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  • Wait, what? There's another beauty pageant? Yup -- Miss World

    Wait, what? There's another beauty pageant? Yup -- Miss World
    Another week, another beauty pageant. Next up: Miss World. So what's Miss World? Is that the one with Miss America? Nope. How about Miss USA? Nope. How about the runner-up to Miss California USA? Yup. The U.S. appoints a contestant to the Miss World...
  • Hollywood producer Robert Evans revels in the 'flare of the dare'

    Hollywood producer Robert Evans revels in the 'flare of the dare'
    In his new memoir, "The Fat Lady Sang," legendary Hollywood producer Robert Evans recalls taking an overnight flight from Los Angeles to New York in the late 1950s when he was an up-and-coming film actor. The plane had six sleeping berths in the tail...
  • Julia Roberts nixes pregnancy rumors, gets flowers from Letterman

    Julia Roberts nixes pregnancy rumors, gets flowers from Letterman
    Julia Roberts is not pregnant, and she doesn't seem to want to get pregnant ever again. Reports began percolating that the 46-year-old might be expecting a fourth child when photos of her wearing a baggy sweater while visiting her in-laws surfaced...
  • The Biblioracle: When books ring bells

    The Biblioracle: When books ring bells
    Like most every dog, my dog Oscar ignores the television, except for one thing: Jeopardy's Daily Double pchoo pchoo pchoo sound. Invariably, when he hears that, he barks. I sometimes think there are books that work this way, that occasionally, we find...
  • Obama's mortifying embrace of checkbook diplomacy

    How stupid can you be and still be a U.S. ambassador? I went to Wikipedia to find out. I looked up George Tsunis, President Barack Obama's nominee to be ambassador to Norway, who embarrassed himself at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign...
  • In a grim city, a drill team marches to an uplifting beat

    In a grim city, a drill team marches to an uplifting beat
    CAMDEN, N.J. — Ice and mud surrounded the water tower in a rough neighborhood in this roughest of cities. Graffiti on the tower and on boarded-up windows of nearby houses spoke of despair: "Stop the Violence." "Stop Hating." "Keep Camden Clean."...
  • Let's get flashy with film fest names

    Let's get flashy with film fest names
    A few days ago I mentioned the Peace on Earth Film Festival to someone whose eyes glazed over so fast I might as well have said I was planning to stare at the wall for the next hour. Who doesn't like peace? Honestly, now. And yet there's something...
  • Celtics' Brad Stevens praises Magic rookie Victor Oladipo

    Celtics' Brad Stevens praises Magic rookie Victor Oladipo
    Sunday's game between the Orlando Magic and the Boston Celtics was the first time the teams had played each other since they faced off on Nov. 8 and Nov. 11. So Celtics coach Brad Stevens was in a good position to evaluate the growth of the Magic's...
  • Ronda Rousey, Miesha Tate have final pleasantries before UFC 168 title fight

    Ronda Rousey, Miesha Tate have final pleasantries before UFC 168 title fight
    Though much of “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey and Miesha “Cupcake” Tate’s rivalry has been fueled by harsh words, their final words at Thursday’s the UFC 168 pre-fight press conference in Las Vegas were rather pedestrian in...
  • Navy veteran recalls WWII service in Brazil

    Navy veteran recalls WWII service in Brazil
    Bill Fritz, 91, of Bethlehem remembers growing up in Fountain Hill and serving with a Navy aviation unit in South America during World War II. - My father died when I was 11. He was 35 years old. He had rheumatic fever as a child and never got over...
  • Ted Cruz ends his speech -- the first of his 2016 presidential bid

    As a filibuster against Obamacare, it was a flop. But as the opening salvo in a presidential campaign, Sen. Ted Cruz’s 21-hour (more or less) talkathon Tuesday and Wednesday worked just fine. And that, after all, was the point of Cruz’s...
  • Village idiots take aim at Miss America

    A couple months ago, I got an email from Supreet. Supreet is in the 11th grade. He shops at Wal-Mart and plays basketball. His father came to this country from India and both are Sikhs, followers of a centuries-old faith founded in the Punjab region....