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  • The legacy of the 'Killing Fields,' 30 years later

    The legacy of the 'Killing Fields,' 30 years later
    "The Killing Fields" premiered 30 years ago as more than the first major film to explore the atrocities of Pol Pot's reign of terror in Cambodia in the 1970s. The film "changed my life," said actor Sam Waterston, who earned an Oscar nomination playing...
  • Ghosts of Germany's WWII past rise again in 'Generation War'

    Ghosts of Germany's WWII past rise again in 'Generation War'
    When plans for a Holocaust memorial in Berlin were announced years ago, German writer Martin Walser wondered how many monuments to shame his country would have to build. It was a telling sentiment for a nation that could not cleanse the past yet wanted...
  • Robert Pattinson, Adam Shankman, Beth Behrs pitch in at Go Go Gala

    Robert Pattinson, Adam Shankman, Beth Behrs pitch in at Go Go Gala
    The event: The Go Go Gala, benefiting the GO Campaign to improve the lives of orphans and children in need worldwide. The affair honored “local hero” Jane Ekayu for her work rehabilitating Uganda’s child soldiers and it celebrated the...
  • Coca-Cola steps up for Cambodian land-grab victims

    Many Southeast Asians and others around the world owe their thanks to the Coca-Cola Company. No, I'm not expressing gratitude for the sugary drinks that can help make people fat. But to make those drinks, Coke is one of the world's largest sugar...
  • Film Review: 'Beatocello's Umbrella'

    If documentaries were judged on the worthiness of their subjects, "Beatocello's Umbrella" -- about Beat Richner, the doctor/musician who plays the cello around the world to support the five state-of-the-art Cambodian children's hospitals he founded and...
  • 'The Hunt,' 'Grandmaster,' 'Great Beauty' make Oscar foreign shortlist

    'The Hunt,' 'Grandmaster,' 'Great Beauty' make Oscar foreign shortlist
    The Motion Picture Academy on Friday released the shortlist of nine foreign-language films that will pass to the next round of the race, and it contained the category's characteristic mix of favorites and surprises. While some of the films making the...
  • 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....
  • In RIDE/365, local cyclists 'STAND' for international relief [Towson]

    A small group of cyclists, primarily from Towson and Lutherville neighborhoods, is preparing for a grueling five-day, 365-mile journey across the state of Maryland to raise awareness and donations for the women and children in Cambodia and Malawi. The...
  • Same old, same old in Syria

    President Obama's on-and-off-again planned American attack on Syria is nothing new. Besides its five declared wars, America has a habit of intervening all over the world. Even apart from clandestine CIA operations, and even after the unhappy end of the...
  • Ex-Marine convicted of sex acts with young girls in Cambodia gets life

    Saying she was sending a message to any American who would consider traveling abroad to sexually exploit children, a federal judge on Friday sentenced a retired U.S. Marine captain convicted of having sex with young girls in Cambodia to life in prison....
  • Man gets 210 years in overseas molestations

    In 2008, several scared and hesitant young Cambodian girls stood before U.S. District Judge Dale Fischer to tell her what Michael Joseph Pepe had done to them. "Please don't allow this to happen again," one pleaded in a barely audible voice. "Thank...