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  • Popular 'Rehab' singer Amy Winehouse found dead

    Popular 'Rehab' singer Amy Winehouse found dead
    Amy Winehouse, one of the most talented singers of her generation whose hit song "Rehab" summed up her struggles with addiction, died in London on Saturday. She was 27. The Grammy winner, famed for her black beehive hair, soulful voice and erratic...
  • Obama to Head to Copenhagen for Climate Talks

    Obama to Head to Copenhagen for Climate Talks
    President Obama will attend the international climate negotiations in Copenhagen next month, according to a senior administration official, a sign of the president's increasing confidence that the talks will yield a meaningful agreement to reduce...
  • Shakira, other Latin American stars sing for their cause -- ALAS

    Shakira, other Latin American stars sing for their cause -- ALAS
    MEXICO CITY -- Not so long ago, Latin American artists who spoke up for social causes often risked prison, exile or far worse. What a difference a generation makes. On Thursday, a phalanx of Spanish-speaking pop artists headed by Colombian superstar...
  • Jade Goody dies at 27; British reality TV star televised her battle with cancer

    Jade Goody dies at 27; British reality TV star televised her battle with cancer
    Jade Goody, a reality show star whose bad behavior before the cameras catapulted her to tabloid fame and whose public battle with cancer set off a media frenzy that continued to test the bounds of social decency in Britain, died Sunday. She was 27....
  • Harry Patch dies at 111; last British army veteran of World War I

    Harry Patch dies at 111; last British army veteran of World War I
    Harry Patch, Britain's last survivor of the trenches of World War I, was a reluctant soldier who became a powerful eyewitness to the horror of war and a symbol of a lost generation. Patch, who died Saturday at 111, was wounded in 1917 at the third battle...
  • 'To Heaven by Water' gets the British scene just right

    'To Heaven by Water' gets the British scene just right
    Justin Cartwright was born in South Africa in 1945, came to study at Oxford in the mid-1960s and has lived in England ever since. Like his previous novels, "To Heaven by Water" showcases his uncanny ability to get the British scene just right, combining...
  • Simon Rattle wins over the Berlin Phil and its fans

    Simon Rattle wins over the Berlin Phil and its fans
    In April 1989, the glamorously autocratic Herbert von Karajan resigned from his post as music director of the Berlin Philharmonic, the West German ensemble he had led for 35 years and made into the most brilliant orchestra the world had ever known. In...
  • Bhutto's killing decried around the world

    World leaders expressed outrage Thursday over the assassination of Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto and concern about the stability of the nuclear-armed nation. Leaders of countries that share borders with Pakistan also shared worries about...
  • Mugabe seems as ensconced as ever

    Mugabe seems as ensconced as ever
    The two stuffed lions flanked Robert Mugabe like a couple of eczema- ridden dogs, but the Zimbabwean president seemed delighted by the effect. "Are you afraid?" he taunted foreign journalists after his party's resounding victory in 2005 parliamentary...
  • U.S. will still pursue Iran sanctions

    The United States will forge ahead with a third sanctions resolution on Iran, U.S. officials said Tuesday, arguing that the American intelligence report made public this week showed that it was international pressure that caused Tehran to halt its nuclear...
  • Britain's blasphemy law no longer sacred

    A funny thing happened in November when Britain launched a righteous protest over Sudan's arrest of a British schoolteacher accused of insulting Islam by letting her students name a class teddy bear Muhammad. The Sudanese ambassador was summoned; Prime...