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  • Ron Kaye: Making an effort to connect

    Nobody was ever delusional enough to think Arnold Schwarzenegger was some kind of saint, but the disclosure of his love child with his housekeeper and how she remained part of the family household for a decade shatters what little was left of his public...
  • 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...
  • Congressman who tightened U.S.-Cuba embargo is retiring

    Congressman who tightened U.S.-Cuba embargo is retiring
  • Rohrabacher, Righeimer defend Honduras visit

    COSTA MESA — U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) on Tuesday defended an unusual trip he made to Honduras with now-Costa Mesa Councilman Jim Righeimer. The trip was discussed in U.S. diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks and published...
  • 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...