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  • Redford to college graduates: World needs you; be fearless story has photos
    Updated: May-24-15 9:20 pm

    WATERVILLE, Maine - Two-time Academy Award winner Robert Redford is encouraging college graduates to be fearless in a world of challenges and to become collaborators with others and the environment to overcome life's daunting difficulties.

  • Illness memoir 'The Iceberg' wins Wellcome Book Prize 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 2:49 pm

    LONDON - British artist and writer Marion Coutts won the medically themed Wellcome Trust Book Prize on Wednesday with "The Iceberg," a memoir of her husband's life with, and death from, a brain tumor.