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Chelsea Clinton quits as NBC News reporter
NEW YORK — Chelsea Clinton said Friday she is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News, citing increased work at the Clinton Foundation and the imminent birth of her first child. Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton’s daughter had been working at the network since 2011, sporadically doing feature ...
By David Bauder The Associated Press FULL STORY
Case against binge-watching TV
LAKE CITY, Pa. —It’s no secret technology is changing our television-viewing habits. Americans are increasingly engaging in a practice known as television binge-watching — going through several episodes of a TV show in a single stretch. In the old days, of course, people watched one episode a...
By Anick Jesdanun The Associated Press FULL STORY
We put the new in news
A new school year means new high school students, and new students mean fresh perspectives on topics concerning high schoolers. But welcoming new writers means saying goodbye to two of our 2013-14 columnists, Annika Ulrich and Janani Kumar. Annika and Janani, thank you for sharing your unique perspe...
By Mari Andreatta FULL STORY
Recovery isn’t easy in ‘Water by the Spoonful’
Real and virtual families connect in “Water by the Spoonful,” an intricately constructed, Pulitzer Prize-winning drama written by Quiara Alegría Hudes and presented by TheatreWorks. The real family is two cousins, Elliot (Miles Gaston Villanueva) and Yazmin (Sabina Zuniga Varela), in a Puerto ...
By Judy Richter Daily Journal correspondent FULL STORY
Dragon Theatre stages ‘Moonlight and Magnolias’
“Moonlight and Magnolias” is a behind-the-scenes look into the process of transferring “Gone With the Wind” from print to screen 75 years ago. Based on actual events, Ron Hutchinson’s comedy shows that despite the book’s enormous popularity, it wasn’t easy to distill the 1,037-page s...
By Judy Richter Daily Journal correspondent FULL STORY
Daughter: Joan Rivers is in ‘serious condition
NEW YORK — Joan Rivers remained in serious condition in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor’s office. Melissa Rivers said in a statement Friday that her mother was “receiving the best treatment and care possible.” She also thanked Rivers’ f...
By Jake Pearson The Associated Press FULL STORY
Museum gotta see ‘um
THE PASSENGER DOCUMENTED: AIRLINE LUGGAGE LABELS, BAG TAGS AND TICKETS, AT THE SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT AVIATION MUSEUM AND LIBRARY. During the 19th century, luggage labels were supplied by steamship companies to passengers for identification purposes. Soon after, hotels, resorts and railroad companies...
By Susan Cohn Daily Journal Senior Correspondent FULL STORY
Meta and mad, ‘The Congress’ is a trip
“Very soon, this whole structure that we all love so much will be gone,” prophesies Danny Huston’s wide-grinning movie studio head in Ari Folman’s “The Congress.” He’s speaking to Robin Wright, who plays a version of herself in the film. In a meeting with Wright and her perplexed agen...
By Jake Coyle The Associated Press FULL STORY
Dustin Diamond returns again to his inner Screech
NEW YORK — The rank of mega-stars who are known simply by one name includes, of course, Madonna, Cher, Beyonce and Bono. Oh, and one more, surely — that man-boy known as Screech. Samuel “Screech” Powers of the 1990s TV show “Saved by the Bell” has become almost an icon — for gross ine...
By Mark Kennedy The Associated Press FULL STORY

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