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  • 'Hannah Montana' is No. 1, thanks to the girls

    'Hannah Montana' is No. 1, thanks to the girls
    Girl power and Good Friday combined to propel "Hannah Montana: The Movie" to the top of the weekend box office with $34 million in ticket sales. The better-than-expected opening, along with a number of well-performing holdovers, continued the movie...
  • New in paperback: : Getting personal

    "The Journals of John Cheever" edited by Robert Gottlieb (Vintage) "Good Friday. I neither fast nor make any observations of this somber time. I roam from the post office to the church, unsober. The central altar is dark, but on the left the priest has...
  • From the archives: Obama launches effort to 'communicate' in Mideast

    From the archives: Obama launches effort to 'communicate' in Mideast
    Fronting charm on the airways and deploying diplomacy away from the camera's flash, the Obama administration has landed in the Middle East. Hours after an interview with President Obama was broadcast across the Arab world by satellite channel Al Arabiya,...
  • 'Taking Chance:' A tale not of war, but honor and goodness

    'Taking Chance:' A tale not of war, but honor and goodness
    During the Persian Gulf war in 1991, Michael Strobl was a lieutenant in a Marine artillery unit in the thick of the action. By the time the Marines led the U.S. assault into Iraq in 2003, Strobl had been promoted to lieutenant colonel and had a desk...
  • Book Calendar

    Words & Ideas TODAY Michael Connelly The author will read and sign his latest book, "The Brass Verdict." Mysteries to Die For, 2940 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. 1 p.m. Free. (805) 374-0084. Omarosa The reality television personality will...
  • Dark Passages: Seeking peace for himself and his victims

    Dark Passages: Seeking peace for himself and his victims
    A few years ago, while abroad for a summer semester in England, I flew over to Ireland for a short vacation over the Bank Holiday weekend. I spent much of the time in Dublin but before getting there, I had a day's layover in Belfast. And though one only...
  • Sicilian pastry shop: Sweet meets holy in Erice

    Sicilian pastry shop: Sweet meets holy in Erice
    The glass case at Maria Grammatico's Pasticceria del Convento in the hilltop town of Erice displays treasures worthy of a Swiss bank. Cannoli, filled with fresh ricotta, is just the best known variety. When you make a closer study, you discover a world...
  • 'Secret Wars: One Hundred Years of British Intelligence Inside MI5 and MI6' by Gordon Thomas

    The experience of empire seems to leave a people with at least a taste, if not a particular talent, for conspiracy. Certainly, that's true of the Russians for whom the one place at which the history of czarism and Bolshevism most clearly conjoins is in...