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  • Richard Attenborough dies at 90; actor directed, produced 'Gandhi'

    Lord Richard Attenborough, the respected British actor and Academy Award-winning director of “Gandhi,” the multiple-Oscar-winning best picture of 1982, has died. He was 90. Attenborough died Sunday, his son Michael told the BBC in London....
  • After early success, Pau Gasol just kept working

    After early success, Pau Gasol just kept working
    SANT BOI de LLOBREGAT, Spain — The morning after he officially stamped his ticket to the NBA, Pau Gasol retreated to his roots. Gasol had just led FC Barcelona to the 2001 Copa del Rey title in Malaga, Spain, becoming, at 20, the youngest most...
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina team a symbol of resiliency, rebirth

    Edin Dzeko has grown tired of the same question. “You ask me again about the war,” he complained to a CNN reporter recently. It's a fair subject, though. Because it is Dzeko's war experiences that best exemplify the resiliency and...
  • Options abound for pursuing psychology programs

    Options abound for pursuing psychology programs
    Nancy Tartt has always had a passion for psychology and has devoted her career to social services. She headed to Adler School of Professional Psychology to pursue a master's degree in marriage and family counseling and discovered a new interest in the...
  • J.J. Abrams Reveals X-Wing in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

    In a new video from the set of "Star Wars: Episode VII," director J.J. Abrams showed off a first look at what Lucasfilm and Disney describe as the new X-Wing starfighter that will appear in the film. The teaser gives a good look at the one-person...
  • J.J. Abrams shows off new X-wing in 'Star Wars: Episode VII' video

    J.J. Abrams shows off new X-wing in 'Star Wars: Episode VII' video
    It looks as though the Millennium Falcon will have some company in the "Star Wars: Episode VII" hangar. In a new video from the London set of the space-opera sequel (you can watch above), director J.J. Abrams provides a glimpse of a weathered X-wing...
  • Bomb explodes among children playing in Afghanistan, 2 killed

    At least two Afghani children were killed and eight others were wounded in a bombing in Herat province Thursday, the Afghan Interior Ministry reported. The ministry said the bomb was planted by the Taliban and exploded among children playing outside...
  • John Goodman in Talks to Star in Bad Robot's 'Valencia' (EXCLUSIVE)

    John Goodman is in talks to star in the Paramount Insurge and Bad Robot thriller "Valencia." Dan Trachtenberg will direct, with J.J. Abrams producing for Bad Robot. Paramount had no comment. The majority of the movie takes place in an underground...
  • Ishmael Beah, author and former child soldier, comes to Baltimore

    Ishmael Beah, author and former child soldier, comes to Baltimore
    The author Ishmael Beah grew up listening to his grandmother tell folk tales that explained, among other things, why a spider has a narrow waist. He quickly realized that beneath the whimsy were hidden life lessons he was expected to master. "I...
  • U.N. human rights chief blasts South Sudan's leaders as famine looms

    Famine looms in South Sudan. The planting season is already half over, with terrified farmers scattered far from home because of fighting. But the country's leaders seem unconcerned about the impending catastrophe, the United Nations' top human rights...
  • Syrian airstrike on Aleppo school kills students, others

    Syrian airstrike on Aleppo school kills students, others
    An elementary school in the Syrian city of Aleppo was struck by a missile from a government jet Wednesday morning, killing at least 19 people, most of them children, opposition activists said. Hundreds of students from various schools in the...