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  • 'Comfort women' show goes on in Tokyo despite protests

     
    The uproar over the black-and-white images taken by South Korean photographer Ahn Sehong underscore the sensitivity, decades later, around the plight of Korean women forced to serve the Japanese military as sex slaves during World War II...
  • Must Reads: Egyptian justice, Amazon slavery and a Pirate Party

     
    From slaves in the Amazon to the unexpected rise of the Pirate Party, here are the five stories you shouldn't miss from last week in global news....
  • Spotlight: James Cromwell in 'Waiting for Godot'

     
    James Cromwell is treading the boards once again in the Mark Taper Forum’s well-received production of Samuel Beckett’s masterwork “Waiting for Godot.” Cromwell plays Pozzo....
  • PST, A to Z: ‘Cruising’ at ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives

     
    To see “Cruising the Archive: Queer Art and Culture in Los Angeles, 1945-1980,” you have to do some cruising yourself — not necessarily in a libidinal sense, but between three small venues: two in Exposition Park and one in West...
  • Australia seeks to clamp down on forced labor, organ trafficking

     
    In Australia, legislation is aimed at combating organ trafficking, forced marriage and forced labor by broadening laws against slavery and exploitation, a plan that was heralded by human rights groups as a blueprint for world efforts to stop such abuse......
  • Nearly 21 million people are victims of forced labor, report says

     
    Roughly three out of every 1,000 people on the globe are victims of forced labor, according to a new report from the International Labor Organization. That adds up to nearly 21 million people worldwide, a dramatically higher estimate than the group...
  • Renowned South African scientist Phillip Tobias dies at 86

     
    Phillip Tobias, renowned South African paleoanthropologist and expert on early man and hominids, died after a long illness....
  • Lady Liberty

     
    Jazz is only the beginning for Esperanza Spalding...
  • Kirk Douglas on the blacklist: Why Hollywood showed so little courage

     
    Kirk Douglas has written a lively new memoir about one of his greatest triumphs. Titled “I Am Spartacus!” it recounts how Douglas helped break the midcentury anti-communist blacklist by secretly hiring Dalton Trumbo to write “Spartacus,&...
  • 'Django Unchained': Teaser trailer serves up revenge with style

     
    The teaser trailer for "Django Unchained" has been released, offering a first glimpse of Quentin Tarantino's upcoming film about a freed slave-turned-bounty hunter (Jamie Foxx) trying to save his wife from a vicious plantation owner (Leonardo DiCaprio)......
  • Former Liberian President Charles Taylor gets 50 years for war crimes

     
    Former Liberian President Charles Taylor gets 50 years for war crimes: Former Liberian President Charles Taylor, 64, will likely spend the rest of his life in jail after a U.N.-backed court sentenced him to 50 years in jail for aiding and abetting war...