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  • Barbara Mancini, persecuted nurse, is finally back at work

    There still is anger over what Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane and others tried to do to a nurse for easing the pain of her dying 93-year-old father in Pottsville — while others were trying to prolong his agony. If I were in Barbara...
  • The peculiar madness of 'trigger warnings'

    The peculiar madness of 'trigger warnings'
    Trigger warning: I am going to make fun of "trigger warnings." Of course, if you're the sort of person who takes trigger warnings very seriously, you probably don't read this column too often. So maybe my mockery will miss its target, sort of like...
  • Bathrooms, perverts and politics [Commentary]

    Bathrooms, perverts and politics [Commentary]
    " ... shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will." — Martin Luther King Jr., 1963 letter from prison Recent laws extending non-discrimination protections to...
  • Pakistani forces' attack on militants keeps up into the evening

    Pakistani forces' attack on militants keeps up into the evening
    Pakistani armed forces attacked militants by air and land Wednesday, killing dozens in the North Waziristan tribal area in the deadliest military operation in months. Pakistani army officials said jets and helicopter gunships struck militant hide-outs...
  • Mayo: Rosenfeldt finally charged in Rothstein case

    Mayo: Rosenfeldt finally charged in Rothstein case
    My reaction to Stuart Rosenfeldt finally being charged with a crime in l'affaire Rothstein: Three words and a bleep. As in: "It's about (bleeping) time." It's incredible to me that it's taken the feds nearly five years to roll up Scott Rothstein's...
  • Chinese police ID Uighur man as suspect in Urumqi bombing

    Chinese police ID Uighur man as suspect in Urumqi bombing
    Chinese police have identified a 39-year-old Uighur man they suspect to be one of the first Chinese suicide bombers and have put out a nationwide alert to identify a second man killed in an attack last week at a train station in Urumqi. The attack...
  • Michelle Knight: Ohio sex slave forgives her abuser, Ariel Castro

    Michelle Knight: Ohio sex slave forgives her abuser, Ariel Castro
    For 11 years, Michelle Knight was repeatedly raped while being held captive in a Cleveland house, impregnated at least five times by her abuser, Ariel Castro, who beat and starved her to terminate the pregnancies. In an interview Monday, Knight said she...
  • CANNES: Film Movement Acquires 'God's Slave' (EXCLUSIVE)

    MADRID - Ramping up its slate of films from young, cutting-edge Latin American directors, North American distributor Film Movement has acquired Venezuelan Joel Novoa's "God's Slave," a standout Latin American debut. Described as "riveting" by Roger...
  • I want to hear from Monica Lewinsky

    I want to hear from Monica Lewinsky
    First of all, let's drop the "old news; no one cares" bit. Vulture's "10 Years Later: 'Friends' 10 Most Quotable Lines" (recommended by 44,875 Facebook users) popped up more than once in my Twitter feed yesterday, right below Chicagoist's "Kerry Wood...
  • Gia Coppola joins family business with feature-film first 'Palo Alto'

    Gia Coppola joins family business with feature-film first 'Palo Alto'
    Very early in "Palo Alto," you hear the voice of a judge issuing a teenager's probation guidelines. Although you never see the adjudicator, the uncredited speaker is clearly Francis Ford Coppola. A few minutes later you can spot, affixed to the bedroom...
  • Gunman shoots family of three in Pomona murder-suicide, police say

    Gunman shoots family of three in Pomona murder-suicide, police say
    Three of the four people found dead inside a Pomona home overnight Thursday were apparently shot to death before a 28-year-old man turned the gun on himself, police said. Among the dead was a 52-year-old mother, her daughter, 25, and son, 17,...