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Everyone knows someone like Muammar Gaddafi; he’s the guy who always gets a little too liquored up and starts picking fights. Everyone usually ignores him, but occasionally he goes too far and someone will give him a whooping. Usually, guys like...
Tags: Terrorism, Muammar Gaddafi, Idi Amin, Politics, Elections
To the editor: No doubt this past week will go down as a pivotal moment in Egyptian and, perhaps, world history. As long-time strongman Hosni Mubarak relinquished presidential power in Egypt, millions cheered. Yet what this means for religious...
Tags: Islam, Alabama, Human Interest, Christian Orthodoxy, Egypt
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.WASHINGTON — Climate change may increase the risk of extreme rainfall in the tropics and drought in the world's temperate zones, according to a new study led by NASA. "These results in many ways are the worst of all possible worlds," said Peter...
Los Angeles-based Occidental Petroleum, one of the largest crude oil producers in the country, said its first-quarter profit fell but beat expectations as the company tried to cut costs and manage lower prices for natural gas. The earnings report...
The fate of the historic Wintersburg site remains unclear after a vote by the Huntington Beach Planning Commission to do further studies into a request to change the property's zoning. Wintersburg was the site of a Japanese American community that began...
Tags: Human Interest, Arts and Culture
BAMAKO, Mali — Homemade twig pens stand like off-duty soldiers in a jar on Boubacar Sadeck's worktable. The morning sun steals into a room stuffed with a jumble of papers, ink bottles and stretched animal hides. He sits thoughtfully before a blank...
CAIRO -- A car bomb exploded at the French Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, on Tuesday, injuring three people and raising the specter that Islamist militants were seeking retribution for France’s military strikes against extremists in the West African...
The heaviest place to be at Coachella 2013, from a sound perspective, wasn't in the sweet spot of the Main Stage rig while Phoenix was preparing for the arrival of R. Kelly, or at the heart of the Sahara stage during Baauer's big, dumb, joyous set of beat...
No other genre has benefited more from EDM’s current notch on the cultural landscape than urban pop. The global, four-on-the-floor Europop that dance DJs used to become superstars first circled the genre, then sunk its claws in deep thanks to...
Sometimes even the most devoted ravers outgrow their fairy wings and neon bikinis. The 160,000 people expected to attend Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival over the next two weekends will find a new electronic music tent with the kind of...
There's an invasion happening along Pacific Coast Highway between Brookhurst and Magnolia streets. They've come by the hundreds and more are on their way, slowly consuming Brookhurst Marsh and threatening the areas around it. It's the Sahara mustard, an...
Tags: Invasive Species, State Parks, Mustard, Wetlands
Orlando SentinelA group of U.S. Muslims and Arab-Americans are visiting the North African country of Morocco this week to talk with that nation's government and civil organizations about strengthening democracy, according to the Council on American-Islamic Relations....
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