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Pressure is on for US women skaters

ADLER, Russia -- The last time the U.S. failed to medal in either the men's, women's or pairs figure skating competitions at an Olympic Games was 1936, when the Games were held in the Bavaria mountain resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and were ...

Literary wonders fill woman's world

"An Unnecessary Woman" by Rabih Alameddine; Grove Press (320 pages, $25)

Rabih Alameddine's beautiful new novel is ostensibly about an elderly woman living alone in her Beirut apartment. Once married but quickly divorced, Aaliya appears to be, ...