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Two of my greatest passions had a nasty scuffle recently in Huntington Beach. Animal rights won on the street, while artist rights scored a knockout in the media. At times like these, it smarts to be in the middle. For those who missed Chris Epting's...
Every so often, a local story turns into a national one — and then a local one again, as individual communities hold themselves up to the light and question whether a similar thing could happen to them. Such has been the case with the death of...
A religion should be judged by the understanding and practices of the majority of its followers. And I'm not just talking about Islam. I'm talking about every religion. Let me tell you a little bit about the ways in which my faith requires its followers...
I had the honor of being part of a round table discussion on Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy at Christ Our Redeemer AME Church in Irvine on Saturday. And it got me thinking about my early impressions of the man whose passion and humanity brought this...
So "2001: A Space Odyssey" got it wrong. That was one of my impressions from talking with Fran Faraz, the Golden West College professor who co-organized the fifth annual Peace Conference to be held Friday on campus. I called Faraz, who coordinates the...
If Baltimore native Leland Shelton had bothered to check his email in the hectic day before graduation, he might have avoided a shock during commencement. There he was, one of 500 men in a black cap and gown this week at Morehouse College in Atlanta,...
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George Packer's new nonfiction book, "The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America," has many of the qualities of an epic novel. Packer's subject is the last 35 years of U.S. history, the decades that gave us the conservative "Contract With...
Three-day weekends used to mean a day off of work and time spent with family. Period. This year, three-day weekends have evolved into something else. There is still a much-appreciated day off of work and some time spent with family, but a few more...
Special to The TribuneWASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi took turns Wednesday leading an often humorous but sometimes emotional celebration of the decades-long service of the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh as the University of Notre Dame's...
Tim Tebow has a lot of defenders, but there's one in particular that no one will want to mess with: Chuck Norris. "Tebow is a player who rises to the occasion and delivers big in critical moments," Norris wrote for his blog on Newsbusters.org. "He...
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Mary Pipher became one of America's best-known psychologists with books that addressed complex family issues. "Reviving Ophelia" was a groundbreaking call to arms about the societal pressures facing American adolescent girls. It spent three years on The...
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