| Apr 27, 2013
| 10:50 PM
The May TV schedule is filled with finales, but don't think you won't have anything to watch. The Bluths are back! Yes, on May 26 Netflix with offer up all 15 episodes of the new "Arrested Development" with all the sitcom's original cast intact. Can't...
| May 1, 2013
Regarding Dan Rodricks' commentary on drugs at the city detention center, don't opinion columnists belong on the op-ed page, not in the news section ("Scandal at jail another symptom of war on drugs," April 27)?
Mr. Rodricks blames a large share of...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:23 PM
With a straight face, the Maryland governor says the sex-and-drugs scandal at the Baltimore City Detention Center, including the alleged corruption of 13 corrections officers, is a "positive achievement." He claims his corrections secretary, Gary Maynard,...
| May 7, 2013
| 5:25 AM
A suspected Auschwitz concentration camp guard and former Chicago resident was arrested Monday in Germany, according to a Nazi-hunting group.
Prosecutors in Stuttgart did not name the 93-year-old man, but said he was arrested on "strong suspicion" of...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 5:11 PM
NEW YORK -- A scripted feature about life in Laos and documentaries about U.S. war crimes and a town in the grip of a debilitating drug addiction were among the big winners at the Tribeca Film Festival's jury prizes Thursday night.
"The Rocket," the...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Let me start with this: If not for the absurd war on drugs — by far, the nation's longest war — we would not have had so many killings on the streets of Baltimore over the years.
The United States leads the world in incarceration. Without the...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 5:16 PM
December is all about the holiday specials on TV, but you'll find other interesting viewing as well.
On Dec. 7 Sundance debuts "Restless," a gripping two-night miniseries about a former WW II spy. Nat Geo Wild kicks off its annual Big Cat Week Dec. 9...
| May 16, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Egypt’s first free presidential election is a week away. The 13 candidates -- those with name recognition and those whose mention draw puzzled expressions -- have been set loose upon the land with staffs and stickers, flags and banners, and sound...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:23 PM
The U.N. General Assembly voted Friday to condemn the Syrian government's latest attacks on its citizens, and criticized Security Council members for failing to take more decisive action to halt the civil war....
| Aug 16, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Gangs in City of Lancaster: Officials in Lancaster said Thursday that they are joining forces with LA County sheriff’s deputies to declare war on a local street gang they blame for a recent spike in crime in the High Desert region....
| Aug 15, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Syrian government forces and allied militias have waged a brutal campaign of murder, torture, rape and blanket attacks on Syrian civilians amounting to war crimes and crimes against humanity, a United Nations expert panel said....