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  • Ron Sanchez, a different kind of owner, seeks first Triple Crown win with Social Inclusion

    Ron Sanchez, a different kind of owner, seeks first Triple Crown win with Social Inclusion
    Ron Sanchez's roots in horse racing go deep into his childhood in Caracas, Venezuela, where his maternal grandmother took him to the races every weekend at La Rinconada, the country's largest and oldest track. "I was five years old and we'd walk all the...
  • A futile war on drugs that wastes money and wrecks lives

    A futile war on drugs that wastes money and wrecks lives
    The war on drugs has been a $1tn failure. For more than four decades, governments around the world have pumped huge sums of money into ineffective and repressive anti-drug efforts. These have come at the expense of programmes that actually work such as...
  • Evidence of young universe's growth spurt is discovered

    Evidence of young universe's growth spurt is discovered
    Scientists staring at the faint afterglow from the universe's birth 13.8 billion years ago have discovered the first direct evidence for the theory of cosmic inflation — the mysterious and violent expansion after the big bang. The findings, made...
  • Montecito mansion from 'Scarface' priced at $35 million

    Montecito mansion from 'Scarface' priced at $35 million
    The Montecito mansion used as the backdrop in the memorable film “Scarface” is for sale at $35 million. Called El Fureidis, meaning “tropical paradise,” the estate was created in 1906 by world traveler James Waldron Gillespie,...
  • Emanuel reportedly gave Norway official a 'dressing down' over Obama Nobel award

    Emanuel reportedly gave Norway official a 'dressing down' over Obama Nobel award
    Then-presidential Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel gave Norway's U.S. ambassador "a dressing down" in 2009 after President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, according to Norway's former delegate to the United Nations. Morten Wetland, Norway's...
  • 1936 Nobel Peace Prize Medal to be sold in Baltimore

    1936 Nobel Peace Prize Medal to be sold in Baltimore
    What is just the second Nobel Peace Prize medal to be sold at auction will go under the gavel later this month at the Baltimore Convention Center. Lot #2029 at the Whitman Expo's spring auction of coins and collectibles will be the 1936 gold medal...
  • In a first for the Senate, the Dalai Lama gives the opening prayer

    In a first for the Senate, the Dalai Lama gives the opening prayer
    WASHINGTON--The Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, delivered the opening invocation in the U.S. Senate on Thursday, praying "to Buddha and all" and suggesting that purity of thought will guide humanity's actions. In his saffron robe,...
  • The Best Translated Book Awards announces fiction longlist

    The Best Translated Book Awards announces fiction longlist
    The finalists for the Best Translated Book Awards were announced Tuesday, featuring 25 works originally published in 16 languages -- none of them English. American publishing traditionally publishes a smaller percentage of works in translation than...
  • Talking Shop: Sales help fight Chinese gendercide

    Talking Shop: Sales help fight Chinese gendercide
    In 1989, Ling Chai joined friends and fellow students at Tiananmen Square for what she believed would be a peaceful protest. They gathered at the Beijing site to rally for political and social reform, better career prospects and a free media. But in...
  • Letters: Crumbs from trickle-down economics

    Re "Bring on supply-side economics," Opinion, March 23 To quote Ronald Reagan, "There you go again." Ideologues like Brad Schiller tout supply-side economics once again as a possible cure for our economic woes. Economists teach us about "supply and...
  • The plight of Myanmar's Rohingya

    Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma, has made substantial progress in the last few years, moving from military rule toward democracy, releasing political prisoners and freeing from house arrest Nobel Prize-winning democracy activist Aung San...