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  • Britain returns control of Basra to Iraq

    During a low-key ceremony Sunday, Britain formally handed over control of security responsibility for Basra province to Iraqi authorities, marking a significant step toward full Iraqi sovereignty. "This day is a big day in the history of Basra and the...
  • Rooting for the Islamists

    Western observers tend to regard the political success of Islamists in the Middle East as bad news, because elections have brought to power such dangerous hard-liners as Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh. Yet the strong...
  • Pope John Paul II's compassion for Jews on display at Skirball

    Pope John Paul II's compassion for Jews on display at Skirball
    As a young boy in Poland before World War II, Karol Jozef Wojtyla possessed an uncommon warmth for an often reviled group of outsiders -- Jews. Like most others in his hometown, Wojtyla was Catholic. But he counted Jewish children among his friends --...
  • What should UC be?

    Tell Californians the truth | Stand up for undocumented students | Help the kids to know themselves | Restore credibility | Let the leaders take the lead | Tackle our real-world problems | Play fair with student fees | Make the budget match the mission...
  • The Trouble with Fred and Wilma

    The trouble with the $27 million Creation Museum, which replaces the scientific method with word for word Christian Biblical literalist theology, is that it makes all Christians who don't accept evolution look stupid. In doing so in such a publicly...
  • La ilaha illa Allah

    In her Op-Ed, "Bring Back the Greek Gods" (Oct. 23, 2007), Mary Lefkowitz sounds a call to abandon monotheism in favor of ancient polytheism. In this summons she is not original, but she represents an increasing trend among some theologians and scholars...
  • Clinton takes off the gloves, goes after Obama

    Facing fresh polls showing their leads in Iowa disappearing, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republican Mitt Romney rolled out new campaign tactics Sunday in an aggressive push to regain lost momentum. Sen. Clinton of New...
  • Scott: Mosque issue is one of ’sensitivity’

     
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott clearly doesn't intend to moderate his public opposition to construction of a mosque and community center within a few blocks of Ground Zero in New York City. His latest effort: an editorial comment for...
  • Who says religion and politics don't mix?

    A colleague once told me that religion and politics don't go together. How, I asked her, is that possible? When people go to the polls, they vote based on their values and convictions. Trying to sever the two would be like trying to break up young lovers....
  • Professor looks for love, finds it in religions

    Encyclopedia of Love. The title alone sounds like an author's hot ticket to Oprah or The View. But the new, illustrated reference book, edited by Rollins College professor Yudit Kornberg Greenberg, is more ecumenical than racy. The complete title, The...
  • James Dobson might endorse John McCain

     
    by Katie Fretland James Dobson, the powerful conservative Christian leader who accused Sen. Barack Obama of having a "fruitcake interpretation" of the Constitution, said in a radio segment today that he might endorse Sen. John McCain for president. "I...