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Mother's Day

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  • Barbara Bush opposes Jeb Bush run for president in 2016

    Barbara Bush opposes Jeb Bush run for president in 2016
    The parent-and-child relationship is a fraught one, as anyone who has even been either a parent or child can attest. But those push-pull tensions are all the more acute when the parent is a former first lady and the mother of an ex-president and the son...
  • For Christina Ricci, 'Lizzie Borden Took an Ax' is a guilty pleasure

    For Christina Ricci, 'Lizzie Borden Took an Ax' is a guilty pleasure
    In the new Lifetime original movie "Lizzie Borden Took an Ax," the protagonist's name is uttered in full many times throughout the film's 87 minutes. She isn't called "Lizzie" or "Miss Borden" but "Lizzie Borden." The notorious name strikes tactical blows...
  • Review: Human drama is on the menu in engaging 'Spinning Plates'

    Review: Human drama is on the menu in engaging 'Spinning Plates'
    "Spinning Plates" is a foodie phantasmagoria and something more. On one level a series of mini-docs on a trio of wildly different eating establishments, it becomes a group portrait of the restaurant business as well as an involving look at personal dramas...
  • Clippers fit the L.A. pattern

    Clippers fit the L.A. pattern
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Bring on the next bunch of disappointing, underachieving, gagging local athletes. And so it goes with our Trojans, Lakers, Clippers and even the Bruins losing their last three. So much promise, raised expectations and then a...
  • With this Little League squad, it's a mom-and-pop-up operation

    With this Little League squad, it's a mom-and-pop-up operation
    The manager was rushing directly to practice from work, so she jogged onto the infield carrying a plastic bucket of baseballs while wearing a skirt. '"You can't play baseball in a dress!'' shrieked one of her players. "Just watch me,'' Claudia...
  • Mother's Day brings a chance for a special visit

    Mother's Day brings a chance for a special visit
    WHEATON, Ill. — I'm standing in a cemetery, which is probably better than lying in one. I came to Chicago to write about the Angels, and while I seem to be focused on the dead, this has more to do with Mother's Day. My mom is here. This isn'...
  • Still feeling that garden glow

    Still feeling that garden glow
    The faded newspaper clipping shows a small girl with a wide smile, holding a gigantic head of lettuce. The girl is me, in 1964. The lettuce was a prize-winning product of my first elementary school garden. That ancient photo — emailed to me this...
  • Women becoming priests without Vatican's blessing

    Women becoming priests without Vatican's blessing
    SAN FRANCISCO — The priest will be ordained in a purple Lutheran church. The Communion bread, symbolizing the body of Christ, will be gluten-free. The congregation will pray to "our mother our father in heaven." But the real departure from Roman...
  • Family members of Whitey Bulger's alleged victims testify

    Family members of Whitey Bulger's alleged victims testify
    BOSTON — It was Mother's Day weekend 1982, and Michael Donahue stopped in at his wife's salon for a haircut. He said he was going to get some bait to take their 8-year-old son fishing. She never saw him alive again. Donahue was gunned down...
  • Halle Berry, Olivier Martinez marry in France

    Halle Berry, Olivier Martinez marry in France
    Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez reportedly got married at a small chateau in Vallery, France, on Saturday. The bride, who is expecting a baby in the fall, wore a long white dress with plunging back. No details yet on the designer. The couple have been...
  • McManus: Mother knows best

    McManus: Mother knows best
    There are two things you can do for your mother on Mother's Day. One is to say "thank you." (Over lunch, with flowers.) The other is to ask her for advice — even if she's not convinced you really want it. "I don't think kids take any advice from...