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Cain, Aoki Power Royals To 6-2 Win Over White Sox

published about 3 hours ago
Cain, Aoki Power Royals To 6-2 Win Over White Sox
Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer, Nori Aoki kept up his tear at the plate and the Kansas City Royals roughed up Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale in a 6-2 victory Wednesday night that kept the pressure on Detroit in the AL Central.

Paralyzed Woman Now Helping Injured Patients At Same Place She Received Treatment

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Paralyzed Woman Now Helping Injured Patients At Same Place She Received Treatment
Allison Kessler works at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. As a third year physiatry resident, or rehab doctor, she is uniquely qualified for this job.

DuSable Museum of African American History: Filling your mind, not your day

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DuSable Museum of African American History: Filling your mind, not your day
Chicago's DuSable Museum is not, at this point in its relatively brief history, an all-day experience. You can take in the permanent and special exhibitions and walk the parkland grounds in a scant few hours. But in a city packed with museums that'll test your endurance and your orienteering...

More Than A Dozen Hoffman Estates Firefighters Among Those Trapped In Cabo San Lucas

published about 4 hours ago
More Than A Dozen Hoffman Estates Firefighters Among Those Trapped In Cabo San Lucas
CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports the majority of one shift of the Hoffman Estates Fire Department went there for a wedding, and what happened isn’t a fairytale.


Currents: Books: A Celebration of Silver, Seen in Ravishing Detail

published about 7 hours ago
Currents: Books: A Celebration of Silver, Seen in Ravishing Detail
“Georg Jensen: Reflections” is one connoisseur’s take on the Danish luxury company.

ArtsBeat: Fiction Long List Announced for National Book Awards

published about 8 hours ago
Marilynne Robinson, Elizabeth McCracken and Phil Klay are among the writers whose work is on the 2014 fiction long list for the National Book Awards.

New ‘Genius Grant’ Winner Alison Bechdel to Write New Graphic Memoir

published about 10 hours ago
New ‘Genius Grant’ Winner Alison Bechdel to Write New Graphic Memoir
“The Secret to Superhuman Strength” by Ms. Bechdel, a new MacArthur fellow, has been sold to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, which plans to publish it in ... more

Books of The Times: Elena Ferrante’s ‘Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay’

published about 11 hours ago
Books of The Times: Elena Ferrante’s ‘Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay’
Lila and Elena, friends since their childhood in postwar Naples, both attract and repel each another in Elena Ferrante’s “Those Who Leave and Those Who ... more

Zadie Smith and Lionel Shriver head National short story award shortlist

published about 12 hours ago
Zadie Smith and Lionel Shriver head National short story award shortlist
Smith joins Shriver, Rose Tremain and Tessa Hadley on all-female list with tale of a search for a corset in New York Continue reading...

Burned armpit hair led to car crash, cops say

published about 7 hours ago
Burned armpit hair led to car crash, cops say
A car full of teenagers crashed in Idaho after authorities say one of the passengers lit the driver's armpit hair on fire with a lighter. ... more

Cops: Man tried to sell Pop-Tarts as cocaine

published about 13 hours ago
Cops: Man tried to sell Pop-Tarts as cocaine
A North Carolina man is accused of crumbling Pop-Tarts and trying to sell it as cocaine to an undercover officer.         

Man apologizes for drug-filled football toss

published about 14 hours ago
Man apologizes for drug-filled football toss
A Michigan man is apologizing for trying to throw a football loaded with drugs and cellphones into a state prison yard.         

Cops: Man choked wife for eating leftover chicken

published about 14 hours ago
Cops: Man choked wife for eating leftover chicken
A Florida man has been arrested after he choked his wife for consuming too much leftover fried chicken, according to local media.         

Missing driver wakes up in field of donkeys

published about 15 hours ago
Missing driver wakes up in field of donkeys
A driver who went missing after a one-car rollover in New Mexico says he later woke up in a field of donkeys.         

20 most compelling actor/director teams now

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By Jeff Labrecque

Fantastic Fest 2014: 22 wonderfully weird films in Austin

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By Clark Collis What caught our eye on the schedule for this year's celebration of genre movies (Sept. 18-25)

'By the Sea': 3 First Look photos

published Sun, Sep 14 2014 23:00 GMT
By Anthony Breznican Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt swept away in romantic drama due to be their first film together since ''Mr. and Mrs. Smith''

'Hunger Games: Mockingjay': See the new trailer

published Sun, Sep 14 2014 23:00 GMT
By Esther Zuckerman Katniss wants to save Peeta; gets a warning: ''It's the things we love most that destroy us''

Crips <3 Bloods on Kendrick Lamar's Cryptic 'i' Cover Art

published about 7 hours ago
There's been word that Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city follow up is coming sometime this year. And while we've seen no shortage of the ... more

City Council Hears Push for Benefits by Jazz Veterans

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City Council Hears Push for Benefits by Jazz Veterans
Speakers at a hearing on Wednesday sought the council’s support for a union campaign for pension payments from owners of six jazz clubs.

Run the Jewels Agree to Make an Album Out of Cat Noises and Donate the Money

published about 7 hours ago
Run the Jewels have teasing us with streams of "Oh My Darling Don't Cry" and http://www...

Watch the Home: Jay Z and Beyonce Might Be Making an Album Together

published about 7 hours ago
New York rap superstar Jay Z and Houston pop icon Beyonce are indisputably a music's biggest power couple, which is why everything they touch turns ... more

Iggy Azalea Sues Her Alleged Sex-Tape Partner for Forgery and Other Weirdness

published about 8 hours ago
Iggy Azalea isn't above resorting to lawsuits to protect her "Fancy" legacy as evidenced by some recently filed court documents...

Theodore J. Flicker, Sitcom Creator, Dies at 84

published about 5 hours ago
Theodore J. Flicker, Sitcom Creator, Dies at 84
Mr. Flicker led an influential improvisational theater troupe and later directed “The President’s Analyst” film and helped create the sitcom “Barney Miller.”

Theater Review: ‘To the Bone,’ by Lisa Ramirez, About Immigrant Workers

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Theater Review: ‘To the Bone,’ by Lisa Ramirez, About Immigrant Workers
A houseful of immigrant women, three of whom work the same, numbing factory job, are at the center of “To the Bone,” a play by ... more

Theater Review: ‘Rock Bottom,’ Bridget Everett’s Unbridled Show at Joe’s Pub

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Theater Review: ‘Rock Bottom,’ Bridget Everett’s Unbridled Show at Joe’s Pub
Bridget Everett’s show “Rock Bottom” features songs and stories that don’t hold back.

Producers Have Big Plans for ‘American Psycho’

published about 9 hours ago
Two veteran Broadway producers helped torpedo an Off Broadway theater’s premiere of the musical “American Psycho” and are in talks to bring it directly to ... more

The Week Ahead: ‘Indian Ink’ at the Roundabout Theater

published about 14 hours ago
The Week Ahead: ‘Indian Ink’ at the Roundabout Theater
Tom Stoppard’s play “Indian Ink” is finally getting its Off Broadway premiere at the Roundabout Theater.

Arizona Beer Week extended to nine days next year

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Arizona Beer Week extended to nine days next year
Arizona Beer Week will be extended next year, from one week to nine days.         

Interview: Tyler Farr on life after 'Redneck Crazy'

published about 10 hours ago
Interview: Tyler Farr on life after 'Redneck Crazy'
Interview: Tyler Farr on touring with Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line, "A Guy Walks Into a Bar," bro-country and more.         

KDKB changes format to alternative as Alt AZ 93.3

published about 11 hours ago
KDKB changes format to alternative as Alt AZ 93.3
KDKB-FM (93.3) has changed formats, going from rock to alternative as of noon Wednesday, Sept. 17.         

5 of the best movies starring Liam Neeson

published about 12 hours ago
5 of the best movies starring Liam Neeson
From "Schindler's List" to "Batman Begins": The best films of Liam Neeson.         

Buckeye author Beth Cato at Changing Hands Sept. 19

published about 13 hours ago
Buckeye author Beth Cato at Changing Hands Sept. 19
Beth Cato talks about and signs 'The Clockwork Dagger' at Changing Hands in Tempe         

Theodore J. Flicker, Sitcom Creator, Dies at 84

published about 5 hours ago
Theodore J. Flicker, Sitcom Creator, Dies at 84
Mr. Flicker led an influential improvisational theater troupe and later directed “The President’s Analyst” film and helped create the sitcom “Barney Miller.”

Scene City: ‘Finding Your Roots’ on PBS premieres Season 2 at MoMA

published about 6 hours ago
Scene City: ‘Finding Your Roots’ on PBS premieres Season 2 at MoMA
At the low-key premiere for Season 2 of ‘Finding Your Roots’ on PBS, there were some big reveals for guests.

Advertising: For Show’s Casting, Cities Are Smaller, but Ideas Stay Big

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Advertising: For Show’s Casting, Cities Are Smaller, but Ideas Stay Big
In July, the show “Shark Tank” held auditions in three of the smallest markets where it has done so as part of a promotional campaign ... more

Television Review: ‘Mr. Pickles’ and a New Tim & Eric Show, on Adult Swim

published about 10 hours ago
Television Review: ‘Mr. Pickles’ and a New Tim & Eric Show, on Adult Swim
“Mr. Pickles” and “Tim & Eric’s Bedtime Stories” are cheerfully grisly late-night offerings on Adult Swim.

New Fox Series Is Set in the Pre-Batman Era

published about 10 hours ago
New Fox Series Is Set in the Pre-Batman Era
The new Fox drama “Gotham,” set in Batman’s city when Bruce Wayne was a boy, relies heavily on visual effects to create a setting out ... more