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  • Bush, NAACP remain apart as convention opens

    As NAACP delegates gather this weekend in Milwaukee for the group's 96th convention, it will mark a year since Chairman Julian Bond's searing critique of the Bush administration, triggering an IRS audit that nearly cost the organization its tax-exempt...
  • Jackson not guilty on all counts

    SANTA MARIA, Calif. - Recording superstar Michael Jackson returned to his Neverland Ranch a free man yesterday after a jury acquitted him of charges that he had plied a 13-year-old cancer patient with alcohol, molested him, then conspired to imprison...
  • Columbia panel to determine significance of e-mail warning

    WASHINGTON - NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe said yesterday that an independent panel will decide the significance of e-mails by a NASA research engineer warning two days before Columbia broke apart that damage to the shuttle's insulating tiles might have...
  • The challenges that lie ahead

    The next pope will inherit a church facing serious challenges, such as the polarization between liberals and conservatives, competition with evangelical Protestants, the secularization of Western Europe and the clergy's steadily declining ranks. The...
  • Letters to the Editor

    The government does not belong to the governor Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s comments on WBAL radio certainly had a chilling effect on me ("Ehrlich says he intended `chilling effect,'" Nov. 27). But what is truly "chilling" is his comment: "That's my...
  • Game 14: Happy berth day

    Game 14: Happy berth day
    This is why Shannon Sharpe came to Baltimore after 10 years in Denver. It's why Rob Burnett came back for his 11th NFL season.It's why Brian Billick came from Minnesota a year ago. Playoff football became a reality for the Ravens yesterday when they...
  • Police seize fourth 'Deep Throat'; judge sets hearing Friday on appeal

    Police seize fourth 'Deep Throat'; judge sets hearing Friday on appeal
    "Deep Throat" was showing in two Baltimore locations yesterday morning -- at a North Avenue movie theater and in the courtroom of Judge James W. Murphy. Behind locked doors, the Baltimore Circuit Court judge, the opposing lawyers, a few clerks and a...
  • Book Talk: Chen pushes boundaries in Singapore, one play at a time

    By Caroline Ng SINGAPORE, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Two central themes of Loretta Chen's "Woman on Top" - sexuality and censorship - come at a timely moment for her home country of Singapore. In June a record crowd turned out for a gay rights rally in the...
  • 'Recovered Voices' initiative studies grim history of Nazi censorship

     'Recovered Voices' initiative studies grim history of Nazi censorship
    James Conlon's Los Angeles Opera "Recovered Voices" mission of reviving music suppressed by the Nazis has been on hiatus lately, economic recovery being the company's priority. For the time being, the music director has, instead, looked elsewhere, such as...
  • John Green books come under parental fire again

    John Green books come under parental fire again
    First it was Florida, then Wisconsin. John Green's books -- though not "The Fault in Our Stars," which became the summer movie -- have come under fire from parents. In Pasco County, Fla., Green's young adult novel "Paper Towns" was removed from an...
  • Florida school pulls Cory Doctorow's book, he sends it to students

    Florida school pulls Cory Doctorow's book, he sends it to students
    Note to principals interested in quietly removing books from summer reading programs: Don't target novels written by one of the editors of BoingBoing. Upon hearing his young adult novel "Little Brother" had been pulled from the summer reading program...
  • China broadens crackdown on Google services

    China broadens crackdown on Google services
    When Yi Ran is working on new designs for his Yinshen Clothing company, he often turns to Google to search for pictures to use as inspiration. "The results are more complete and objective than Chinese search services," says the 30-year-old from Guangzhou....