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  • Wooden coaster war heats up with Six Flags Great America's Goliath debut

    Wooden coaster war heats up with Six Flags Great America's Goliath debut
    Six Flags Great America will launch the latest salvo in the ongoing wooden coaster war this summer with the addition of a steel-wood hybrid aimed squarely at dethroning the reigning king and knocking the heir apparent down a notch. Set to debut at the...
  • Ikea museum set to open in Sweden in 2015

    Ikea museum set to open in Sweden in 2015
    Ikea, the home furnishings store of choice for college dorms and bachelor pads around the world, is creating a new museum that is expected to open in the fall of 2015. The company will turn its first store in Älmhult, Sweden into a museum that will...
  • The social immune system

    Europe has a special worry about a broken, uncaring economy. Things rip apart. More and more people fall into desperation. Some of them decide it's the fault of immigrants. Or homosexuals. Or . . . "Today, Nazi influences are growing in Europe for the...
  • Lukas Moodysson recaptures joy of filmmaking with 'We Are the Best!'

     Lukas Moodysson recaptures joy of filmmaking with 'We Are the Best!'
    With its buzzing punk rock music and spunky, spiky adolescent heroines, "We Are the Best!" sends many audiences out of the theater on a wave of rambunctious high spirits. Set in early-'80s Stockholm, the film opens with young Bobo (Mira Barkhammar)...
  • Youth Scene: Strikers take second

    The Strikers FC-South Coast girls' Under-14 team of Huntington Beach traveled for an international tournament in Sweden, and returned with a second-place finish. The team's journey began May 26 and ended with a championship game appearance June 1....
  • Suicides rose during Great Recession. Could some have been prevented?

    Suicides rose during Great Recession. Could some have been prevented?
    The Great Recession that began in late 2007 resulted in about 12,940 suicides in North America and Europe -- and many of them could have been prevented, researchers said Wednesday. As far back as 1897, French sociologist Emile Durkheim observed the link...
  • Medications may reduce violent crime risk in those with mental illness

    Medications may reduce violent crime risk in those with mental illness
    For people with severe psychiatric illness, taking an antipsychotic medication appears to drive down the risk of engaging in criminal violence, a large study has found. And for patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder, a mood-stabilizing medication has...
  • CANNES: Alice Rohrwacher's 'The Wonders' Wins Grand Prix

    The jury of the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival handed out its awards on Saturday night. Jane Campion served as president of the jury, which also included Willem Dafoe, Carole Bouquet, Gael Garcia Bernal, Jeon Do-yeon, Jia Zhangke, Leila Hatami and...
  • CANNES: 'Winter Sleep' Wins Palme d'Or

    CANNES -- "Winter Sleep," Nuri Bilge Ceylan's sprawling, character-rich portrait of a self-absorbed Anatolian hotelier and his uneasy relationships with those around him, won the Palme d'Or at the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival on Saturday night. It's...
  • Lehigh River Sojourn is a physical and educational event

    Lehigh River Sojourn is a physical and educational event
    The registration deadline for taking part in the 2014 Lehigh River Sojourn is rapidly approaching. This three-day, 28-mile paddle adventure on the Lehigh River from the Lehigh Gorge to Northampton is a celebration of the river that made the Industrial...
  • Rory McIlroy charges to a three-shot lead with a 63 at the Memorial

    Rory McIlroy charges to a three-shot lead with a 63 at the Memorial
    One week after finally getting a big win, Rory McIlroy showed Thursday that he might be ready for another in the Memorial in Dublin, Ohio. McIlroy had two eagles on the back nine at Muirfield Village and opened with a nine-under-par 63 despite making...
  • 'The Farm' cultivates little suspense for a thriller

    'The Farm' cultivates little suspense for a thriller
    Tom Rob Smith's fourth novel, "The Farm," opens with a vivid conflict: A Londoner named Daniel receives a phone call from his father with troubling news. "Your mum's in hospital," the older man says. "She's been committed." Then the phone rings again...