| May 21, 2011
Nathaniel Davis, a longtime diplomat who was the American ambassador to Chile when President Salvador Allende was deposed in a bloody coup, died of cancer Monday in Claremont. He was 86.
His death was announced by Claremont's Harvey Mudd College, where...
| May 21, 2011
| 5:00 PM
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn remained under house arrest and armed guard on Saturday in an apartment in New York's financial district that has become a tourist attraction.
Strauss-Kahn, who was released from jail on Friday, was expected to...
| May 23, 2011
| 5:47 AM
Former International Monetary Fund Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn is under house arrest in lower Manhattan Monday. A resident of 71 Broadway offered him an apartment after plans for Strauss-Kahn to move into the posh Upper East Side Bristol Plaza...
| Jun 4, 2011
Indigo is something of a mystery. It sits between the more familiar purple and blue of rainbows. And it's the elusive center of Catherine E. McKinley's "Indigo: In Search of the Color That Seduced the World" which like its eponymous shade, falls somewhere...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 6:18 AM
Embattled ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is expected to plead not guilty to charges he attempted to rape a hotel maid in a hotel room in May. DSK's lawyer, Benjamin Brafman, says he will enter the plea before Judge Michael Obus at New York Supreme...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 6:53 AM
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn entered a plea of not guilty on Monday to charges he sexually assaulted a New York hotel maid in a case that cost him his job and a chance at the French presidency.
Wearing a dark suit, Strauss-Kahn arrived at...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 7:41 AM
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) earned a lot of respect from civil libertarians several weeks ago when he emerged as this country's foremost Fourth Amendment advocate. Rand tried single-handedly to stop some of the more authoritarian aspects of the Patriot...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 9:40 PM
In his column, Joseph Bell explained the word game "Literati" (The Bell Curve: Enjoying some Christmas Day word play," Dec. 30). He admires the use of this game to remind ourselves of how "solid English words with exact definitions" are being commonly...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:55 AM
John Truman Wolfe
To purchase a copy of the book:
Crisis by Design: The Untold Story of the Global Financial Coup and What You Can Do About It
There's been a coup d'état. It was not a mob of AK-47 wielding militia overthrowing a dictator in a third-...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 5:00 AM
News that the U.S. has resumed drone strikes in Pakistan, killing at least three suspected militants last week in the tribal areas of North Waziristan along that country's border with Afghanistan, could hardly come at a more delicate moment for U.S.-...
| Nov 27, 2011
Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu
Nigerian secessionist leader in '60s
Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, 78, a millionaire's son who led Nigeria's breakaway republic of Biafra during the country's civil war that left 1 million dead, died Saturday in a London...