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Stories with person: Meryl Streep
  • London Film Festival focuses on women; protests at premiere 
    Updated: Oct-07-15 2:45 pm

    LONDON - The London Film Festival opened Wednesday with "Suffragette," the story of British women who fought for the right to vote - a milestone on a journey to equality that many believe is still unfinished.

  • Irish playwright Brian Friel, famed for 'Lughnasa,' dies story has photos
    Updated: Oct-02-15 3:33 pm

    DUBLIN - Brian Friel distrusted the reliability of mere facts. Ireland's greatest playwright of his generation, who died Friday at the age of 86, spent much of his life trying to convey the deeper truths of our existence - of a world filled with compelling fictions constructed by people, families and whole nations.

  • Storm disaster declared on Greek 'Mamma Mia!' island 
    Updated: Sep-24-15 2:44 pm

    ATHENS, Greece - Authorities in Greece have declared a state of emergency following torrential rain on the island of Skopelos, where the 2008 movie "Mamma Mia!" was filmed.