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  • Review: Laurent Binet deftly juggles Nazis and war heroes in 'HHhH'

     Review: Laurent Binet deftly juggles Nazis and war heroes in 'HHhH'
    -------------------- HHhH A Novel Laurent Binet, translated from the French by Sam Taylor Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 336 pp., $26 -------------------- Laurent Binet tackles the story of a Nazi and the two Czechoslovakian war heroes who set out to...
  • Review: 'The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln'

    Review: 'The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln'
    -------------------- The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln A Novel Stephen L. Carter Alfred A. Knopf: 517 pp., $26.95 -------------------- What if Abraham Lincoln had lived? What would have happened? Stephen L. Carter's new novel suggests one answer....
  • Suspicions linger two years after death of Polish president

     
    Two years after a plane crash in Russia killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski and dozens of government officials and military leaders, some Poles refuse to accept Polish and Russian investigators' conclusions that the crash was caused by weather and...
  • Afghan provincial judge killed amid campaign of assassinations

     
    Afghan officials on Monday reported the assassination of a provincial jurist from restive Kunar province. His 8-year-old daughter was killed along with him, they said....
  • Israeli vehicles attacked in New Delhi, Tblisi; 4 hurt in bombing

     
    A Israeli diplomat's car exploded near the Indian prime minister's residence in New Delhi on Monday, injuring the wife of an embassy staff member and at least three other people, in what appeared to be a coordinated, two-pronged terror attack against...
  • Plot to assassinate Vladimir Putin foiled, Russian state TV says

     
    Russian state television reported that security forces have prevented an assassination attempt on Premier Vladimir Putin's life, saying the suspects were arrested in Ukraine after an explosion at a rented apartment in early January....
  • Taliban storms Pakistani jail, frees 390 prisoners

     
    Pakistani Taliban militants stormed a prison in northwest Pakistan early Sunday and freed 390 prisoners, including 20 militants, local officials said....
  • Farrakhan: Racial hatred could lead to attempts to assassinate Obama

    In a fiery lecture to thousands of followers of the Nation of Islam on Sunday, Minister Louis Farrakhan warned that racial hatred could lead to attempts to assassinate President Barack Obama. Farrakhan spent much of his oration decrying what he cast as...
  • Louis Farrakhan warns of racial hatred that could lead to attempts to kill President Obama

    Louis Farrakhan warns of racial hatred that could lead to attempts to kill President Obama
    In a fiery lecture to thousands of followers of the Nation of Islam on Sunday in Chicago, Minister Louis Farrakhan warned that racial hatred could lead to attempts to assassinate President Barack Obama. Farrakhan spent much of his oration decrying what...
  • Attorneys For RFK Convicted Killer Sirhan Push 'Second Gunman' Argument

    Attorneys For RFK Convicted Killer Sirhan Push 'Second Gunman' Argument
    STORY HIGHLIGHTS *Lawyers for convicted assassin Sirhan Sirhan contend a second gun killed RFK *Sirhan -- the only person charged and convicted -- is serving a life sentence *For the first time, Sirhan's attorneys rule out a security guard as a gunman...
  • Artist's provocative homage to JFK

    Artist's provocative homage to JFK
    Jorg Dubin wasn't interested in just sitting in the back of an open-top car and waving to the crowd in the Patriots Day Parade. Dubin, the Laguna Beach artist who made the9/11memorial sculpture in Heisler Park, was among a handful honored in Saturday's...
  • For sale: Hearse that carried John F. Kennedy's body in Dallas

    For sale: Hearse that carried John F. Kennedy's body in Dallas
    An auto auction company in Scottsdale, Ariz., plans to sell a 1964 Cadillac hearse that company executives say transported the body of President Kennedy after he was assassinated in Dallas. The car was used to take the body from Parkland Memorial Hospital...