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  • In a first for the Senate, the Dalai Lama gives the opening prayer

    In a first for the Senate, the Dalai Lama gives the opening prayer
    WASHINGTON--The Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, delivered the opening invocation in the U.S. Senate on Thursday, praying "to Buddha and all" and suggesting that purity of thought will guide humanity's actions. In his saffron robe,...
  • Obama to meet with the Dalai Lama at White House

    Obama to meet with the Dalai Lama at White House
    WASHINGTON – President Obama is scheduled to meet with the Dalai Lama at the White House on Friday as the Tibetan religious leader stops by on a U.S. tour. The meeting will be the third between the celebrated Buddhist monk and Obama, who has...
  • China urges Obama to cancel Dalai Lama meeting

    BEIJING -- China on Friday urged the U.S. to cancel President Obama’s planned meeting with the Dalai Lama at the White House, saying the visit by the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader would "severely impair China-U.S. relations." "Tibet-related...
  • Obama meets with Dalai Lama despite opposition of China

    WASHINGTON – President Obama welcomed the Dalai Lama to the White House on Friday, casting aside familiar objections from China in favor of a private conversation on human rights with the Tibetan spiritual leader. The meeting was the third White...
  • The hard-line China of Tiananmen Square, on a global scale

    "I have tried very hard not to inject myself into China's internal affairs," wrote President George H.W. Bush to his Chinese counterpart, Deng Xiaoping, shortly after Chinese troops gunned down hundreds, perhaps thousands, of demonstrators in and around...
  • Global Voices: Tibetan self-immolation soars with despair

    “Fire in the Land of Snow,” a documentary examining the spreading phenomenon of self-immolation protests in Tibet, provides the latest troubling chapter in the history of a solitary population inhabiting the Himalayan highlands known as the...
  • Buddhism in the Midwest

     Buddhism in the Midwest
    Inside the main hall of the Drepung Gomang Institute, gilded statues of Buddha and brilliantly colored images of fierce deities adorn the altar. As the smell of incense wafts through the air, a Tibetan monk chants a sutra, his low tones weaving a...
  • Small Wonders: Dreaming Father's Day dreams

    Small Wonders: Dreaming Father's Day dreams
    It's an age-old question with as many answers as there are muffin-topped men afraid to talk about their feelings wandering the barbecue aisle at Home Depot on Saturday: What to do for Father's Day? So here to aid, abet and entertain you is "The...
  • Dalai Lama to speak at University of Maryland

    Dalai Lama to speak at University of Maryland
    The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader for Tibetan Buddhists, will speak in May at the University of Maryland as part of the Sadat Lecture for Peace, an annual series that has drawn world leaders such as Madeleine Albright, Nelson Mandela and Jimmy Carter....
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: No answer, no solution to loss

    Almost two weeks have transpired since we lost a local teen to suicide. I wish I had written this sooner, but the words couldn’t come. I have struggled, hoping to write healing thoughts for his mother, family, La CaƱada High, the senior class and...
  • Sun Sentinel Excalibur Award winner Albert Miniaci, Paramount Companies

    Sun Sentinel Excalibur Award winner Albert Miniaci, Paramount Companies
    Step into the office of Albert Miniaci, and you'll discover an entrepreneur with eclectic interests. Mementos abound: A 1948 Wurlitzer juke-box. Framed writings from Civil War leader Stonewall Jackson and from Revolutionary War General George...