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  • A small, but potent gesture in support of Tania Bruguera at the Hammer

    A small, but potent gesture in support of Tania Bruguera at the Hammer
    The crowd never grew beyond an estimated three dozen people. But the statements in support of Cuban artist Tania Bruguera — and freedom of expression in general — were strong. Over the course of 90 minutes Monday afternoon, artists, curators...
  • Newsmaker Q&A: Roy Ghosh, high school freshman working on cancer test

    Newsmaker Q&A: Roy Ghosh, high school freshman working on cancer test
    Parkland High School freshman Roy Ghosh, 14, is working with Lehigh University professor Yaling Liu on the development of a low-cost, easy-to-use cancer test that eventually could be sold over the counter for at-home use. Imagine something like a...
  • Gunter Grass dies at 87; Nobel-winning German novelist

    Günter Grass, a Nobel Prize-winning novelist who was an eloquent voice of moral outrage in postwar Germany but who stunned the nation with his 2006 admission that he had been a member of Hitler's Waffen SS, died Monday. He was 87. His death at a...
  • German Nobel laureate Guenter Grass dies at age 87

    German Nobel laureate Guenter Grass dies at age 87
    Guenter Grass, the Nobel-winning German writer who gave voice to the generation that came of age during the horrors of the Nazi era but later ran into controversy over his own World War II past and stance toward Israel, has died. He was 87. Matthias...
  • Iran nuclear deal worthy of Nobel Peace Prize

    Similar to the successful diplomatic steps President Kennedy took at the height of the Cold War to avoid World War III with Soviet Union, President Obama has taken a giant, successful diplomatic step toward a peaceful, yet effective and verifiable...
  • The persecuted Rohingya people of Burma are in a new peril -- at sea

    The persecuted Rohingya people of Burma are in a new peril -- at sea
    The plight of the Rohingya of Burma seems only to get more harrowing. A harshly persecuted and impoverished Muslim minority in a Buddhist majority country, they are stateless, deprived of rightful citizenship by the Burmese government, restricted in where...
  • Brady Appeals Suspension, And Patriots Come Out Swinging

    Brady Appeals Suspension, And Patriots Come Out Swinging
    The Patriots' Deflategate defense shifted into high gear Thursday. The NFL Players Association filed an appeal to contest quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension, and the team issued a long, almost line-by-line rebuttal to the Ted Wells report, which...
  • Patriots lawyer: 'Deflator' texts about weight loss, not footballs

    Patriots lawyer: 'Deflator' texts about weight loss, not footballs
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- A Patriots lawyer says the "deflator" nickname used by a ballboy and cited in the NFL's decision to suspend quarterback Tom Brady was about weight loss, not footballs. Team attorney Daniel Goldberg said Thursday the two Patriots...
  • The Biblioracle: A Nobel recommendation in full Blume

    The Biblioracle: A Nobel recommendation in full Blume
    The Nobel Prize in Literature isn't awarded until October, but it's never too early to start the speculating, and maybe even the lobbying. You see, I think it's high time for another American to win the award. The last U.S.-born recipient was Toni...
  • Spanish-language literary festival back in L.A. after year's hiatus

    Spanish-language literary festival back in L.A. after year's hiatus
    LéaLA, the largest Spanish-language literary festival in the United States, marks its return to Los Angeles this weekend after a year's hiatus. With more than 300 literary imprints represented and over 90 book events from May 15-17 at the Los Angeles...
  • Obama aides downplay expectations for summit with Arab leaders

     Obama aides downplay expectations for summit with Arab leaders
    President Obama's team is carefully ratcheting down expectations for his summit with Persian Gulf leaders Thursday as the three crown princes, two emirs and one deputy prime minister coming to the U.S. make it abundantly clear that they will not be neatly...