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After 2 decades, ‘The Giver’ arrives

August 16, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — It was almost 20 years ago, and actor Jeff Bridges was searching for a movie project that would be a family affair — one in which he could direct his father, Lloyd, and that his... more »»

The Blooze Brothers at The Calumet Theatre

August 14, 2014 While Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi won’t be on stage performing their hit songs, the next best thing will be: The Blooze Brothers — a tribute band for the original Blues Brothers. more »»

'Nashville' goes live in new season premiere

August 14, 2014 NASHVILLE, Tenn. more »»

Kidney stones painful, treatable

August 14, 2014 LAURIUM — Few ailments look more unassuming than kidney stones, and few are more painful. They start in the kidney, tiny specks of calcium and oxalate that accrete over months or year. more »»

Should most people cut back on salt?

August 14, 2014 A large international study questions the conventional wisdom that most people should cut back on salt, suggesting that the amount most folks consume is OK for heart health — and too little may be a... more »»

Ebola: Questions, answers about an unproven drug

August 14, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental Ebola drug has been used to treat two American aid workers and a Spanish missionary priest. more »»

Adventures in babysitting

August 9, 2014 HANCOCK — When eight Copper Country students go out to seek babysitting jobs in the near future, they’ll be the first in years to bring Red Cross babysitting certifications to the tabl. more »»

Nixon back from the grave ... on Twitter

August 9, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — If you believe the media reports, Richard Nixon suffered a stroke in 1994 and died days later at age 81. more »»

Beauty pageant hopeful

August 9, 2014 HOUGHTON — For a lot of girls, winning a beauty contest is a dream come true. And for 14-year-old Courtney Kokkonen, that dream is on its way to becoming a reality. more »»

LA porn permits fall but films keep being produced

August 9, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — It has been known as the nation’s porn capital for years, but if recent film-permit records are to be believed, fewer than three adult movies a month are being made in Los Angeles... more »»

Harvey Fierstein would like to act again

August 9, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — After some very successful years writing for the stage, Harvey Fierstein says he would like to be on one again. more »»

New job for Prince William

August 9, 2014 LONDON (AP) — Prince William is taking a new job: Air ambulance pilo. more »»

Calumet Theatre’s ‘Red Jacket 1913’

August 7, 2014 CALUMET — In the early 1990s a script was written about the miners strike by Charles Solomon, an intern at The Calumet Theatre. more »»

A digital and divisive redesign of 'Ninja Turtles'

August 7, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO — Over the past two years, inside the high-tech sanctuary of Industrial Light and Magic, the man who built a virtual virgin jungle for the last “Indiana Jones” movie and conjured... more »»

Is it an emergency or not?

August 7, 2014 HANCOCK — Nobody wants to wind up in the emergency room, but sometimes it’s obviously necessary. Then again, sometimes it’s necessary, but not so obviou. more »»

'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacity

August 7, 2014 By JOCELYN NOVECK AP National Writer So let's start with the enticing premise of Luc Besson's "Lucy," starring Scarlett Johansson: Human beings only use 10 percent of their brain capacity. more »»

Study ties new gene to major breast cancer risk

August 7, 2014 It’s long been known that faulty BRCA genes greatly raise the risk for breast cancer. Now scientists say a more recently identified, less common gene can do the same. more »»

Soderbergh, Owen team for a 1900-era medical drama

August 7, 2014 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — No rubber gloves. No high-tech instruments. No medical-malpractice lawyers. more »»

Fine art showcased in Eagle Harbor

August 7, 2014 EAGLE?HARBOR?— The Keweenaw Peninsula is a popular location for artists, both residents and visitors, if the number of art galleries and art fairs in the area is any indication. more »»

 
 

 

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