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  • A day in the Florida Senate: ‘Casting lots,’ Vanna White, ‘appendages,’ ‘nipples’ and Lotto balls

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Drawing comparisons to a game-show or the way Roman soldiers divvyed out the garments of Jesus, Florida senators crafting new political districts Wednesday turned to a raffle-like “lottery” – with brass cages of white...
  • The L.A. and Brooklyn new music scenes, competition or love-fest?

     
    Mark Swed looks at the artificial split between new music in Brooklyn and New York. Really, we love each other....
  • Indian court convicts 32 people in deadly 2002 riots

     
    In a court case that has provided a grim reminder of the sectarian violence that has haunted India, 32 people were convicted of participating in riots between Hindus and Muslims that followed the burning of a train in 2002....
  • Madonna launches 'MDNA' with a spree of personal appearances

     
    Madonna released her new record "MDMA" on Monday, and the pop queen had quite the busy weekend on the promotional trail. Madonna visited the offices of Facebook for a chat with Jimmy Fallon, then hit Miami's Ultra music festival for a surprise...
  • Sightings: Elizabeth Banks feasts on furniture; Phelps flexes

     
    Celebrity sightings: The Ministry of Gossip has eyes on everyone from "The Hunger Games" fashion plate Elizabeth Banks scoping some furniture in LA to Olympian Michael Phelps getting ready for this year's Olympic swimming trials....
  • UF museum exhibit displays Hindu deity sculptures

     
    The newly opened Asian Art Wing of Harn Museum of Art of University of Florida in Gainesville carries sculptures of Hindu deities of Shiva, Durga and Vishnu. Besides these sandstone sculptures showing Shiva with Uma, Durga slaying Buffalo Demon, and...
  • Cambodia after the killing fields

    Cambodia after the killing fields
    A muddy, weed-choked field in the hills of northern Cambodia is the last resting place of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, chief instigator of a communist regime that enslaved a nation, dismantled its social and cultural institutions and took the lives of 2...
  • Why Arizona banned ethnic studies

    It's more than a little ironic that the same Arizona Legislature that spearheaded a ruthless, racially charged campaign against illegal immigrants also banned K-12 ethnic studies classes on the grounds that they promote hatred and division. Who knew...
  • Julia Roberts’s movie fuels Hindus chic

     
    Religion Link reports that not since George Harrison went mystic in the '60s has Hinduism become as chic as Julia Roberts practicing yoga in the movie Eat Pray Love. The movie features scenes of India and Hindu practice, and stars Roberts, wh...
  • Obama's news conference: The economy, health costs, Israel, Afghans, GOP, mosque and, oh, the economy

     
    Full text of the Democratic president's 76-minute dialogue with the press, his first since May....
  • Friday afternoon music break: Hindu praise music for Ganesh

     
    This song is in praise of the Hindu god Ganesh, who is one of the most recognizable avatars of the divine in the faith. Ganesh, who is sometimes known as Ganesha or Ganesa, is always depicted with the head of an elephant....