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  • 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 GainesvilleĀ 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...
  • Atheists outperform evangelicals on religious knowledge test

     
    Atheists and agnostics, Jews and Mormons are among the highest-scoring groups on a new survey of religious knowledge by the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life, outperforming evangelical Protestants, mainline Protestants and Catholics...
  • TeleFutura gets an Indian touch

     
    It's East meets West. Indian culture is getting its time on the small screen in the U.S. these days -- NBC has "Outsourced." Now Spanish-language network TeleFutura, which broadcasts to the U.S. and Mexico, will be adding the Brazilian telenovela......
  • President Obama wishes everyone a Happy Diwali

     
    The Democrat heads for India today where the festival of light is also being celebrated...
  • Today in religious observance: Diwali begins

     
    Today begins Diwali, the five-day Hindu festival of lights. Diwali is the celebration that commemorates the return of Rama, one of the avatars for God, after a 14-year absence. The celebration usually includes sweets and fireworks. Diwali also is...
  • My holiday greeting: 'Peace, love and latkes'

     
    It???s the holiday season, which means it???s time for some arrogant and ignorant zealots to presume that everyone celebrates what they celebrate. Which means they actually take offense when somebody offers a neutral gesture of goodwill by saying, ???...
  • Cover story: Five Los Angeles power couples

     
    For this year's Valentine's Day issue, we got intimate with five of L.A.'s hottest heavyweight couples from the worlds of dining, comedy, night life, fitness and music. How do they balance work and play? Who's the boss at home? What's the most romantic...
  • Art review: 'Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia' at the J. Paul Getty Museum

     
    Christopher Knight reviews "Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia" at the J. Paul Getty Museum...