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  • What, us political? Philippine rally says it's about religion

     
    Every day on World Now we choose a remarkable photo from somewhere on the globe. Today we picked this shot from Manila, in which churchgoers are holding a massive rally, shading themselves with colorful umbrellas. Organizers of the huge rally for the...
  • Four glimpses of what's happening today in Syria [Video]

     
    Syrian child hoists a sign with the slogan, "Even when you kill us, we are born again," in this video of a protest against the Syrian government. The video, shared on YouTube by opposition activists, purports to show a demonstration Monday in the Syrian...
  • Malin + Goetz opens on Larchmont Boulevard

     
    Malin + Goetz, the New York-based skin- and hair-care line with a cult following of men and women who covet the simple, straightforward nature of the formulas and packaging, has opened its first Los Angeles store, on Larchmont Boulevard....
  • Will Pope Benedict XVI, headed to Cuba, meet Fidel Castro?

     
    Pope Benedict XVI would be “available” to meet with Fidel Castro should the ailing Cuban leader request an encounter when the pope visits his country later this month, the Vatican spokesman said Friday....
  • Art review: 'Aphrodite and the Gods of Love' at the Getty Villa

     
    Christopher Knight reviews "Aphrodite and the Gods of Love" at the Getty Villa, the first antiquities show to explore her ancient myth in depth...
  • In Lebanon, video shows Shiite pilgrims held by Syria rebels

     
    BEIRUT -- In a case that has roiled sectarian tensions, new video surfaced Saturday appearing to show 11 Lebanese Shiite pilgrims in good health but in the custody of Syrian rebels who apparently kidnapped them. The 11 men were seized in northern Syria in...
  • Lebanese abductees in Syria appear in new video

     
    BEIRUT-- In a case that has roiled sectarian tensions, new video aired Saturday that appeared to show 11 Lebanese Shiite pilgrims in good health but in the custody of Syrian rebels who apparently kidnapped them. The 11 men were snatched in northern...
  • Spain arrests Anonymous members over Sony attack

    Spain arrests Anonymous members over Sony attack
    Spanish police arrested three men suspected to be members of the hacker group Anonymous on Friday, charging them with organizing cyber attacks against the websites of Sony Corp, banks and governments -- but not the recent massive hacking of PlayStation...
  • Sacramento Church Implements Dress Code

    Sacramento Church Implements Dress Code
    It would seem pretty obvious what you should and should not wear, if you were to attend religious services, but one local church felt it necessary to spell out a dress code for its parishioners. Shorts, straps, skirts.... all those are on Our Lady of...
  • Gary Higgins' Random Concept plays Bridge Street Live on July 1

    Gary Higgins' Random Concept plays Bridge Street Live on July 1
    The original 2000 pressings of Gary Higgins' 1972 cult-classic LP Red Hash flew under the radar for 30 years, until a pirated Russian version leaked, sparking interest by Drag City Records. It was officially re-released in 2005. His band, The Random...
  • Jailed Polygamist Warren Jeffs Retakes Control of Church

    Jailed Polygamist Warren Jeffs Retakes Control of Church
    El Dorado, TEXAS -- Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs is not only running the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, but he has also ousted up to 30 high-ranking members he considered a threat to his leadership, two well-placed sources...
  • Human Hearts with Couples' Pictures Found at Cemetery

    Human Hearts with Couples' Pictures Found at Cemetery
    COLMA, Calif. -- A maintenance worker at a San Mateo County cemetery made a gruesome discovery when he found two human hearts inside jars pinned with the photographs of two couples. The jars were found sticking out of the ground at Holy Cross Catholic...