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  • Italian police follow their noses to Rome's biggest marijuana bust

     
    Italian police out on a routine patrol followed their noses to an underground tunnel containing the biggest marijuana haul ever discovered in Rome. Part of the tunnel was beneath vaults belonging to Italy's central bank....
  • U.N. relief official arrives in Syria to assess fighting's impact

     
    United Nations emergency relief coordinator Valerie Amos arrived in Syria on Tuesday as part of a three-day trip to the region to discuss humanitarian aid for those trapped by the escalating combat or forced to flee their homes....
  • Bombings in Afghanistan kill dozens of people

     
    Afghanistan bombings: At least three suicide bombers struck a crowded bazaar in southwestern Afghanistan and then at the gates of the hospital where victims were rushed for treatment, killing at least 29 people and injuring more than 100 others, officials...
  • Global hunger has fallen, U.N. agency says after revising numbers

     
    Three years after the United Nations grabbed headlines with the stunning announcement that more than 1 billion people could be going hungry across the globe, it now says hunger has actually dropped. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization says hunger...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Alessio Romenzi

     
    “reFramed” is a feature showcasing fine art photography and vision-forward photojournalism. It is curated by Los Angeles Times staff photographer Barbara Davidson. twitter@photospice Alessio Romanzi was born in Colle Sant'Angelo, a small...
  • Holiday TV religious programming 2012

     
    From the Pope's Christmas Day message to an airing of the memorable 1977 Jesus of Nazareth miniseries, here is some of the religious programming airing over the next few weeks, throughout the holiday season. All times Eastern. Check back for updates and...
  • Kisses Bring Its Subversively Bland Electro-Pop to BAR New Haven

    Kisses Bring Its Subversively Bland Electro-Pop to BAR New Haven
    Kisses w/ La Luz, Verdigrls, July 17, 9 p.m., BAR, 254 Crown St., New Haven, barnightclub.com.   Your parents already won the Game of Life for you. Your trust fund makes you more money than any job ever would. Still, you're not happy: What's left to...
  • Sicily may pull plug on antiquities show leaving Getty to foot the bill

    Sicily may pull plug on antiquities show leaving Getty to foot the bill
    Sicily wants its art back, and the demand -- which the J. Paul Getty Museum said it would honor -- would leave the museum on the hook for an extra $300,000. A major exhibition of antiquities, “Sicily: Art and Invention between Greece and Rome,&...
  • Film Review: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'

    Indian Olympic running legend Milkha Singh -- otherwise known as the Flying Sikh -- gets the lavish biopic treatment in "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag," a rousing and handsomely crafted sports drama that's on sure footing when it sticks to the track, but falls short...
  • Getty-Sicily art partnership under strain

    Getty-Sicily art partnership under strain
    Relations between Italy and Los Angeles' J. Paul Getty Museum seemed to be smoothing when Sicily lent the museum antiquities for a major exhibition, "Sicily: Art and Invention Between Greece and Rome." The show of more than 100 ancient treasures opened...
  • Review: 'The Silence of Animals' by John Gray

    Review: 'The Silence of Animals'  by John Gray
    Liberal humanism is a delusion, progress is a myth, and as for the efforts of humans to save the planet, you might as well ask bedbugs to save the apartment they infest. John Gray's back with another tank of cold water to dunk the deluded in, a category...
  • Rita Levi-Montalcini dies at 103; Nobel-winning scientist

    Rita Levi-Montalcini dies at 103; Nobel-winning scientist
    The human body begins as a single cell that proliferates into a few identical daughter cells which ultimately grow into billions of specialized body cells. Scientists and physicians have long recognized the pattern of this process, called differentiation,...