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Obama to birthers: knock it off. At prayer breakfast, he also tells religious leaders to stop targeting gaysTop of the TicketThe National Prayer Breakfast is usually a low-key affair. The gathering of leaders in politics, business and religion has been attended by every U.S. president since Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1953. Usually the eggs and orange juice mingle with calls......
Extreme 'Lear': Robert Falls gets audacious with the great tragedy, but did Stacy Keach get the memo?Tribune theater criticYou can set "King Lear" on the moon, or -- like the Goodman Theatre's endlessly audacious Robert Falls -- in a post-apocalyptic Eastern European world of guns, vodka, petty fiefdoms and crushing sexual cruelty. No matter. This great play will still try to...
The family of the deputy killed in Tuesday's tragedy sent out this statement Thursday: "We, the family of Anne Jackson, want to acknowledge and extend our profound gratitude to all those people, relatives, friends, complete strangers, and the law...
Tags: Death, People's Bank, Crimes, Family, Crime, Law and Justice
Sun Movie CriticAn African-American actor nominated for his portrayal of a Ugandan madman. A best-picture category that includes a movie filmed in Berber, Arabic, Spanish and Japanese (and another shot almost exclusively in Japanese). A Mexican director whose work...
sun reporterThe man whose finger-wagging image may forever be the lasting snapshot of baseball's so-called steroid era hasn't paid much attention to the sport's most recent drug scandal. Rafael Palmeiro spends his mornings working out, his days playing baseball with...
Associated PressWASHINGTON - The White House and Congress must share some blame for the space shuttle accident that killed seven astronauts, the chairman of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board said yesterday. Ret. Navy Adm. Harold W. Gehman Jr. told the House...
In an unprecedented, apparently coordinated terrorist attack on the United States, two aircraft crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City and another into the Pentagon in Washington Tuesday morning, leaving horrific scenes of destruction in...
Chicago Tribune movie criticGreat wars and social tragedies can make the movies seem temporarily irrelevant. But, in the end, the emotions those cataclysms arouse and the memories they leave almost always enter into the movies -- and, eventually, they change them just as...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersThey had time to glimpse their fate, and precious seconds to tell of it. Unlike the victims inside the World Trade Center, these casualties of Tuesday's terror had an idea what was coming. "Our plane is being hijacked," TV commentator and author...
Times Staff WriterPope John Paul II, whose indomitable will and uncompromising belief in human dignity helped bring down communism in Eastern Europe and reshaped Christianity's relationship to Judaism, died today. He was 84. The Polish-born John Paul, indisputably the...
Sun StaffAs the Rev. Brian Jordan walked back to his friary after comforting the wounded and blessing the dead at the World Trade Center disaster site Tuesday, he was confronted on Sixth Avenue by a frantic man. "Why did God permit this catastrophe to happen?"...
I'm a 14-year-old girl and I have written a poem that hopefully other teens and Americans will look to as guidance. Hopefully, they can understand that they do not have to be afraid, they do not have to worry, and that we shall stand tall. "We Are...
Tags: Unrest, Conflicts and War, Terrorism, Islam, U.S. Army, Politics
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