Roger Briggs

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How Ronny L. Jackson found his VA nomination rapidly imperiled

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Best of Montana in Summer: Scenic Drives and Flights

Travel<p>Get ready for a breathtaking ride across (and above) a lush landscape in Big Sky Country.<p><b>Drive to the Top of the World, Beartooth Highway (U.S. Highway 212)</b><p>Plenty of tourists drive the Beartooth Highway, a spectacularly scenic 68-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 212 beginning and ending in …

Arrivederci Rome: Venice Votes On Independence Referendum

World<p>ROME – While the referendum over Crimea’s secession from Ukraine continues to make headlines worldwide, a much lower-profile poll for independence is gaining momentum in Italy: the vote for the breakaway of Venice.<p>Residents of the northern Italian region of Veneto – Venice being its main city …

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President Obama Presents the Medal of Honor, October 15, 2013 (excerpt)

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'Gravity' Reviews From The Venice Film Festival: 'Nerve-Shredding,' 'Extraordinary'

Since the first trailer for Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" debuted in May, audience anticipation for the space-set two-hander has been tumbling through cyberspace with an untethered excitement. Judging from the early reviews of "Gravity" after its Venice Film Festival bow on Wednesday, interested …

Telluride Film Festival lineup includes 'Gravity,' 'Labor Day'

A man adrift at sea. A woman adrift in space. And a young girl all by herself in the desert.<p>If there's a theme at this weekend's Telluride Film Festival, it's that solo travel may have its benefits but also carries more than a few risks.<p>Colorado's<p>Labor Dayweekend festival — which is starting …

George Clooney and Sandra Bullock at the Venice Film Festival's Gravity premiere - in pictures

The stars of Alfonso Cuarón's Gravity helped open the 70th Venice film festival in style. George Clooney and Sandra Bullock arrived on the red carpet to promote their new thriller, which sees them play a pair of astronauts stranded in Earth's orbit

Alfonso Cuarón On His Spellbinding Sci-Fi Film ‘Gravity,’ Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney

Believe the hype. <i>Gravity</i>, the seventh movie from acclaimed Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón—and his first since <i>Children of Men</i>, back in ’06—is not …

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James Cameron Praises 'Gravity': Director Says Alfonso Cuaron Movie Is 'The Best Space Film Ever Done'

James Cameron knows a thing or two about visual effects, which might make his praise for Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" all the more resonant. Cuaron screened the space-centric movie for Cameron a few weeks ago, and now the "Titanic" director tells Variety that its technical effects are some of the …

Buzz Aldrin Reviews Space Suspense Film 'Gravity' - Unbound Worlds

The second man on the Moon, astronaut Buzz Aldrin, shared his thoughts on “Gravity”, the new suspense film starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock …

Where Do I Start With Paul McCartney?

After blowing everyone’s minds in the ’60s with monumental breakthroughs like <i>Sgt. Peppers’ Lonely Hearts Club Band</i> and “Hey Jude,” Paul McCartney …

Paul McCartney at 71: still here, there and everywhere

The road to Paul McCartney, if not long and winding, does involve a train ride to Hastings. Plenty of time to read his latest press release. And you need that time: it takes up four and a half sides of A4, and only one eight-line paragraph is about the Beatles.<p>It's too tiring to list all Sir Paul …

Review: Paul McCartney sounds revitalized in 'New'

Great, just what the world needs: more enthusiasm for something Beatles-related.<p>It's a little tiresome, after all, this relentless fawning. Seems like every fiscal quarter something else pops up: an anniversary, reissue,<p>Cirque du Soleilproduction, documentary, or surprising new solo album.<p>Can't we …

Paul McCartney: New – review

Like that of some of his illustrious contemporaries from the 1960s, Paul McCartney's new music needs to perform a move of such complexity that it would be more at home in yoga: looking forward, while looking back, while remaining relevant. It's decidedly difficult to pull off, this move, and <i>New</i>, …

"The Kingdom Has Already Come" - Iris DeMent - 10/12/2013