Betty Ford, the outspoken and much-admired wife of President Gerald R. Ford who overcame alcoholism and an addiction to pills and helped found one of the best-known rehabilitation centers in the nation, died Friday in Palm Springs, Calif. She was 93.
Also on Friday: For the last time, the engines of a space shuttle roared, the ground rumbled, and the shuttle Atlantis rose off the launching pad and disappeared into the clouds.
Over the weekend, 29-year-old James Hackemer, an Iraq war veteran, died after falling from the Ride of Steel roller coaster at Darien Lake Theme Park in Syracuse, New York.
For MUBI, our own Kurt Shulenberger lays out his crisis of faith, admitting to loving video games but not necessarily liking the fact that he does.
Michelle Bachmann compares gay marriage to Pearl Harbor.
News of the World closes shop.
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