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  • France's obligation to Africa

    France's obligation to Africa
    For food, fashion and fast trains, few labels are more sought after, and rightly so, than "Made in France." But when it comes to the making and unmaking of empires, not so much. Take the case of the Central African Republic. Three weeks ago, as bloody...
  • Vallejo district recommends changing school's Apache mascot

    A Northern California school district is recommending that its main high school’s Apache mascot be changed. The Apache, adopted decades ago, has long been a sensitive issue for Vallejo High School, and altering it has been raised several times...
  • Controversial Apache mascot dropped by Northern California school

    Controversial Apache mascot dropped by Northern California school
    A Northern California school district on Wednesday decided to drop its controversial Apache mascot. The Apache, adopted decades ago, has long been a sensitive issue for Vallejo High School, and altering it has been raised several times over the years, ...
  • The season of excess begins

    The season of excess begins
    Some celebrate Christmas, some Hanukkah and some Kwanzaa, but to me the coming holiday time is potlatch season, and it's starting earlier every year. A potlatch was a festival of the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest during which the host...
  • In Theory: Should schools be a party to religious charities?

    Two schools have decided to pull out of a charity toy drive after being challenged by the American Humanist Assn. over separation of church and state issues. East Point Academy in West Columbia, S.C., and SkyView Academy in Highlands Ranch, Colo., have...
  • W.A. Sarmiento dies at 91; architect redesigned banks for modern era

    With their soaring pillars, immense bronze doors and dimly lit interiors, banks used to make small depositors feel even smaller – but at least they believed their money would be safe. By the 1950s, though, banks were eager for a friendlier image...
  • In Oklahoma City, re-imagined landmarks on the menu

    In Oklahoma City, re-imagined landmarks on the menu
    OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma traces its contemporary history to pioneers who populated the prairies. Now, new urban pioneers are repopulating the capital, Oklahoma City, as restaurateurs re-imagine landmark buildings and create new communities around...
  • Review: 'The Roving Party' by Rohan Wilson

    Review: 'The Roving Party' by Rohan Wilson
    The European discovery of Tasmania, that vast island about 150 miles off the coast of southern Australia, came relatively late. Abel Tasman, captain of a Dutch crew, who discovered the island, named it Van Diemen's Land for his patron, Anthony van Diemen....
  • Apps to keep the kids happy

    Apps to keep the kids happy
    In a car full of kids, electronics provide a welcome distraction for those not behind the wheel. They also can reduce clutter in the car. A technology-induced silence doesn't have to be a stupor, said Sue Thotz, a Chicago program manager with Common...
  • Review: Alfredo Ramos Martínez, champion of ordinary people, revisited

    Alfredo Ramos Martínez was a few weeks shy of 58 when he packed up his studio and, with his wife and daughter, moved from Mexico City to Los Angeles in 1929. He arrived just in time for the epic collapse of the economy. Not surprisingly, the Great...
  • Run! Cheetah Hunt open at Busch Gardens

    Run! Cheetah Hunt open at Busch Gardens
    The newest roller coaster in Florida isn't a ferocious, man-eating tiger — but it's no pussycat either. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's Cheetah Hunt, which debuted last week, carries some of its namesake's qualities in the form of speedy bursts and...