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  • Holocaust survivor, 91, wins international long-distance race

    August 17, 2015 | 2:09 pm

    A 91-year-old Israeli Holocaust survivor won a world championship for senior runners of his age category in France.

    Semion Simkin, who is legally blind, became world champion on Monday in Lyon after running 10 kilometers, or 6.2 miles, in 1 hour, 20 minutes. His impaired vision...

  • Vision Quest

    March 20, 2013 | 7:54 am

    Laughing with a friend, a tall blonde visibly groped at her surroundings while ascending a flight of stairs at a posh Los Angeles eatery. Witnessing the awkward display, a fellow patron cast a disapproving glance and asked, “Liquid lunch?”

    Those icy words, uttered nearly 20 years...