Patriot Checkpoint,...
  • Mark Burnett and Roma Downey to produce new version of 'Ben-Hur'

    Mark Burnett and Roma Downey to produce new version of 'Ben-Hur'
    It’s been 55 years since Charlton Heston's “Ben-Hur” hit theaters.┬áNow Mark Burnett and Roma Downey--and the current faith-based multiplex moment--will give us another one. “The Bible” producers said Friday that they will...
  • Cliven Bundy inspires a song: 'Are You Heading to Bunkerville?'

    Cliven Bundy inspires a song: 'Are You Heading to Bunkerville?'
    Are you heading to Bunkerville/To stand up and fight? Are you heading to Bunkerville/For your freedom and rights? Are you heading to Bunkerville/To stand up with me? -- From the song “Are You Heading to Bunkerville?” by Wayne and Paula...
  • What's coming up?

    What's coming up?
    If you're a reader looking for an author/book event this week, you're in luck. From sports to history, fiction, poetry and more, this week's calendar is full of opportunities for readers and writers to meet and chat about the topics they love. Tuesday,...
  • Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy apologizes for race remarks

    Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy apologizes for race remarks
    Militant Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy on Friday apologized for his comments published this week on African Americans and slavery but refused to back off from his intended point that the federal government was too powerful, saying that his remarks came...
  • Donald Sterling: Social media explodes with cries of 'racist'

    Twitter has some hot new hash tags -- "Sterling," "Sterling racist" and "boycottclippers." Such is some of the fallout on social media following a report that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling made racist remarks during an argument with a...
  • Woeful race tale in People's beauty, Nevada's 'beast'

    Woeful race tale in People's beauty, Nevada's 'beast'
    Let's title this, "Beauty and the Beast 2.0." First, the beautiful part … Since 1990, People magazine has named a Tinseltown A-lister its "Most Beautiful Person." For the honor's silver anniversary, the pop-culture bible anointed Lupita Nyong'o...
  • 'Game of Thrones' recap: 'Oathkeeper' takes the action north

    'Game of Thrones' recap: 'Oathkeeper' takes the action north
    Skin Changers, Dire Wolves and White Walkers. Oh my. (Bad joke. Sorry.) After weeks of political machinations in southern Westeros, we finally got to see some much-welcome action North of the Wall in Sunday’s “Oathkeeper.” As a...
  • As Clippers lose a playoff game, pressure mounts on owner Sterling

    As Clippers lose a playoff game, pressure mounts on owner Sterling
    As the Clippers struggled through a playoff loss in Oakland, the pressure on team owner Donald Sterling mounted Sunday with the release of additional minutes of a racially charged recording and a flurry of denunciations from President Obama, NBA players,...
  • Sterling and Bundy: A master class on racism in the 21st century

    So … a white NBA team owner walks onto a cattle range. Strike that. A white rancher walks into a sports arena... Damn. I’m trying to wring some grim humor out of the news, but I’m getting my racists all mixed up. Maybe there&...
  • Virginia history book wins 2014 Pulitzer Prize

    Virginia history book wins 2014 Pulitzer Prize
    “The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832” by historian Alan Taylor won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for history. The book, which examines the impact of runaway slaves from Virginia who fled to the British for protection and...