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  • Review: 'Fading Gigolo' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Fading Gigolo' ★&#9733 1/2
    Perhaps at some point it will again be possible to write the name Woody Allen and go from there. But after a year marked by artistic highs and controversial lows for the filmmaker, it seems impossible. All you'll find on the docket today is a look at...
  • Orlando Figes on Crimea

    Orlando Figes on Crimea
    "It is enough to know the history of Crimea and what Russia and Crimea have always meant for each other." So Vladimir Putin justified the Russian annexation of Crimea in a speech in the Kremlin on Tuesday. "In the hearts and minds of people," the...
  • Review: 'Fading Gigolo' is funny, touching

    Perhaps at some point it will again be possible to write the name Woody Allen and go from there. But after a year marked by artistic highs and controversial lows for the filmmaker, it seems impossible. To address the elephant in the room, all you'll...
  • Greek land mine scandal sparks far-reaching investigation

    Tens of millions of dollars in public funding for nongovernmental aid organizations is under scrutiny after the arrest of the head of a mine-clearing organization accused of embezzling $12.4 million, Greek authorities say. Three civil servants could...
  • Woman charged with vandalizing 20 churches, mosques

    Woman charged with vandalizing 20 churches, mosques
    A Gurnee woman faces felony charges after authorities said she was responsible for defacing 20 Lake County houses of worship with red spray paint. Meghan Heinze, 22, appeared in court this morning on charges of criminal defacement to property at a place...
  • Gurnee police have 'person of interest' in church, mosque vandalism

    Gurnee police have 'person of interest' in church, mosque vandalism
    Gurnee police are holding a woman for questioning in the vandalism of nearly a dozen churches and at least one mosque within the village and in Waukegan, Gurnee Police Cmdr. Jay Patrick said. Authorities had asked for the public’s help in...
  • Pope denounces 'wastefulness' in Easter address

    Pope denounces 'wastefulness' in Easter address
    Pope Francis, in his Easter address before a huge crowd, on Sunday denounced the "immense wastefulness" in the world while many go hungry and called for an end to conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Africa. "We ask you, Lord Jesus, to put an end to all...
  • Syria: Residents return to devastated Homs to salvage what remains

    The people of war-battered central Homs came Sunday to salvage what remained of their belongings and homes after years of conflict and siege. A deal finalized last week led to the evacuation of some 2,000 rebel fighters from the historic Old City,...
  • Israel: Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest bid to make them subject to draft

    Israel: Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest bid to make them subject to draft
    JERUSALEM -- Hundreds of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews rallied in Jerusalem on Sunday to protest emerging legislation that could end their sweeping exemption from military service. The country’s capital was paralyzed as access to Jerusalem...
  • Nuns kidnapped by Syrian rebels are freed, reports say

    Nuns kidnapped by Syrian rebels are freed, reports say
    BEIRUT -- At least a dozen Greek Orthodox nuns kidnapped by Syrian rebels near Damascus in December were released on Sunday, according to Syria’s official news agency and Lebanese media reports. The state-run Syrian news outlet reported that the...
  • Retired Chicago police sergeant shot in home invasion

    Retired Chicago police sergeant shot in home invasion
    A retired Chicago police sergeant was shot and critically wounded after two robbers broke into his home in the East Side neighborhood and asked where he kept his safe, police said. Elmer Brown, 73, was shot in the neck and taken to Advocate Christ...