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  • Gymnast Alicia Sacramone and quarterback Brady Quinn tie the knot

    Brady Quinn is set to become an NFL free agent yet again Tuesday afternoon. Off the football field, however, Quinn is set for life. He and his longtime girlfriend, former Olympic gymnast Alicia Sacramone, were married over the weekend. The couple...
  • Directors Zhang Yimou, Ang Lee Talk Censorship, Hollywood Partnerships at NYU Event

    East met east Thursday night in New York as directors Ang Lee and Zhang Yimou took to the stage for an intimate dialogue about their lives and careers, organized by New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and Beijing-based online video portal LeTV,...
  • Michael Phelps returns to competitive swimming with second-place finish

    MESA, Ariz. — A buzz ran through the crowd, an accumulation of murmurs and applause that drifted across the pool to where Michael Phelps stood. It was just loud enough to make the swimmer grin as he stepped onto the block. "You heard people...
  • Terrorism threat at the Olympics: A sad but unalterable fact of life

    Little did the Greeks know what they were getting us into back in 1896. And how could they? Certainly, their vision of the Olympics probably went no further than to celebrate which of them ran the best marathon in a loincloth. Now, we are three...
  • Here's the beef about lip-syncing

    Here's why people get so upset at lip-syncing. When I was a teenager, I was in a band. One summer we got a "gig" (translation: any performance outside my parents' basement.) It was an outdoor party, on a beach not far from Atlantic City. I won't bother...
  • A walk on the wild side of art

    A walk on the wild side of art
    Five years ago, art scholars David Carrier and Joachim Pissarro had an inspiration while dining at a now-shuttered bistro in New York. They were drawn to a piece of wall art at Le Boeuf à la Mode; it wasn't an undiscovered masterpiece but a...
  • Go Away With ... Jason Lezak

    Go Away With ... Jason Lezak
    The 2012 London Olympics is the fourth Olympics in which American swimmer Jason Lezak, has competed. He swam in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay preliminaries, which helped the United States reach the finals, where they won a silver medal. While this...
  • La Puente pastor detained in Iran is coming home, group says

    La Puente pastor detained in Iran is coming home, group says
    A La Puente pastor detained by Iranian authorities after protesting outside a Tehran prison is now at a Swiss embassy and is expected to fly home soon, according to his group's website. Pastor Eddie Romero was detained Monday morning in Tehran as he...
  • Will new suit revolutionize speedskating?

    The locker room in suburban Salt Lake City was secured by a password-locked door. Cellphones were prohibited. Those entering signed a guarantee they wouldn't share information. Waiting inside was the result of more than two years of work by an...
  • Some digits stand out in home listings

    Why do houses in Vancouver neighborhoods with a high percentage of Chinese residents tend to sell for more when the house number ends in eight? And why do they sell for less when the house number ends in four? According to a study from the University of...
  • Ai Weiwei retrospective highlights opening of new Miami art museum

    Wednesday is opening day for the Perez Art Museum Miami -- timed to take advantage of Miami's annual moment as the center of the international art universe, the Art Basel Miami Beach fair that will open Thursday, bringing hordes of collectors and gawkers....