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  • Monster Mash: Smithsonian removes controversial Jesus video; Thomas Kinkade faces personal problems

     
    Controversial: The National Portrait Gallery in Washington has removed a video work depicting a crucified Jesus covered in ants that certain politicians had criticized. The video was part of the Smithsonian's "Hide/Seek" exhibition. (The Washington Post)...
  • In our pages: 'Driven West' reviewed

     
    In "Driven West: Andrew Jackson and the Trail of Tears to the Civil War," historian A.J. Langguth looks at the removal of Native America tribes from their lands. The account is "unfocused yet scarifying," Wendy Smith writes in our review.......
  • Tonight's music pick: Tame Impala at the Echoplex

     
    With the release of their 2010 full-length, “Innerspeaker,” this Australian foursome marked themselves as psychedlic rock’s latest greatest band. Not psychedelic-cribbing indie, like MGMT or Yeasayer, but real live rock n roll, with guitar...
  • Redlands police release sketch of man sought in deadly shooting

     
    Redlands police on Thursday afternoon released a sketch of a man sought in a shooting that left two teenagers dead and two others wounded. The gunman is described as Latino, 17 to 20 years old and 150 to 170 pounds.......
  • Tucson shootings: Mental illness, not rhetoric, at root of more political assassinations historically

     
    Gabrielle Giffords, a Democratic representative, is among the wounded in the Tucson shootings....
  • Redlands police deploys dozens of officers to find gunman responsible for fatal shootings [Updated]

     
    Redlands police have redeployed two-thirds of their 74-officer staff in the wake of a shooting Wednesday night in which a suspected Latino gang member fatally shot two black youths and wounded two others, an incident that the mother of one......
  • Did inflammatory speech fuel Arizona rampage?

     
    After the tragic events in Arizona last weekend, would it be too much to expect a broadcaster to ditch her usual introduction, the one that hypes her as, "The most heavily-armed talk show host in South Florida?" In the case......
  • GOP not to investigate Sestak job offer

     
    California Republican Darrell Issa, who tried in vain to get various entities to investigate whether the White House broke the law when it attempted to get Joe Sestak to drop his primary challenge against Arlen Specter, will not pursue the......
  • The Spotlight: 'A Pretty Filthy Evening' at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

     
    First politics, now porn. Michael Friedman, composer-lyricist for Broadway’s “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson,” takes on L.A.’s adult entertainment industry in “Pretty Filthy,” a new musical commissioned by the Center Theatre Group. On Saturday,...
  • Ronald Reagan's birth centennial, Part I: Politics came late in his life

     
    Guest columnist Robert Schmuhl of the University of Notre Dame analyzes the 40th president's political role in modern U.S. history....
  • FHSAA State wrestling: Live updates and commentary

     
    Class 3A 103-Pound Class Jacob Browning, Jr., 46-2, DeLand vs. Ryan Kruse, Everglades 112-Pound Class Zach Whitmire, Sr., 55-3, Dr. Phillips vs. Brian Ridli, Jupiter 119-Pound Class E.J. Jimenez, Sr., 22-6, Osceola vs. Nick Weaver, Jr., 30-11,...
  • Gifts with a Presidents' Day twist: Political poker face

     
    Can’t read my p-p-p poker face, as Gaga would say. For good reason, there’s a very long and storied tradition of poker-playing in the White House — this game’s the ultimate presidential favorite, hands down. Barack Obama is known...