Rabbi wants troupe of senior comedians

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SUN-SENTINEL) — Irwin Kahn, auditioning for a Jewish senior comedy troupe, opened his routine with a riddle: Where in the Torah is the first mention of tennis? "In more…

Character actor Charles Durning dies at 89

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — Charles Durning, who overcame poverty, battlefield trauma and nagging self-doubt to become an acclaimed character actor, whether on stage as Big Daddy in “Cat on a more…

Amazon deletes thousands of fake reviews

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — Amazon has started to crack down on thousands of fake book reviews that have popped up on the site in recent years. The e-commerce giant will more…

A bodyguard for every child

by Richard Rives -- Today there is a great deal of discussion as to how to prevent violence in our schools. Some say that we need armed security guards. Others say no. more…

'Be bad, for goodness' sake'

by Drew Zahn -- The seven, so-called "deadly sins," pride, greed, envy, wrath, lust, gluttony and sloth – what better way to celebrate Christmas than to indulge in all seven? That's the more…

Actor Jack Klugman dies at age 90

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — Jack Klugman, the prolific, craggy-faced character actor and regular guy who was loved by millions as the messy one in TV's "The Odd Couple" and the more…

All I want for Christmas is my health back

by Lee Hieb, M.D. -- Once again, I am way ahead of schedule. No more last minute rushing about. No more fighting traffic. Thanks to the glory of Internet shopping I can enjoy more…

Nude beer-pong loser assaults girlfriend

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ONLINE ATHENS) — A naked man who Athens-Clarke police say assaulted his girlfriend in Athens this week told officers he was stripped of his clothing because he lost more…

Look what Internet is getting for Christmas

by Andrea Shea King -- And what to my wondering eyes should appear, but a miniature sleigh and eight tiny reindeer! Ho ho ho! Here comes Surfin' Safari Santa Claus ... This week's more…

Can you pass the Tom Cruise worldview test?

by Drew Zahn -- The biggest divide in America isn't rich/poor, black/white, Republican/Democrat, red state/blue state, urban/rural or even any of the various religious differences. The one construct that divides Americans the more…