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  • Universal Pictures aims for big part in China

    Universal Pictures aims for big part in China
    Universal Pictures is ramping up in China. The studio has been retooling since Comcast Corp. took over NBCUniversal nearly four years ago. The change of ownership brought new leadership at the century-old studio; Jeff Shell was named chairman of...
  • First look: Justice League ride at IAAPA

    First look: Justice League ride at IAAPA
      The Joker, archenemy of Batman and other DC Comics superheroes, made an early (and animatronic) appearance on the expo floor of IAAPA on Tuesday morning. The bad guy sighting at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions was...
  • Hogan traveling to Florida to meet with GOP governors

    Hogan traveling to Florida to meet with GOP governors
    Gov.-elect Larry Hogan is traveling to Florida Tuesday for the annual conference of the Republican Governors Association. Hogan is expected to speak at several events during the four-day gathering of the GOP governors, who are coming off a highly...
  • Don't Let Kids' Brains Go on Vacation This Holiday Season

    Don't Let Kids' Brains Go on Vacation This Holiday Season
    You may have heard of “summer slide” – when those summer months cause kids to lose all that glorious information and knowledge they acquired during the school year. But even shorter breaks can cause education rifts for students, too....
  • HBO's 'Westworld' series stars Anthony Hopkins

    HBO's 'Westworld' series stars Anthony Hopkins
    "Westworld," the 1973 Michael Crichton film about a malfunctioning robot that devastates an amusement park, has inspired an HBO series with Oscar-winner Anthony Hopkins and Ed Harris. The cast also includes Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie...
  • East Granby Mom Wins Trip To 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'

    East Granby Mom Wins Trip To 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'
    A spur-of-the-moment trip to Target last week for one East Granby mom resulted in an unexpected reward — tickets to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show’’. On Wednesday, Amanda Paskiewicz Cormier took her two daughters to the Windsor Target...
  • Pope Francis coming to Philadelphia

    Pope Francis coming to Philadelphia
    Pope Francis announced on Monday he would make his first visit to the United States next year, traveling to Philadelphia where he will celebrate an outdoor mass before an audience expected to number in the millions. Francis ended months of speculation...
  • Nut-allergy sufferers appeal: Keep those snacks closed

    Nut-allergy sufferers appeal: Keep those snacks closed
    Nuts can pose a serious threat to allergy sufferers, and increased travel during the holidays increases that risk, said Naperville's Amy Wicker, founder of AllergySafeTravel.com. Wicker's daughter suffers from severe nut allergies. Nut-allergy...
  • Have cake, will travel — but take care

     Have cake, will travel — but take care
    You plan to travel. You plan to travel with cake. Why not? It's good company, and unlikely to snag the window seat. First, you contact the Transportation Security Administration. These days, transportation security is administered with rigor, and you...
  • Return trip to Notre Dame rings true for Northwestern

    Return trip to Notre Dame rings true for Northwestern
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Before overtime Saturday in Northwestern's nutty 43-40 victory over Notre Dame, Wildcats coach Pat Fitzgerald stepped on the field to deliver a direct message to his defense. Smiling and clapping his hands, Fitzgerald...
  • Holiday fliers' wish list: dependable apps, seat near Renee Zellweger

    What bugs us most about the holiday travel crush? A mobile app that won't work when checking on a flight's status. It ranks as the No. 1 travel frustration, even more annoying than dealing with the Transportation Security Administration, a survey says....