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  • Slavery still haunts Africa, where millions remain captive

    Slavery still haunts Africa, where millions remain captive
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- African countries dominate a new global index on slavery, with 38 of the 50 nations where the scourge is at its worst found on the continent. The Global Slavery Index, released Thursday, estimated that nearly 30 million...
  • My acting debut

     
    That's me in the spotlight, reading the part of "Samantha's Parent" for Friday night's performance of "Shadow Town" at Chicago's Her Story Theater. A new person reads the part for each night of the production, which runs through Nov. 17,......
  • Amy Tan on 'The Valley of Amazement'

    Amy Tan on 'The Valley of Amazement'
    Since her hugely popular fictional debut, “The Joy Luck Club” (1989), Amy Tan has devoted her career to telling the stories of Chinese and Chinese-American women — in particular mothers and daughters — in novels that include...
  • Councilman from sister city in Japan opposed to comfort women memorial

    Councilman from sister city in Japan opposed to comfort women memorial
    A councilman from Glendale's sister city in Japan tried to convince city officials to remove a statue in Central Park honoring women forced into prostitution during World War II by the Japanese Army in a closed-door meeting at City Hall Friday. His plea...
  • Ohio man sentenced in Balto. Co. human trafficking case

    Ohio man sentenced in Balto. Co. human trafficking case
    A Cleveland man was sentenced Monday in Baltimore County to 20 years in prison for pimping women from Ohio over the Internet, according to the state's attorney's office. Prosecutors said Bennie Veasey, 32, lured a 19-year-old woman to Towson, where he...
  • Review: 'Masters of Sex' explores the science of sex

     Review: 'Masters of Sex' explores the science of sex
    "Masters of Sex," which premieres Sunday on Showtime, takes as its subject Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the authors of "Human Sexual Response," "Human Sexual Inadequacy" and other medical potboilers of the 20th century. Without making any...
  • Undercover prostitution sting nets five arrests in Glendale

    Five men were cited and released Thursday during an undercover prostitution sting in Glendale, police said. Few details about the sting were released, but it occurred between noon and 4 p.m. at two locations — one on Colorado Street and another...
  • Community Leaders, Police Tackle Sex Trafficking Problem in Alaska

    Community Leaders, Police Tackle Sex Trafficking Problem in Alaska
    Keyana Marshall's story is similar to many other victims of sex trafficking.  At the age of 15 she babysat for a woman who turned out to be a madam, and that's when she says the trouble began. "She had me answering her business line, she owned a business...
  • Planners to tackle 'problem' motels

    The Costa Mesa Planning Commission will begin examining a series of measures Monday aimed at addressing problematic motels in the city. The five-member commission won't take any specific action during its 6 p.m. meeting at City Hall but will receive a...
  • 'Kinky Boots' wins big on Tony Night

    "IT IS a hopeless endeavor to attract people to the theater unless they can first be brought to believe they'll never get in." -- Charles Dickens EVEN IF you didn't see or didn't like "Kinky Boots" the fabulous show that won best musical at the Tony...
  • Hidden in plain sight

    A Sun investigative report Sunday detailing the efforts of federal, state and local law-enforcement agencies to shut down an alleged prostitution ring operating out of an unremarkable building on East Joppa Road in Towson may have prompted many readers to...