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  • The 'last meal': Part of death-row lore

    The 'last meal': Part of death-row lore
    On the last day of their lives, Florida murderers Clarence Hill and Angel Nieves Diaz asked for taco fixings. Tampa rapist Oba Chandler ate two salami sandwiches on white bread and half a peanut-butter-and-grape-jelly sandwich. Panhandle killer Arthur...
  • John J. Lynch dies at 77; former L.A. County tax assessor

    John J. Lynch dies at 77; former L.A. County tax assessor
    When attorney and Republican Party activist John J. Lynch ran for Los Angeles County tax assessor in 1986, he was shocked at the result — he won. "It was a surprise," said Lynch, and he wasn't the only one taken aback. Lynch, who had never run for...
  • Obama's unkept promises: a scorecard

    Obama's unkept promises: a scorecard
    In Barack Obama's first weeks in office, in a series of executive orders and public statements, the new president and former professor of constitutional law promised to make sweeping changes in the way government operated in a number of specific areas....
  • Carroll Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr.

    Carroll Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr.
    Retired Carroll County Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr., who during his years on the bench developed a reputation for being even-keeled and fair-minded to all sides and had the distinction of presiding over the longest murder trial in the history of...
  • Chris Christie documents reveal anger, chaos over bridge scandal

    Chris Christie documents reveal anger, chaos over bridge scandal
    A New Jersey lawmaker on Saturday said he intends to formally request Governor Chris Christie and his staff hand over more correspondence and documents related to the bridge scandal that has engulfed Christie, a rising star in the Republican Party....
  • A good day for Fordham University

    It's great news to know a fellow Fordham University graduate will be the 2014 Rose Parade grand marshal. Yep, Vin Scully, the perennial Dodger baseball team broadcaster, is right up there with Vince Lombardi, another Fordham University graduate, as are...
  • Russia accuses Greenpeace activists of piracy

    MOSCOW — Russia opened a criminal case Tuesday against Greenpeace activists, accusing them of piracy for attempting to stage a protest on an Arctic oil rig. A Greenpeace spokeswoman called the accusation "absurd." Russian border troops seized...
  • University presses: a view from the academy

    University presses: a view from the academy
    The front table in Hyde Park's Seminary Co-op Bookstore has been a must stop for book browsers for book lovers since the early 1970s. It is always brimming with more than 100 newly published scholarly works vying for readers' attention. Most of the titles...
  • PASSINGS: Mary Jean Pew; R.B Greaves

    Mary Jean Pew Head of Catholic college, aide to Jerry Brown Mary Jean Pew, 82, a former nun who taught history and government at Immaculate Heart College in Los Angeles then served as the school's acting president before it closed in 1980, died...
  • Jack Shea dies at 84; sitcom director, ex-Directors Guild chief

    Jack Shea dies at 84; sitcom director, ex-Directors Guild chief
    Jack Shea, a Hollywood veteran who directed popular sitcoms such as "The Jeffersons" and who, as president of the Directors Guild of America, forcefully argued for minority hiring and local production, has died. He was 84. Shea's death Sunday at a...
  • Lecture on “Becoming Human” at St. Stephen Orthodox Church

     
    Rev. John Behr, dean of St. Vladimir's Seminary at Fordham University, will lecture on “Becoming Human: Life in Christ according to Early Christian Teaching,” from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the Orthodox of St. Stephen, 1895...