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  • Valentine’s Day gift ideas for your comics cutie or sci-fi sweetheart

     
    If your Valentine's idea of a perfect date includes a trip to your local comic shop, a sci-fi movie marathon […]...
  • Valentine’s Day: The best couples in comics, sci-fi and fantasy

     
    The realms of science fiction and comics may be home to some of the most fantastic space battles, epic team-ups […]...
  • Reformist Iranian newspaper shut down and manager jailed

    TEHRAN -- A reformist-oriented daily Iranian newspaper has been shut down and its manager jailed after the publication was accused of insulting Islam, various media accounts reported Thursday. The incident raises questions about pledges to ease press...
  • Democrat enters Assembly race

    Democrat enters Assembly race
    A fifth candidate — the only Democrat — has entered the race for Assembly District 74. Anila Ali, a native of Pakistan who moved to Irvine in 1996, said she hopes to draw on her background as an immigrant and her roles as a mother and...
  • Ayad Akhtar's take on the Muslim experience in America

     Ayad Akhtar's take on the Muslim experience in America
    SAN DIEGO — With an assured and intimate voice, playwright and novelist Ayad Akhtar's stories cleverly slide across religion, tradition, sexuality and the dangerous if sometimes comical predicaments endured by Muslims in a post-Sept. 11 world...
  • U.N. calls for improved humanitarian aid access in Syria

    BEIRUT — The United Nations on Saturday called for improved humanitarian access for millions of needy Syrians as Syrian government forces pounded rebel positions and the latest car bomb apparently linked to the civil war exploded in neighboring...
  • San Diego Theater Review: Ayad Akhtar's 'The Who & the What'

    At its fiercest, Ayad Akhtar's "The Who & the What" bares some of the same teeth as his riveting, 2013 Pulitzer-copping "Disgraced." Both explore Pakistani-American tensions arising from clashes with the majority culture, the prizewinner centering on an...
  • In Egypt, signs of hope, not 'hijacking' [Letter]

    In Egypt, signs of hope, not 'hijacking' [Letter]
    I have been working in Egypt on various development projects for more than 15 years now and have been present here for seven to eight months in each of the past three years. I have personally witnessed every significant sociopolitical event here over that...
  • Killers of British soldier in London sentenced, one to life in prison

    LONDON – Two Muslim extremists who butchered a young British soldier on a busy London street in full view of stunned passersby were sentenced Wednesday to long prison terms, including life without parole for the leader of the attack. A judge...
  • Mohegan's $1.3 Billion Casino Plan Goes To Vote In Revere, Mass.

    Mohegan's $1.3 Billion Casino Plan Goes To Vote In Revere, Mass.
    REVERE, Mass. — Voters in this working-class city on Boston's North Shore — with its long history of gambling on greyhounds and horse racing — will decide Tuesday whether to allow Mohegan Sun to build a $1.3 billion casino at the Suffolk...
  • Hebron still a divided city 20 years after mosque massacre

    HEBRON, West Bank — Nidal lives just steps from the mosque where his life changed forever. It was there, during early morning prayers in 1994, that an Israeli physician named Baruch Goldstein walked in and opened fire, killing 29 Palestinians...