| Feb 19, 2011
As the Berlin International Film Festival kicked off last week, the upheaval in Egypt was on everyone's lips here in the German capital. But it was the bitter aftermath of Iran's 2009 populist uprising that truly infused this year's Berlinale.
| Mar 3, 2011
| 11:36 AM
If Ice Cube's career is any indication, the life cycle of a rapper is highly unpredictable.
One day you're protesting police brutality, and 20 years later you're playing cute for the "Ramona and Beezus" set.
Still, his legacy as one of the pioneers of...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 6:54 PM
Two state agencies are locked in a battle over whether the names of registered gun owners should be made available to the public.
The Illinois State Police on Tuesday defended its policy of keeping the names of Firearm Owner’s Identification card...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 7:03 PM
The nanny checked on Madison Morr twice during her afternoon nap. The second time, Madison's skin was blue — her face was pressed against the bumper pad that lined the inside of her crib.
A medical examiner found the 5-month-old baby had...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 12:59 PM
Q. A Mormon leader recently made a speech, in which he claimed religious freedom in America is under assault from secularization and a growing gay rights movement.
In his speech, Elder Dallin H. Oaks warned of “an alarming trajectory of events...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 10:46 AM
The non-profit Yankee Institute Thursday posted state payroll information on its website, CTSunlight.org, showing that 1,126 state employees earned more than the governor's salary of $150,000 in 2010.
"This data is especially relevant now, when Gov....
| Mar 10, 2011
| 8:15 PM
Editor's note: This updated version changes a description of UC Irvine student Hadeer Soliman's demeanor.
IRVINE — It was like any other day at UC Irvine's Cross-Cultural Center, a hub where campus groups congregate for official events or just...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 11:30 PM
Recordings of Marni Yang, which were taped without her knowledge and were central to her conviction this week on murder charges, have been released by the Deerfield Police Department.
The recordings, released Wednesday in response to a Freedom of...
| Mar 20, 2011
For years, Chinese films shown in U.S. theaters have fallen into two distinct camps, both driven by largely white patrons: martial-arts movies for young men, such as Jet Li's "Hero," or critically acclaimed art-house fare, such as Kaige Chen's "Farewell...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
At the Lennox Home for the Mentally Insane, the patients are all surprisingly gorgeous and, in a bit of reality bending, required to perfect their own specific dance routines. While plotting her escape, Babydoll (Emily Browning)...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 2:41 PM
Chris Thomas is the executive director of the Cathedral of Hope in Dallas. Seeing this iPhone application for the first time has him very worried.
“I would be fearful of a young person being exposed to this,” says Thomas.
Some locals we...