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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Memories of a long brotherhood tempered in common struggle
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Jack
Sen. John McCain and his daughter Meghan, 29, may differ on some issues politically, but on one point they agree: They can be a pain in the butt.
Tom Brady looks just fine. His fans and teammates are relieved.
The New England Patriots quarterback is taking part in the third day of joint practices with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It isn't known if he'll play Friday night when the teams meet in an exhibition game.
Drummer Lee Rigby of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, and the dad of a toddler son, was identified Friday by the Ministry of Defence as the victim in the horrific machete attack in the Woolwich neighborhood of London.
These are frantic days for the man the Manhattan tabloids call the Soda Jerk. Michael R. Bloomberg, the mayor of New York, is reviewing his troops, readying the SWAT teams for his campaign to beat back the crime wave sweeping over Gotham.
Is the title of the latest installment on the aging "Die Hard" franchise a wry comment on romantic entanglements?
Despite threatening skies, the Mardi Gras party carried on as thousands of costumed revelers cheered glitzy floats with make-believe monarchs in an all-out bash before Lent. In the French Quarter, as usual, Fat Tuesday played out with all its flesh and raunchiness.
It ended another lifetime after it began, with the Baltimore Ravens gladly surrendering two points that meant nothing except to some lucky bettors in Vegas. One brother patted the other on the cheek and, just like that, the strangest Super Bowl you will ever see was finally over.
The last completed book we are likely to get from Maurice Sendak remembers a man he often insisted was the real genius of the family, his brother Jack.
It sounded as if John Harbaugh was happy his Ravens nearly blew a three-touchdown lead in the Super Bowl.
The Harbaugh family sure knows how to throw a Super party.
Kevin Tsujihara was named the next chief executive of the Warner Bros. studio, one of the oldest and the largest producers of TV shows and movies in Hollywood. He'll take over from Barry Meyer on March 1.
Let's forget for a moment the fact that the men who coach the Super Bowl participants are brothers.
The craggy lines in his face cut a little deeper. That trademark hitch in his step is a bit more pronounced.
In art as well as in life, watching someone lose their mind is an excruciating thing _ even more so when that person is still physically vigorous, full of verve, full of humor. One can think only about what might have been.
His thoughts, The Daily Mail reported: "I'm proud of you and Jack and Jimmy and Bridget and that doesn't mean that all of you are not a giant pain the [expletive] from time to time," he said, to his daughter.
"I like it, because it's crunchy," said Jack.