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President Obama toured the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Monday and called it a reminder that nations too often do not do enough to prevent atrocities, even as his host challenged him to do more about the killing of civilians in Syria and the threat posed by Iran.
I'm of two minds about "In Darkness," a film about a Polish sewer worker who shelters a group of Jews from the Lvov ghetto during the last days of the Nazi occupation in 1943. Based on a 1991 nonfiction book by Robert Marshall, the film — an Oscar nominee for best foreign film — places its emphasis on a sliver of feel-good anecdote that threatens to diminish the larger history it taps.
Bil Keane, the cartoonist whose "Family Circus" mixed humor with traditional family values, entertaining readers for a half-century, died Tuesday. He was 89.
On a night he was honored for his way with words, Keith Richards was clearly winging it.
In 24 hours, Republicans descend on Florida en masse for a grand old party for the Grand Old Party. On Thursday, the mighty eight presidential hopefuls meet once again for another debate, this one hosted by Fox News and the Florida Republican Party, staged in Orlando. That's just the opening act, though.
The Black Cat arrived in the District shortly after President Clinton started his first term, and stuck around long after he left the White House. As far as D.C. venues go, you could say it's unimpeachable - and tough. The club was founded with cash from Dave Grohl, who was between Nirvana and the Foo Fighters, and now opens its door every night to a different U Street than the one of 1993, when the best parts of the corridor were but low-rent shadows of a Jazz Age past. The Black Cat stuck it out though, moving only once - down the block.
Winners of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize's lifetime achievement award, renamed this year for the late ambassador Richard Holbrooke:
An award celebrating the power of literature to promote peace has been renamed in honor of the late Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, and author Barbara Kingsolver will be this year's recipient.
Congratulations, Eckhart Tolle. You topped the list of the Oprah Winfrey book club's biggest sellers of the past decade.