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  • Arrests, tear gas in clashes with Occupy protesters

    Arrests, tear gas in clashes with Occupy protesters
    Authorities made a series of arrests at Occupy Wall Street protests in California and Georgia on Tuesday and Wednesday, with clashes in one city that involved tear gas being used on demonstrators. Police said they fired the tear gas on protesters in...
  • The Crowd: SCR kicks off Orange Coast social season

    The Crowd: SCR kicks off Orange Coast social season
    On Aug. 8, a celebration unfolded that marked the 49th anniversary of a most respected local cultural force. South Coast Repertory held its 34th annual gala celebrating exemplary theater for local audiences, often attracting national acclaim. Not to be...
  • Woman accused of abusing 8 week old baby

    Woman accused of abusing 8 week old baby
    State Police say an 8 week-old boy suffered fractured ribs and a broken leg at the hands of his mother. Amber Felts , 30, of Thompson Road, Delta, is charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and endangering the welfare of a child after her infant...
  • Carnett: Historical 'what if' can be fun for a moment

    Human beings exhibit a remarkable capacity for positing head-scratching "what ifs." What if I'd been born in County Cork instead of Orange County? What if I stood 6-foot-5 instead of 5-foot-6? (Actually, I'm 5 8½.) What if I had pipes like Pavarotti?...
  • Prospect Patrol, Miami-Dade, Week 2: Miami Columbus not ready to give up its turf

    All Miami Columbus players had heard all week was how they would finally lose to rival Belen Jesuit. Talk was centered how the defending 3A state runner-up would waltz over Christopher Columbus. Well, it didn't happen, and other than a 7-0 lead on a...
  • UFO report stirs believers, skeptics

    The story last week about an unscheduled flight over O'Hare International Airport generated a universe of opinions from near and very far out. A man in Aurora said he came home from work on the same day as the O'Hare sighting, looked skyward in his...
  • 'News From the Empire' by Fernando del Paso; translated from the Spanish by Alfonso González and Stella T. Clark

    News From the Empire A Novel Fernando del Paso, translated from the Spanish by Alfonso González and Stella T. Clark Dalkey Archive Press: 710 pp., $18.95 paper "What happens," writes the Mexican novelist Fernando del Paso, "when an author can't escape...
  • Presidents -- the good and the bad

    Presidents -- the good and the bad
    We tend to lionize or demonize our presidents. It would be tough to find many Abraham Lincoln detractors -- or, for that matter, many Warren G. Harding fans. But even our greatest heroes occasionally failed, and the worst presidents could boast of some...
  • Everything you wanted to know about presidential inaugurals

    The Inaugural Ceremony Inaugurations are organized by the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. All presidents must be sworn in, which involves taking the oath of the office. The oath is listed in Article II of the U.S. Constitution: "I...
  • Abolish the vice presidency

    Sarah Palin is the product of a design flaw -- the unintended consequence of the founders' decision to create the vice presidency. For two centuries, presidential nominees have used the office to balance the ticket by naming a running mate from a...
  • Hail to the chiefs, as played by . . .

    Hail to the chiefs, as played by . . .
    Americans usually celebrate the likes of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy on President's Day. But rarely are the less stellar commanders in chief ever mentioned, such as William Henry Harrison -- who caught a...