Yale exhibit tells the real story of the samurai


The violence, the romance, the legends, and the reality of the samurai warrior are explored in an intriguing new exhibit, “Samurai and the Culture of Japan’s Great Peace,” at New Haven’s Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History.

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BITS AND TIPS


Action, she said: TV holds potential for female directors

When writer-producer Marti Noxon, “Gone Girl” author Gillian Flynn and a studio executive met with a potential star for the upcoming TV adaptation of another Flynn novel, the actress was struck by something unusual.


Review: ‘Empire of Deception’ con man rivals Madoff, Ponzi

You’ve heard of Charles Ponzi, the swindler who gave big returns to early investors using money from subsequent clients. And you’ve heard of Bernie Madoff, imprisoned for one of the biggest Ponzi schemes in history.


Netflix said in talks to enter China with Jack Ma-backed Wasu

Netflix is in talks with a Chinese media company backed by Jack Ma and other possible partners as it seeks entry into the country’s $5.9 billion online video market, according to people familiar with the matter.


TLC pulls Duggar family series amid misconduct reports

TLC pulled the reality series “19 Kids and Counting” from its schedule on Friday, a move that follows reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar, stemming from when he was a juvenile.


Garde wraps Broadway series with 'Guys'

The Big League Productions' "Guys and Dolls" at the Garde was a finale in two ways: it was the last Garde Broadway show of the season, and it was the end of the tour.

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John Ledyard, globetrotting college drop-out

In 1783 John Ledyard dedicated a book about his travels to Governor Trumbull, Connecticut’s Revolutionary War statesman.

Could you Be the Match?

Did you ever think a swab of your cheek has the information needed to save someone else’s life?

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DEAR ABBY

Pause a moment to remember those who died for our country

DEAR ABBY: “Lest we forget” — these three simple, but very meaningful words are a reminder TO ALWAYS REMEMBER the sacrifices made for our freedom.

Girl’s constant messaging sends nanny on a guilt trip

DEAR ABBY: I was a full-time summer nanny for several years for the same family, now a preteen boy and girl.

Mother’s alcoholism poses serious threat to her baby

DEAR ABBY: I just realized I’m six weeks pregnant. I have always wanted to start a family and raise children with my fiance, but I have a big problem.

Being a good listener is the best way to be heard

DEAR ABBY: I am responding to “Tired of Talking to Myself” (Feb. 13), whose husband’s ears slam shut when she begins to speak.

Mom fears news of ex’s abuse will cause split with her son

DEAR ABBY: My daughter, “Meg,” was sexually abused at the age of 3 by her father 25 years ago.

Husband’s caring ministry doesn’t extend to his wife

DEAR ABBY: I have been married to the same man for 20 years. He likes having people around ALL the time, and because he is a minister, we often can’t avoid it.

Sister getting married opts out of all-inclusive affair

DEAR ABBY: My only sister, “Carolyn,” is getting married in two months. I’m ecstatic for her.

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Your stars - May 24

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