| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:01 AM
The International Anti-War Cartoon Exhibit is gone from Gateway College’s art gallery, where it was displayed for just a week earlier this month. But the message endures.
It’s a simple message of peace that has fueled 18 years of...
| Jan 29, 2012
Jorge Montiel fled to his hometown near Pachuca, Mexico, after he was alleged to have raped and murdered a Georgia housewife in October 2010.
Federal agents tried to bring the international fugitive to justice, but something stood in the way: the cost....
| May 14, 2011
Vivian Myerson, a longtime peace activist and Los Angeles human relations commissioner who won an early legal victory against a controversial Los Angeles Police Department unit that spied on leftists, died Friday at her Hollywood home. She was 100.
| Mar 9, 2012
New Jersey's 1st black congressman
Rep. Donald Payne, 77, the first African American congressman elected to represent New Jersey and a former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, died Tuesday at a hospital in Livingston, N.J. He...
| Mar 5, 2012
Impersonator of George W. Bush
Steve Bridges, 48, a comic actor and impersonator who was best known for his mimicry of President George W. Bush and appeared alongside the chief executive at the 2006 White House Correspondents Assn. dinner,...
| Oct 25, 2011
Built huge Hare Krishna community in West Virginia
Swami Bhaktipada, 74, who built a massive farm community in West Virginia and a Palace of Gold that became the crown jewel of the U.S. Hare Krishna movement before scandals and criminal...
| Mar 17, 2011
Repurposed from the Jan. 20, 2011 edition of Education Today.
Did you know there is a Northwestern University in Qatar? A University of Chicago in Singapore? A National-Louis University in Poland?
American universities are exporting themselves to the...
| Nov 7, 2010
Little, Brown: 370 pp., $29.99
You think 21st century culture is celebrity-obsessed? Try Mediterranean society at the dawn of the first millennium, when politics were entirely personal, and rulers' romantic...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Election time is when societies open up. Different interest groups and constituencies debate multiple approaches to resolving economic problems, cultural clashes and conflicting agendas. But Egypt, ahead of next month's parliamentary vote, appears to be...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 4:34 AM
Two days into his India visit, Obama reaches the capital of New Delhi and gets a 21-gun salute, among other honors....
| Nov 22, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Producers and crew members of the reality TV series “The Biggest Loser” have settled a labor dispute, ending a high-profile strike that disrupted production of the NBC reality series. The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees reach...