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  • Anti-abortion candidate buys graphic ads on South Florida TV

    If you’re watching local TV news early in the morning in the next few days, tuning in to check the weather Saturday morning, or unwinding with Judge Mathis or Access Hollywood, get ready for a visual assault.Using federal election rules that give...
  • Intersections: Descendants of the Tongva look to their past

    Long before Los Angeles made its name as the entertainment capital of the world and became known for traffic, diversity, great weather and coveted In-N-Out burgers, it was home to an indigenous peoples known as the Tongva, who lived and thrived in the...
  • Questions roil Armenian Genocide compensation fund

    More than $1.6 million has been paid out from a compensation fund for descents of Armenian Genocide victims, according to a status report filed in a lengthy lawsuit in U.S. District Court. However, four of the 32 claimants who haven’t been paid...
  • Glendale school board candidates talk diversity, funding and Armenian genocide

    Glendale school board candidates talk diversity, funding and Armenian genocide
    At the first Glendale Unified school board election forum of the season Wednesday night, candidates discussed districtwide diversity, language programs and commemorating the Armenian genocide. About 20 people attended the event hosted and televised by...
  • Armenian study center to debut at UCLA

    An allotment of Armenian books and cultural artifacts linked to the country's history and diaspora following the 1915 genocide will debut at UCLA in the first permanent research program of its kind at any major American university dedicated to Armenian...
  • Martin Marootian dies at 95; lead plaintiff in suit over Armenian genocide victims' insurance policies

    Martin Marootian dies at 95; lead plaintiff in suit over Armenian genocide victims' insurance policies
    Martin Marootian, a retired pharmacist who stood up for Armenian genocide victims as the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit that resulted in a $20-million settlement from New York Life Insurance Co. for failing to honor claims on policies sold to thousands of...
  • Vann Nath dies at 66; Cambodian painter survived torture in prison

    Vann Nath dies at 66; Cambodian painter survived torture in prison
    Vann Nath, whose talent as an artist helped him survive Cambodia's most notorious prison during the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror in the 1970s and whose later paintings bore witness to the prison's many horrors, has died. He was 66. Vann Nath, who...
  • Elan Steinberg dies at 59; former head of World Jewish Congress

    Elan Steinberg dies at 59; former head of World Jewish Congress
    The son of Holocaust survivors, Elan Steinberg preferred to keep his family history private. But the fierce strategist and former leader of the World Jewish Congress was clearly motivated by it, according to observers, as he relentlessly pushed to...
  • "Armenian Golgotha: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-18" by Grigoris Balakian

    "Armenian Golgotha: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-18" by Grigoris Balakian
    "Armenian Golgotha: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-18" By Grigoris Balakian Translated by Peter Balakian with Aris Sevag Alfred A. Knopf. 509 pp. $35 Armenian Golgotha is the astonishing memoir of Father Grigoris Balakian (1876-1934), a work...
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  • A history of genocide, as intriguingly told by imperfect actors

    A history of genocide, as intriguingly told by imperfect actors
    Oral histories are only as good as their sources. So the amateur actors researching the systematic extermination of the Herero tribe of Namibia by German colonial occupiers in and around 1907 have a crippling problem. These well-meaning thespians,...
  • Not Just for Kids: 'Never Fall Down' details horrors of Khmer Rouge

    Not Just for Kids: 'Never Fall Down' details horrors of Khmer Rouge
    -------------------- Never Fall Down A Novel Patricia McCormick Balzer + Bray: 224 pp., $17.99, ages 14 and up -------------------- When it comes to genocide, Hitler is obviously well covered. There are countless titles for young readers about the...