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  • Mexican priest alleges mass kidnapping of Central American migrants

    A Roman Catholic priest who has long championed the cause of migrant workers denounced on Monday what he said was another mass kidnapping of undocumented Central Americans, purportedly yanked from a train by masked gunmen in southern Mexico. Father...
  • The survivor: Oscar winner Branko Lustig

    The survivor: Oscar winner Branko Lustig
    Mazel tov to the bar mitzvah boy -- 65 years late. Branko Lustig has two Oscars and a slew of film and television production credits, among them "Schindler's List" and "Gladiator" and "Black Hawk Down" and the TV miniseries "War and Remembrance." He...
  • When time allows, 1992 riots are poignant lesson in L.A. schools

    When time allows, 1992 riots are poignant lesson in L.A. schools
    They were not even born at the time their city erupted in flames, violence and rage against a system that would not convict Los Angeles police officers of brutally beating a black man. But high school students Jiaya Ingram, Ashley Torres and Jessica...
  • America's 50 top philanthropists include 12 arts donors

     
    America's top 50 philanthropists include 12 who made major gifts to the arts in 2011. Among the top givers: Eli Broad, Sheldon and Miriam Adelson and Paul Allen....
  • “Slavery By Another Name” documentary is a powerful look at a horrifying, little-known era in American history

     
    The conventional wisdom regarding African-American slavery in the United States — that we all learned in school at some point, probably at a very young age –  is that Abraham Lincoln, through victory in the Civil War and through the...
  • Friday’s Highlights: "Inside the Actors Studio" on Bravo

     
    Friday’s Highlights: "Inside the Actors Studio" on Bravo...
  • Mexico arrests figure in Fast and Furious gun-smuggling scandal

     
    Mexican authorities have arrested a reputed enforcer for the country's most powerful drug cartel -- a man also alleged to have amassed weapons from the U.S. government's failed Fast and Furious gun-smuggling operation....
  • Mormons apologize for baptizing parents of Nazi hunter Wiesenthal

     
    Mormon church apology: A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints submitted for posthumous baptisms the names of Simon Wiesenthal's parents. The church has apologized....
  • Should Romney take the rap for Mormon Church's 'proxy baptisms'?

     
    As if Mitt Romney didn't have enough problems with a surging Rick Santorum, the former Republican front-runner now finds himself pressured by Elie Wiesel to intercede with the Mormon Church to stop the "proxy baptisms" of Holocaust victims....
  • Mexico to U.S.: 'No more weapons!'

     
    Mexico, United States, guns, drug war: Mexican President Felipe Calderon used a two-day visit to ultra-violent Ciudad Juarez to deliver a pointed message to the United States. Standing a stone's throw from the U.S. border, and flanked by some of his...
  • Late Night: Stephen Colbert converts dead Mormons to Judaism

     
    Stephen Colbert proposes a novel solution to the controversy the Mormon Church's posthumous baptism of Jewish Holocaust victims....
  • French council throws out legislation on genocide denial

     
    A new, controversial French law meant to punish deniers of 1915 mass killings of Armenians was thrown out by the country’s Constitutional Council on Tuesday, but President Nicolas Sarkozy said a new version would be drafted for approval....