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  • Miss South Carolina has a successor!

     
    Miss Question asked of Miss Utah (Marissa Powell ) during Sunday's Miss USA pageant: A recent report shows that in 40 percent of American families with children, women are the primary earners, yet they continue to earn less than men.......
  • 'Elysium' director: 'Chappie' will be 'like RoboCop but hilarious'

    'Elysium' director: 'Chappie' will be 'like RoboCop but hilarious'
    Four days after "Elysium" hit theaters, the science fiction movie's backers announced Tuesday that they have greenlighted director Neill Blomkamp's next film, "Chappie." Sony Pictures Entertainment and MRC will once again co-produce and co-finance the...
  • On trip, Obama brings out the African in the American

    On trip, Obama brings out the African in the American
    DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Midway through a three-country trip to Africa and shortly after an emotional tour of his hero Nelson Mandela's Robben Island prison cell, Barack Obama was greeted by another revered African leader, Desmond Tutu, with the words:...
  • In L.A., trying to woo film business from L.A.

    In L.A., trying to woo film business from L.A.
    Standing next to a large flat-screen TV showing an image of a toucan, Claudia Trujillo was doing her best sales pitch, rattling off all the reasons to consider Costa Rica a prime film location. Costa Rica doesn't have a film incentive, she explained,...
  • Egypt's constitutional crisis

     Egypt's constitutional crisis
    How can Egyptians and the world stem the tide of violence and chaos that has engulfed the country since the military's removal of President Mohamed Morsi? The answer depends on the success of Egypt's new constitutional process. Critics of the military's...
  • Ursula Schwartz art at the Polasek Museum

     Ursula Schwartz art at the Polasek Museum
    WHAT: "Awakening: The Art of Ursula Schwartz" is the latest exhibit at the Polasek Museum. This introspective installation features a sampling of large-scale oil paintings created by contemporary artist Schwartz, a native of South Africa. She expresses...
  • Pictures in the News | August 16, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins back in Egypt, where supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi carry a coffin of their colleague who was killed during Wednesday' clashes in Cairo. Gunfire rang out over a main Cairo overpass and police...
  • Students press schools to drop fossil fuel stocks

    Students press schools to drop fossil fuel stocks
    In the 1980s, student protests against apartheid led universities to sell off stocks in companies doing business in South Africa. More recently, concerns about genocide in Darfur, the health effects of tobacco and handgun violence led to more college...
  • Earl Sweatshirt confronts the pressures of hype with 'Doris'

    Earl Sweatshirt confronts the pressures of hype with 'Doris'
    On a recent afternoon Thebe Kgositsile, 19, wandered around his sparse central Hollywood apartment lugging a gallon of orange juice and thinking about the logo to his fledgling music imprint Tan Cressida. A piano melody looped from a computer plugged...
  • Oscar Pistorius murder case prosecutors tell of screams, gunshots

    Oscar Pistorius murder case prosecutors tell of screams, gunshots
    PRETORIA, South Africa — On the night South African athlete Oscar Pistorius fatally shot his girlfriend, neighbors allegedly heard the sound of a woman screaming. Silence followed, and then gunshots. And more screams. That's the picture...
  • Review: Another triumphant night for 'Sugar Man' Rodriguez, a sell-out in Philly

     
    Sixto Rodriguez is not a household name, but his inspiring story has become famous and it’s resulting in sold-out music venues throughout the country. Rodriguez is a folk singer/songwriter who didn’t have much success while growing up in...
  • Nelson Mandela home from hospital, remains 'unstable'

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Nelson Mandela was discharged from the hospital Sunday but will continue receiving care at home under the close supervision of doctors, and with his family nearby. The former South African president, who is 95, was...