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For Capt. Martin Noorsalu, deploying to Afghanistan with the Maryland National Guard last year was an unusual opportunity. Noorsalu is one of only a dozen helicopter pilots in the Estonian Air Force. The sole air defense service of the former Soviet...
Rhode Island has just become the 10th state to grant same-sex couples marriage. South Dakota is one of the embarrassments to the U.S. Constitution to which it claims to be a signatory. In 1996, South Dakota passed a bill whose language would become...
In Afghanistan, Iraq and many other countries across the globe, most Muslims support making sharia, or Islamic law, the official law of the land, according to a sweeping survey released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center. But sharia means different...
Tags: Asia, Indonesia, Religion and Belief, Suicide, Saudi Arabia
Special to this newspaperMany people in the Imperial Valley have become accustomed to the presence of the British military units that rotate through for their desert training operations. School children have had a chance to meet the tall Brits with strange accents who arrive in...
Miami Fashion Week revs up its runways March 20-23 at Miami Beach Convention Center. The spate of catwalk shows ($50 to $500) not only puts the media spotlight on South Florida-based talent, but also designers from Latin America, the Caribbean and...
Aleksandar Hemon has been telling critically acclaimed stories for years, most notably, perhaps, in "The Lazarus Project," which was a finalist for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. In his latest collection, "The Book...
If the glitz and glamour of Sunday night’s Oscars reminded us of anything, it’s that film is a powerful medium that crosses all lines of class, race, cultural and socioeconomics. It even crosses borders, making the world within reaching...
Staff WriterFilm junkies can get their full fix this coming week as four days of Film Forward activities descend on the Mexicali and Imperial valleys Tuesday through Friday. It’s the second year Film Forward has partnered with the Imperial County Film...
Second City has been smart enough over the years to let its impressive roster of alumni speak for itself. Old photos of recognizable faces may line the lobby, but you'll never see one of the theater's shows advertised under a banner touting, "From the...
Tags: Lobbying, YouTube, Sony Corp., Wiener Circle, Tina Fey
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
Tags: Polynesia, National Government, Morocco, Zambia, Politics
BERLIN -- For his new film, “An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker,” premiering Wednesday at the Berlin Film Festival, Bosnian director Danis Tanovic ripped the story -- and its protagonists -- straight from the headlines. Tanovic's debut,...
As a fresh-faced student at New Trier High School in the mid-1960s, Bonnie Stern Miller understood that she had a special mission in life. "I realized we lived a very privileged life with great education both in Glencoe and at New Trier," Miller said....
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