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  • Pets are making a slow comeback in Rwanda

    RWANDA, AFRICA -- In September, we flew into the capital city of Kigali before heading out to the Virunga Mountains to see mountain gorillas. Instantly, it was apparent how much rebuilding and growth has occurred since the Rwandan genocide of 1994, when...
  • X-Men 50th anniversary: Five artists who defined Marvel’s mutant team

     
    When “The X-Men” debuted 50 years ago, it was part of a wave of Marvel Comics spearheaded by writer/editor Stan […]...
  • Cummings calls for AIG's Benmosche to step down over comments

    Cummings calls for AIG's Benmosche to step down over comments
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, called for the head of AIG to resign over comments he made comparing outrage over executive bonuses to lynchings that took place...
  • Of banker bonuses and public lynchings

    Of banker bonuses and public lynchings
    One can scarcely blame an appropriately-outraged Rep. Elijah E. Cummings for calling on AIG's Robert Benmosche to step down after the CEO compared the public criticism of the generous bonuses given top finance industry executives to lynchings in the...
  • Sri Lanka president uses his time in U.N. spotlight to lash out

    UNITED NATIONS — From Moammar Kadafi's baffling fantasies to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's room-emptying rants, almost every confab of world leaders at the annual United Nations General Assembly includes speeches that make people squirm in their chairs....
  • War crimes court restores genocide charge against Karadzic

    War crimes court restores genocide charge against Karadzic
    The U.N. war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia reinstated a charge of genocide against wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on Thursday, reversing a trial court’s ruling that prosecutors hadn't made a convincing case that the Serb...
  • Murky historical background for 1881 love story

    Murky historical background for 1881 love story
    Caught in a twilight realm among historical drama, melodrama and magic realism, playwright Reginald Edmund's “Southbridge” doesn't quite provide a structure sturdy enough to hold all its narrative weightiness. But the world-premiere staging by...
  • Former Guatemala dictator Rios Montt found guilty of genocide

     MEXICO CITY -- Efrain Rios Montt, the former Guatemalan military dictator who ruled his country during one of the bloodiest phases of its civil war, was found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity Friday for the systematic massacre and...
  • Evergreen Park grave site vandalized for sixth time, police say

    Evergreen Park grave site vandalized for sixth time, police say
    Hassan Mustafa Hassan Abdallah is one of hundreds of Muslims buried alongside people of other faiths in Evergreen Cemetery. But Abdallah's grave is the only one that has been repeatedly targeted by vandals, and neither police nor his family know why....
  • Prosecutors: Tinley Park man charged with hate crime in attack on black worker

    Prosecutors: Tinley Park man charged with hate crime in attack on black worker
    A Tinley Park man was charged with a felony hate crime for allegedly attacking a man who had been hired by a bank to maintain a neighbor’s foreclosed home Sunday. Joseph Berndt, 47, allegedly shouted racial slurs at the 51-year-old African-American...
  • Three charged with hate crime in St. Charles

    Three charged with hate crime in St. Charles
    Three St. Charles residents have been charged with a hate crime in connection with a violent attack on a group of people while taunting two men in the group for being gay. Stephan C. Bolt, 31, of the 4N800 block of East Mary Lane; Christopher M. Miner,...