The Big Bang Theory Is Not Just Funny

The Big Bang Theory Is Not Just Funny

Column: Why are TV’s two big fantasy shows so epically humorless? I have never been a fan of TV. I watch enough of it to know what shows will leave me laughing and what…

Bus Stops Are Not Just a Matter of Transportation

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Bus Stops Are Not Just a Matter of Transportation

Goodbye Planes, Trains and Automobiles. Hello, Luxury Bus? As I sat in front of my computer screen last week, trying to find a little time to post here, I noticed a new bus stop…

Caruso's Spending on the Democratic Party

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Caruso’s Spending on the Democratic Party

Letters to the Editor: Rick Caruso isn’t buying an election. His spending is protected speech. If Caruso wants to spend his money on election-related activities, he should go to the candidate. Editor’s note: Caruso…

The Lac-Mégantic Train Accident

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The Lac-Mégantic Train Accident

Listen on the go: Four Days investigation, narrated by Kevin Donovan, will be available as a podcast on the Web. The National Transportation Safety Board This audio documentary by Kevin Donovan presents the evidence…

Federer Announces Retirement Early

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Federer Announces Retirement Early

Roger Federer announces his retirement from the ATP Tour and grand slams, ending the career of one of the greatest players of all time, the man who at the time of his retirement was…

Olivia Wilde: The Journey to a New Role

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Olivia Wilde: The Journey to a New Role

Olivia Wilde speaks about getting through ‘burning hellfire’ of ‘misogyny’ in entertainment industry In the past year, Olivia Wilde has become an international phenomenon: Her memoir, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, about…

Iga Swiatek beat Jules Niemeier in the U.S. Open

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Iga Swiatek beat Jules Niemeier in the U.S. Open

World No. 1 Iga Swiatek comes from behind to defeat Jule Niemeier, advancing to US Open quarterfinals, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3). Iga Swiatek had been on a tear, winning five of her seven matches, but…