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The Tunisian government on Wednesday confirmed it has arrested a 28-year-old Tunisian reportedly linked to the U.S. Consulate attack in Libya, according to the AP. Tunisian Interior Ministry spokesman Tarrouch Khaled said Ali Harzi was in custody in...
Laguna woman to teach in Tanzania A Laguna Beach resident and Cal State Long Beach lecturer is going to Tanzania for a 10-month fellowship. LeeAnne Langton, who teaches in the English department, was selected for the Senior English Language Fellowship...
WASHINGTON — J. Christopher Stevens was in many ways the model American diplomat, committed, idealistic, willing to take risks and eager to find out what was really happening in obscure corners of the world. A lanky 52-year-old Californian, with...
Imagine a hot August afternoon in 1931 and picture three dedicated Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose, making their way up the hill, carrying a statue of Mary, a $5 bill and their faith in the new mission they were about to begin — Flintridge...
Rita Frances Le Gette, a former teacher and homemaker, died Thursday of liver cancer at her Severna Park home, surrounded by her family. She was 74. Friends described a woman always willing to put others before herself and lend a helping hand. "When...
As Lucy Kobbs turned the final page of the seventh and last book in the "Harry Potter" series, she took a pencil to the wall beside her bed and memorialized the end of an era: 7/22/07, 3:20 a.m. "It's one of those books that will stick with me for life,"...
CNNEvery day in his cell in one of the most notorious prisons in Latin America, an American father wrote a letter to his little boy. Jason Puracal would tuck the papers away, trying to fight the fear that his son might grow up never knowing his dad. "Jabu...
Tags: Criminals, Trials, Anderson Cooper, CNN (tv network), FBI
Holy smokes! La Cañada did pretty good on the standardized tests as reported by the California Department of Education. Traditionally, La Cañada Unified is a superstar when it comes to achievement tests. This is a credit to our teachers, support staff,...
Tags: Dr. Seuss, Human Interest, Education, Ethics, Values
CHAKVI, Ga. — When it comes to hospitality, Georgians (think Black Sea, not pecan pie) are stern taskmasters. Their feasts, called supras, are dictated by protocol. The official toastmaster (tamada) grants permission to toast and signals the kitchen...
Explore Patapsco Valley State Park on a yoga hike with AmeriCorps program volunteer Maria Reusing. The 90-minute hike covers a little more than two miles and “has yoga, exercise, meditation, hiking with strength training and balancing stops along...
-------------------- The Lower River A Novel Paul Theroux Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 336 pp., $25 -------------------- When Ellis Hock’s wife gives him a smartphone for his 62nd birthday, he shrugs it off, saying he’s fine with his...
Tags: Malawi, Africa, The New York Times
Mark K. Shriver, a brother of former California First Lady Maria Shriver, explores his relationship with their father in his new book, "A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver." Shriver, George McGovern's Democratic vice presidential...
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