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  • Haiti Did the Right Thing Bringing Charges Against Jean-Claude 'Baby Doc' Duvalier

    Baby Doc may see justice, but what about Dick Cheney? One of the most far-reaching stories in the world is unfolding under our collective nose, and we can’t seem to see it. Maybe that’s due to the fact that it’s happening in Haiti, a...
  • The God Squad: We're not privy to mysteries of heaven

    I get a huge number of questions about heaven, and even though I keep reminding readers that I'm in sales, not management, the queries keep coming: Q: Raised in a religious atmosphere, I was led to believe that when we reach heaven, we'll experience...
  • Stark reminder of human cruelty

    Stark reminder of human cruelty
    Editor's note: This corrects the caption of the photo of David C. Henley in front of Tuol Sleng Prison. Editor's note: The following article is a first-person account of a visit to the former Tuol Sleng Prison in Cambodia by David C. Henley, a Newport...
  • The God Squad: Who goes to hell?

    Q: Yesterday, my little grandson told me he was terrified of going to hell. For a moment, I didn't know how to reassure him. Then, I told him he shouldn't worry because very few people are going to hell. Most people who do bad things are actually going to...
  • Story on Krikorian comments was unfair

    I was very disappointed to see the Glendale News-Press use an unknown, anonymous attack from the Internet to widely circulate a smear of Assembly candidate Greg Krikorian (“Rally comments cause a stir,” May 13). Do you really think it was fair...
  • Closure and the death of bin Laden

    Q Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks that killed almost 3,000 people, was killed last week by U.S. Special Forces at a compound in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad. He was shot to death in the raid and then buried at sea. President...
  • Joel Brinkley: UN Human Rights Council is irredeemable

    Joel Brinkley: UN Human Rights Council is irredeemable
    You should probably sit down before you read this. Syria has put its name up for membership on the United Nations Human Rights Council, and it will most likely win a seat. Yes, Syria, the state that has slaughtered close to 15,000 of its own people over...
  • Guest Column: A reminder of indifference, weakness

    As Glendale and other cities throughout the world schedule the commemoration of the Armenian Genocide by the Ottoman Turks nearly 100 years ago, we are often asked why? Why the inhumanity? We are getting closer to the answer. Unlike the sporadic...
  • Ghost Train to the Eastern Star: On the Tracks of the Great Railway Bazaar, by Paul Theroux

    Traveling alone through Turkey in the hot, overcrowded "Van Golu" Express on his way to Iran in the early 1970s, Paul Theroux painted an indelible picture of the "hippies" loitering in the train's corridors, vagabonds from the privileged first world...
  • White hot in his world

    White hot in his world
    IT'S the dress of the spring season: Look No. 2 from Phillip Lim's runway show. White dresses were everywhere during the collections last September, but this one — a simple T-shirt style with clusters of hand-sculpted rosettes, a bargain at $510 &#...
  • Dith Pran, 65; helped reveal 'Killing Fields'

    Dith Pran, 65; helped reveal 'Killing Fields'
    One day during the rise of the Khmer Rouge regime in the mid-1970s, American journalist Sydney Schanberg asked his Cambodian assistant, Dith Pran, a gnawing question. How would Dith respond to the American diplomat in Phnom Penh who had been publicly...