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  • Ohio mom's monoamniotic twins are 1 in 10,000

    Ohio mom's monoamniotic twins are 1 in 10,000
    Mother’s Day came early for Sarah Thistlethwaite, but the Ohio woman isn’t complaining. After 57 days of bed rest and monitoring, Thistlethwaite gave birth at Akron General Medical Center to twin daughters, Jenna and Jillian, who shared...
  • Book review: 'Fur, Fortune, and Empire'

    Book review: 'Fur, Fortune, and Empire'
    Fur, Fortune, and Empire The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America Eric Jay Dolin W.W. Norton, 444 pp., $29.95 In "Company of Adventurers," the first of a three-part history of the Hudson's Bay Co., Peter C. Newman wrote: "Seldom has an animal...
  • Book review: 'Common as Air' by Lewis Hyde

    Book review: 'Common as Air' by Lewis Hyde
    Common as Air Revolution, Art and Ownership Lewis Hyde Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 306 pp., $26 The late Jack Valenti, who was Hollywood's ubiquitous lobbyist for four decades, fully agreed that copyright terms should be limited. The proper term, he...
  • L.A.'s string of indie labels succeeds with a jack-of-all-trades approach

    L.A.'s string of indie labels succeeds with a jack-of-all-trades approach
    Part of a series of occasional articles. Two weeks ago, rock band Arcade Fire landed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts with its third album, "The Suburbs." For the band's devoted fans as well as some online music prognosticators, hitting the top...
  • Bill Barich's 'Long Way Home' started with John Steinbeck's 'Travels With Charley'

    Bill Barich's 'Long Way Home' started with John Steinbeck's 'Travels With Charley'
    American author Bill Barich, a resident of Ireland these past nine years, was rummaging through a local secondhand shop in the summer of 2008 when he stumbled across a "beat up old copy" of "Travels With Charley," John Steinbeck's late-in-life attempt...
  • Emmy-nominated costume designers on dressing characters with success

    Emmy-nominated costume designers on dressing characters with success
    From the full-skirted polka-dot dresses of "I Love Lucy's" Lucy Ricardo to the cone bras and figure-hugging outfits worn by the women of " Mad Men," costumes have done as much as anything to make television memorable. In recognition of the part clothes...
  • Diabetes belt: American South gets more health notoriety

    First, we had the "stroke belt," a swath of the American South characterized by those with unmanaged high blood pressure and a sedentary lifestyle. Then, we got the "obesity belt," a portion of Southern geography inhabited by a number of folks with...
  • New ISAT lets kids pass with more wrong answers

    New ISAT lets kids pass with more wrong answers
    Illinois has been cutting the number of points required to pass annual achievement exams, allowing children to flub more questions but still be deemed "proficient." Back in 2006, it took 36 of 56 points — about 64 percent — to pass the fifth-...
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain aims to reclaim coaster crown with Green Lantern in 2011

    Six Flags Magic Mountain aims to reclaim coaster crown with Green Lantern in 2011
    Six Flags Magic Mountain will reclaim the Roller Coaster Capital of the World title with the addition of two coasters in spring 2011, including a first-of-its-kind ride in the U.S., amusement park officials said. The Green Lantern will bring Magic...
  • Hot Property: Kaley Cuoco selling in Sherman Oaks

    Hot Property: Kaley Cuoco selling in Sherman Oaks
    Actress Kaley Cuoco, who plays the neighbor of two socially inept physicists on "The Big Bang Theory," has listed her Sherman Oaks home at $949,000. The gated Spanish-style house was built in 1937 but has been updated. Features include distressed...
  • Frank Dileo dies at 63; Michael Jackson's manager

    Frank Dileo dies at 63; Michael Jackson's manager
    Frank Dileo, a music industry promoter who spent five years as Michael Jackson's manager after the release of his "Thriller" album then briefly rejoined him before the pop star's death in 2009, has died. He was 63. Dileo died Wednesday at a hospital in...