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  • 'Godzilla' to crush box office. Net neutrality debate rages.

    'Godzilla' to crush box office. Net neutrality debate rages.
    After the coffee. Before deciding between "Godzilla" and "Neighbors." The Skinny: The heat wave here appears to have broken but the strong winds have also pushed the smoke from all the wildfires into my neighborhood. I almost have to shut the windows,...
  • Remembering Gabriel García Márquez

    Remembering Gabriel García Márquez
    In late summer of 1974, I was reading "One Hundred of Years of Solitude" in an apartment that felt like solitude. I didn't have much in the way of furniture — bed, stove, noisy refrigerator. I would soon be off to graduate school, stripped of...
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  • Rachel Marsden: Why women -- and voters -- prefer jerks to fops

    PARIS -- An intriguing social phenomenon prompted a horrific killing spree in Santa Barbara, California, last week, and the same phenomenon might help explain the surprising results of last weekend's European Parliament elections. The suspected Santa...
  • Gabriel García Márquez takes his place in the pantheon

     Gabriel García Márquez takes his place in the pantheon
    The first time I met Gabriel García Márquez, then an unknown writer in Mexico, was on July 6, 1962, in the office of the producer of Luis Buñuel's movie "Viridiana." I remember the date well because after noticing the headline, Gabo asked to borrow the...
  • Barbara Walters Left Daytime TV, But Not ABC News

    Reports of Barbara Walters' retirement may have been premature. Walters may no longer hold forth on ABC's "The View," but that doesn't she mean she won't turn up occasionally on various ABC News programs like "20/20." SEE ALSO: Barbara Walters to...
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  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize-winning author, dies at 87

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel Prize-winning Colombian novelist whose “One Hundred Years of Solitude” enchanted millions of readers around the world and popularized the emerging Latin American literary genre known as magic realism, has...
  • Outspoken former Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen joins ESPN's Baseball Tonight

    Outspoken former Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen joins ESPN's Baseball Tonight
    ESPN announced on its website that former Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen would be joining the Baseball Tonight crew this season. Guillen was fired by the Marlins on Oct. 23, 2012, after a combustible year where the team went 69-93 in its first...
  • Havana in black and white

    Havana in black and white
    Every image in Ramiro Fernandez’s new book of photographs is a postcard to pre-Castro Cuba — an exotic Havana in black and white where a young Desi Arnaz attended a soapbox derby, street performers spat plumes of fire, and exotic racecars...
  • Iran's U.N. envoy isn't a threat

     Iran's U.N. envoy isn't a threat
    The United States is irked that Iran has chosen as its representative to the United Nations a diplomat who apparently was involved with a student group that seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran in 1979. The embassy takeover, a violation of international...
  • Dodger Yasiel Puig's long road around the Cuba embargo

    Fleeing Cuba is harrowing and costly, whether it's done in a flimsy boat headed for U.S. shores or a speedboat headed for Mexico. Yasiel Puig, the gifted Dodgers outfielder, set off on the latter route, smuggled out by men who then threatened his life and...