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  • 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...."...
  • Essence magazine to honor 7 cast members of 'Orange Is the New Black' at pre-Oscars event

    The black cast members of the hit series "Orange Is the New Black" will be honored by Essence magazine at its pre-Oscars luncheon next month. The magazine announced Wednesday that it will honor seven cast members including Uzo Aduba and Laverne Cox at...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION WASHINGTON House Republicans voted Wednesday to block President Barack Obama's immigration plans and end an existing program that has deferred deportation for 500,000 young immigrants called "dreamers." The 236-191 vote was seen as an aggressive...
  • Latest Charlie Hebdo a global best-seller, but new prophet cartoon draws Muslim criticism

    A week ago, Charlie Hebdo was a niche publication little known outside France, with a circulation of 60,000. On Wednesday the satirical newspaper's first issue since last week's deadly attack on its staff went on sale with an initial print run of 3...
  • 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...
  • Active Periodicals fined for telemarketing violations

    Active Periodicals fined for telemarketing violations
    A Deerfield Beach company has been fined $25,000 for not registering as a telemarketer and violating Mississippi's Do Not Call list. The Mississippi Public Service Commission voted to fine Active Periodicals for five counts of telemarketing violations...
  • Scott Maxwell vs. Buddy Dyer: Battle at Otronicon

    Scott Maxwell vs. Buddy Dyer: Battle at Otronicon
    Dear Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Scott Maxwell is going to destroy you at this year's Video Game Showdown at Otronicon. I know this because for a glorious 45-minutes, I watched our very own Orlando Sentinel columnist bust out dance moves that even Usher...
  • Charlie Hebdo explains its next cover: Muhammad with 'I am Charlie' sign

    The cover of Charlie Hebdo’s next issue, due out Wednesday, will have a cartoon of the prophet Muhammad crying and holding an “I am Charlie” sign under the headline “All is forgiven.” The image was published online Monday...
  • 'Je suis Charlie' and the people who are not Charlie

    '<i>Je suis Charlie</i>' and the people who are <i>not</i> Charlie
    On the streets of Paris and at the red carpet at the Golden Globes, and across the electronic boulevards of social media that crisscross the world, the words "Je suis Charlie" are everywhere. The phrase means "I am Charlie" in French. It's a Facebook-...
  • Iran condemns 'provocative' new Charlie Hebdo caricature of Prophet Muhammad

    Iran on Wednesday condemned the "provocative" publication of a new caricature of the Prophet Muhammad on the cover of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, calling it an insult to Islam. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham says the publication...