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  • Occupy Baltimore — for what?

    Occupy Baltimore — for what?
    The Occupy Baltimore protest today at the Inner Harbor, and the protests on Wall Street that inspired it and similar demonstrations around the country, are a welcome sign that outrage at the nation's political and economic system isn't confined to the...
  • Occupy Wall Street protesters are the extremists, not the tea party

    Occupy Wall Street protesters are the extremists, not the tea party
    Brian Phillips is the head of communications for the NYC General Assembly, the group primarily responsible for occupying Wall Street. I learned about him while listening to National Public Radio's "Morning Edition." According to NPR, Phillips is "an ex-...
  • PASSINGS: Robert C. Pierpoint, Aron Kupperman, Begum Nusrat Bhutto

    ROBERT C. PIERPOINT CBS News correspondent covered six presidents Robert C. Pierpoint, 86, a CBS News correspondent who covered six presidents, the Korean War, the Kennedy assassination and the Iranian hostage crisis in a career that spanned more than...
  • A Pyrrhic victory?

    A Pyrrhic victory?
    Algerian forces claimed a decisive victory this weekend over al-Qaida-affiliated Islamist militants who took over a giant natural gas plant near the country's border with Mali last week and threatened to kill hostages and blow up the facility. But the...
  • Movie Review: There Be Dragons

     
    The last time we took any note of Roland Joffe, the director of “The Mission” and “The Killing Fields,” it was through his take on the ugly genre “torture porn” titled “Captivity” back in 2007. To be fair,...
  • May 12 buzz: Free speech and Islamophobia

     
    Most viewed: A life sentence of joblessness Father Gregory Boyle's Op-Ed article about how it benefits our community to provide jobs for reformed gang members continues to dominate traffic for a second day in a row. If you go by......
  • Was Nobel prizewinning poet Pablo Neruda poisoned?

     
    An investigation into the death of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda may lead to his exhumation....
  • Pablo Neruda's death is next to be investigated as Chile exhumes its past

     
    This post has been corrected. See the note at bottom for details. Was Pablo Neruda poisoned? A judge in Chile has opened an investigation into the death four decades ago of the Nobel Prize-winning poet in response to allegations by his former driver...
  • TUNISIA: Provocative advertising campaign stirs the pot in foreign capitals

     
    During Tunisia's popular uprising, which led to the ouster of President Zine el Abidine ben Ali in January, tourists deserted the country en masse. Advertising agencies are now trying to attract tourists and sunbathers back to Tunisia's beaches and Roman....
  • The War In Libya

     
    Last week, Congress issued a stunning bipartisan rebuke to President Obama, an official condemnation of his ongoing and unauthorized war in Libya. Many would argue that Congress should rally behind the President in matters of war and foreign policy. Under...
  • The week in Latin America: Allende suicide confirmed

     
    Here are stories that made top headlines in Latin America this week, and highlights from our coverage of the region by Times reporters and your blogger here at La Plaza: Salvador Allende's death confirmed as suicide Nearly four decades after the violent...