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World NowMohamed Merah, who confessed to killing seven people in a string of drive-by shootings in France, was shot in the head Thursday as he jumped from a window, still shooting, at the end of a standoff with police that lasted 32 hours. Though the siege is...
World NowThe Tuareg are nomadic people in much of the central Sahara and Sahel. They’ve been romanticized as “the blue men of the desert” because of the indigo dye used in their traditional flowing garments. They have a common language, Tamasheq,...
World NowTuareg rebels who recently captured northern Mali in a stunning military advance declared their own independent state. The state, which the rebels call Azawad, was immediately dismissed by France, the former colonial power in the region. It was also...
Pop & HissAfrojack's late night DJ set illustrated just how mainstream electronic dance music had become over the past year, especially, as producer-spinsters like Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Kaskade, AVICII and Swedish House Mafia have become major forces on...
Pop & HissFounding Black Flag guitarist Greg Ginn plays a solo Coachella gig in which he lays down a mix of free jazz, noise and stoner rock that clears the Gobi tent. Across the Polo Grounds, Sean Kuti and his Egypt 80 bounce out the Afro-beat that gets a more...
Pop & HissCoachella: Rihanna made a cameo during Calvin Harris's Sunday night set at Coachella. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts calls it "one of the worst-kept secrets of the weekend."...
Pop & HissKaskade's July 27 Staples Center set is a landmark event, making him the first electronic dance music artist to headline the venue. Kaskade, an O.C.-based artist born Ryan Raddon, is coming off successful Coachella sets....
KickingTiresLike the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Compass and Patriot before it, the Wrangler Unlimited will get a limited-production Altitude model. Built off the 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited in Sahara trim, the Altitude edition adds a body-colored hardtop and unique...
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Tribune reporterControversial Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan condemned the killing of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi on Tuesday, warning that America and other western powers will soon face severe consequences for their support of the uprising that led to...
James Reimbolt bid farewell to Hoover High School upon his graduation in 1940. Now the World War II pilot has returned home, symbolically, at least, in the form of a Purple Heart awarded posthumously after he was shot down over Tunisia in 1943. The...
The hunt for the sweet things in life dates back to antiquity. Mankind has used honey and tree syrups and dried fruits to boost the flavor and caloric value of their foodstuffs for millennia. Sweet dessert wines were once all the rage for a European...
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If you wanted to own a piece of the shuttered Sahara casino, you're too late. Owners of the Rat Pack-era resort where the Beatles once stayed have announced that their months-long, everything-must-go sale of more than 600,000 items has ended. The...
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