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Christa Rusnic only can imagine what her life would be like. She doesn't like where her imagination leads. "I probably would have been living an impoverished life," said Rusnic, a senior goalie on Bishop Moore's water-polo team. "I wouldn't have...
Sears said Wednesday it does not plan to sign a fire and building safety agreement backed by some of Europe's biggest apparel brands aimed at trying to prevent another disaster like the one in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,100 workers. Instead, the...
KASANA, Uganda — When Joyce Birabwa's husband was killed in a suicide bomb attack in Mogadishu, 1,000 miles away, her whole world fell apart. Left to raise two children alone, Birabwa barely had time to grieve before discovering her in-laws had...
Tags: Customs and Tradition, Divorce, Feminism, Family, Marriage
Feeling the need for speed, the Florida Legislature has sent Gov. Rick Scott a bill that would hasten executions. Under the so-called "Timely Justice Act," the condemned would face deadlines to file appeals. And the governor, after a state Supreme Court...
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...
My sisters and I spent the majority of our adolescence as foster kids in Los Angeles County. We entered the system after my parents divorced. My mom, who was both poor and mentally ill, wasn't equipped to be a single parent to six young children. No one...
With summer right around the corner, local schools and higher education institutions are offering opportunities to keep students of all ages learning. There are also a variety of camps, clubs and other organizations offering activities for kids and...
The so-called labor movement in America has been disappearing and now serves only the interests of union bosses and the politicians they prop up, so desperate measures were considered necessary to keep the useless corpse breathing. One attempt at...
Bono turns 53 years old today. He was born Paul David Hewson, and he was 16 years old when he got together with the guys who would form the Irish rock band U2. The lineup has not changed since. He was still in his teens when he was given the...
Tags: Entertainment Events, Entertainment, Music, Concerts, Politics
MEXICO CITY -- The former dictator of Guatemala, Efrain Rios Montt, on Thursday took the stand for the first time in his genocide trial and said he did not order the slaughter of hundreds of indigenous Maya. Rios Montt’s sometimes contentious...
Tags: Hate Crimes, Heads of State, Massacres, Politics, Prosecution
Staff Writer, Copy EditorAmid widespread outrage from the Latino community, the Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday withdrew its application to trademark the phrase “Dia de los Muertos.” The entertainment company had filed applications with the U.S. Trademark and Patent...
GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Guadalajara police commander Juan Carlos Martinez took Mexico's national police vetting exam in April 2012. He failed. But no one in government would tell him why. A few months later, he received a phone call from a man...
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