| Aug 22, 2011
| 4:00 AM
In September, the Palestinian Authority of Mahmoud Abbas plans to bring a statehood petition to the United Nations. The initial plan is to bring it to the Security Council for approval. If the U.S. vetoes it, as expected, the PA will then bring it to...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 8:07 AM
Boy, if I had a dollar for every celebrity interview that discussed the size of God’s penis.
Actually, that’s a first—but “Higher Ground” star/director Vera Farmiga had more to say about genitalia. The actress is probably...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 2:39 PM
An exhibition on an all-but-forgotten era in Jewish worship, “Wooden Synagogues of Europe,” will open Sept. 13 at the Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. The 10 models are 1/40th scale replicas of synagogues built in...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 2:33 PM
Five days. That’s all it took after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, for Danuta Hinc to realize that she needed to write a book about how such a thing could happen.
“I realized that I needed to know what leads people to make such...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 1:53 PM
Imagine driving into Annapolis along Rowe Boulevard or sailing into the city's harbor, glancing up toward the tiered State House dome, and seeing that it's colored not in the brick red and Colonial white you've known your entire life, but in lemon gold,...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 11:40 AM
Even though World War II ended in 1945, it has never ended at the movies. Based on a 2007 Israeli film, "The Debt" is a new English-language film about the decades-long hunt for a Nazi doctor who conducted horrible procedures at a concentration camp.
| Sep 6, 2011
| 12:04 PM
Today's retirement communities often exceed buyers' wildest expectations. Amazing fitness center? Check. Multiple dining venues? Check. Transportation, university courses, lively locations? Check, check, and check.
You may be interested to know that many...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 11:19 PM
SANTA ANA — Prosecutors and defense attorneys both argued free-speech rights Wednesday during opening statements of the criminal trial against 10 Muslim college students accused of plotting to disrupt a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the United...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 8:15 PM
It's third period at Lawrence Middle School in Chatsworth, and social studies teacher Brent Smiley has exactly 50 minutes to cover 9/11.
He asks for memories; few of the eighth-graders have any since they were just 2 or 3 years old when the terrorists...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 12:48 PM
The tragedy Sept. 11, 2001, prompted questions about America's place in the world, and a proliferation of books resulted. Here is a recommended reading list for those seeking enriched understanding.
•"The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Today marks the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. What are your thoughts on this day?
I am yearning for the goodness of humanity.
I long to stand soft together in silence with people of many nations, our hats in our hands and...