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UPDATED: Tue., June 30, 2020

Carl Reiner, beloved creator of ‘Dick Van Dyke Show,’ dies

Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile writer, actor and director who broke through as a “second banana” to Sid Caesar and rose to comedy’s front ranks as creator of “The …

Sense of impunity emboldens autocrats to get rid of enemies

The disappearance of a prominent Saudi journalist raises a dark question for anyone who dares criticize governments or speak out against those in power: Will the world have their back?

Life without arena football: Terrance Sanders writes new chapters in journey after football

Terrance Sanders experienced numerous ups and downs during his lengthy arena football career. That’s continued in his post-football life.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017

U.S. writer is detained in Cameroon, meets with lawyer

A Cameroonian-American writer and university professor was detained in the Central African nation, but a colleague said Friday he was in good spirits after meeting with a lawyer.

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 22, 2017

Thirty-eight accuse writer/director James Toback of sexual harassment

Writer and director James Toback, who got an Oscar nomination for writing “Bugsy,” has been accused of sexual harassment by 38 women in a report published Sunday in the Los …

Appreciation: The human comedies of Garry Marshall, bringing sauciness to the mainstream

Garry Marshall wore many hats in movies and television over the past 60 years, as a writer, director, producer and actor. His successes were as mainstream as they come: “Happy …

Painting smooths rough edges of life

Omer Howard has traveled on a rough road. He’s been an addict, a prison inmate, shot, homeless and is currently fighting colon cancer. “I’m on the downside of it now,” …