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  • 'Castro's Daughter' Will Be Catalina Sandino Moreno

    Catalina Sandino Moreno will star as Alina Fernandez in historical drama "Castro's Daughter" with shooting planned for March in Puerto Rico. Sarah Siegel-Magness came on board in August to direct "Castro's Daughter," replacing "Il Postino" director...
  • JFK assassination: 50 years ago today the conspiracy theories began

    It was the assassination that launched a thousand conspiracy theories. Soon after President John F. Kennedy was killed on Nov. 22, 1963, the "who killed Kennedy?" debate began, and 50 years later, it continues. There have been books, movies and...
  • Even after 50 years, JFK conspiracy theories abound

    "The moment that changed America" reads Time magazine's Nov. 25 edition -- speaking of JFK's assassination. So the conventional wisdom is that news magazines are finished and useless. I suggest you look at Time's two stories by David Von Drehle ("...
  • Film Review: 'JFK: A President Betrayed'

    "JFK: A President Betrayed" is a documentary betrayed, ultimately, by its overreaching title. Despite claims of having uncovered new evidence to support its thesis that President Kennedy was pursuing a warming of the Cold War in the days leading up to his...
  • A fan's funny remembrance of Bette Davis

    "DON'T LET me kill the point, or isn't this a story for grown-ups?" "You've heard it. About the time I looked into the wrong end of a camera finder." "Remind me to tell you about the time I looked into the heart of an artichoke." "I'd like to hear it."...
  • Hey Cubs, why not hire Ozzie?

    Hey Cubs, why not hire Ozzie?
    Dale Sveum is out the door, Joe Girardi chose to stay in New York, and the Cubs are practically back to square one in their search for a new manager. The ultimate goal, one would think, is to pair a manager who develop and relate to players with the...
  • Ex-L.A. federal prosecutor clears hurdle toward Homeland Security post

    WASHINGTON — After a contentious debate, a Senate panel on Wednesday approved President Obama’s pick for the No. 2 job at the Department of Homeland Security without a single Republican vote. The party-line maneuver opens the way for the...
  • We've been played

    "One does not sharpen the axes after the right time; after the time they are needed." -- Russian Proverb The late Ukrainian violinist Mischa Elman is considered one of the greatest of all time, but he has nothing on Russian President Vladimir Putin,...
  • Mark Russell

    American Airlines has reached a new chapter in aviation. Chapter 11. Cuban Americans in Florida have endorsed Mitt Romney -- at least until he changes his mind about Fidel Castro. Egypt's high voter turnout is impressive, but I worry about any write-...
  • Americans fear Iran, but there is much to learn from Cuba

    PARIS -- A Gallup poll issued this month says that 99 percent of the American public now has become convinced that Iran's civilian nuclear program will threaten "the vital interests of the United States in the next ten years." Eighty-three percent say...
  • Secret intelligence court a precursor to tyranny

    PARIS -- The current of awkward revelations concerning the clandestine or publicly misrepresented practices of the present and recent American administrations goes on. A long exposition in the New York Times and International Herald Tribune from July 8...
  • Peace is proclaimed

    It's all settled. Russia and the United States have agreed that Bashar al-Assad's impressive arsenal of chemical weapons will be inventoried, secured and destroyed by the middle of next year, give or take a few months. Or maybe a few decades if...