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Larry Anderson, left, and Kamal Ani-Bello, both Miami Northwestern Senior High School students who acted in the movie "Moonlight," speak during a Feb. 27 interview in Miami. Director Barry Jenkins “came from the same grounds I came from, from the same city,” said Anderson.<br>Wilfredo Lee/AP

Oscar-winning ‘Moonlight’ shines on Miami’s Liberty City

Oscar-winning film “Moonlight” presents a view of Miami that never shows up in a tourism video. Far from the sun and glamour of South Beach or the artists and hipsters of Wynwood, it shows predominantly black communities, truly known by few outside the people who live there.



Thirty years after winning her Oscar, Marlee Matlin remains a champion for disabled actors

When Marlee Matlin was a teenager, she didn’t care about the Academy Awards. She never watched the ceremony, opting for Miss America or reading Tiger Beat magazine.


It’s not just you — breakups in your 30s are uniquely hard

This breakup felt different. Neil and his girlfriend were considering making big life changes for each other — him moving from Chicago to New York, for one. So when the relationship fell apart and he found himself single at 30, it felt heavier than similar previous splits.

Achoo! The distance germs can travel is nothing to sneeze at

We all do it. Some of us do it quite loudly. Others do it not once, but several times in a row. Sneezes are everywhere these days, during this, the height of cold and flu season. The chorus of achoos in offices, on buses and in homes often sends bystanders scrambling to get out of the line of germ-spreading fire.


Oscars made strides, but Octavia Spencer wants more growth

Even though Octavia Spencer is pleased with the record number of blacks nominated for acting Oscars this year, she’s still disappointed by the lack of recognition for other people of color.



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Alom Dee brings spicy Thai fare to Landstuhl

Alom Dee, a Thai restaurant and sushi bar, doesn’t look like much from the outside. Or the inside. Good thing the bare interior and worn wooden tables of the cafe in Landstuhl, Germany, aren’t on the menu. Just about everything else is, though. The expansive menu is the size of a small book.


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Fat Tuesday now just a painful memory

By now, two months into 2017, most people have given up on their New Year’s resolutions to lose weight. I’ll admit it, I give up every year around this time, and the chronic pattern of lose-gain-guilt-lose-gain-guilt repeats itself in perpetuity.