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  • 'The Interview': Farce doesn't live up to fuss, reviews say

    Perhaps you've heard of a little movie called "The Interview." In the weeks leading up to its on-again, off-again release, Seth Rogen and James Franco's North Korea-themed comedy precipitated a crippling cyber-attack on Sony Pictures and sparked heated...
  • Commentary: Studio had no choice but to pull 'The Interview'

    Well, what a year, huh? Crazy stuff in politics, in sports, in entertainment. Really crazy in entertainment. Let's take, for example, the explosion of the Sony computer-hacking scandal into an international event with the pulling of the comedy "The...
  • 'The Interview' goes pretty much as expected

    'The Interview' goes pretty much as expected
    2.5 stars (out of four) A movie doesn’t have to involve the attempted assassination of a living dictator to qualify as poorly conceived. In the past year alone, we’ve seen a biblical icon become a burly action hero (“Noah”), a...
  • Florida courts hand down $191 million ruling for Colombian assassination

    BOGOTA, Colombia As a senator, ambassador to the United Nations and president of the powerful Liberal Party, Carlos Caballero loomed large in Colombian politics. When his emaciated body was found dumped by the side of a road with five bullet holes in the...
  • A wise decision not to charge John W. Hinckley Jr. in James Brady's death

    It’s not surprising that the U.S. attorney in Washington, D.C., has decided against trying to¬† prosecute John W. Hinckley Jr. in the death of former White House press secretary James Brady. The surprise is that prosecutors gave the idea any...
  • Program to revisit JFK's assassination

    Program to revisit JFK's assassination
    Everyone knows where they were and what they were doing when the most tragic, infamous events in history occurred — events that would turn everything upside down and change the world forever. When news broke about the Sept. 11 attacks, I...
  • Reviews: 'A Cool and Lonely Courage' and 'Sylvia Rafael'

    Reviews: 'A Cool and Lonely Courage' and 'Sylvia Rafael'
    What did a pair of intense young women fighting to free France in World War II have in common with a shrewd and lovely Mossad agent who plotted assassinations against terrorists during the 1960s to the mid '70s? Each of these women adopted the cause of...
  • New violence erupts in West Bank; Palestinian man killed

    Fresh clashes erupted Tuesday in the West Bank, leaving at least one Palestinian demonstrator dead, as Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of fomenting a “destructive religious war” over a contested holy site....
  • Reviews: 'Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis' and 'The Good Son'

    Reviews: 'Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis' and 'The Good Son'
    November was always tough for Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. The reason never needed explaining: President Kennedy had been assassinated in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963. Jackie — those of us alive in the 1960s need no other identifiers — was sitting...
  • Childhood memories of JFK's assassination

    I asked my good friend Walter Owens, the writer-editor of Vanity Fair magazine, for permission to print his childhood memories of the JFK assassination, which he wrote last year to mark that earth-shattering event. On the eve of that solemn, history-...
  • Islamic State's Brutal Strategy To Take Iraq

    Islamic State's Brutal Strategy To Take Iraq
    A centerpiece of President Barack Obama's strategy for defeating the Islamic State is mobilizing tribal fighters to join the Iraqi military in retaking Anbar and other Sunni-dominated provinces. But new research shows the jihadists have been working since...