News archive from 19 September 2013, page 16

Film steps and stumbles through addiction

Sexual addiction earns a big-screen discussion that is equal parts serious and silly in “Thanks for Sharing,” a sober-minded dramedy from the screenwriter of “The Kids Are All Right.” The serious side spins...

 
Revisit chablis – with or without the brie

Revisit chablis – with or without the brie

The fine, French white wine called chablis has an odd history in America. In the 1980s, you knew you were in a bad restaurant if its wine list said only “burgundy, blush and chablis.” That's because the...

 

Breaking into the same old dance and song

Dance battle movies – “Step Up” and its ilk – have become the musicals of their generation. They may be formulaic in the extreme, generic in their romances and peopled by character...

 

Dear Abby: Friends moving into retirement together get plenty of advice

Dear Abby: In response to “Contemplating Change in Rhode Island” (June 23), who is considering retiring with a friend to a city with a warmer climate, I would offer the same advice we have given our friends. She should know that...

 

Hugh Jackman goes deeper, darker in ‘Prisoners’

In “Prisoners,” a kidnapping thriller with bruising emotional resonance, Hugh Jackman plays a working-class father who first loses his daughter and then loses himself. The film - which opens Friday - not only probes the riddle of the...

 
6 CUNY students arrested protesting David Petraeus teaching gig

6 CUNY students arrested protesting David Petraeus teaching gig

Six protesters were arrested Tuesday after a fight broke out with cops during a demonstration against ex-C.I.A. chief David Petraeus at a City University of New York event. About 75 people were marching on the sidewalk outside of Macaulay Honors...

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Browns shock the masses by trading Trent Richardson to Colts for first-round pick in 2014 draft

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns sent shock waves through Northeast Ohio and the NFL on Wednesday evening by trading running back Trent Richardson, the third overall pick in last year's draft, to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for a first-round...

 

Recap: Dallas vs. Florida

Alex Chiasson and Jamie Benn both scored in the shootout, lifting the Dallas Stars to a 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers. Benn and Cody Eakin lit the lamp 30 seconds apart in the second period for Dallas. The Panthers tied the game with third-period...

 
Padres rally past reeling Pirates 3-2

Padres rally past reeling Pirates 3-2

PITTSBURGH -- The San Diego Padres are nowhere near a pennant race. Not by a long shot. Too bad. They have apparently gotten the hang of playoff baseball. Logan Forsythe and Rene Rivera delivered consecutive RBI singles in the ninth inning off...

 
Wainwright lifts Cards to 4-3 win over Rockies

Wainwright lifts Cards to 4-3 win over Rockies

DENVER -- Adam Wainwright pitched effectively into the eighth after a shaky start and helped himself at the plate with three hits as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Wednesday night to expand their lead in the NL Central race....

 
Happ's start wasted, Yankees beat Blue Jays 4-3

Happ's start wasted, Yankees beat Blue Jays 4-3

TORONTO -- The Blue Jays' bullpen couldn't close out J.A. Happ's best start of the season. Vernon Wells had a go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning, Mariano Rivera earned a four-out save and the New York Yankees rallied from three runs down to...

 
Golden aspens on New Mexico's Enchanted Circle

Golden aspens on New Mexico's Enchanted Circle

TAOS, N.M. -- The Northeast is deservedly famous for its autumn palette, but New England doesn't have a lock on fall color. Bright yellow foliage decorates many parts of the Southwest this time of year, and there's no better place to experience those...

 

Called the Queen of Spices, cardamom imparts a big flavor

QUESTION: What is cardamom? It was an ingredient in a pound cake recipe. — Joanne Seitz, Jerome ANSWER: Cardamom is a spice often referred to as the Queen of Spices. Related to ginger, cardamom is native to India, and is often used in African and...

 

South Xtra: 'Hounds try their luck with Bears

Monessen is 2-1, has a potent offense, and features a few possible Division I prospects on its roster. The Greyhounds also represent what might be the first true test for a young Clairton team that, while very talented, has many players who have yet...

 

South Xtra: Seton-LaSalle hopes to shine under Friday night lights

By Drew Karpen / Tri-State Sports & News Service There are few better traditions in Western Pennsylvania than high school football. The kids and fans look forward to playing under the lights on Friday night either in front of their home crowds or...

 

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