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  • X-Men 50th anniversary: 50 images from the Marvel mutants’ evolution

     
    A correction has been added to this post. See below for details. The X-Men’s 50th anniversary arrives in the inimitable […]...
  • Columnist Vladimir Putin vs. a grandmaster

     
    Russian president Vladimir Putin has an op-ed about Syria in today's New York Times A Plea for Caution From Russia This prompted former world chess champion and chairman of the Human Rights Foundation Garry Kasparov to tweet: I hope Putin......
  • 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....
  • Man gets jail, probation for anti-gay hate crime attack

    Man gets jail, probation for anti-gay hate crime attack
    A Los Angeles man was convicted and sentenced to jail for making anti-gay slurs during a hate crime attack in which he repeatedly threatened a witness, authorities said Thursday. Mario Williams, 32, was sentenced to 60 days in jail and three years'...
  • Trayvon Martin: Did protesters miss Obama's point?

    Trayvon Martin: Did protesters miss Obama's point?
    UPDATED: President Barack Obama's comments about race and Trayvon Martin continued to reverberate on Sunday morning chat shows.  One point stood out in the discussions. Obama seemed to be lowering expectations about a Department of Justice investigation...
  • Former Guatemala dictator Rios Montt found guilty of genocide

    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...
  • 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,...