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  • Robert Rheault dies at 87; Green Beret commander accused of murder

    In 1969 Col. Robert Rheault landed a long-coveted assignment in Vietnam: commanding the Green Berets, the daring U.S. Special Forces group championed by President Kennedy and glorified by John Wayne. He had held the job for only three weeks, however,...
  • Kindness One: Motorcycle causes a heap of travel trouble in Vietnam

    Kindness One: Motorcycle causes a heap of travel trouble in Vietnam
    Everyone loves my big yellow motorcycle with a sidecar, the one I’m using in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe. Kids love it. Adults love it. Cambodian monkeys also love it. But there is one place where the love falls short. Since I left...
  • Kindness One: In Cambodia, a collision with evil

    Kindness One: In Cambodia, a collision with evil
    Sometimes, words aren’t enough to describe the emotions the seize you. That’s what happened to me in Cambodia. I left Los Angeles on Aug. 10 in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe on my trusty yellow motorcycle with the help of generous...
  • Elton John hits right notes in HIV and AIDS fight

    Elton John hits right notes in HIV and AIDS fight
    This past summer, in a small village outside of Phnom Penh, not far from the Mekong River, I met an 8-year-old boy named Basil. He couldn't stop laughing, playing, racing around the village like any boy his age. Visiting him meant something special to...
  • L.A. Latino International Film Festival returns after year's absence

    L.A. Latino International Film Festival returns after year's absence
    When the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival canceled its annual showcase last fall, some local cinephiles feared that its 15th edition in 2011 might've been its last. But the festival, one of the country's largest for Spanish- and...
  • Oscars 2014: Foreign language nominees include 'The Hunt,' 'Omar'

    Oscars 2014: Foreign language nominees include 'The Hunt,' 'Omar'
    In some ways, nothing speaks to the global impact of the Academy Awards quite like the international response to the nominations for best foreign language film. The five nominees in the category are Belgium’s “The Broken Circle Breakdown,&...
  • Oscar Notebook: Even in the obscure foreign language category, these two films are little known

    It's easy to feel a certain fatigue as awards season drags along, with even the most dedicated Oscar-ologists tiring of talking about the same boiled-down pool of a few films. So this may be just the time to turn to the lesser-known quarters of the...
  • Oscars 2014: Italy's 'The Great Beauty' wins foreign language film

    Oscars 2014: Italy's 'The Great Beauty' wins foreign language film
    Italy‘s “The Great Beauty”  won the Oscar for foreign Language film Sunday night. Directed by Paolo Sorrentino, “The Great Beauty” follows a writer, Jep Gambardella (Toni Servillo), who finds himself at an emotional...
  • For Cambodia, an Oscar nod means much more than box-office gold

     For Cambodia, an Oscar nod means much more than box-office gold
    Being nominated for an Oscar is always a big deal, lifting someone's career or a movie's fortunes at the box office. In Cambodia, an Oscar nomination is proving to be a big deal for an entire nation, crystallizing how important reviving the arts has...
  • H&M promises to pay textile workers 'living wage' by 2018

    H&M promises to pay textile workers 'living wage' by 2018
    Swedish clothing retailer H&M on Monday said it is developing a plan to ensure about 850,000 textile workers earn a "living wage" by 2018. Hennes & Mauritz, the world's second-largest clothing retailer, said it will begin its pay strategy with three...
  • For Pikesville-raised Becky Perlow, path around world winds upward to Mount Kilimanjaro

    For Pikesville-raised Becky Perlow, path around world winds upward to Mount Kilimanjaro
    For Becky Perlow, the next destination looms 19,341 feet above sea level. The goal? Reaching the top of Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro, located 3 degrees south of the equator and deemed by many the highest free-standing and "walkable" mountain in the world....