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Laurie Metcalf Was Hiding in Plain Sight

A unicorn, a monster, a phoenix, a machine, a heavyweight fighter, an astronaut, a superhero, a thoroughbred, a home-run hitter, a waitress juggling “16 entrees, 42 starters, 16 desserts,” a jazz virtuoso, LeBron James, Magellan, Snuffleupagus. The actress Laurie Metcalf has been compared to all of …

What Ever Happened To Brendan Fraser?

GQ’s Zach Baron reports on the stupendous rise and surprising disappearance of the once ubiquitous movie star.<p><b>Brendan Fraser</b> wants me to meet his horse. “I got this horse because it's a big horse,” he says, standing in a barn in Bedford, New York. He removes a green bandanna from his pocket and …

Danny Boyle

See Inside the Worst Opioid Addiction Crisis in U.S. History | Time

A star reborn: Mirai Nagasu reclaims her Olympic story

<i>This story appears in GOLD RUSH: powered by espnW, a special collaboration with ESPN The Magazine for its Feb. 19 issue. Subscribe today!</i><p>Mirai Nagasu …

Mother's nightmare at Mexico resort: 'There is more to this deeper, darker story than we know'

MILWAUKEE — She didn’t walk out.<p>That much Karen Newton knows about the night her 22-year-old daughter went missing from their room at a luxury resort in Mexico’s alluring Riviera Maya.<p>She <i>couldn’t</i> walk. She could barely stand. It was 1:30 a.m. when her daughter had come back to the room from the …

Mexico

'Only' Planet: tips for travelling with your solo child

Travelling with children can be an enormously rewarding experience – opening up your kids to new experiences is crucial for personal growth, after all – but of course it’s not without its challenges.<p>It can be even more challenging for parents with only one kid. All relationships are put to the test …

Kids

FIFA corruption probe targets 'World Cup of fraud,' IRS chief says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Allegations of corruption at FIFA are nothing new to those who follow international soccer. But what was surprising to some Wednesday was the sense that someone was finally doing something about them.<p>The U.S. Justice Department unsealed a 47-count indictment in federal court in Brooklyn …

Corruption

MH370: Families of China victims arrive in Malaysia - Nation

SEPANG: Several Chinese family members of passengers on board the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370 have arrived in Malaysia, seeking …