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  • Goldberg: Birth control agitprop

    Goldberg: Birth control agitprop
    In 1984, Mario Cuomo pioneered the argument that one may be "personally opposed" to abortion while supporting abortion rights. Ever since, this convenient locution has become a staple for countless Democratic politicians, particularly Roman Catholic...
  • Goldberg: Free healthcare? That's rich

    Goldberg: Free healthcare? That's rich
    "It's not about contraception," thundered GOP presidential contender Rick Santorum. "It's about economic liberty. It's about freedom of speech. It's about freedom of religion. It's about government control of your lives. And it's got to stop!" He was...
  • Coptic Christians in Egypt may be nostalgic for Hosni Mubarak

     
    Seventeen years ago, on a visit to an Egyptian church, I was surprised to see a portrait of President Hosni Mubarak in the vestibule. I was told that Christians regarded the strongman as a protector. Shortly before our visit there......
  • Is the National Cathedral a national treasure?

     
    The perennial and sometimes tiresome debate over the relationship between church and state has taken a new twist. The National Cathedral (real name: The Cathedral Church of St. Peter and St. Paul) was damaged in this summer's earthquake, and the......
  • Shopping cart is dropped four stories -- onto N.Y. woman's head

     
    New York police say two 12-year-olds were horsing around this weekend when they tossed a shopping cart over a shopping center walkway in Harlem, dropping it four stories onto a woman's head....
  • Japan offers public bailout to help fix stricken nuclear reactor

     
    Japanese government bailout: Tokyo offers billions to utility that owns the nuclar power plant damaged in the March disaster....
  • Getty loses bid to dismiss art-restitution lawsuit

     
    The J. Paul Getty Trust and the Armenian Orthodox Church are locked in a legal battle over the return of 755-year-old illuminated manuscripts allegedly stolen during the Armenian genocide. The Getty lost its bid Thursday to have the case dismissed....
  • U.S. warns of possible terror attack in Nigeria

     
    Nigerian police hunt terror group: As the death toll from weekend attacks in northern Nigerian by the militant group Boko Haram reached more than 100, the U.S. Embassy warned of possible terror attacks on three hotels in Abuja, the Nigerian capital....
  • Nigeria bombings, attacks by Taliban-inspired militants kill 67

     
    Rebel attacks in northern Nigeria kill 67: Boko Haram, a militant rebel group in northern Nigeria that models itself on Afghanistan's Taliban, claimed credit for attacks in northern Nigeria Friday and early Saturday that killed at least 67 people....
  • Public health [Journey to Rwanda]

     
    Sue Horton, Op-Ed and Sunday Opinion editor of The Times, is in Rwanda on a two-week Gatekeeper Editor fact-finding trip organized by the International Reporting Project. She is chronicling her trip on the Opinion L.A. blog. Tuesday, Nov. 15: The......
  • Gay, lesbian and transgender people face violence in South Africa

     
    South African gay, lesbian and transgender people face violence: A Human Rights Watch report says that gay, lesbian and transgender people in South Africa face entrenched violence and hatred....