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In "Still Alice," Julianne Moore has each thing that defines her — to herself, to her family — devoured by early-onset Alzheimer's disease. It's a splendid performance, says critic Kenneth Turan.
When a season is lost, some teams will take it easy their last few games — or the last 82, if it's the Philadelphia 76ers — in hopes of securing a better draft pick. But not this NFL cellar-dweller.
After an officer pulled her over, an elderly woman on a road trip to see her ailing son accidentally backed into the cop's car. So police gave her a lift — to her son, four counties away.
The College Football Playoff committee announced that Ohio State took the final spot along with Alabama, Oregon and Florida State. Holly Anderson of Grantland.com joins Robert Siegel to talk about the aftermath.
Students, sexual assault activists and the legal profession react to the continuing fall-out from the Rolling Stone article of an alleged gang rape on the University of Virginia's campus. The magazine apologized for some faulty reporting.
Ten to 12 new cases are reported daily, primarily around the capital and outlying areas. On Monday, Liberia's president announced an initiative, Ebola Must Go, that focuses on getting communities more involved in anti-Ebola measures.