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  • With gay marriage in Britain, rainbows multiply on social media

    Social media became a more colorful place in Britain as Queen Elizabeth II gave gay marriage the official OK. The rainbow emblem of the gay movement is seen in images including the queen in seven striking suits as supporters celebrated their controversial...
  • At least 60 dead in Egypt clashes; military blames Morsi backers

    CAIRO -- Egypt’s military-backed government blamed supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi for instigating clashes early Saturday that led to the deaths of at least 60 people and tipped the country further into chaos. Interior Minister...
  • Angela Merkel is sworn in for a third term as German chancellor

    LONDON — She’s once, twice, three times a chancellor: Angela Merkel, Germany’s first female leader, was sworn in Tuesday for her third term, underlining her dominance on the political scene in Europe’s biggest economy. Merkel,...
  • ...thrifty, brave, clean, reverent and wimpy.

     
    News: Boy Scouts of America delay vote on ending ban on gays Views: I get the sense that the organization wants to take a plebiscite of its stakeholders-- ...due to the complexity of this issue, the organization needs time for......
  • The Valley Line: A new year and new beginnings

    The Valley Line: A new year and new beginnings
    Here we are into the second week of January already. I reluctantly removed the ornaments from my tree, wrapping each one carefully in tissue paper. I always hate putting them away because they are so magical and representative of places I’ve been in...
  • Movies: Designs that build character

    Movies: Designs that build character
    A movie doesn't have to be jampacked with cinema style to have a memorable fashion moment or two, and in the course of screening the slate of holiday-season films, we found all kinds of clothes, accessories, hairstyles and makeup worth a mention. "Hugo"...
  • Christopher Hitchens dies at 62; engaging, enraging author and essayist

    Christopher Hitchens dies at 62; engaging, enraging author and essayist
    Christopher Hitchens, the engaging and enraging British-American author and essayist whose polemical writings on religion, politics, war and other provocations established him as one of his generation's most robust public intellectuals, has died. He was...
  • The copy editor fudges

    In its obituary of William Rees-Mogg, sometime editor of The Times, Britain's Independent included this passage: Fraser Nelson, the editor of The Spectator, yesterday recalled the advice Lord Rees-Mogg gave him in 2001: "He said he took inspiration from...
  • British MP spends week shadowing Dent

    British MP spends week shadowing Dent
    U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent had some advice for his British guest: Don't create a Senate. “Over here we have a saying, both Republicans and Democrats use it, we’re in charge so we Republicans will say, ‘Democrats are the opposition but the...
  • Review: East London built over for sport in 'Ghost Milk'

    -------------------- Ghost Milk Recent Adventures Among the Future Ruins of London on the Eve of the Olympics Iain Sinclair Faber and Faber: 406 pp., $28 -------------------- Until lately Iain Sinclair's work was little known in the U.S. In the U.K.,...
  • Watching a Netflix 'House of Cards' get built at the Baltimore Sun

    Watching a Netflix 'House of Cards' get built at the Baltimore Sun
    A few weeks ago, a group of actors dressed as reporters clustered near a cafeteria in The Baltimore Sun building. I had to take a second look to make sure they were actors and not visiting reporters or editors. But as I walked by, one asked me if I was in...