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KABUL, Afghanistan — Coarse mud was clinging to Fereshta Kazemi's high-heeled boots as she tottered on a slippery footpath. No one noticed. Everyone was staring at her legs. Her legs! They were exposed! And worse — she wore sheer hosiery...
Tags: Movies, Lobbying, Arts and Culture, Afghanistan, Celebrities
A Christian employee was wronged when British Airways insisted she remove the small cross she wore around her neck, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday. But judges rejected claims by three other British Christians who claimed they had...
-------------------- The World Until Yesterday What Can We Learn From Traditional Societies? Jared Diamond Viking: 500 pp., $36 -------------------- A number of years ago, I found myself at a dinner party with Jared Diamond, the UCLA geography...
In our latest Saturday section, Times Food staff shared our favorite Christmas dinner traditions. I wrote about pecan pie, describing the dessert that has become a tradition shared with my in-laws. As of this writing, I've already heard from a number of...
Tags: Pies and Tarts, Pecan Pie, Butter, Holidays, Recipes
John L. Allen Jr., the go-to guy in journalism for insights about the Vatican, has an interesting article in the National Catholic Reporter about the Obama administration’s vexed attempt to name a U.S. ambassador to the Vatican now that the post...
I like Nicholas Carr. His 2008 Atlantic cover story “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” (expanded two years later into “The Shallows,” a 2010 Pulitzer finalist) helped catalyze a key idea: the distracting nature of digital culture, which...
Thousands of voices counted down the final seconds. When is the last time you've heard modern sports fans, in unison, actually counting down the final seconds? "10…9…8..." chanted the band member in a purple wig, the sweatered man waving a...
Santa's not the only one who makes lists. As we reflect on 2012, we too have thoughts about who should look forward to a cheerful holiday morning and who deserves a lump of coal. Below, The Times' reflections on who's been naughty and who's been nice....
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Los Angeles TimesWhen it comes to knits, cashmere is king, the ultra luxe fabric a symbol of opulence and unrivaled comfort. This season, simple V-neck sweaters and checkered scarves are taking a back seat to a new wave of cashmere offerings. The traditional fabric is...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Marc Jacobs
L.A. NOWA coalition of church groups that has erected Nativity scenes in Santa Monica for more than 50 years is pondering its next steps after a federal judge ruled the city has the right to bar seasonal public displays....
L.A. NOWs a ban on Nativity scenes on public property fair? A federal judge tentatively ruled Monday that the city of Santa Monica may ban Nativity and other seasonal displays in public spaces. Tell us what you think....
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