| Jul 29, 2011
As papal nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Pietro Sambi had the formidable job of representing the Vatican at a time of challenge and scandal in the Roman Catholic Church, as well as escorting Pope Benedict XVI on his 2008 American visit. By...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 6:14 PM
Despite a recent souring of U.S.-Pakistan relations, a new trade development promises to sweeten things up.
The first-ever shipment of Pakistani mangoes to the U.S. touched down at O’Hare International Airport last week, the fruits of what...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 8:23 PM
Alonzo Mourning, a 2000 Olympic gold medalist, seven time NBA All-Star and a member of the 2006 NBA champion Miami Heat, and five athletes from the peninsula Terry Kirby, Lisa Rice, Chris Slade, Ron Springs, and Walt "Fuzzy" Ward headline the list of...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 5:26 PM
Thinking backon his efforts as an ambassador of baseball, Cal Ripken Jr. recalled howthe teens he worked with in Nicaragua were so excited it was impossible to corral them into groups, while the kids in China were so reserved it was hard to get them out...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 9:51 PM
PARIS -- You can't have music without rests, and musicians without rests don't sound so great either, so after six straight nights of concerts, the members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra finally got a day off to set out on various quests.
| Aug 13, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Mathilde B. "Mimi" Lee, who as the wife of Lt. Gov. Blair Lee III eschewed the political pomp and circumstance of Annapolis for the fields and woods where she could hike, canoe and swim, died Tuesday of congestive heart failure at Laurel Regional...
| Aug 16, 2011
SANTA ANA — The jury trial of the college students accused of disrupting a public speech at UC Irvine has been continued to Aug. 29.
Their trial for the misdemeanor charges was set to start Monday, but both the Orange County district attorney's...
| Aug 23, 2011
John R. Hubbard, a historian and former U.S. ambassador to India who was president of USC in the 1970s, died Sunday at his Rancho Mirage home after a long illness, the university announced. The broad-shouldered and outspoken Texas native, widely known...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 2:32 PM
Anthony K. Konstant, a civil rights advocate and restaurateur who led the way in desegregating restaurants on U.S. 40 in northeast Maryland and later owned the landmark Williamsburg Inn in White Marsh for many years, died Friday of heart failure at Oak...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 11:19 PM
SANTA ANA — Prosecutors and defense attorneys both argued free-speech rights Wednesday during opening statements of the criminal trial against 10 Muslim college students accused of plotting to disrupt a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the United...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 10:27 PM
SANTA ANA — UC Irvine's police chief was the first called to the witness stand in Thursday's Irvine 11 jury trial, whose defendants are accused of disrupting a speech last year by the Israeli ambassador to the United States.
Chief Paul Henisey...