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  • 'The Amazing Race' recap, 'The Gladiators are Here!'

    'The Amazing Race' recap, 'The Gladiators are Here!'
    Episode 7 of the All-Star season took the teams from Sri Lanka to the Eternal City, which the contestants had to figure out meant Rome. They all knew that - eventually. Rachel's first thought was Ethiopia. 
  • Five Questions for John Ciambruschini

    Five Questions for John Ciambruschini
    John Ciambruschini began learning to handcraft garments as a teenage apprentice to his father in Rome, tailoring made-to-order suits, slacks, dresses and skirts. After immigrating to the United States in 1958 at age 20, Ciambruschini worked at the now-...

    It wasn't on December 25 or in Bethlehem

    A colleague writes to complain about a point of AP style: the insistence that A.D. should precede rather than follow a year, which he finds outrageously archaic. It is the traditional usage. A.D. is an abbreviation for "in the year of the Lord,", so...

    Pope Francis faults Catholic Church's focus on gay marriage, abortion

    Pope Francis faults Catholic Church's focus on gay marriage, abortion
    ROME — In an extraordinary, wide-ranging interview, Pope Francis expressed frustration that the Catholic Church is “obsessed” with issues such as abortion, homosexuality and contraception, and called instead for a focus on healing and...

    America is exceptional, and that includes the way we treat immigrants

    America is exceptional, and that includes the way we treat immigrants
    Dear Scholar, It was wholly a pleasure to get your thoughts about the current debate over illegal immigrants and how to approach the nettlesome challenge they represent to us -- and we to them. It was good of you to rehearse some classical history for...