| May 11, 2015
| 4:00 AM
The Stand comedy club is not an obvious place for a revolution.
On weekend nights, people pack the charmingly grungy venue to tilt back drinks and take in the expected observations about work and relationship foibles. Signs promote upcoming gigs like...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Parliament House, a gay resort and entertainment complex, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday citing $15.5 million in debt.
The 4.5-acre complex defaulted on loans during the recession in 2009 and has been locked into a foreclosure and refinancing...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The morning after Scotland's referendum on independence, British Prime Minister David Cameron stood in front of his Downing Street residence and made a decisive statement.
"We have heard the voice of Scotland and now the millions of voices of England...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Jordan’s Parliament is no stranger to tumult, having hosted scenes of enraged members chucking ashtrays at each other and even pulling out guns during heated arguments.
But this week’s performance was a stunner even by the legislature’...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:09 PM
A week after Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk said he wanted to resign, the government offered a reply: You can’t.
The Ukrainian parliament voted Thursday to keep Yatsenyuk as prime minister. The tally was 109-16 against Yatsenyuk’s...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:10 PM
“Breaking news, I am officially legal.”
Ugandan gay activist Frank Mugisha tweeted that news to supporters around the world after Uganda’s Constitutional Court on Friday overturned a law that punished homosexuality with life in jail....
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Afghanistan is teetering on the edge. A little-known bill just passed the upper house of its parliament that could help counter threats to the country's stability and future development, but only if the U.S. government works with Afghanistan to ensure...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:31 AM
“It’s worse in England” is a comment I find myself making fairly often, usually when a fellow American journalist complains about restrictions on the press imposed by the Obama administration or a federal court. But I’d make the...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:11 PM
The Orlando Fringe Festival will return in May for its 24th year, but in the meantime a monthly series will keep the Fringe vibe flowing.
The "Fringe Year Round" series features some of the top acts from the most recent festival — as well as...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:31 PM
French politicians across the political divide on Monday denounced pro-Palestinian rioters who attacked a synagogue and Jewish-owned shops in a Paris suburb.
Hours after the Sunday night clashes between riot police and demonstrators angered at Israel'...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:42 AM
Lee Su-ha has been camped on the steps of South Korea’s parliament for more than a week. He has stopped eating and dropped 18 pounds. His hunger strike will continue, he says, until legislators authorize a special committee to investigate the...