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  • U.N.: 11,000 refugees pour out of Syria in 24 hours

     
    Eleven thousand refugees have poured out of Syria in just 24 hours, a staggering spike as violence surges near the border, the United Nations refugee agency said Friday. The Friday deluge is more than triple the usual numbers of 2,000 to 3,000 people...
  • Tibetans are content, China's Communist Party congress is told

     
    As far the Communist Party is concerned, Tibet is the happiest place in China and dissatisfaction is stirred up by outside agitators. So pronounced Tibet’s top delegates at the 18th Communist Party congress, which is convening this week in Beijing....
  • PASSINGS: Michael Baigent, Elliott Reid, John L. Dotson Jr.

    Michael Baigent Historical mysteries author sued publisher of 'Da Vinci Code' Michael Baigent, 65, a writer who gained attention for launching a lawsuit contending that "The Da Vinci Code" stole ideas from his book, died of a brain hemorrhage June...
  • Geza Vermes dies at 88; scholar wrote about Dead Sea Scrolls

    Geza Vermes dies at 88; scholar wrote about Dead Sea Scrolls
    Geza Vermes was a graduate student in Belgium in the late 1940s when he was captivated by news sweeping the globe about a remarkable discovery in the desert east of Jerusalem. He quickly switched gears, penning his doctoral thesis on the Dead Sea Scrolls,...
  • Spring football game schedules/results

    Spring football game schedules/results
    Here's a list of all spring football games in our coverage area. Please alert us of any errors or changes.    Thursday, May 16 Cornerstone Charter at Master’s Academy DNR Lake Nona 33, First Academy 21 - Final (3 varsity quarters) Friday,...
  • Cruise Trends & Trips: Theater at sea

    Cruise Trends & Trips: Theater at sea
    Spectacular song-and-dance numbers backed by soaring musical scores. Elaborate, encore-worthy set designs. Floors that shift, open and drop. Hundreds of costumes flouncing, floating, shimmering, shaking. Larger than life. Bigger than Broadway. If you're...
  • Biblioracle: A real fool for poetry

    Biblioracle: A real fool for poetry
    Tomorrow is my least favorite minor holiday, April Fools' Day. The Internet tells me that the origin of April 1 being a day for this sort of so-called merriment may be Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales," a book-length collection of stories written in...
  • Baltimore restaurants open for Christmas Eve dinner

    Baltimore restaurants open for Christmas Eve dinner
    Restaurants serving a traditional Feast of the Seven Fishes menu, along with their regular menus, on Christmas Eve include Donna's (5100 Falls Road, 410-532-7611, donnas.com/crosskeys), Aldo's (306 S. High St., 410-727-0700, aldositaly.com) ‎ in...
  • Happy birthday, Charles Bukowski!

    This post has been corrected. See the note below for details. Were he still with us, Charles Bukowski would be 93 Friday. Happy birthday, Charles Bukowski! Bukowski was dubbed the Poet Laureate of Skid Row; he wrote about the gritty neighborhoods of...
  • 'Yes Is the Answer' asks the question: Who's afraid of prog rock?

     'Yes Is the Answer' asks the question: Who's afraid of prog rock?
    "Yes Is the Answer" is a collection of 20 essays related to progressive rock and its somewhat less regularly derided cousin art rock. Fifteen of the writers care about the subject, or used to. The other five came along to kibitz — a chess term for...
  • If you think Christians here are persecuted, you need to grow up

    The notion that religious freedom is under siege isn't just an American preoccupation. Some Christian leaders in Britain also have sounded the alarm, prompting a pointed rejoinder from the former spiritual leader of the Church of England that also...