| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
PARIS -- When Barack Obama foolishly remarked last fall that if the Bashar al-Assad government in Syria made use of chemical weapons in its fight to suppress the insurrection in that country, it would cross a "red line" so far as the American government...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — When the International Criminal Court was born 11 years ago, it may have seemed such an idealistic, noble idea that it could have leapt from the pages of a superhero comic book.
It would be a place where the world's...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:25 AM
A $15 million renovation of the Central Library just got a bit more expensive.
The City Council this week approved spending an extra $374,966 to add an incubator space where people can work on creative projects, and a room dedicated to the Armenian...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:50 PM
A proposal to memorialize victims of the Armenian Genocide with a monument in Pasadena received unanimous approval from Pasadena City Council members on Monday, a decision cheered by Armenian American leaders in Glendale who have joined the effort to...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:31 AM
The Pasadena City Council has given unanimous approval for a public memorial commemorating the Armenian genocide of 1915 in Memorial Park.
The central feature of the design -- a carved-stone basin of water straddled by a tripod arrangement of three...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:36 PM
A proposal to memorialize victims of the Armenian genocide with a monument in Pasadena received unanimous approval from Pasadena City Council members Monday, a decision cheered by Armenian American leaders in Glendale who have joined the effort to see...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:02 PM
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| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Russian president Vladimir Putin has an op-ed about Syria in today's New York Times A Plea for Caution From Russia This prompted former world chess champion and chairman of the Human Rights Foundation Garry Kasparov to tweet: I hope Putin......
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:22 PM
When “The X-Men” debuted 50 years ago, it was part of a wave of Marvel Comics spearheaded by writer/editor Stan […]...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
UNITED NATIONS — From Moammar Kadafi's baffling fantasies to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's room-emptying rants, almost every confab of world leaders at the annual United Nations General Assembly includes speeches that make people squirm in their chairs....
| May 10, 2013
| 4:50 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Efrain Rios Montt, the former Guatemalan military dictator who ruled his country during one of the bloodiest phases of its civil war, was found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity Friday for the systematic massacre and...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Two decades before George Zimmerman spotted a young man in a hoodie walking through a Florida subdivision, another case involving the shooting of an African American teenager roiled Southern California and exposed racial divisions.
Latasha Harlins was...