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Why is hockey such a violent and dangerous sport? Medical researchers from Canada have an answer: Blame the media. “Media reports of an issue such as TBI in sport can contribute to an altered culture,” they write in a study published...
Tags: Newspapers, Medical Research, Stroke, Chicago Tribune, Sports
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesBatman appeared at a police station in England with a criminal suspect in tow, and the world blinked. Batman — ......
Dale Robertson, an Oklahoma horseman who became a TV and western movie star during the genre's heyday, died Tuesday at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla. He was 89. Robertson, who was best known for starring in the series "Tales of Wells Fargo" from...
Following in the footsteps of fellow senior action stars Arnold Schwarzenegger ("The Last Stand") and Sylvester Stallone ("Bullet to the Head"), Bruce Willis is back with a new shoot-'em-up of his own, reprising his role as the wisecracking New York...
They were the swinging, sassy voice of the homefront for U.S. service personnel overseas during World War II, singing catchy hit tunes such as "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" and "Rum and Coca Cola" that delighted Americans and catapulted the Andrews Sisters to...
People around the world tuned in Monday to President Obama's inauguration and weighed in on the challenges facing the U.S. leader in his second term. Here are some of the opinions expressed in foreign media about President Obama on his inauguration day:...
He's @IKEAmonkey on Twitter and fast becoming a meme star. Tweeters were having a blast Monday morning with the tiny monkey that surprised shoppers at a Toronto IKEA. "BREAKING: 53% of Toronto residents say they'll vote #ikeamonkey for mayor."...
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At the Academy Awards ceremony in 1965, Robert and Richard Sherman already had accepted their Oscar for best score for "Mary Poppins" when they returned to the stage to pick up another statuette for best song, "Chim Chim Cher-ee." Having already...
Canadian skier Sarah Burke, a leading pioneer of the freestyle halfpipe and the best-known athlete in her sport, died Thursday, nine days after crashing at the bottom of the superpipe during a training run in Utah. She was 29. Burke, who was a driving...
Ten days before Bob Anderson headed to the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki as part of the British fencing team, he responded to a call from a British film studio in need of three fencers to coach the lead actors for sword-fighting scenes in a new pirate...
Monte Factor, a Beverly Hills clothier and arts patron who co-founded the End Hunger Network and a groundbreaking Los Angeles child-care center, died Dec. 5 at Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center, his daughter Diane announced. He was 94....
Culture MonsterThe Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is said to be close to suing the National Sept. 11 Memorial & Museum foundation over hundreds of millions of dollars in disputed costs. Banksy, the anonymous street artist, is causing a stir with a sculpture...
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