Russia’s President Fires The Mayor Of Moscow
Yuri Luzhkov ruled the capital city for 18 years — many say with an iron fist. But the 74-year-old mayor had come under fire in national media in recent weeks following some apparent criticism of President Dmitry Medvedev.
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Ken Burns pitches into the ‘Tenth Inning’
The documentarian follows his epic 1994 series ‘Baseball’ with a project about the game since the early 1990s, including the strike and steroid scandals. Ken Burns stands behind home plate at Dodger Stadium, unsuccessfully trying to corral his preternatural boyish grin. He plucks at the webbing of his Kirby Puckett-endorsed mitt before strolling to the pitcher’s mound.
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Troubles of US education system get big screen close up; documentaries feature NYC kids
Associated Press – September 24, 2010 10:05 AM ET The troubles of the U.S. education system are getting a big screen close-up. Four education documentaries are slated for release by the…
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