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  • Pope Benedict XVI preaches in Cuba's Revolution Plaza

     
    Pope Benedict XVI on Wednesday took to Cuba’s largest stage, the Revolution Plaza, and made a forceful plea for religious freedom, praising the communist regime’s initial steps toward allowing public worship but saying the process must be...
  • Healthcare reform battle rages ... in Prague

     
    A battle is raging over healthcare reform ... in the Czech Republic. Czech protests are erupting on the same day that the United States Supreme Court considers a key part of the healthcare reforms backed by President Barack Obama. While the U.S....
  • Romanian government is latest victim of EU austerity

     
    Romania's government fell after a no-confidence vote and the leadership of the Czech Republic narrowly survived a similar challenge Friday in the latest challenges to European efforts to heal the Continent's debt crisis with tough spending cuts and higher...
  • Firefighters Take Part in Exchange Program

    Firefighters Take Part in Exchange Program
    The Grandview Fire Department is taking part in a special exchange program. They're hosting two members of the Prague Fire Brigade from the Czech Republic. The exchange program allows Czech firefighters to learn about America's system of fire protection....
  • Book review: 'Panorama'

    Book review: 'Panorama'
    Panorama A Novel H.G. Adler, translated from the German by Peter Filkins Random House: 454 pp., $26 Life is short and art is long, as the saying goes, but the sad fact is that a work of literature may not outlive its human author. Such was the...
  • Homo Sapien

    Homo Sapien
    So Easy A Cave Man Can Do It-has Taken On A Whole New Meaning. Were Cavemen Smart Enough To Know The Difference Between Men And Women? The Remains Of A Five-thousand Year Old Caveman Were Found Near Prague. Archaeologists Say He Was Buried Like A...
  • Celebrating a life well-lived

    Last Sunday’s gentle rain was so pleasing to me as I stayed snug in my little Spanish bungalow listening to lovely music and figuring out a new knitting pattern for a scarf I’m making of soft alpaca and silk yarn. I love this kind of rainy...
  • The Valley Line: Celebrating a life well-lived

    The Valley Line: Celebrating a life well-lived
    Last Sunday’s gentle rain was so pleasing to me as I stayed snug in my little Spanish bungalow listening to lovely music and figuring out a new knitting pattern for a scarf I’m making of soft alpaca and silk yarn. I love this kind of rainy day...
  • April Ross qualifies for London Olympics

    There will be two former Newport Harbor High volleyball standouts in the London Olympics. April Ross, who starred at Newport Harbor, and Jennifer Kessy have qualified for their first Olympics. They will join Misty May-Treanor, also of Newport Harbor, and...
  • 'The Bachelorette' recap: A marionette admits his love for Emily

    'The Bachelorette' recap: A marionette admits his love for Emily
    With hometown dates rapidly approaching, our "Bachelorette" knew it was time to get down to business in Prague during this week's episode. So did she ask her remaining suitors about their approach to child-rearing? Grill them to see if they'd be open to...
  • Bookmark: Umberto Eco's books stir up life's dilemmas

    On the fifth floor of the Chicago Tribune Tower is a square windowless room accessed by a single door. This room is called, with a regrettable lack of imagination, the Book Room. It will not surprise you to learn that it is filled with books. Day...
  • After two decades, a return to Prague in the light of day

    After two decades, a return to Prague in the light of day
    PRAGUE — Unlike cities such as Salzburg, which are lucky to display the Baroque in small clusters, Prague opens the Baroque onto the visitor like the spread of an eagle's wings. The Baroque and other architectural styles dating back through the...