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  • Album review: Blood Orange's bravely mournful 'Cupid Deluxe'

    Album review: Blood Orange's bravely mournful 'Cupid Deluxe'
    Last week, the British style magazine Dazed & Confused quoted Devonté Hynes as saying that none of the songs he’d apparently been asked to write for Britney Spears’ upcoming album had made the cut. Too bad. As demonstrated by his recent...
  • Aung San Suu Kyi, and Myanmar, faces an uncertain future

    Aung San Suu Kyi, and Myanmar, faces an uncertain future
    NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar — The Lady, uncharacteristically, is late. But she is unflustered, graciously indulging the pack of photographers that follows as she glides out of her car, up a granite staircase and into her seat in the grand assembly hall....
  • English singer Petula Clark is back 'Downtown'

    English singer Petula Clark is back 'Downtown'
    After nearly seven decades in the business, several Grammys and countless hit records in the 1960s such as "Downtown" and "I Know a Place," Petula Clark believes she's "beginning to get the hang" of singing. "I tell you what, I get more enjoyment out of...
  • 'Doctor Who': The Doctor spans space, time and the world

    'Doctor Who': The Doctor spans space, time and the world
    Matt Smith has traveled the distant past, the far future and the outer reaches of the universe as the iconic British science fiction character the Doctor. But on Saturday, the boyish English actor will go to a rarefied space typically reserved for...
  • Scotland's government unveils rosy blueprint for independence

    Scotland's government unveils rosy blueprint for independence
    LONDON — An independent Scotland would be richer, fairer and nuclear-free but would keep the British pound, the queen and membership in the European Union and NATO, the Scottish government pledged Tuesday, laying out its most comprehensive blueprint...
  • Bay Psalm Book breaks auction record; Huntington to display rare tome

    Bay Psalm Book breaks auction record; Huntington to display rare tome
    A copy of the Bay Psalm Book, the first book printed in English-speaking North America, was purchased for $14.2 million on Tuesday night at Sotheby’s in New York. There are 11 surviving copies of "The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated...
  • For the holidays, a brief history of manners

    For the holidays, a brief history of manners
    According to Emily Post, "All rules of table manners are made to avoid ugliness." They exist to shield us from other people's effusions and emissions — and to conceal our own. Manners can act as a lubricant, minimizing social friction, but mostly...
  • Yale professor with Los Angeles ties dies in police custody

    Yale professor with Los Angeles ties dies in police custody
    Police in New Haven, Conn., this week were investigating the death of a 34-year-old Yale professor while he was in jail over the weekend. Assistant English professor Samuel See -- a graduate of Cal State Bakersfield who also held a doctorate from UCLA...
  • Portsmouth, England, bemoans loss of shipbuilding identity

    Portsmouth, England, bemoans loss of shipbuilding identity
    PORTSMOUTH, England — Back when Britannia ruled the waves, few places contributed more to the domination and expansion of the British Empire than this seaside city. Its dockyard, reputedly the world's largest industrial site at the dawn of the...
  • Orwell's 5 greatest essays: No. 3, 'In Defence of P.G. Wodehouse'

    Orwell's 5 greatest essays: No. 3, 'In Defence of P.G. Wodehouse'
    For anyone interested in the politics of left and right -- and in political journalism as it is practiced at the highest level, Orwell's works are indispensable. This week, in the year that marks the 110th anniversary of his birth, we present a personal...
  • The brave, the powerful, the liberated remember Nelson Mandela

    The brave, the powerful, the liberated remember Nelson Mandela
    From European royal palaces to impoverished African townships, anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela was remembered Friday for his tireless fight against injustice and racism and celebrated for the better world he left behind. Former South African...