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  • Free expression will survive latest assault

    Free expression  will survive  latest assault
    They are the freedoms that truly separate the Western world from the radicals who would do us harm. Freedom of the press. Freedom of religion. Freedom of speech, including the right to poke fun at political, cultural and yes, religious leaders, too....
  • Noah Feldman: Gunmen in Paris attack were old-style terrorists

    Noah Feldman: Gunmen in Paris attack were old-style terrorists
    Why were the offices of Charlie Hebdo targeted this morning in Paris? It's too soon to know for sure, but if it's correct that the gunmen told bystanders they were from al-Qaida in Yemen, as some newspapers are reporting, then a possible hypothesis...
  • Fitness model from Maryland struck and killed by train

    Fitness model from Maryland struck and killed by train
    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a Maryland native and fitness model featured on the cover of numerous magazines was killed after he was struck by a train in Southern California. Burbank Police Sgt. Scott Meadows says George Plitt Jr. and...
  • Patriots Discussion: Conservative Rush And A Big Bag Of Wind

    Patriots Discussion: Conservative Rush And A Big Bag Of Wind
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — There have been two pressing questions in the hours and days leading to the AFC Championship Game. 1. How many times will the Patriots run the ball against the Colts? 2. Who will be the first to open his mouth and erase any...
  • What is Charlie Hebdo?

    What is Charlie Hebdo?
    The French newspaper Charlie Hebdo's staple is to be provocative — poking fun at popes, presidents as well as the Prophet Muhammad. The satirical weekly has a history of drawing outrage across the Muslim world with crude cartoons of Islam's...
  • Ernie Banks graces Sports Illustrated cover in Midwest

    Ernie Banks graces Sports Illustrated cover in Midwest
    Sports Illustrated paid tribute to Ernie Banks by putting him a regional cover this week. While most of the country received a cover featuring the Seattle Seahawks secondary, readers in the Midwest will get a classic portrait of Mr. Cub. Chicago...
  • Charlie Hebdo victims were martyrs, but no saints

    Both the unifying power of social media and their tendency to oversimplify were on full display as word spread of the horrendous murders in Paris at the offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. The ghastly, workmanlike slaughter of cartoonists,...
  • Tony Verna, TV director who introduced instant replay, dies at 81

     Tony Verna, TV director who introduced instant replay, dies at 81
    It was the fourth quarter. Navy was beating Army, 21-7, on a grim early December day in Philadelphia. "You're going to do what?" announcer Lindsey Nelson asked between commercials of the college football game. What CBS director Tony Verna wanted to do...
  • Parisians flock to newsstands to buy new Charlie Hebdo issue

    People made reservations days in advance and lined up before dawn, and still scores were turned away as they attempted to buy the latest issue of Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday, a week after Islamist extremists launched a deadly assault on the satirical...
  • Al Martinez dies at 85; Times columnist chronicled Southern California life

    Al Martinez dies at 85; Times columnist chronicled Southern California life
    "It's the people I've written about who march through my memory like an army of shadows," Al Martinez wrote in 2009 in his final column for the Los Angeles Times. "They all mattered to me, the clowns and the victims, those who gave and those who took...."...
  • Talking with J. Robert Lennon about Okey-Panky

    Talking with J. Robert Lennon about Okey-Panky
    It’s a terrific idea: An online literary magazine, posting a short piece every Monday, like a bracer before you start your week. That’s the intent of Okey-Panky, which launched this week under the auspices of Electric Literature. Okey-Panky...