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The WatcherThe bits of "Supernatural" news below are followed by my review of the Feb. 11 episode of the show, "My Bloody Valentine": The show will be on a break for a while, and returns March 25 with an episode titled "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid." There's a video...
The Daily MirrorMarch 8, 1920: The Times seems quite taken with Francis Grierson, author of “Modern Mysticism,” quoting him at length on world politics and spiritualism. The poor fellow died of starvation, The Times says, while working on an anthology of poetry. June...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterShaoshan, China Like visitors at George Washington's estate in Mount Vernon, Va., people come to Shaoshan village deep in the heart of China to remember and teach their children about their national hero. He launched the Long March, an estimated 3,750-...
Tags: Death, Rivers, Los Angeles Times, Travel, Mountains
Something is very wrong with this picture: The United Nations' World Food Program has been hit so hard by skyrocketing grain prices that it may be forced to cut off some food aid to the world's poorest countries, while the United States is planning to...
DESPITE MANY WARNINGS, nothing quite prepared me for what I heard last month from survivors of a sexual violence so brutal it staggers the imagination and mocked my notions of human decency. I cannot find the words to describe what I heard from the...
Sun-SentinelDespite the popular myth, St. Patrick did not banish all the snakes from Ireland. In fact, being an island nation, there never were any snakes in Ireland at all. But Patrick was significant in that he converted thousands of native Irish to Christianity....
Baltimore Sun reporterA Baltimore County prosecutor handling the murder cases against a Rodgers Forge couple charged in the starvation death of their 2-year-old son said yesterday that the abuse inflicted by the parents was "tantamount to torture" and that investigators are...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterUp to 100,000 people face starvation in western Kenya because of election-related tribal violence, the World Food Program warned Friday, as rivals in last week's disputed presidential vote showed no willingness to talk. President Mwai Kibaki and...
Tags: Death, Nairobi (Kenya), Los Angeles Times, Desmond Tutu, Kenya
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterJane Sibanda waits until the hunger claws her insides and she is so dizzy from lack of food that she can barely stand it. Then, ashamed, the 70-year-old forces herself to beg for food from other villagers, who themselves are close to starving. "I take a...
Tags: Death, Human Rights, Los Angeles Times, Charity, Government
Times Staff WriterAdministrator: We're here with author Walter Mosley. Welcome to the chat! Administrator: Walter, sounds like you had an interesting flight from Columbus. What were you doing there? Walter Mosley: I was giving lectures at a community college about...
One hundred million people will go to bed hungry tonight, and some will not wake up tomorrow morning. The U.N. World Food Program has called the sudden run-up in global food prices a "silent tsunami" that threatens the poorest of the poor. Add to food...
Today's question: Many experts believe we're heading for a major global food shortage this year. Are we? If so, what's the solution? Paul Roberts and Jacob Grier debate the new food economy. Previously, they discussed food panics and the role of the FDA....
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