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  • William Gillette Restored To Life On Film

    William Gillette Restored To Life On Film
    Before Basil Rathbone, Jeremy Brett, Robert Downey Jr., Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller there was Hartford's William Gillette. Perhaps the greatest actor of the first third of the 20th century — and certainly one of the most popular...
  • S. Africa: Actress Angelina Jolie joins African Union summit

    Appearing at an African Union summit in South Africa on Friday, actress Angelina Jolie, who is also a United Nations special envoy on refugee issues, spoke about rape as a weapon of warfare and asked African representatives to support women's rights....
  • Van Morrison gets knighthood in queen's birthday honors

    Acclaimed singer and songwriter Van Morrison is joining a select group of music giants with a knighthood to their name. The Belfast-born Morrison was honored Friday by Queen Elizabeth II for his services to music and tourism in Northern Ireland, the...
  • Abortion clinics ask Texas restrictions be put on hold pending appeal

    Abortion clinics ask Texas restrictions be put on hold pending appeal
    A coalition of abortion providers asked a federal appeals court Wednesday not to enforce its recent ruling, which would close most Texas clinics as of July 1. The providers are requesting the stay so they can appeal the decision to the U.S. Supreme...
  • Veterans' issues are no joke; well, to these vets, they are

    Veterans' issues are no joke; well, to these vets, they are
    In March, a select group of former service members began preparing for a special assignment. Their former training would be useless. The Pentagon's biggest brains could not help. These veterans were on a mission to be funny. No, it was harder than...
  • Time for young feminists to look beyond the mattress and campus rape

    Time for young feminists to look beyond the mattress and campus rape
    It's a striking juxtaposition, to say the least. In the news this week we've seen photos of hundreds of girls and young women, many of them pregnant, recently rescued from captivity and sexual slavery at the hands of Boko Haram, the militant Islamist...
  • Clinton kicks off 2016 bid, embracing chance to make history

     Clinton kicks off 2016 bid, embracing chance to make history
    Hillary Rodham Clinton formally kicked off her presidential campaign on Saturday with an enthusiastic embrace of her potential to become the first woman to win the White House, asking supporters gathered at an outdoor rally to join her in building an...
  • Robert Sherwood Morse dies at 91; dissident Episcopal clergyman

    Robert Sherwood Morse dies at 91; dissident Episcopal clergyman
    Robert Sherwood Morse, a dissident clergyman who objected to changes in traditional Episcopalian practice and urged fellow religious conservatives to leave a mainstream he likened to the Biblical "fleshpots of Egypt," has died. He was 91. Morse, who...
  • France's lower house OKs bill to punish prostitutes' clients

    A bill which aims to make it illegal to buy sex has been approved by France's lower house of Parliament for the second time on Friday, in a sharp battle that divides the two houses. Supporters argue that the bill backed by the lower house and the...
  • Oregon women soon can get a year's supply of birth control

    It's like a ritual for women across the nation: frequent treks to the pharmacist to refill birth control prescriptions. It's a hassle for busy students, a headache for rural women with long drives and a cause for panic for travelers on the road when...
  • New Oregon law allows for a year of birth control at a time

    Oregon has enacted a first-of-its-kind insurance law that will allow women to obtain a year's worth of birth control at a time, expanding coverage that previously needed to be renewed every 30 or 90 days. Gov. Kate Brown signed the legislation Thursday,...