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  • Mariano Rivera stands alone: See the touching All-Star tribute to a living legend

    Quiet, reserved and understated during nearly a quarter-century in a sport that took him from Panama to the pantheon of pinstriped pitchers, Rivera was being honored with that rarest of baseball tributes — a solo bow.


  • Neil Diamond sings "Sweet Caroline" in the eighth inning of a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park in Boston on Saturday, April 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Neil Diamond: Singer donating 'Caroline' sales to Boston bombing victims

    Singer Neil Diamond is donating this week's sales from "Sweet Caroline" after the tune became a source of comfort following the explosions at the Boston Marathon.


  • Kiss is an act that has defined the rock genre, yet the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has not found a place for the band that has the third-highest total of platinum albums in rock history. Selective "open-mindedness" - or maybe mission creep - however, has let in blue-state favorites such as Madonna and the Beastie Boys. (Associated Press)

    Rock hall of fame snubs red-state favorites

    Ever get the feeling that the open-minded voters for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are welcoming to every genre, subgenre and hybrid of popular and vernacular music — except rock?


  • Ma, Diamond, Streep receive Kennedy Center Honors

    Meryl Streep received her next film assignment over the weekend from a friend _ to play the role of Hillary Rodham Clinton in a future film _ as Streep and four others were saluted with the Kennedy Center Honors.


  • Obama gets laughs at Kennedy Center Honors

    President Barack Obama in lauding the actors, musicians and others receiving Kennedy Center Honors Sunday night, also was looking for advice.


  • Clinton flies home to fete Kennedy Center honorees

    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton joined in celebrating the nation's top artists receiving the Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday while home for less than 36 hours between diplomatic travels.


  • Ma, Diamond, Streep receive Kennedy Center Honors

    Meryl Streep may have gotten her next film assignment, Neil Diamond thanked the namesake of his famous tune "Sweet Caroline," and a tux-clad Elmo honored his friend, Yo-Yo Ma. They were among several luminaries from Broadway, jazz and classical music to receive the Kennedy Center Honors Sunday night for their influence on American culture through the arts.


  • Neil Diamond (Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times)

    The Kennedy Center Dis-Honors

    A wise man — possibly the Apostle Paul, probably Osgood Fielding III from "Some Like It Hot" — once noted, "Nobody's perfect." In the cases of Neil Diamond, Meryl Streep and the rest of this year's Kennedy Center honorees, that maxim is worth remembering. Otherwise, their formidably accomplished, mostly spotless resumes would be unbearable. With that in mind, we present our first-ever Kennedy Center Dis-Honors, kidding only because we love.


  • Diamond to perform on SD float at Macy's parade

    Singer and songwriter Neil Diamond is to perform on South Dakota's float in this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York.


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