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The Swampby 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......
That the name Tugan Sokhiev has yet to ring a bell with most American concertgoers is perfectly understandable: Until his podium debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on Thursday night at Symphony Center, he had yet to wield a baton in front of any...
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FrameworkTuberculosis is still a very deadly disease – especially in the former Soviet Union. The number of patients with very difficult to treat forms of tuberculosis is growing steadily in that part of the world. Photographer Misha Friedman has spent the...
World NowThe founder of the Moscow gay pride movement was convicted Friday of promoting homsexuality and fined $167 in the first prosecution under a controversial new St. Petersburg municipal law that human rights activists have denounced as homophobic....
Daily DishAnother in our series of rediscovered gems from food historian Charles Perry: In England, a traditional breakfast dish dating from the days of the British Raj is kedgeree, usually consisting of lightly curried rice mixed with flaked smoked fish, and......
Culture MonsterPasadena Symphony announces its 2012-13 seasons. A series of guest conductors will lead the concerts at the Ambassador Auditorium....
Jacket CopyA lawsuit over the charity founded by Greg Mortenson, the author of "Three Cups of Tea," has been settled....
TribLocal - Elgin » NewsAn Elgin Community College student group is severing ties with Greg Mortenson’s Central Asia Institute in light of recent controversy surrounding the philanthropist and author …...
Babylon & BeyondThe Americans were confounded. Maksat Idenov (pictured), the Harvard Business School-educated head of Kazakhstanâ€™s state-owned oil company, had abruptly booted Guy Hollingsworth, a Chevron Corp. executive, from a meeting and from talks over a...
GreenspaceThe failure of global climate negotiations to slow greenhouse gas emissions is fueling protest movements in the U.S. and other countries, as the effects of sea level rise, longer droughts and stronger storms begin to take a toll. More than......
The Religion WorldChristopher diCarlo got in trouble in 2005 when he suggested to his Critical Thinking students at Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada, that scientific evidence proves that the human species originated in Africa. Some of his students...
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