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  • Nathaniel Davis dies at 86; U.S. ambassador to Chile when Allende was deposed

    Nathaniel Davis dies at 86; U.S. ambassador to Chile when Allende was deposed
    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...
  • Strauss-Kahn Under House Arrest In New York

    Strauss-Kahn Under House Arrest In New York
    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...
  • Former IMF Chief Under House Arrest In Posh Manhattan Condo

    Former IMF Chief Under House Arrest In Posh Manhattan Condo
    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...
  • Book review: 'Indigo: In Search of the Color That Seduced the World' by Catherine E. McKinley

    Book review: 'Indigo: In Search of the Color That Seduced the World' by Catherine E. McKinley
    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...
  • Ex-IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn To Plead Not Guilty On Sex Assault Charges Monday

    Ex-IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn To Plead Not Guilty On Sex Assault Charges Monday
    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...
  • Ex-IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn Pleads Not Guilty To Sex Assault Charges

    Ex-IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn Pleads Not Guilty To Sex Assault Charges
    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...
  • Colbert takes on Rand Paul over profiling comments

    Colbert takes on Rand Paul over profiling comments
    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...
  • Mailbag: Messing up language is all too common

    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...
  • January 13: Author - John Truman Wolfe Talks About His Book, Crisis by Design: The Untold Story of the Global Financial Coup and What You Can Do About It

    January 13: Author - John Truman Wolfe Talks About His Book, Crisis by Design: The Untold Story of the Global Financial Coup and What You Can Do About It
    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-...
  • U.S. and Pakistan: Uneasy allies

    U.S. and Pakistan: Uneasy allies
    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.-...
  • PASSINGS: Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Jeno Paulucci, Walter Doniger, Lynn Margulis, Irving Elman

    PASSINGS: Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Jeno Paulucci, Walter Doniger, Lynn Margulis, Irving Elman
    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...