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Vaclav Havel, the former dissident playwright who led Czechoslovakia's 1989 "Velvet Revolution" against communism and then served as his country's president, died Sunday. He was 75. Havel, a former chain smoker with chronic respiratory problems, had been...
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Money & CompanyIncome inequality in the United States is rising and is now greater than in all developed countries other than Chile, Mexico and Turkey, according to a new report....
World NowMost leaders of the European Union agree to a treaty putting strict limits on government spending and borrowing. Britain is among four countries that decline to join, exposing rifts within the EU at a summit in Brussels aimed at saving the euro from its...
Culture MonsterThe Jewish Museum in New York has 33 menorahs from its collection on display in "An Artist Remembers: Hanukkah Lamps Selected by Maurice Sendak.' The show includes audio comments from the author-illustrator as he combed through the collection to make...
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Nation NowVaclav Havel, leader of Czechoslavakia's 1989 "Velvet Revolution" has died, and President Obama says he is "deeply saddened" by the news. In a statement Sunday from the White House, the president said Havel's "peaceful resistance shook the foundations...
Culture MonsterVaclav Havel, the former Czech president who died Saturday at 75, was the perfect example of an increasingly rare specimen -- the politically engaged playwright. In today's theatrical climate dominated by silly movie retreads and safe little dramas,...
Company TownLouisiana’s film industry is gearing up for another busy year, with movies starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Morgan Freeman, Harrison Ford and Russell Brand set to begin filming in the state early this year....
A dwarf whose father sold him to circus performers, Karl Slover was performing in a vaudeville troupe called the Singer Midgets when he was cast as a Munchkin in the 1939 classic film " The Wizard of Oz." The 4-foot, 4-inch Slover, one of the last of the...
TechnologyMicrosoft has completed its $8.5-billion purchase of Skype, officially making the deal Microsoft's largest takeover to date. The tech giant's biggest acquisition previously was its $6-billion deal for aQuantive, an online advertising firm, in 2007....
The Fabulous ForumMichal Brezina, a 21-year-old from the Czech Republic, survived a mistake-filled long program to win the men's title at Skate America on Saturday at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif....
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