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  • London Olympics: Algerian runner expelled for not trying has been reinstated

    London Olympics: Algerian runner expelled for not trying has been reinstated
    Taoufik Makhloufi, Algeria's star middle-distance runner, is back in the London Olympics after originally being expelled for not providing a "bona fide effort" in a preliminary heat of the 800 meters. Early reports indicated that the Algerian team forgot...
  • Cherif Guellal dies at 76; Algerian resistance fighter and diplomat

    Cherif Guellal dies at 76; Algerian resistance fighter and diplomat
    Cherif Guellal, an Algerian resistance fighter, businessman and diplomat who cut a glamorous figure in Washington society and was the longtime companion of a former Miss America, died of leukemia Tuesday at a hospital in Algiers. He was 76. Guellal was a...
  • Academy reaches around the globe

    Academy reaches around the globe
    Most days, everyone in Hollywood assumes that the world revolves around them. But as the nominations for the Academy Awards proved, show business is now revolving around the world. In saluting movies that were often made outside the nation's borders...
  • What makes Harvey Weinstein run?

    What makes Harvey Weinstein run?
    Harvey Weinstein is credited with changing Oscar campaigns forever with an aggressive marketing style that raised the financial stakes while opening up the competition for independents. For the past year, he and his brother, Bob, have been running the...
  • 'Bitter Spring: A Life of Ignazio Silone'

    'Bitter Spring: A Life of Ignazio Silone'
    Bitter Spring A Life of Ignazio Silone Stanislao G. Pugliese Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 426 pp., $35 "Fontamara" and "Bread and Wine," Ignazio Silone's passionate novels of peasant life and political awakening, are iconic works for anyone who...
  • Car bombs kill dozens in Algiers

    Car bombs kill dozens in Algiers
    Two bombs that killed at least 26 people, including 11 United Nations workers, in the Algerian capital on Tuesday were orchestrated by a resurgent Al Qaeda-linked group seeking to overthrow North African governments, Algerian authorities said. Al Qaeda...
  • Will Hamas emerge stronger?

    Will Hamas emerge stronger?
    Today's topic: Israel is killing an awful lot of people in its attempt to bring Hamas under control. Some say that such a show of force is necessary to help Israel regain its aura of strength and its power of deterrence. Others say that the tactics...
  • Global war, no, failed states, yes

     
    by Mark Silva There is no "global war on terrorism.'' That's the first thing that Anthony Cordesman, a seasoned expert on national security, has to say about the failed Christmas Day bomb-attempt on a U.S.-bound airliner. Inasmuch as we've had......
  • World Cup: U.S. vs. Slovenia: Don't blame the referee from Mali

     
    Before American fans get all hot and bothered about the "goal" by Maurice Edu that was disallowed by referee Koman Coulibaly of Mali, they should rewind the U.S.-Slovenia game tape back to the very first minute. That's when Clint Dempsey......
  • Pictures: Landon Donovan scores in stoppage time to give USA 1-0 win

     
    Jozy Altidore, Stuart Holden, Landon Donovan and Tim Howard of the United States celebrate Donovan's goal with teammates. The 1-0 victory over Algeria sends the USA through to the second round in the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Group C. USA played...
  • Live updates: United States vs Algeria

     
    The occasionally-maligned Landon Donovan became a U.S. hero in the final moments of the United States' 1-0 win over Algeria. Donovan knocked home a rebound off a Jozy Altidore shot to give the U.S. the win and allow them to top the group. Moments before...
  • World Cup: U.S. vs Algeria: Agony for the Americans as Clint Dempsey hits the post

     
    No matter what sort of arguments might be raging over whether Clint Dempsey was onside or offside with his disallowed first-half goal, there is no argument about the miss he just had. Michael Bradley sprang Jozy Altidore free in midfield,......