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Dodgers' Owners Divorce Could Cost $722 Mil

people.com | Lorenzo Benet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Forget the Los Angeles Dodgers' do-or-die battle on the diamond with the Phillies the real action is taking place behind the scenes, as Dodgers owner ...

Dead Folks, 2009: The Missed and the Not Missed

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Here's my own brief look at some of the more notable celebrity deaths of 2009. As always, they fall into two categories: "The Good Riddance List" and "The Folks We'll Miss List."

So You're Thinking of Converting From Anglican to Catholic

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

In converting to Catholicism, you are really just switching over your "files" (ideas/customs/most profound expressions of faith) to your "Mac" (Catholic) "hard drive" (brain/immortal soul).

Divorce, Dodgers Style

Vicki Iovine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vicki Iovine

Dodgers owner Frank McCourt must have savored like a sugarplum the sensation of firing his wife Jamie as CEO of the team's organization.Who hasn't ever wanted to fire their spouse?

Media Deaths 2009: Cronkite, Hewitt, Dunne, Novak, Safire, Mays, Harvey & More Remembered

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

2009 may go down as the year of celebrity deaths — in no small part due to Walter Cronkite, who passed away in July and whose September memorial was...

Frank McCourt, Dodger's Owner, Fires Wife Jamie

latimes.com | Bill Shaikin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Dodgers owner Frank McCourt has fired his estranged wife Jamie from her position as the team's chief executive, triggering what her attorney said woul...

Honoring Frank McCourt with a New School

Clara Hemphill | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Clara Hemphill

I always wanted a chance to help plan a perfect school, and now I'm getting my chance.

He Showed the World Through Teachers' Eyes: Thank You, Frank McCourt

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Brown

Occasionally, a teacher can cross over from the all-consuming teaching sphere to tell the tale to the masses. No one in recent memory did this more successfully than Frank McCourt.

The End of Literacy?

Bill Cunningham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Cunningham

Walter Cronkite and Frank McCourt taught us the power of words, simple and direct, and a story well told. Let us hope that their passing is not the end of such grace and literacy.

Tell The Truth: You're a Real Storyteller

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Richard Laermer

The success of Angela's Ashes taught us that the most popular stories that seem to resonate with readers and spur new and positive changes are often the true ones.

Walter Cronkite: What America Lost

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Madeleine M. Kunin

It may be difficult for people under the age of 40 to fathom what an imprint Walter Cronkite had on my generation. He has been called the most trusted man in America, and possibly he was.

What Frank McCourt Could Teach Joel Klein and Arne Duncan

Leonie Haimson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Leonie Haimson

He also went on at some length about how elected officials and top administrators never listen to teachers, but unfortunately by that time, all of those who had been there, including Joel Klein, had left the room.

Cronkite and McCourt: True to Their Craft

Carol Hoenig | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Hoenig

Pundits all praise Cronkite for his journalistic accomplishments, as though they are unattainable today. And maybe they are, thanks to the corporate-owned media.

Note to Dodgers and Manny's Agent: Get the Deal Done

Paula Duffy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paula Duffy

If the Dodgers are cash-strapped then just say it to help fans digest the reason why Ramirez might play elsewhere this season. We'll understand it but make no mistake... we won't like it.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Change

Ariane de Bonvoisin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ariane de Bonvoisin

Last night I was at a book party here in New York for Kerry Kennedy's new book, Being Catholic Now: Prominent Americans Talk About Change in the Churc...