• Writing all summer - 05/08/2014
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    Writing all summer

    Writers, writing festivals and writers' history in the hills Arrowhead Herman Melville's historic house, where he wrote "Moby-Dick" and other works. Full Story
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    The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink

    TOKYO (AP) — The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Full Story
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    Polly Bergen, versatile actress, singer dies at 84

    NEW YORK (AP) — Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original "Cape Fear" and the first woman president in "Kisses for My President," died Saturday, according to her publicist. Full Story