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  • National Irish American Museum has fundraising on its St. Patrick's Day agenda

     
    Here’s a sign of the economic times: An Irish American group is using Thursday’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration to promote their dream of establishing a national Irish American Museum in Washington, D.C., but they say they’re not...
  • New MPAA chief Christopher Dodd delivers first formal address to Hollywood

     
    In his first speech to Hollywood since becoming head of the Motion Picture Assn. of America nine days ago, former Sen. Christopher J. Dodd delivered a reassuring message about the state of the movie business. Dodd, speaking at an annual......
  • Should Good Friday be a national holiday?

     
    The folks at The Campaign to Commemorate Good Friday as a National Holiday say yes. I say no. I say we already have too many government-imposed holidays -- they're expensive and disruptive -- and adding another Christian holiday to the......
  • Charlie Sheen walks, talks, gets called out by 'Two and a Half Men' lawyer

     
    Charlie Sheen has had discussions with Warner Bros. regarding a return to "Two and a Half Men." That's the version from Charlie Sheen, however. Warner Bros. says "there are no discussions and there will be no discussions." Meanwhile, Sheen's Violent...
  • Recall Alert: 1997-2003 Infiniti QX4, 1996-2004 Nissan Pathfinder

     
    Nissan is recalling 195,991 SUVs sold in cold-weather states because long-term corrosion could cause the steering column to break, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In the vehicles affected by the recall, which covers the...
  • President Obama asks Congress to eliminate tax breaks for the oil industry

     
    Obama writes congressional leaders on the 35th straight day that gasoline prices have risen in the U.S....
  • Hollywood pushing to release more films in China

     
    The Motion Picture Assn. of America and U.S. trade officials prepare for negotiations with China to increase the number of films released in the country....
  • New York State Celebrates First Same-sex Marriages

    New York State Celebrates First Same-sex Marriages
    NEW YORK -- Wedding fever hit New York on Sunday, as hundreds of gay and lesbian couples lined up to be married on the first day that same-sex marriage was legal in the state. In western New York, two grandmothers became the state's first legally wed...
  • Passage Of Same-Sex Marriage Bill Down To The Wire

    Passage Of Same-Sex Marriage Bill Down To The Wire
    The fight for same sex marriage equality in New York has come down to one day, and one vote. Monday is the last day in Albany's legislative session before summer recess, and Governor Andrew Cuomo is pressuring lawmakers to pass the bill legalizing same-...
  • Demetrius J. Dukas, iconographer who painted churches

    Demetrius J. Dukas, iconographer who painted churches
    Demetrius James Dukas, a world-renowned Byzantine iconographer who decorated churches with mosaics and paintings in the United States and abroad, died June 17 from complications of an infection at his home in Bowie. He was 83. The son of Greek...
  • Fever beat Mystics without Katie Douglas

    Fever beat Mystics without Katie Douglas
    With Katie Douglas out, so is a majority of their scoring punch, requiring that either one or a few must step up to fill her shoes. In Douglas' first game out, that honor belonged to Shavonte Zellous. The guard scored a season-high 21 points as the...