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Vision disease can't stop Paul Demeyer, animation director

At first blush, Paul Demeyer's office in Burbank is what you might expect for any animation director. The walls are decorated with prints of Disney's classic "Pinocchio" and images from the film "Rugrats in Paris: The Movie," which he directed. There's a plastic toy ostrich character from his latest...

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  • From U.S. ally to prison to redemption in Afghanistan

    From U.S. ally to prison to redemption in Afghanistan

    Temour Ebrahim had little reason to be nervous when U.S. soldiers summoned him to their base in this edgy highway town 80 miles south of Kabul, the Afghan capital.

  • Evidence may be sketchy, but not this courtroom artist's drawings

    Evidence may be sketchy, but not this courtroom artist's drawings

    Mona Shafer Edwards stepped through the doors of a downtown Los Angeles courtroom, striding past the bailiff, the defense attorney and prosecutors to a seat in the jury box.

  • Krisha Fairchild is a breakout star - at age 64

    Krisha Fairchild is a breakout star - at age 64

    At a beach-side Cannes Film Festival party, Cannes Film Festival things were going on. Young women of model-esque builds were flaunting skin and Hermès. Men in boat shoes and cream-colored jackets were sipping wine. Photographers were whipping their cameras up from their necks, unleashing a barrage...

  • Artificial intelligence bot vs. the poker pros

    Artificial intelligence bot vs. the poker pros

    Doug Polk, one of the world's best poker players, shoveled egg whites into his mouth with a plastic fork and slurped unsweetened oatmeal from a paper cup, 13 days into the oddest tournament he has ever entered.

  • Fighting for her choice: 'a more dignified and peaceful death'

    Fighting for her choice: 'a more dignified and peaceful death'

    The dishes she used to scrub after each family dinner pile up by the sink. The husband who sweetly called her his trophy wife cries alone in the room where he now sleeps. The 11-year-old son with big brown eyes who once cuddled on her lap now hardly comes near her.

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