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The Swampby Frank James In an earlier posting, Mark Silva reported that Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign intends to first announce his vice presidential choice on the Internet to supporters via e-mail or text message. Bad idea, according to Paul Levinson,...
Courant Staff WriterThe Rev. Andrew M. Greeley has been a Roman Catholic priest for 48 years. A native of Chicago, Greeley is easily the most famous cleric to dabble in the social sciences and literary arts. He has written nearly 50 books, including "The Catholic Myth," an...
The Hartford CourantThe first flakes fell just before noon. By nightfall, gale-force winds were sculpting massive snowdrifts. Long Island Sound bucked and surged against the shoreline. Hundreds of cars were stranded along the state's highways, and thousands of people sought...
Tribune staff reporterSomeone at WGN-Ch. 9 once calculated that, during Ray Rayner's first thousand shows on "Bozo's Circus," he threw or was hit by 800 pies and fired off or was sprayed by 700 bottles of seltzer water. But Rayner, who died Wednesday morning at age 84 of...
Sun StaffThere is something a little unsettling about laying eyes on Vicki Gray for the first time. Her shoulders look too broad, her hands too thick. When she walks, her lanky arms move in prim arcs, as though limbs that swung loosely for a lifetime had been...
Times Staff WriterPatricia Clarkson is sitting on a balcony overlooking the pool at the Beverly Hills Hotel, reminiscing about — and recuperating from — the Oscar nominees' luncheon. For the occasion, she's wearing a black Alberta Ferretti wraparound dress...
For the TimesIt's hard to be an absolutist in the modern world—our society simply isn't set up for it. Boundless, diverse and brimming with energy, it's better at fostering a culture where anything goes than one obsessed with strict definitions of right and...
Tags: History, John Paul II, Old Catholic, Sexual Assault, Bible
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersForget the whiny toddler in 27F. The new bane of air travelers could soon be the chatty salesman with a fully charged mobile phone. The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday took the first small step toward allowing passengers to use their...
Sun-SentinelMental health experts took turns Tuesday debating what might be wrong with the 14-year-old boy who sat nearby in handcuffs, accused of killing a classmate by stabbing him more than 40 times. Depending which expert was testifying on Tuesday, Michael...
Tags: Health, Judges, Justice System, New York, Assault
Sun ReporterIt almost appeared to be practice as usual for the Towson University men's basketball team yesterday afternoon, despite an ongoing investigation of a complaint filed by guard Tamir Goodman alleging coach Michael Hunt assaulted him after Saturday night's...
Sun-SentinelTwo experts hired by a defense lawyer for 14-year-old Michael Hernandez have concluded that the boy is not competent to stand trial for allegedly killing a middle school classmate. Donna Weiss, a licensed clinical psychologist from Fort Lauderdale, and...
Tags: Judges, Justice System, Assault, Fort Lauderdale, Lawyers
Tribune arts critic"Something has changed within me, something is not the same," sings the 'Wicked' girl with the pointy witch's hat, the magic powers and the pained, persistently green face. "I'm through with playing by the rules of someone's else's game." Even on an...
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